Most young people will have their first periods when theyre between 11 and 14½, but anywhere from 9-16 years is considered normal. Periods are likely to start soon if your child has: had a major growth spurt. grown some underarm and pubic hair.
How often should a 11 year old get her period?
How often does a period happen? Periods usually happen about once a month. But some girls get their periods around every 3 weeks.
Can my 11 year old get her first period?
For most girls, their first menstrual period, or menarche (say: MEH-nar-kee), begins about 2 years after she first starts to get breasts. For most girls this is around age 12. But it can be as early as age 8 or as late as 15.
What are the signs my 11 year old is getting her period?
There isnt one right age for a girl to get her period. But there are some clues that it will start soon: Most of the time, a girl gets her period about 2 years after her breasts start to develop. Another sign is vaginal discharge fluid (sort of like mucus) that a girl might see or feel on her underwear.
How long is a girls period?
Most women bleed for three to five days, but a period lasting only two days to as many as seven days is still considered normal.