So what is a GOOD bleed? What is a normal period?
I don't know about you, but when they did the period talk at school, they didn't explain much about what was normal and what was not.
My period actually started when I was 10 (!) so before any formal education. At that time, my mum was peri-menopausal after years of awful periods that would cripple her in pain. I was told it was normal to be in pain and normal for periods to be heavy. But is that true?
So here is a definition of 'normal' when it comes to a period:
Did you get taught all that at school? I certainly didn't!
If you're reading this and thinking "hmmm...", then please do get in touch with me and we can discuss things further.