First Period Signs and Symptoms
The first period is a milestone in a young girl’s life, and it can bring about many changes
First period signs
After nearly 2 years her breasts start developing and about 6 months after the start of the growth of pubic hair, she can expect menarche, that is, her 1st period. Following are the few changes commonly noticed before one hits menarche.
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While the timing of an individual’s first period can vary, there are some signs and symptoms that might indicate its arrival within approximately a week. Here are a few common signs to look out for:
Increased vaginal discharge: You might notice an increase in vaginal discharge, which can become thicker and stickier in the days leading up to your first period.
Spotting or light bleeding: Some girls experience light spotting or light pinkish/brownish discharge a few days before their first period. This is known as “premenstrual spotting” and can be an early indication that your period is approaching.
Abdominal cramps or discomfort: You may experience mild cramping or aching sensations in your lower abdomen as your body prepares for menstruation.
While it’s impossible for me to predict the exact timing of an individual’s first period, Stomach cramps may be a signs indicate its approach