Being naturally squeamish and five kinds of repressed, I didn't immediately love the idea of watching women menstruate. I was down with Rupi Kaur's protest against Instagram. I dug Petra Collins' psychedelic vag tees. But something about full-frontal free-bleeding seemed a little too "much" for my delicate twenty-something sensibilities. It's a good thing Vancouver photographer Jackie Dives is a certified doula. She eased me into her collection of period portraits one at a time, reminded me to breathe, and made me feel like the whole experience was totally worth it. I came out the other end convinced everyone should air out their traumatic visions of couch stains and pregnancy tests, like, once a week at least. VICE: You've made a short film about women's first periods.
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A period is a release of blood from a girl's uterus , out through her vagina. It is a sign that she is getting close to the end of puberty. There is a lot to learn about periods. Here are some common questions that teens have. Most girls get their first period when they're around But getting it any time between age 10 and 15 is OK.
A period is when blood comes out through a girl's vagina. It is a sign that she is getting close to the end of puberty. Puberty is when your body goes from looking like a kid's into looking more like a grown-up's. There is a lot to learn about periods. Here are some common questions that kids have. Most girls get their first period when they're around
Swedish naturist Maxinne Bjork has shared a photo on Instagram of herself smeared in her own menstrual blood. In this social media-driven age we are used to seeing weird and wonderful photos every day. We scroll through our feeds and look at everything from Kim Kardashian's bum to someone's incredibly healthy dinner. But one image on Instagram is stopping people in their tracks - because it's rather unusual. Swedish naturist Maxinne Bjork has shared an image of herself, naked and covered in what she calls her own "life-giving fluids" - that's period blood to you and me. Unsurprisingly, the image garnered a strong reaction from her 44, followers, but comments have since been disabled. Posted on Saturday, Maxinne who currently lives in Bali, reveals she shared it to promote "acceptance and love". She captioned it with a length post, writing: "Today after a very productive and super fun day, I came home all emotional with lots on my mind that I just pushed a side cause I didn't have space to deal with it in the moment.