Period Fact #3 – How much blood will there be?
Continuing our series about period facts is today’s topic that is usually uppermost in a young girl’s mind – how much blood will there be? Assure your daughters that it’s really not so much and it doesn’t come gushing out like a cut. Menstrual blood dribbles out a little at a time. The amount will vary from girl to girl but will be around one to six tablespoons. Sometimes the blood has clumps in it which is normal too. Menstrual blood is really a mixture of blood and the broken down lining of the uterus.