Most girls get their first period when they're between 10 and 15 years old. Now their story is going viral. If they do, I hope they remember that by not covering them, they are inspiring an 8 year old girl, to embrace her little body that beat cancer. By about 2—3 years after her first period, a girl's periods should be coming around once a month. It usually takes about a month for the lining to build up, then break down. Hormones are chemical messengers.
Here are some questions that most kids have:.
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That's Claire in a nutshell. Every month the uterus wall gets ready for a baby. Periods usually happen about once a month. Helping your kids understand their bodies will help them make good decisions about their health. A little body that was once physically battered by surgeries and chemo, and now dances gracefully. The more that kids understand about their bodies, the better they're able to make good, healthy choices.