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Seven signs your daughter’s period is coming
HOW DO I KNOW WHEN MY DAUGHTER WILL START HER PERIOD? For our young girls, puberty can sound scary and gross.  They know their bodies are about to change, but they don't know how or when exactly.  The scariest part is WHEN will they start their period?  Some girls can get their periods as young as 8 and as late as 16, and in our culture the average age is 12. So, how do you know when your daughter will get her period?  Well, we can never be sure exactly, and there is no way of speeding it up or slowing it down.  However, we can get a good idea that it's not far away by other signs. Note, there is no right or wrong order to this, each girl ...
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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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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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