periods and cultures

Periods and Different Cultures: A Guest Post from Susan Patcha

Leslie Dixon Blog

Is the topic of menstruation taboo in some cultures? A mother came to me at the end of her daughter’s Puber-Tea class and thanked me for talking about this topic. She grew up in the Philippines, and no one discussed puberty and periods during her childhood. She had no knowledge about what was happening to her body on the day …