Period.: The Quick Guide to Every Uterus
By Ruth Redford, Aitana Giráldez (Illustrator)
Presented by the esteemed team at Mayo Clinic, PERIOD. stands as the definitive and trustworthy companion for kids and caregivers, navigating the journey of menstruation.
The experience of periods varies greatly among those who menstruate, each having a unique relationship with their "Aunt Flow" - some positive, others not so much. Embracing the messy, sticky, and bewildering aspects of this monthly cycle, this vividly illustrated graphic novel acknowledges that managing the physical and emotional upheaval has no one-size-fits-all solution.
Within its pages, you'll discover bite-sized tips, clever tricks, and insider medical insights delivered with a delightful sense of humor, featuring relatable characters that will become your newfound confidants. The content warmly welcomes all genders, bodies, and sexualities, providing a no-judgment sanctuary. Whether you're anticipating your first period with anxiety or eagerly planning a Period Party, rest assured that all the answers you seek are right here.
Mayo Clinic Press Kids collaborates with pediatric experts to create empowering health and wellness resources. Every purchase of this book contributes to vital medical research and education at Mayo Clinic, making your choice a meaningful investment in bettering healthcare.
Overall, "PERIOD." is a compassionate, inclusive, and comprehensive resource, equipping readers with knowledge and understanding to navigate menstruation confidently.
The book is the best source of information I have ever seen for a kid to learn about their period. It covers everything from the basics, being prepared, your first period, challenges, common worries, PMS, and helpful tips. Knowing that I will need to have these talks with my daughter someday, this book makes it so much easier.
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