can’t get pregnant when you have your period.
This is not necessarily true. You never know when you are ovulating,
and sometimes you can get pregnant a little while after ovulation
if the egg is still alive, which may be during your period.
has a 28-day menstrual cycle.
Everybody’s menstrual cycle varies. Sometimes yours can be
very irregular or last more than a month. Often times, girls’ periods
will come irregularly when they first start menstruating.
only get pregnant one day per month.
Although it’s true that you can only get pregnant during
ovulation, ovulation lasts for longer than one day and happens
at a different
time for everybody.
Having your period means that you can’t
do anything as well as you can without it.
That’s totally not true! Just because you have your period,
feel tired or have cramps, doesn’t mean that you’re
any different than you are without the period.
The period is the
curse of the woman.
Actually, the menstrual cycle is part of every woman’s
life and it means that she is able to give birth. It isn’t
a curse, but a very wonderful part of nature that every woman should
Everyone can tell when you get your period.
Nobody can tell at all if you have your period. Nothing about
your physical appearance is noticeably different when you have
period. Even though you might be aware of your period
at all times,
chances are that nobody else notices.
I am bleeding from my
vagina, so I must have my period.
Understanding Your Period
Not all bleeding from your vagina is menstrual. It can be abnormal
bleeding, caused by a ployps or anovulation.
If you are bleeding very frequently (less than 22 days between
or if you are spotting (bleeding in small amounts and unpredictably),
let your healthcare provider know.
Your First Period: Don't
A Day-by-Day Guide
Dealing with PMS
Discomfort & Pain
Toxic Shock Syndrome
Menstrual Cycle Myths