Category: Normalising Periods

How to Get Started with Cloth Sanitary Pads

How to Get Started with Cloth Sanitary Pads

How to Get Started with Cloth Sanitary Pads So you want to try them but you have now idea how to get started with cloth sanitary pads. Worry no more my friend, this is the post for you. I’m going to talk about the pros and cons, what you’ll need and how to choose the right ones for you. Why might you want to get started with cloth sanitary pads? Pros Cheaper in the long term – once you have…

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Choosing Sanitary Products-What are the Options?

Choosing Sanitary Products-What are the Options?

Choosing Sanitary Products – What are the Options? When choosing sanitary products disposable pads and tampons seem to be the norm. They are cheap to buy and readily available but did you know that you have other options? Until I started using cloth nappies with ragamuffin, I had no idea that there were other methods of sanitary protection available. Over the next few weeks I’m going to be looking into the different types of sanitary products available and what to…

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What can we do to Help those in Period Poverty?

What can we do to Help those in Period Poverty?

What can we do to Help those in Period Poverty? As soon as I found out that period poverty was a thing my next thought was how can I help those in period poverty? I feel so priviliged to be in a position where I’ve always had access to sanitary products. I’ve probably taken it for granted over the years and I never thought that other people might not. So how can we help those in period poverty? Charity There…

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What is Period Poverty?

What is Period Poverty?

What is Period Poverty? What is period poverty? When we think of poverty here in the UK we think about families struggling to pay bills and unable to afford food. But how often does that image include women forced to go without sanitary products? Period poverty happens when girls and their families aren’t able to afford sanitary products every month. Often they see that their families are struggling financially and don’t want to add to that burden by asking for…

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