Periods can temporarily stop and usually this isn’t a problem. If it happens, check if you are pregnant and that you are feeling generally well. If so it’s fine to wait and see what happens. If it has been going on for longer than 3 months check in with your doctor.
Everyone starts their periods at different times. If you are older than 16 and still haven’t started your periods or if you are 14 and haven’t yet got any signs of puberty (breast development, underarm or pubic hair) see you doctor to discuss it further. Periods can also be unpredictable. If you bleed between your periods or after sex, or after the menopause, you should discuss this with your doctor.
What are the causes for periods to stop or become irregular?
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