Menstruation is a part of all women who are in the reproductive years, it consists in the shedding of the uterine lining. This occurs on a regular basis throughout the reproductive years. Overt menstruation (where there is bleeding from the vagina) is found primarily in humans and close evolutionary relatives.
Women have to menstruate since the onset in their teens to middle age, concluding when women enter menopause. The following studies will give you an insight as too different things women have to go through by being able to menstruate.
DID YOU KNOW WHAT WAS HAPPENING THE FIRST TIME YOU MENSTRUATED? Did you know what was happening to your body, what were you thinking and feeling when it was occurring for the first time? All women have a first experience when they start their monthly period for the first time. Some women recall being scared and shocked thinking that they had hurt themselves down there, while others stride with ease. Can you recall your first time experience or have you asked your partner about her first experience?
HAVE YOU EVER LET YOUR PARTNER SEE YOUR VAGINA WHILE YOU ARE MENSTRUATING? Many women feel uncomfortable allowing their partner see blood emitting from their reproductive organ, while others view it as something natural and change their tampon or pad in-front of their partner. This study allows you to see how women feel regarding having their partner see them menstruate.
HAVE YOU EVER HAD ANY ACCIDENTS WITH YOUR PERIOD ON YOUR CLOTHING? It happens to all women once in a while, getting a stain on your clothes and or worrying about someone spotting that you are menstruating. See how women feel when they have an accident with their menstrual blood and what they do about it or get out of an embarrassing situation.
WHAT FEMININE PRODUCTS DO YOU OPT TO USE FOR YOUR PERIODS? Different regions of the world employ the use of a variety of feminine products. Some parts of the world none are used as is common with indigenous peoples. See which products western women prefer to use, tampons, pads or something else.
HAVE YOU EVER FORGOTTEN A TAMPON YOU HAD INSERTED INTO YOUR VAGINA? Many women around the world forget or lose tampons in their vaginas. This can have serious consequences health wise, which can lead to vaginal infections and toxic shock syndrome. The study relates to accounts of women forgetting a tampon inside their vaginas. It allows you to see how common this can be among women.
COMMENTS ABOUT MENSTRUAL CYCLES The following are comments and thoughts women have regarding their periods. Women express what they like about it and what they do not, as well as how they handle ant flow when she comes for a visit.
FIRST TIME ACCOUNTS Women tell their stories of what happened to them the first time they had their first period. Experience what they were feeling and what they had to go through on the onset of their period. It is a path of womanhood that all fertile women have to take and a privilege.