The ideal resource for adolescent girls anticipating their first period all young women who want to learn more about the changes that a woman's body goes through during this time in her life "What's going on with my body?" "What does menstruation feel like?" "How will my friends react?" Unlike the standard "just-the-facts" approach, this book of short stories and factual information provides the reader with her very own confidantes, others who share a common experience. Sweet Secrets dispels myths with current, up-to-date health information about menstruation. A unique and reassuring collection, it empowers young women to celebrate this rite of passage with informed confidence.
About the authors
Kathleen O’Grady has written extensively in magazines and newspapers on menstruation. She is also Director of Communications for the Canadian Women’s Health Network.
Paula Wansbrough is a co-ordinator of a community project in Toronto for young adults involving computers and education.