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We all love a good party. Great music, catch ups with friends and, most importantly, lots of cake. It could be a birth, a marriage, or your daughter getting her period.

Mums in the UK are now celebrating their daughter's time of the month, and there's a very important reason why.

Many young girls can be worried about starting their period and often feel too embarrassed to talk about it with friends or family members.

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So the parties are intended to be a safe space where girls can discuss periods and learn more about what they involve.
It's an attempt to end the stigma surrounding periods and normalise the natural cycle.
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And it's a pretty interesting way to do it - complete with uterus cakes and tampon goodie bags.

The concept originated in America, and became a bit of a trend after one party hit the headlines.

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Will Nigerians start theirs?

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