Backed by the experts at Mayo Clinic, PERIOD. is the no-nonsense guide kids and caregivers alike can trust to navigate menstruation, period.
Periods. Every person who menstruates has a different relationship with their "Aunt Flow": some good, and some...not so good. This 4-color graphic novel guide embraces all the icky, all the sticky, and all the confusing aspects of the monthly cycle, acknowledging that there's no cookie cutter way to manage the physical and emotional mayhem.
Filled with bite-sized tips, tricks, and "inside" medical information, this humorous, character-driven guide is the best friend you never knew you needed. And with its fully gender-, body-, and sexuality-inclusive content, this is the no-judgement zone. Whether you're dreading your first period or can't wait to throw a Period Party, you'll find all the answers you need right here.
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By Ruth Redford. Paperback. 48 pages. Published by Mayo Clinic Press, 2023.