The next book in the I’m a Girl series…
I’m a Girl, Hormones!
I’m a Girl, Hormones! is for girls ages 10 and up who will soon begin having their period, or who have already started. It can be read independently or with their parent.
Inside this book, the girls will learn about changes during puberty, including starting her period, how to track their monthly cycle, how to use a tampon, and more.
After reading I’m a Girl, Hormones!, your daughter will be armed with knowledge and more comfortable about the changes she is going to experience.
The goal of this book is to celebrate puberty as a beautiful transition in her life.
The content of the book is supported by Interactive Questions and Exercises as well as a useful Help for Parents section. We also have a Parent Q & A for parents of children in this age group.
Here is a peek inside I’m a Girl, Hormones!…
FIRST WEEK OF THE NEW MENSTRUATION CYCYLE
“There are only about 2 – 3 tablespoons of blood that comes out of your vaginal opening during your period. Usually most of it comes out in the first couple of days.”
Dr. M continued, “When you begin having your period, you might not have one every month, and the number of days of your period might vary. It will take a little time for your body to get organized, but when it does, you will soon recognize your own pattern.”
DAYS 1 – 13
The pituitary gland sends more hormones to the ovaries. Follow the green dots in the illustration.
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