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Menstruation myths

The 5 most common myths about your period debunked. 1. Menstrual blood is dirty. 2. You lose lots of blood. 3. You're pregnant if you miss a period. 4. It's unhealthy to have sex during your period. 5.You can't get pregnant if you've got your period.


  • Getting your period means that roughly once a month, blood runs out of the vagina. This lasts for about four to seven days.
  • Most girls begin menstruating some time between the ages of 11 and 16. Your period can be delayed because of stress, regular heavy exercise, or illness.