There's no such thing as a 'typical woman' – everyone's body looks a bit different. But in this section we look at the things women have in common, like the changes that happen when a girl goes through puberty, and the personal care that a healthy body needs.
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Towards the end of puberty, you start having periods. Having a period means losing some blood through your vagina approximately once a month. Most women and girls lose between two and four tablespoons of blood each month. You can use tampons or sanitary towels (pads) to soak it up.