Menstrual Health Is Important

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What is menstruation: Menstruation or “your period” is when blood discharges from the lining of your uterus. On average, a woman will have about 500 periods in her life (between  the ages of 10 to 45). Whether it’s your first period or your 100th educating yourself on Menstrual Health is a must.

Lessons on  Menstruation and Hygiene

  • Many women feel irritable, crampy, bloated, and fatigued while on their period
  • Working out during your period, though, uncomfortable helps with cramping
  • Eating Healthy during your period can release the pain of cramps i.e bananas, apples
  • Changing your pad(3 to 6hrs) or tampon( 4 to 6 hrs) regularly during your period, may sometimes depend on your flow but change regularly to avoid infections
  • The vagina has its own cleaning mechanism when on or off your period do not use/insert soap into the vagina clean the external part (around the vagina or vulva)

Products

 

New Products

Lola (cotton pads)

Cora (organic tampons)

Thinx (period panties)

 

Organizational Resources

Menstrual Hygiene Day: http://menstrualhygieneday.org

Period Inc: http://www.periodicinc.org

Path:http://shesjustgettingstarted.org

Intimina: http://www.intimina.com/blog/tips-for-a-fresh-and-healthy-period

Human Rights Watch: https://www.hrw.org/news/2014/05/27/dispatches-menstruation-human-rights-issue-absolutely

Additional (Articles and Blogs) Resources

UBKotex Stories and Advice: https://www.ubykotex.com/en-us/periods

The Period Blog:http://www.theperiodblog.com

Trying Period Panties:https://www.buzzfeed.com/sarahburton/i-reached-menstrual-zen?utm_term=.evDMwREaD8#.qbbDNqB9Lw

 

 

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