When Should A Girl Start Her Period?

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carrie answered
The average age to start menstruation in the US is 11-12. There are several reasons a girl may start later. Athletes, dancers and very thin girls tend to start later. It may not be a bad idea to take her in to the dr and get a physical just to rule out anything else.
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Anonymous commented
No, actually the time for a girl to start her period should be between the ages of 7 to 18 any time before or after that you should see a doctor. If your child is physically active then she probally will start it quite a bit later.
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carrie commented
If you read my answer, it says the "average" age in the US is 11-12. It may be "normal" as you state to start anywhere between 7-18 but that would be different from what I said.
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Bonnie Bloom answered
Like what most people are saying, 12 or 13. I got started mine a few months before I turned 13. But it's not the same with everyone.
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Anonymous answered
A girl usually starts her period at the age of 12 but that doesnt mean that all girls will have their period at the same age.
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Anonymous answered
Well most girls get their periods at 12 or 13, some get them at 9 (early) or 15 (late). All are normal.
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Anonymous answered
I don't know, usually they start from 10 to 13 or 14 so I do not think you should worry that much, but I would see a doctor just in case

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