Some time ago, our first daughter Nay complained of pain in her stomach. At that moment he just lay down holding his stomach. I was a bit worried but tried to calm down. While persuading her to be patient, I promised her to see the doctor this afternoon.
Until daytime he went into the bathroom to urinate, he screamed while crying. Nay says there’s blood in his underwear. It was then that I realized my daughter had just gotten her first period. My beautiful girl is growing up.
it is important for parents, especially mothers to provide a clear understanding of menstruation so that young women are better prepared and confident when it comes to menstruation for the first time.
For those of you who have never experienced menstruation, pay close attention to what should be prepared when the menstrual cycle begins to visit.
5 Signs that Spawn during First Menstruation
In general, girls will experience first menstruation at the age of 11-14 years although it can happen before or after that age, depending on the maturity of the reproductive system and hormonal conditions.
For girls aged 10-11 years, should have gained an understanding of the signs or symptoms commonly experienced before menstruation, such as the following:
1. Physical signs of menstruation
Some of the physical signs that are commonly experienced before menstruation include enlarged breasts and the growth of fur around the organs of femininity.
This condition can serve as an early sign of menstruation that will be experienced by girls.
Usually, such physical signs are experienced about 2 years before menstruation first.
2. The emergence of mucus
In general, breast enlargement in female children is also accompanied by the emergence of mucus from female organs, which occurs about 1 year or 6 months before experiencing the first menstruation.
3. Hormonal Changes
Hormonal changes commonly occur before menstruation, and this can be characterized by psychotic conditions that tend to be moody and emotional.
When you experience this, multiply the anticipation by knowing which hormones are influential during menstruation.
4. Lower Belly Pain
Before menstruation, a woman will experience pain in the lower abdomen as a result of uterine muscle contractions.
Sometimes the feeling of hurt is following with a sore on the waist and pelvic area.
Symptoms STDs are also often complained about before menstruation, although each woman may have different intensities.
PMS is often characterized by symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, headache, fatigue and tend to be emotional (read: Overcome STDs).
Tips on Facing Menstruation First for Young Women
After knowing the signs that occur before the menstruation, then you should do some preparation when the new menstrual cycle begins, including are as follows:
1. Prepare Bandages
The first period of menstruation can occur at any time with pre-existing symptoms and is very likely to occur when young women are in school.
Therefore the first preparation step that must be done is to prepare the pads for the purposes of menstruation.
For this purpose, it is advisable to prepare a high absorption bandage in anticipation to avoid penetrating if menstrual blood comes out a lot.
Also, make sure to bring back the pads for replacement so that you can immediately replace the pads if the volume of blood that comes out a lot.
2. Prepare Replace Clothing
If menstruation comes suddenly unnoticed causing blood stains on the skirt, it is important for a young woman to bring a change of clothes both underwear and skirt in anticipation if experiencing it.
Make sure also used underwear made of cotton that absorbs sweat so it is not moist and comfortable to use.
3. Do not panic
If it turns out menstruation comes suddenly and there are friends who tell you little blood stains on the skirt, then no need to panic with the reprimand.
Immediately to the bathroom and use a dressing and replace the skirt with a pre-prepared.
4. Limit Physical Activity
If menstruation comes for the first time, it should avoid physical activity or heavy exercise.
It is also important to compensate for adequate rest, multiply the foods with balanced nutrition and multiply consume enough water in order to avoid dehydration.
5. Keep the Organs Clean
Make sure to always replace the pads at least every 3-4 hours, especially when the menstrual blood that comes out is a lot.
And do not forget to wash the female organs the right way, with the direction from front to back and immediately dry in the same direction so as not to damp.
Those are some of the first menstrual tips for young women.