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BY EMILY BELLOR ON 8/9/2011 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN period 101, when will I get my period, puberty
i started like at 12 i thought i will be later
by thegirlwithamask21 on 12/2/2012 4:04:10 PM
Yeah my mom started at 16, and I started at 13. That is just meant as a guesstimate, and not always the time you will for sure start.
by madds07 on 7/28/2012 10:32:47 PM
It isn't necessarily true about getting it the same time as your mom. My mom got hers at 15, my sister at 13 or 14, and
I'm 13 and haven't started it yet but I just started getting discharge.
by loki94 on 4/15/2012 2:20:27 AM
Hey i am 13 years old and i am 5'1 and i still havent gotten my period....i am bra size 34b and i have had discharge and public hair...... Ummm when do u think i will get my period???? I am really prepared for it and stuff i have pads in my locker but its not coming....My doctor said around january but that was like a month ago ,......thanks
by Kaleigh.Patton on 2/8/2012 10:02:25 PM
I'm 12 years old and I'm flat chested. Im really nervous because all my friends are talking about their periods. they always secretly share pads. My mom said I should be happy that I dont have to go through what their going through,......but Im not sure. My mom had hers and 12, but the doctor said I'm probably wont have it for another couple of years. Am I normal?
by candycharms on 2/3/2012 4:23:39 PM
Hey Prett Tee, it can be hard to predict when exactly one's period is coming. Since you've been having so much discharge, my guess is that it's on it's way. So get prepared now by reading about menstrual cycles on our period page. Hope this helps! Xoxo
So How long is it supposed to take for my period to start I'm 12 years old and I've had discharge since I was 11 so it says 6-18 months and it's been taking forever and anyways I don't feel comfy talking to my mom about it so I talk to the school nurse and she and my friends who have it give me advice. So MODs please help me I'm rlly discouraged right now so please help ASAP. Lynae P.
by Prett Tee on 1/21/2012 4:10:56 PM
by JJ523 on 1/7/2012 12:27:42 AM
by Punky99 on 12/25/2011 8:50:42 PM
by ninabeanxoxo99 on 12/22/2011 5:35:30 PM
by ninabeanxoxo99 on 12/21/2011 8:44:37 PM
by Pinkcupcakekitties on 12/18/2011 7:07:20 PM
Im 11 and still dont have my period should i be worried my mom got hers at the age of 7????? HELP!
by courtwala on 12/8/2011 8:26:11 PM
by eeyorebabyxx on 11/29/2011 10:53:05 PM
by missljla on 11/25/2011 7:07:20 PM
MOD MOD MOD I'm 14 years old and I haven't gotten my period yet. I know that it often comes near to the time when your mom got it, and if thats true then I should have it around this time. I have had all of the discharge for about a year now and it seems like I have been having period symptoms every month since July. Is it possible that I have my period it just isn't showing up? Because I heard that if you do lots of exercise that sometimes it doesn't show up.
by tinkerella13 on 11/2/2011 3:30:52 PM
by reganrls on 10/17/2011 1:07:41 AM
Im only 12 and im in yr 7 and i havent got my period yet and i think it will never come and I wont be a girl. My mum had hers early when she was a child and my sister started having hers when she was in yr 6 and im scared and i dont know what 2 do
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by Stormynow on 10/8/2011 2:17:59 PM
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by Twilightfan001 on 9/28/2011 7:21:28 PM
by rollofdice on 9/28/2011 6:45:22 PM
by rollofdice on 9/28/2011 6:19:38 PM
I got my period when i was 11 and i was the first one of all my friends. So i guess i'm an early bloomer.
by alanatocrazzy on 9/27/2011 9:32:46 PM
im 14,i havent had mine still, and my mom had her period at 12
by candycharms on 9/19/2011 8:36:11 PM
by waffles123 on 9/16/2011 4:44:47 PM
Hey i'm worried because I haven't gotten my period yet and i'm 13. I'm not super active or athletic really. And my family has a history of the girls in our family getting their periods early. Help!
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by daniellestyle on 9/12/2011 12:25:54 AM
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by Mintytcc on 9/6/2011 10:25:23 PM
MOD MOD MOD!!!! I am 13 and I haven't gotten a period yet. I want to know when my mom got hers, but I'm scared to ask and don't know what to say.
