Advice on managing periods on expeditions
DofE expeditions are an immensely exciting time for everyone – there are lots of thrilling new experiences and inevitably you’ll come across new problems that will give you a sense of pride when you overcome them. However, 50% of the population also have an extra challenge to deal with – periods!
Your period can be annoying and stressful at the best of times – being on your expedition is no exception. So, here are some hints and tips to help you get the most out of the DofE experience, despite your period.
Periods are a natural, healthy part of life. Just remember that finishing your DofE expedition is an amazing achievement (without and especially with a period) so shout about it and be proud.
It’s okay to find managing your period hard, but you can do it!