Choosing Your Menstrual Protection

Tuesday, 2 March 2021
Environmental Impact of Reusable & Disposable Menstrual Products

It is estimated that an average 500 million sanitary products end up in landfill every month. That is a lot of waste ending up in landfill, when we menstruate for approximately 40 years the figures are huge!
Since the start of the 20th century there has been an introduction of plastics into disposable sanitary wear, some was for design improvement (plastic applicator to improve insertion of tampons). The mid-century saw an increase move to more ‘discrete’ period packaging and this lead the way for the new more portable disposable products.

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Friday, 26 February 2021
What Is A Menstrual Disc?
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Friday, 26 February 2021
Menstrual Cups V Menstrual Discs

Menstrual cup or menstrual disc which one is right for you. Find out how the two compare.

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Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Menstrual Cups for A High Cervix

If you have identified that you have a high cervix then finding a cup that is long in the body and a long stem can be really important. Using a cup that is too short for you can cause problems with removal.

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Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Menstrual Cups For A Low Cervix
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Tuesday, 9 February 2021
Tilted Cervix/Uterus & Menstrual Cups

Can I use a menstrual cup if I have a retroverted uterus?
The short answer for this is YES!

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Cost Comparison Reusable V Disposable Menstrual Products

It is estimated that the average woman spends £18000 on menstrual products over her lifetime.* This huge figure isn’t all made up just of sanitary wear but pain killers, chocolates, new underwear. I’d rather give you a comparison for just sanitary protection so you can compare the cost of disposable pads v reusable pads.

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Monday, 8 February 2021
Choosing a Menstrual Cup

It can seem very daunting choosing a cup but the female anatomy is very accommodating and many people can use any cup without problems however like shoes some fit your feet a bit better than others.The key things to consider are; Height of Cervix, Menstrual Flow,Firmness of the Cup

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Sunday, 7 February 2021
Menstrual Cup Comparison Chart

Menstrual Cups come in different sizes, diameters, capacity and stem lengths. Use this chart of the cups we stock to find the one best for you.

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Saturday, 6 February 2021
How to Measure Your Cervix Height For A Menstrual Cup

There are lots of things that go into finding the perfect cup for you. One of the important factors is your cervix height.
For many (myself included) measuring your cervix height is a new thing.

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Saturday, 6 February 2021
How Many Pads Do You Need?

This really varies woman to woman. It depends on length of your cycle, how heavy you are and how your flow varies across the month.

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Monday, 21 December 2020
Can I Use A Menstrual Cup If Tampons Don't Work For Me

I have never been able to use tampons of any type, regardless of applicator style or no applicator, brand, absorbency they just never worked for me. Menstrual Cups however have been awesome since day 1! Read about my all to common experience with tampons and why cups are a real alternative.

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Monday, 21 December 2020
Exercise & Reusable Sanitary Protection

We often get asked what is the best option for exercising. There are three options for you, each with their own pros and cons.

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1 commentSunday, 20 December 2020
Reusable Sanitary Pad Fabrics

Reusable pads come in a variety of fabrics so there will be a pad for you no matter your requirements. We stock pads made of cotton, bamboo, hemp and synthetic fabrics. The drying speed and absorbency will vary depending on the fabric used.

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Thursday, 17 December 2020
Disposable V Cloth Menstrual Pads

Both types of sanitary pad do the same job to absorb menstrual blood however there are some key differences and pros and cons to each. Material differences, fastening options, breathability,comfort...

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Wednesday, 16 December 2020
How to Cope With Flooding Periods / Heavy Periods / Menorrhagia

Flooding Heavy Periods can be really debilitation. A number of our team all struggle with flooding between us we have tried many options and have come up with some practical solutions instead of being tied to the toilet! When you have flooding or heavy periods one defense barrier is not enough, reinforcements and backups are required!

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