What is menstruation?

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Menstruation (men-strew-ay-shun) is another word for having your period. 

 

This short video very simply explains what your period is and how you get it.

 

 

 

 

Download and share our Menstruation Factsheet in Accessible forms:

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Menstruation Factsheet PDF

Menstruation Factsheet Word Doc

Menstruation Factsheet Text File

 

 

For more interesting and informative videos go to: WWDA Youth Network Videos

 


Sources

Menstruation (July 2016) Health Direct, https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/menstruation

Menstrual Cycle and Period Problems (November 2012) Family Planning NSW, https://www.fpnsw.org.au/health-information/periods/menstrual-cycle-and-period-problems

Menstruation (2018) Menstrupedia, https://www.menstrupedia.com/quickguide – physiology

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