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...
A girl's first period, called menarche (say: MEH-nar-kee), signals that she is
growing up and her body is preparing so that she might have a baby someday.
You know, I'm not sure what the world record is for youngest person to start her
period -- but I do know there's a huge range. I know girls who started at age 8 or ...
Although a girl's first period usually occurs at about age 12, some girls
experience their first period much earlier. And even before she gets her first
period, your ...
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 ...
Jan 26, 2009 ... Most girls begin their menstrual cycles just before reaching their teens, when
their bodies are growing into early womanhood. The average age ...
Aug 1, 2015 ... From academic success to cancer risk, research increasingly shows that the age
at which a girl gets her period—called “menarche”—can have ...
We give you the answers to your questions and explain your first period in ...
Many girls get their period between ages 12- 14, but it can also start earlier or
Mar 30, 2012 ... “You know, I was one of those flat-chested girls at age 14, reading, 'Are You
There God? It's Me, Margaret,' just praying to get my period.
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 ...