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ask: how do i know when i get my period?

By gray
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i mostly just wait till i feel pains in my abdomen, then iknow that i have my period and it has been like that for two years. i just dont know how to count the days like every other girls in my class. i am 15. help?

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Hi Gray, First thing to do is it is best to keep a notebook to keep a record for when you get your period. For example the first day you get your period write it in the book example; December 1, 2011.

Usually you get your period every 26-35 days. So keep a calendar in hand count from the first day you noted you got it until you reach 26 days see what date it is and that's the date timing you should be expecting your period. I hope what I said is helpful.

Here's a easy period calendar to look at maybe you would understand better from here


December 30, 2011 - 10:13pm
Rosa Cabrera RN

Hi gray, 

If you want to know how many days apart you should expect your period to be, then start by grabbing a calendar-- this could be your phone calendar or a paper calendar. The first day of your period, make a note on your calendar. Then make a note of your last day. In order to count, you will start from the first day of your period and wait until the following month to come around-- then you will count from the first day of your last period to the first day of your next period (it should be somewhere between 26-35 days apart). Do this anywhere from 6-8 months so that you can establish a pattern in your periods. This is how you will know more or less when you can expect your period to arrive.



December 29, 2011 - 7:04am
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