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Menarche

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Menarche is the first menstrual cycle, or first menstrual bleeding, in female humans. From both social and medical perspectives, it is often considered the central event of female puberty, as it sig...

First Menstruation: Average Age and Physical Signs | OBGYN.Net

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Nov 18, 2011 ... While girls vary in the ages that they are when they start their periods and when the other signs of puberty occur, the order is fairly consistent.

Early puberty for girls. The new 'normal' and why we need to be ...

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In The Falling Age of Puberty in US Girls (2007), Sandra Steingraber, who is ... to establish that the average age of first menstruation in young white girls in the ...

What The Age You Got Your First Period Says About You, According ...

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Aug 27, 2015 ... It's a pretty major event — it signifies a girl "becoming a woman," or entering puberty ... An Early Period May Indicate An Unsettled Childhood.

Starting periods - Live Well - NHS Choices

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Most girls start their periods when they're about 12, but they can start as early as 8, so it's important to talk to girls from an early age to make sure they're ...

Why the age you get your period can matter forever | Fusion

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Aug 1, 2015 ... We all know that going through puberty early can present ... shows that the age at which a girl gets her period—called “menarche”—can have a ...

Puberty Comes Earlier and Earlier for Girls - Newsweek

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Jan 26, 2015 ... At the same time, the number of girls who begin to develop early is ... With puberty occurring at a younger age, this period begins earlier, when ...

Age at First Period | Susan G. Komen®

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A woman cannot change the age when she started her periods. However, the age a girl starts getting her period can be impacted by certain healthy lifestyle ...

Puberty | Center for Young Women's Health

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Jun 7, 2016 ... Puberty in girls usually starts between 8 and 13 years of age, however ... Most girls start getting their periods about 2 – 2 1/2 years after they first ...

Why Are Girls Getting Their Periods So Young? | Psychology Today

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Feb 24, 2012 ... Today, girls are hitting puberty earlier than ever. The national average age for a girl to get her first period is 12, and girls can start as early as ...

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All About Menstruation - KidsHealth

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A period is the 2 to 7 days that a girl or woman experiences menstrual flow ... will start building up, and about 2 weeks after the last period, another egg will be ...

Puberty Before Age 10: A New 'Normal'? - The New York Times

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Mar 30, 2012 ... For many parents of early-developing girls, “normal” is a .... A girl who has her first period at age 10 will stop growing younger and end up ...

Menstruation and the First Period: What Girls Should Know

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This article helps parents talk to their daughters about a girl's first period. ... Start talking about periods in general terms from an early age. “Put it in the context of ...