Bliss Journal — period products

What are the healthier and more environmentally friendly options for when my child starts their period?

What are the healthier and more environmentally friendly options for when my child starts their period?

There are healthier and more environmentally friendly options. Although it may be easy to pick up pads and tampons in the supermarket you have a choice about what you use every month. You have a choice to use products that are convenient and cheap or make the choice to purchase and use hat is good for both your body and for the environment.In my experience as women’s health advocate and sexuality educator many women do not have a very clear understanding about their menstrual cycle. They also have very limited knowledge about  what is many menstrual health products or the possible...

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Jodie West
5 FAQ about using Reusable Pads.

5 FAQ about using Reusable Pads.

1. What is a cloth pad?  A cloth pad is a re-usable pad worn by women to absorb their menstrual flow as an alternative to disposable pads or menstrual cups. You can shop for your own reusable pads and other eco-friendly menstrual healthy options here. 2. How often do I need to change my cloth pad?  This completely depends on how heavy your flow is – we would recommend changing the same rate you would a disposable so every 3-4 ish hours. Some girls wear theirs for a whole day. You may find that the ecopads are more absorbent than...

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