menstrual period n.
By some Kallans pollution is, on the occasion of the first menstrual period, observed for seven or nine days.
A woman in normal health should not suffer at the menstrual period.
For instance: ten days after the menstrual period, and four or five days before the next period.
The pessary should, of course, never be worn during the menstrual period.
On the occasion of the first menstrual period, a girl is under pollution for twelve days.
Most girls get their first inkling of the menstrual period from the periodic "sick spells" of mother or sister.
Spontaneous sexual feeling is strongest before and after the menstrual period; not so much so during the periods.
At the first menstrual period, a girl is under pollution for three days.
A girl is under pollution for four days from the commencement of the first menstrual period.
The ceremony of touching the cooking pots, as at the time of the first menstrual period, is then performed.