Menstruation-Is-The-Monthly-Discharge-Of-Blood-Fro79

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Menstruation-Is-The-Monthly-Discharge-Of-Blood-Fro79

  1. 1. Menstruation is the monthly discharge of blood from the vagina for 4-5 days throughout the reproductive period of a woman from menarche to menopause. This is known as your monthly period and is a major sign of physical maturity and becoming a woman. During your monthly period, it is important that you wear a menstrual pad, also known as a sanitary pad. A menstrual pad absorbs the blood flow andprotects your clothes from getting stained. Menstrual pads are made from absorbent fiber usually wood cellulose. In addition there may be a plastic padding across the bottom to help reduce leaks. Choosing the right menstrual pad for your flow is important when you get your periods to prevent leakages and avoid public embarrassment. Sanitary napkins are normally made up of three layers: surface layer, absorbent layer and underlying layer. The choice of sanitary napkins should be based on considerationsrelating to the materials and functions of these threelayers.Menstrual pads come in a variety of sizes and thicknesses. Super-absorbent and regular pads are meant for the days when your period is heaviest. Ultra-thin pads are to be used on days when the period is light, or when you anticipate the beginning
  2. 2. of your period. Extra-absorbent pads are made to last between 4 and 6 hours, but if your flow is very heavy, it may need replacing sooner. The same goes for pads that are smaller and less absorbent. Wearing a menstrual pad is simple. Follow these three easy steps: •Remove the pad from thepackaging and discard the wrapper. •Unfold the pad and remove the paper liner on the bottom. •Press the pad, adhesive-side down, into the seat of your underwear. Make sure that it iscentered. If your pad has "wings," remove the paperbacking on each side and press the adhesive strips to the underside of your underwear.Devis fenetre
  3. 3. It is best to check on your pad every 2-3 hours to see if it needsreplacing For hygiene purposes and to avoid rashes, it is best tochange your pad as frequently as possible
  4. 4. When you change your menstrual pad, remember to dispose of itproperly Wrap it in the plastic cover that the pad appears in or innewspaper and throw it in the bin
  5. 5. When you first start menstruating you may have an irregularmenstrual pattern
  6. 6. So, remember to keep a pad or two either in your locker at school orin your backpack, for emergencies, in case you get your periodunexpectedly
  7. 7. In case you don’t have a pad with you, it can be purchased fromthe nearest pharmacy and most grocery stores
  8. 8. Menstrual pads (of any type) should not be flushed down the toilet,as they can cause blockages
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