How to `plan' your period

Gilbert, Susan
June 1997
Redbook;Jun97, Vol. 189 Issue 2, p52
Offers a look on how to induce menstruation. How to lessen the flow of menstruation; How to stop menstruation; Uses of the pill to stop menstruation; More.


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