Hey girly! Some girls are just late bloomers, in the period department. If you're super active or athletic, that could delay your period. I'd be honest with your mom about it. She'll understand. After all, she's been there and knows how you feel. Maybe mention that you've been talking about it with your friends, and you haven't gotten your period yet. Then, ask her when she first got hers.
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by proarchergal42 on 9/3/2011 1:44:48 PM
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by KatieBieber on 8/31/2011 5:34:49 PM
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by bookwormchick7198 on 8/29/2011 10:38:31 AM
by decklandog on 8/26/2011 2:24:47 PM
by volley_ball2341 on 8/25/2011 3:21:20 PM
by Lizzierose001 on 8/24/2011 5:29:40 PM
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by warriorcat4567 on 8/24/2011 1:27:54 AM
by dolcecupcakes on 8/19/2011 2:16:17 PM
my mom got hers in 7th grade and im going into 7th grade! so this year im prepared with supplies. but if i dont a quarter with me(cause my school has those machines in the girls room) i will have to go back to the class to get a pad or quarter. if people see me they will know whats going on!
by bubbles3956 on 8/18/2011 4:53:24 PM
Nooo. i got my period in 7th grade.. My got it when she was in 5th.. :O
by -gmirna1 on 8/18/2011 4:24:19 AM
by awesomegrl on 8/15/2011 9:15:27 PM
by LoveHappens on 8/15/2011 9:04:05 PM
by LoveHappens on 8/15/2011 7:59:39 PM
MOD MOD MOD
I know this is gonna sound gross so could you delete my comment and just leave you answer when you do answer it?
I just went to the bathroom and i went 2 and when i was a bout to flush, i noticed some red in the toilet. was it my period?
by fern09 on 8/15/2011 10:30:53 AM
by cheerrox1111 on 8/13/2011 4:28:55 PM
Its the Different stage with friends that is SO TOUGH!
We just had a discussion about this, my friends and I all agree that its so tough because we all have these things happening at different times. Its like why am I not developing there like my friend, why did my good friend pass me up in height and in boob size, and why do you shave and I dont. It just makes its difficult because we all are going through this but we are just at slightly different stages.
The worst is when friends cant understand why you are so interested in your bf or guys in general. Some of my friends still dont understand it but I tell them when it hits you you will be just like me and some of our other friends.
by luckykel on 8/12/2011 11:34:21 PM
by guitargirl7321 on 8/12/2011 8:16:08 PM
by TheMentalistgurl on 8/12/2011 5:35:49 PM
i got mine at 13. my mom got hers at 14.
by beccamadaline on 8/12/2011 5:31:10 PM
Not always. Some girls think "Oh. My mom got her period a day after her 14th birthday so i have to also." That did happeh to my big sister, but im 11 and i have had my period already.
by Girl10 on 8/12/2011 1:09:18 PM
by guitargirl7321 on 8/11/2011 1:37:51 PM
by juliamusica on 8/11/2011 12:27:18 AM
by *kirsten* on 8/10/2011 11:10:25 PM
It has nothing to do with when your mother got it- because even though I don't know when my grandmother got it, one of my aunts got it in 3rd grade (so she was 8...I think- she has a l8 June birthday), but my mom didn't get hers until she was a junior in high school. I got mine in 8th grade right around Halloween. So that proves that genetics play a very small role in your period- or looking at in a convoluted way, causes it, because of our chromosomes (X vs Y).
by Irishdancerzrule on 8/10/2011 4:42:22 PM
lol sooooo not true my mom was 14 almost 15, my sis was rite bout to turn 13 wen she got it, and they ddint get warning signs no discharge cramps or anything, and i guess im the lucky one cuz i get all the signs and still no period, the only real way u can tell if ur gonna get it soon is if u either get spotting or go to the gynocologist, but thts kinda silly to do cuz it wood probly be really uncomfortable wen u know ur eventually gonna get it, but im almost positive drinking alot of green tea makes u get it rlly soon, so i guess u cood try it if u want it tht bad
by guitargirl7321 on 8/10/2011 4:16:38 PM
by laughingfirecracker on 8/10/2011 4:07:32 PM
I dont think thats true .. I got my period about 2 months after I turned 13 and my mom got her period when she was 9. Besides, dont rush for your period ... Its not that great. Lol
by HeyitsKelsie on 8/10/2011 2:06:38 PM
That is so not true because my mom got her period when she was fourteen ,my sister got hers when she was thirteen and I got mine on my 12th birthday so its really up to how fast your body matures.
