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That Libra Ad
In the last month we've seen one of the most controversial ads on our tv screens, and in prime time.  Why is this ad so controversial?  Because it shows period blood.  Libra have broken the norm of showing blue liquid as a replacement for period blood, and shown something that actually depicts reality, including blood streaming down a woman's leg whilst in the shower, and a woman removing a menstrual pad. People have been so offended by this ad that Ad Standards have received more than 600 complaints, making it the most complained about ad this year. So what is so offensive about it?  Firstly, with full transparency, I'm going to sa ...
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HOW TO HONOUR YOUR DAUGHTERS FIRST PERIOD
  Honouring your daughters first period and beyond is not only a one time event. Think about any event that caused your body to go through big changes. Having a baby would be one such time. There were many conversations, a lot of preparation, celebration, most likely tears or anxiousness, and then many more conversations. At times you might have felt alone, like you were the only one going through what you were going through, because nobody had told you what you were going through was normal. Our girls are going through these same big things at the time around their first period. By honouring it with many conversations, prepared ...
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What is that white stain in my knickers?
  As girl’s hormones start to change, one of the changes in their body is the start and increase of cervical/vaginal fluid.  This can be noticed simply by a little creamy like stain in their knickers.  It’s not unusual for girls to think this is just a little bit of wee.  Every girl is different, but this can occur anywhere from 6 months before she starts her period to a few years. As she nears her period, the fluid will change again and she may feel wetter then before around her vulva and in her knickers.  The last few months before she starts her period tends to be a time of increased fluid.  The fluid is generally thin and clear ...
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