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Heavy vs Regular Periods

What Are Considered Heavy vs Regular Periods

Question: I was wondering how do you know if your period is heavy or moderate because i really dont know if i should show my mother. shes asked and i tell her im not suer how to tell please help

Dr. Farah Kroman: If you need to change your regular pad or tampon more often than every 3-4 hours because it's full, then that would be a heavy flow. If so, you'll need to ask your mum to buy super pads/tampons for those heavy flow times. Then go back to regular when the period flow backs off a bit.