Most girls have menarche around the age of 12, But the earliest may be as early as 8 years old. So, Parents had better let their daughters understand as soon as possible that what is menstruation, Help her get ready. I’m not gonna tell you, I was fifteen or sixteen years old, I still don’t understand why menstruation in TV advertisements is blue, And mine is not… After all, No matter for Chinese parents who are not good at sex education, Or a sensitive girl, Menstruation is an awkward topic. Let’s talk about it. how can help girls better prepare for their first menstruation. Start early, More Communication Parents had better tell their daughters as soon as possible, What physical changes are she about to face? However, There is no need to plan to tell her all the questions at once. You can split the topic into different aspects. I communicated with my daughter several times, For example, this time we talked about how to deal with changes in the body. Let’s talk about basic hygiene knowledge next time. Today’s children are earlier in contact with all kinds of information, If your daughter asks you questions about menstruation, don’t shy away and answer her openly. However, if she is approaching puberty step by step and still hasn’t asked you relevant questions, parents should take the initiative to talk to their children. How to open your mouth? At first, parents can ask their daughter [do you know puberty is a what]. The daughter may tell you some of her understanding. Parents should pay attention to clarify those wrong information, Explain some basic knowledge. What the daughter needs most is real information. But if parents do not take the initiative, All her sources of information are peers, older children or various media. It is likely to receive inaccurate information. Talking about relevant topics with my daughter, Can help her eliminate fear and anxiety, It can also guide her to know her body correctly. Instead of feeling ashamed or ashamed. Besides, This kind of communication is also of positive significance for discussing more in-depth topics such as dating and sexual experience with children in the future. Problems that should be explained to their daughters If parents have enough knowledge, You can talk to your daughter about menstruation from a physiological point of view. However, what is most useful to most girls is practical information about menstruation, such as when menstruation will come in what? What should I do if it happens? 1. Menstruation is what? Every other month or so, One ovary releases an egg, This is [ovulation]. At the same time, hormones will change and the endometrium will be congested to prepare for pregnancy. If ovulation occurs, but the egg is not fertilized, the egg will pass through the uterus and be discharged out of the body, the endometrium will fall off and be discharged out of the body through the vagina. This is a menstrual cycle. 2. Does menstruation hurt? Many girls have cramps during menstruation, The most typical is colic in the lower abdomen and lower back. Some girls have other symptoms, For example, chest distension, chest softening, headache, fatigue, etc. Proper exercise can relieve dysmenorrhea, and hot compress is also useful for some girls. If the daughter’s pain is unbearable, parents can also consult a pediatrician and prescribe some over-the-counter painkillers, but don’t prescribe some Chinese herbal medicines to give the child [conditioning] at will. 3. When do I have menstruation in what? There is no exact time point for menarche. Generally speaking, it is within 2 to 3 years after the girl’s chest starts to develop. 4. What if I come to menarche at school? Before my daughter menstruates, she can put some sanitary napkins in her schoolbag for a rainy day. In addition, doctors in some school health care rooms may also provide help. 5. Will others know that I have menstruated? You can put the sanitary napkin in a special small bag and tell your daughter not to worry. You can’t see the sanitary napkin from the outside of your clothes. Even if others know, there is nothing to be ashamed of. It is normal for girls to menstruate during puberty. 6. What if the side leaks to their pants? Tell your daughter to change sanitary napkins frequently. If you really dirty your clothes, you can tie a long-sleeved shirt around your waist. You can also suggest your daughter to wear dark clothes during menstruation. 7. Why am I different from my friends? If a daughter’s menstruation is earlier or later than that of her peers, or if her menstruation is different from that of her friends, she may worry that she is not normal. At this time, explain to her that every girl’s menstruation is different. Parents should pay attention to what? 1. Teach your daughter how to use sanitary napkins, Emphasize with the child, Sanitary napkins should be changed at least 4 hours during the day. Store all kinds of sanitary articles in the toilet in advance, You can also encourage your daughter to try more, Find the most suitable product. 2. Pay attention to the menarche of the daughter. The amount of menarche of the girl is generally not large. There was only a little stain on the underwear. For some time afterwards, Her menstruation may change every month, It lasts for two days to a week, The amount of menstruation will also change every month. It is also normal for girls to have irregular menstrual cycles in their first year. The average menstrual cycle for women is 28 days (the cycle refers to the first day of this menstruation to the first day of the next menstruation). However, the menstrual cycle of a young girl may be between 21 and 45 days, and the cycle is generally longer in the first few years. 3. Teach her daughter to record her menstruation. Teach her daughter to keep a record on the calendar, and slowly she can calculate when she will menstruate in what. Should she take her daughter to see a doctor in what? If the daughter has the following conditions, she should be taken to the hospital for examination: menstruation lasts for more than 7 days; Having taken over-the-counter painkillers, dysmenorrhea is still not relieved. Irregular bleeding between menstruations; Her menstruation has become much larger than before, or she has to change sanitary napkins more than once every 1 ~ 2 hours. Originally, the menstrual period was regular, but suddenly it became irregular. The daughter is 14 years old and has no chest development or menstruation, or has no menarche after three years of chest development. Keep an optimistic attitude! A daughter’s menarche is a milestone in her growth. Some form of celebration can help her eliminate embarrassment and shame. Such as giving her gifts, going out together or having a special dinner for the family. Let her understand, You are happy with her growth. The changes that follow during puberty may leave your child a little overwhelmed. It is normal for your daughter to worry about menstrual cramps, but tell her not to be too nervous-because you will always be with her and answer her doubts at any time.