WHY 5TH FEBRUARY?

The day is inspired by the Menstrual process as the average period cycle is of 28 days which simulates with the 28 days of February and 5 is the average number of bleeding days in a period that is denoted by the date 5th, this similarity made this day interesting as well as logical. There

WHAT IS MENSTRUAL HEALTH & AWARENESS DAY?

Menstrual Health and Awareness Day (MHAD) was first celebrated and marked in India on 5th February 2019. The day was commemorated first time in the form of a unique period themed festival called the ‘Period Fest’ and a one of its kind rally called the ‘Pad-Yatra’ which saw partic- ipation from 6,000 people in Delhi

WHY DO WOMEN HAVE PERIODS?

Menstruation A woman’s period (menstruation) is normal vaginal bleeding that is a natural part of a healthy woman’s monthly cycle. Every month, in the years between puberty (typically age 11 to 14) and menopause (typically about age 51), your body readies itself for pregnancy. The lining of your uterus thickens and an egg grows and is released from one

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