Just a day after Menstrual Hygiene Day, women on Twitter have started a beautiful trend, in which they tell their first period stories – and we love it!

According to Medicine Net the average age for a girl to get her first period is 12. Most of the women on the tread concurred with this and shared stories – which were, for the most part, more positive than one would think.

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Only a few women mentioned what most of us would have probably had – an embarrassing experience.

Here are 21 of our favourite tweets from the empowering hashtag.