Maybe you've begun to show some signs of puberty – for example, periods or breasts – or maybe you haven't. Maybe you know a little about puberty, or a lot, or nothing? Great! You've come to the right place.

So what is puberty?

The simple answer: the change from a girl into a young woman ... but it's not that simple! Every girl will experience the same things yet puberty is different for everyone. Sound confusing? That's because it is!

What we're saying is that puberty for you will be unique because you are you. You're special in your own way, as each and every other person is special in their own way. All your girlfriends will go through the changes of puberty, but you'll all experience it in your own way and in your own time – when your body is ready. So puberty is about change.

Some of the topics that PoGo covers

  • Changes in your body
  • Changes in your moods
  • What are periods and why do girls girls get them?
  • What do periods feel like and when do they start?
  • How to cope with your periods
  • Who to talk to about periods and puberty
  • Taking care of yourself
  • Feeling good about who you are
  • Help for common problems
  • Myths and fun facts


All of the information on PoGo's website is for basic information only. You should not rely on this advice instead of seeing your doctor or any other health care professional for proper medical advice. PoGo accepts no responsibility or liability for any diagnosis made by anyone based on the content of this website. If you are concerned about your health in any way, you must see your doctor.