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Keyword: Periods / Menstruation; Language: English

4 you - growing up, what's it all about?

fpa direct

This colourful cartoon booklet includes straightforward information on puberty and growing up, together with male and female body changes, periods, wet dreams, feelings, keeping safe, and sources of further information and advice. Suitable for young ...

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Amenorrhoea

Lab Tests Online UK

Amenorrhoea is the term for the lack of menstrual function in women. This means that the woman experiences no menstrual bleeds and will be infertile. Amenorrhoea may be primary amenorrhoea or secondary amenorrhoea.

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Bodyworks - your guide to understanding reproduction

fpa direct

This leaflet will tell you all about the reproductive system in men and women.

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Guide to having a period

Fair (Family Advice and Information Resource)

This booklet explains everything a woman needs to know about menstruation, including tips on using sanitary towels and tampons.

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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Guide to having a period

Fair (Family Advice and Information Resource)

This booklet explains everything a woman needs to know about menstruation, including tips on using sanitary towels and tampons.

English - Video

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Heavy periods

the NHS website

Heavy periods are common, but they can have a big effect on a woman's everyday life. They don't always have an underlying cause, but they can result from problems such as fibroids or endometriosis, so it's important to get your symptoms checked ou...

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Irregular periods

the NHS website

You have irregular periods if the length of your menstrual cycle (the gap between your periods starting) keeps changing. Your periods may come early or late. The average menstrual cycle lasts 28 days, although it's normal for it to be a bit sho...

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Let's talk about periods

Down's Syndrome Scotland

A booklet about growing up for girls who have a learning disability.

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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Menstrual Diary

Patient UK

Diagram - Menstrual Diary

English - Diagrams

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Ovulation pain

the NHS website

Some women get a one-sided pain in their lower abdomen when they ovulate. It happens about 14 days before your period, when an ovary releases an egg as part of the menstrual cycle. It's also known as mittelschmerz (German for "middle pain" or "...

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Periods

the NHS website

A period is when blood leaves the womb through the vagina. It happens approximately every 28 days, although anywhere between 24 and 35 days is common. A period is part of a woman's menstrual cycle.

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Periods - What you need to know

fpa direct

This colourful booklet for girls prepares them for menstruation by explaining why girls and women have periods, what happens, and how to deal with them. Uses straightforward text and simple images to answer the most common questions girls have about ...

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Periods, heavy (Menorrhagia)

the NHS website

Heavy periods, also called menorrhagia, is when a woman loses an excessive amount of blood during consecutive periods.

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Periods, irregular

the NHS website

Some women find that their menstrual cycle isn't always regular. Their periods may be early or late, and may vary in how long they last or how heavy they are each time.

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Periods, Stopped or missed

the NHS website

A period is when blood leaves the womb through the vagina. This happens about every 28 days. Girls most commonly start their periods around the age of 12. An absence of periods when they should normally occur, known as amenorrhoea, may indicate an un...

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Pre-menstrual Syndrome – Can diet help? (BDA)

British Dietetic Association

Not all women who suffer from Pre-menstrual Syndrome (and it affects 95% of women in some way) will need medical treatment. Many women will find they can get relief from some of their symptoms by trying the following dietary guidelines.

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

the NHS website

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the name given to the physical, psychological and behavioural symptoms that can occur in the two weeks before a woman's monthly period. It is also known as premenstrual tension (PMT).

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Susans growing up

Beyond Words

e-book version Susan does not understand what is happening to her when she finds blood on her sheets and clothes. She does not tell her mother, but goes straight to school. Other girls are pointing at the bloodstains. A teacher explai...

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Susans growing up

Beyond Words

Susan does not understand what is happening to her when she finds blood on her sheets and clothes. She does not tell her mother, but goes straight to school. Other girls are pointing at the bloodstains. A teacher explains to her that she has become a...

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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