Menstrual health: expectations and period products

In this lesson, we will learn about the typical cycle length of a period. We will look at reasons why periods are sometimes irregular, and the variety/choice of period products available. If these issues are sensitive to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.On average, how often do periods occur?

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Q2.How long does an average period last?

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Q3.Periods stop when a woman is pregnant.

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Q4.Periods are always pain-free and comfortable.

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Q5.For most people, life can continue as normal during their period.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.On average, how often do periods occur?

1/5

Q2.How long does an average period last?

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Q3.Periods stop when a woman is pregnant.

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Q4.Periods are always pain-free and comfortable.

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Q5.For most people, life can continue as normal during their period.

5/5

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Menstrual health: expectations and period products

Consider your learning from today's lesson

Q1.Which period product can be used for 12 hours?

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Q2.Which period product is usually single use?

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Q3.Period cycles are never irregular.

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Q4.You can swim wearing a tampon.

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Q5.Period underwear is...

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Quiz:

Menstrual health: expectations and period products

Consider your learning from today's lesson

Q1.Which period product can be used for 12 hours?

1/5

Q2.Which period product is usually single use?

2/5

Q3.Period cycles are never irregular.

3/5

Q4.You can swim wearing a tampon.

4/5

Q5.Period underwear is...

5/5

Lesson summary: Menstrual health: expectations and period products

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