Quick Answer: What Does A First Period Look Like?

What color is your first period?

Your period loss looks like dark reddish-brown blood when you first start, then it becomes a redder colour for later periods.

But you are not bleeding as if you have cut yourself.

This is just the blood and tissue that your body has prepared in the uterus for a possible baby to ‘nest’ in..

Does your first period hurt?

Does having a period hurt? While bleeding doesn’t hurt, you may find that you have cramps or a headache a few days before your period. This is called PMS or premenstrual syndrome, something that most women experience. Do some yoga, use a heating pad, or exercise to help relieve cramps.

Is your first period painful?

The first period often is very heavy and painful. Ovulation, or the process of making an egg, helps make a “normal” period. Unfortunately, many girls do not ovulate in the beginning, resulting in heavy bleeding. Some girls also may have a bleeding problem that shows up when they start having periods.

What should I expect on my first period?

White vaginal discharge (it’s like white milky water coming out of your vagina). This is perfectly normal and nothing to stress about. You might feel bloated and get some cramps in your tummy area or lower back. Your mood may change without reason, so like being soooo happy the one minute and then very sad the next.

What does period blood look like?

Black, brown, or dark red period blood color At the beginning or end of your period, blood can be a dark brown/red shade and can have a thick consistency—but it’s also normal for the first signs of your period to be bright red and more liquid.

What are symptoms of a girl’s first period?

Most of the time, a girl gets her period about 2 years after her breasts start to develop. Another sign is vaginal discharge fluid (sort of like mucus) that a girl might see or feel on her underwear. This discharge usually begins about 6 months to a year before a girl gets her first period.