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What is a normal menstrual cycle?

In the U.S. the average age of a woman's first period is 12.3 years old, which means most women have menstrual cycles a significant portion of their lives. Because of this, some of the most common questions asked are about periods and what is considered "normal."

Listen as Dr. Sara Ackerman, obstetrician/gynecologist with Allina Health, discusses the most common menstrual cycle questions many women have. 

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