Introducing #Periodchat: a timely tweet chat about menstruation with The Montreal Children’s Hospital

Dr. Holly Agostino answers your questions about menstrual health and well-being

Menstruation is a topic that can stir up a lot of questions and confusion among young girls, as well as parents trying to prepare their daughters for the changes that will occur in their bodies.

To help young girls, teens, moms, dads, caregivers and community health professionals get answers to their questions about teen menstrual health and puberty, our Dr. Holly Agostino of The Montreal Children’s Hospital’s Adolescent Medicine Department will be fielding your questions on February 13th during a noon-hour tweet chat about periods.

Wondering about how to best discuss menstruation with your daughter? Have a question about premenstrual syndrome (PMS), irregular menses or just looking for more information about puberty in young girls? This upcoming #Periodchat is for anyone who has a question or interest in discussing menstruation openly, without shame or embarrassment.

  • Topic: Your daughter’s menstrual health & well-being
  • When: February 13, 2013, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: www.twitter.com. You may follow along using the hashtag #Periodchat

You can submit questions in advance by:

  • Using  the #Periodchat hashtag on Twitter
  • Sending your question before February 13th to info@thechildren.com

Additional resources about menstruation can be found here:

Advice for moms: talking to your daughter about menstruation

Archive: a link to the live tweet chat transcript here