by CuteyGirl99 on 8/10/2011 11:48:57 AM
guys its not true to get your period when your mom did, my mom AND my older sister were both 15 (my sister got hers one months before her 16th birthday) and i got mine and im 13.
by GottaLoveLaura on 8/10/2011 9:29:52 AM
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by sparklysydafrid on 8/10/2011 7:42:03 AM
Hey ally 67 you should prepare a locker emergency kit with a pair of underwear pantiliners pads and tampons. You could put them in your bookbag, in a makeup bag, or in a pencil case so that it is not too obvious. Hope this helps!
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by LexilicousCandy on 8/9/2011 10:17:14 PM
by guitargirl21 on 8/9/2011 9:57:59 PM
by Meeshmeesh on 8/9/2011 9:45:14 PM
I like being a late bloomer (:
by babych on 8/9/2011 9:33:25 PM
by fungirl123 on 8/9/2011 9:20:07 PM
I have no clue when Im gonna start my period... I went to the doc the other day and he asked if I had started and my mom said we are expecting it... and I am going in to middle school so I don't want to bleed through my pants when im walking down the hall...! Any Tips?
by ally67 on 8/9/2011 8:17:38 PM
I am a late bloomer, my mom got her period when she was 11, and I didnt get mine until I was 14. Its totally normal for it to be different, but its also totally common for you to get it at the same age!
by jules333 on 8/9/2011 8:00:54 PM
by crush2010 on 8/9/2011 7:55:38 PM
We all go through puberty at different times, before I got my period I remember being anxious and kind of jealous at my friends who went through it at 10 and 11 and also happy that I didnt have it yet. There are good and bad things about being a late bloomer. You dont have to worry about dealing with periods, you dont have to deal with certain thoughts about guys, you dont have to worry about shaving but you do have to be concerned about not having the chest like friends and not being attracted to guys.
by luckykel on 8/9/2011 7:41:24 PM
my mom got hers at 12ish and i got mine at 12 too. bad thing was i was totally unprepared and 5 hours away from her.
by pixie1599 on 8/9/2011 7:32:23 PM
honestly, u don't want it. u want it until u get it and then u hate it. so be happy.
by mesuchrecarpendaes on 8/9/2011 7:23:40 PM
by clairebear694 on 8/9/2011 7:00:30 PM
by vesb123 on 8/9/2011 5:53:49 PM
by horsebackrider12 on 8/9/2011 4:14:44 PM
my mom had hers when she was 10- im 13 and havnt had mine
by mrslautner2016 on 8/9/2011 3:56:48 PM
by Gessi:) on 8/9/2011 2:12:54 PM
not necessarily, i got mine when i was 11 and my mom got hers when she was 13.
by erinthemaster on 8/9/2011 12:59:26 PM
Well yes you most likely will get your period around the time your mom got hers but it's also how much protien and iron you eat, and how you take care of your body.
by isa19dance on 8/9/2011 12:17:45 PM
My mom got her's when she was 16 and I got mine when I was 11, so there is a pretty big difference between mine and her's.
by TiffanyThornton on 8/9/2011 11:54:49 AM
I am 15 years old I have been to the doctor about this and I have not gotten my period yet. I'm really worried about it because my mom got hers when she was 15 1/2 but my birthday is in two months so I dont know what to do...
by meganheartskc on 8/9/2011 11:14:28 AM
by wuggliesnugglie on 8/9/2011 10:51:57 AM
Thats not always true I got mine at the beginning of 5th grade and my mom got hers in 7th grade.
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by artistchic99 on 8/9/2011 10:40:10 AM
I got mine 2 days after Christmas, the sad thing I was at my grandparents, and the only one was home was my grandpa!
by nerdisthewurd26 on 8/9/2011 10:06:29 AM
that is super true
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