6 Period Questions We’re Too Embarrassed to Ask Our Gynecologist Even Though They’re Really Important

Right before our period we start looking at the calendar and worrying about whether our period is going to be alright and on time. And mid-cycle bleeding can make us panic.

6. Should I worry if my “schedule” isn’t always on time?

6 Period Questions We’re Too Embarrassed to Ask Our Gynecologist Even Though They’re Really Important

No. All women are different. A cycle can go from 21 to 35 days. Also, a woman might notice changes in her schedule: this month a period comes earlier, next month it arrives later.

It’s the same with the periods length. Generally, most women’s periods last from about 4 to 7 days, beginning with light spotting, then the flow gets heavier, and then gets gradually lighter.