Puberty often happens sooner rather than later. And a huge part of puberty for many is getting their first period. And giving your daughter (and even your son) some books about menstruation is a wonderful way to start talking
Finding the right books about menstruation can be challenging. It needs to be age-appropriate but factual. And not overwhelm them with too much information. And it needs to have some good information in it about periods.
This post has pulled together the books that talk mainly about menstruation that are up-to-date and easy to find. I have tried to include books that provide a bit more information than just the basics.
All of the pubery books will also talk about periods as well, and you can find recommendations for puberty books for 8 year olds, puberty books for 9 year olds, puberty books for 10 year olds, puberty books for 11 year olds, and puberty books for 12 year olds.
These are some of the many books about menstruation that have been written for girls. As I find more, I will add them to this list. They are all really good books that you will find useful for starting the puberty conversation.
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