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10 Best Books That will Empower Our Dauntless Teens On Menstruation

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Books can convey an expression that every individual could comprehend, provided you have a dictionary by your end.

They are the greatest source of insight a teenager will look forward to getting hold of. Apparently, most of their choices would be limited to the brilliant genre of romance at the time of adolescence. 

Puberty sets in motion the hunger to discover the different shades of themselves, physically and mentally. Were you not stupefied to see two watermelons embedded on your chest out of nowhere one day? But back then, all we had were superstitions from our ancestors to rely on. 

Now it’s our time to lead our mighty girls about period power, rather than filling their heads with myths that were once filled on to us. 

Period Power: Harness Your Hormones and Get Your Cycle Working For You

Author: Maisie Hill

Period Power

Period power is one of the best writings till date, which has explored the practical blueprints for calibrating daily life with the period cycle. This book also reflects on how each phase of periods could be utilized fruitfully, along with an outline on the hormonal changes that occur within a woman’s body. Maisie Hill’s account on the cycle strategy is a notable contribution, as it reveals a women’s secret weapon to improve relationships, career, and health. That aside, this book also furnishes readers with practical suggestions to improve the physical symptoms of stopping berating ourselves due to the way they evolve through each menstrual month.

Period positive: Reframe Your Thinking And Reshape The Future Of Menstruation

Author: Chella Quint

Be Period Positive

Ever wished for a mirror-mirror on the wall to answer all your doubts regarding periods? Well, here’s one from the period positive founder and menstrual researcher Chella Quint. This book is the ultimate guide that will navigate you through the whole bleeding thing. It majorly covers: menstrual products to menopause, first periods to fertility, and euphemisms to uteruses.

It’s Only Blood: Shattering the Taboo of Menstruation

Author: Anna Dahlqvist

It’s Only Blood- Shattering the Taboo of Menstruation

Here comes revolutionary writing breaking the taboos of our society. It’s only blood is a book that portrays horror yet moving stories on why and how people from the United States to Uganda fight back against the invisible curse put on period blood. Furthermore, it deals with how our society silences talks about monthlies by demanding to hide sanitary pads. A highly rebellious one to empower our teenagers about the periods and the ancient taboos concerning the same: the shame is universal and the silence a global rule.

In the FLO: A 28-Day Plan Working with Your Monthly Cycle to Do More and Stress Less

Author: Alisa Vitti

In The Flo by VITTI

Do periods hamper your productivity? Well, here’s a book that could render you a helping hand to survive periods. This book brings forth the notion of working with your periods rather than ignoring them. It is this voice that is buried deep within your soul like the one in Alina Starkov until the call of the darkling awakened it in the Shadow and bone. In the Flo, it teaches women how to utilize the 28-day cycle to optimize your life by letting your internal clock, natural rhythm guide time management, diets, and fitness. Furthermore, it also provides insight into the cycle syncing method that could clear endometriosis, lose weight, etc…

HelloFlo: The Guide, Period: The Everything Puberty Book for the Modern Girl

Author: Naama Bloom


“Your body is your body, and you are the one who gets to decide what to do with it,” This book is written by the founder of Helloflo, Naama Bloom, and journalist Glynnis Macnicol. The content is honest witty and defines the real facts about a girl’s changing body, and aims to empower young women who are unafraid to ask questions and make the best choice for their body by themselves. Furthermore, it includes doctor vetted information and personal testimonials of women.

Period: Twelve Voices Tell the Bloody Truth

Editor: Kate Farrell

Period- Twelve Voices Tell the Bloody

This book is a collection of stories from 12 writers who are different in age, race, gender, etc.. about periods. Conveyed with warmth and humor, these essays celebrate all kinds of periods ranging from homeless periods, male periods, political periods, nonexistent periods, and so on. This writing brings the spotlight on the fact that periods are a fact of life, and it is time to talk about them.

Menstrupedia Comic

Author: Aditi Gupta

Menstrupedia Comic

Menstrupedia Comics is an ideal ingredient in the transition of a child to a teenager; it entertains and educates them about menstruation, physical and mental changes, and cool scientific facts behind the same. They also have a bunch of DIY crafts like how to make cotton pad at home etc….at the end, to enthrall the readers. The author of this book Ms. Aditi Gupta has conducted many workshops at schools to empower them about periods.

Period Repair Manual: Natural Treatment for Better Hormones and Better Periods

Author: Lara Briden ND

Period Repair Manual

This manual is an ultimate guide to lead better periods using a natural treatments like diets, herbal medicine, nutritional supplements. Moreover, it contains tips and advice for women of all ages on hormonal health. The topics that it mainly focuses on are hormonal birth control, treatment protocols for all period problems, including PCOS and endometriosis.

Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity

Author: Jennifer Weiss-Wolf

Periods Gone Public

This book puts forth the spotlight on period equity, a movement for bringing changes to our society that treats periods as a taboo. The author Jennifer Weiss Wolf, one of the badass menstrual activists, emphasizes the point that menstruation is no longer a topic to be whispered about; it is time for the government to enact laws ensuring access to sanitary products and health care services. Lastly, the writer challenges the readers to face stigma head-on and build an agenda to normalize menstruation.

Welcome to Your Period!

Author: Yumi Stynes

Welcome to Your Period

This book is dedicated to entertaining the pre-teens about puberty with honest advice and big-sisterly wisdom on all the things girls need to know before periods. It also renders witty suggestions on how to throw a first-period party. Does answer query like how period cramps make you feel? What to do if your pad leaks? Will you feel the blood flow? etc.… This book will truly make our mighty girls proud of themselves rather than ashamed.

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This is Neelima, she is a bookworm and an aspiring journalist. She is also a passionate writer, believes it’s a form of art that peels off her soul which soaks up knowledge and wisdom. Her favourite genre is historical-fiction, along with a steamy cup of strong coffee. She embraces sea-breathe and worships the sea god Poseidon, loves to slip her feet beneath the turquoise water even though she isn’t a swimmer.

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