Some girls' bodies seem to be more sensitive to these hormone changes than others. When you get your next period, mark those dates on your calendar, too. So, it has been more than 18 months. She has always been irregular. Rather than age, you can look for signals in your body. They're caused by prostaglandin, a chemical in the body that makes the smooth muscle in the uterus contract.
Some girls change their pads each time they urinate.
When you see these physical changes or notice any behavioral changes in yourself or your daughter that you would not expect at a young age, make an appointment to talk to your health care provider to talk about your concerns. If you are bleeding so much that you need to change your pad or tampon every 1—2 hours or if your period lasts for more than 7 days, you should see your doctor. Here are some of the types of questions may she be asking herself: We need to be in the bathroom alone, and we need to be able to shut the door. The signs described above — acne, greasy hair, strong emotions — can be signs of an approaching period. Since your cycle is over 90 days,we recommend that you speak with your doctor. HI, so if that was your first period, and it's been four months, it may still be normal.