Girls Guide to Puberty

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This book is jammed packed with need-to-know information, messages of respect and positive vibes to help tweens face puberty with confidence.

With the help of comics, real-life stories and inspiring quotes, girls will learn about body parts and how they will change, be guided into the world of periods, get tips on how to care for their body and emotions (including their brain) and develop a mindset for enjoying life now and into the future.  It’s fun, engaging and purpose built for young minds aged 8 – 12.  


SECTION 1:  Talking to Adults 

Who is a trusted adult – Choosing trusted adults – Feelings about puberty 

SECTION 2: Puberty Basics

What is puberty? – When will it start? – What should I expect? – Stages of Puberty

SECTION 3: Hello Private Parts! 

The inside bits – The outside bits – More about the Vagina, Ovaries and Uterus

SECTION 4: Body Changes  

What changes will happen – Growth spurts – Breasts and nipples – Pubic hair – Even more hair – Curves –  New feelings – Menstrual cycle (and periods)

SECTION 5: More About Periods 

Your first period – About pads and tampons – Period tracking – The emergency period pack Handling leaks – Buying period essentials – Talking to dads about periods – Period pain and PMS – And more….

SECTION 6:  About Boys’ Bodies 

Basic changes boys go through – How to be a good friend to boys 

SECTION 7: Looking After You

How to care for your changing body – Facts about pimples – About sleep, exercise and play – Protecting your body – Tricky questions 

SECTION 8: Inside Your Brain 

Brain changes – What this means for you – How parents can help – New friends and ideas – Liking someone – Bad hair days 

SECTION 9: The Future 

More conversations – Becoming an adult you – Puberty to-do list

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