It may seem like it was five minutes ago you were helping her take her first steps and now like all parents you may be wondering when is the right time to speak to your daughter about puberty and periods.

How to explain periods to your daughter is very much down to how comfortable you feel discussing the subject. but we've tried to make it easier for you in this section which is full of help, advice and resources. You might also like to show her our becoming a teen site which has been designed especially for young girls.