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Becoming a Woman


Price: £15.00 excl. VAT
A teaching pack on menstruation for young women with learning disabilities.
Author(s): Emma Cooper
Becoming a Woman is aimed at educating those who work with young women with learning disabilities, and the women themsleves, about this important life event. It explains what will, and may happen to them when they have a period, exploring the physical realities of dealing with a period and the possible emotional effects that can occur within a menstral cycle.

This training helps participants to identify information young women need about their bodies. It introduces the processes involved in menstruation and more detailed information about hygiene, pain management and sanitary protection.

This illustrated pack has been written to be relevant not only to inform girls who have not yet started their periods but also for older women with limited understanding.

Format: PDF sent straight to your email (download time varies)
Occupational therapists and other carers and staff working with girls and women with learning disabilities.
ISBN: 1900600986
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 03 March 2014