Looking for information about menstruation, PMS or contraception? Concerned about a late period or irregular periods? Our menstrual cycle can sometimes play tricks on us.

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First period: At what age?

Girls usually get their first period at the beginning of puberty, at around 12 or 13 years of age. It can sometimes start as early as nine years old, or much later, at around 16 or 17. Regardless of age, cycles tend to become more regular after the third year.

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