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Food’s Effect on Your Period – Part Three

This is part three of our three-part series about food’s effect on your period.  So far, we have covered food and beverages that make your period heavier, and food that regulates your period (part one); chocolate’s effect on periods, food you ...

Food’s Effect on Your Period – Part Two

In the first part of this series, we discussed food and beverages that make your period heavier, as well as food that regulates your period. We continue here as we look at chocolate’s effect on periods, food that helps reduce period pain, as well ...

Food’s Effect on Your Period – Part One

It’s true that when we get PMS, we start to really crave a lot of food. I know that when my period is near, I have to eat cheese and red meat. My body aches for them, and I consume them ferociously in heavy quantities. When my period actually ...

Menstrual Cups for Beginners – Everything You Need to Know

Whether you’re new at using menstrual cups, or looking for a new menstrual cup, the process of narrowing down what might work for you is basically the same: Locate & Measure Cervix Sensitivity Physical Activity Flow Amount Previous ...

Nixit Disc Vs Ziggy Disc – Menstrual Discs Comparison

Introduction Although there aren’t very many menstrual discs to choose from on the market, their popularity has increased more so than ever before.  Menstrual discs, like menstrual cups, are an alternative period product that is worn ...

Nixit vs Lumma ‘Unique’ Menstrual Discs Comparison

Intro Although there aren’t very many menstrual discs to choose from on the market, their popularity has increased more so than ever before.  Menstrual discs, like menstrual cups, are an alternative period product that is worn internally to ...

Menstrual Cups, Period Panties, and Reusable Pads in the News – 2020

It’s been a whirlwind of a year, and a lot has changed – even in the world of feminine hygiene. Everything from charitable movements to a Facebook faux pas have shaped the landscape of period products and women’s health in 2020. The Sustainable ...

How To Use a Menstrual Disc – Everything You Need to Know!

Folding a menstrual Disc Folding a menstrual disc is much less complicated than folding a menstrual cup.  Simple hold the disc's rim and pinch the center together making the two sides meet.  The rim will look like an "8". Inserting a ...

How to Choose a Menstrual Disc – What to Consider?

Introduction With so few choices on the market, you would think that choosing a menstrual disc would be easy.  Indeed, it will be easier than narrowing down a few menstrual cups since there are fewer variations to choose through.  ...

COVID-19 and You: The Pandemic’s Effect on Women

Physical Effects of COVID-19 on Women Studies are currently underway to assess the impact COVID-19 has on women they’re pregnant. Expecting mothers are especially vulnerable to disease; they are prone to becoming more ill when suffering from an ...

What to Eat at During Every Phase of your Menstrual Cycle

If we really were what we ate, we’d have a lot of late-night pizzas, guilty-pleasure donuts, and well-intentioned salads for friends and family. While this saying may not be literal, we really start to notice the effects our diets have on our ...

Postpartum Recovery: 3 Tools for Healing After Childbirth

Pregnancy is a magical time for many of us. We experience bizarre cravings, bond with the life growing in our bellies, and undergo extreme physical changes. While this may give us the chance to learn more about our bodies and the amazing things ...

How to Choose the Right Yoni Egg Size for You

There is often a lot of confusion as to what size to begin with. Believe it or not, the larger the egg is, the easier it is to use. If you are a beginner or think you have a weak pelvic floor, you can start with a large (or medium) size egg as a ...

Flux Period Panties vs. Lilova Period Panties | Comparison

Sometimes periods can be irregular, and you need to have something close by that you can use immediately when it strikes. That’s the great thing about period panties – they’re constantly reusable, and will always be there when you need them! ...

Flux Undies vs. Ruby Love Period Panties

What’s a better choice than supporting the environment and saving money while you do! All this can be achieved when you swap up your monthly tampons and sanitary pads for period panties. Period panties are extremely effective in taking care of your ...

Long Menstrual Cycles? What You Should Know

Do you have a long menstrual cycle? While the average menstrual cycle is 28 days, normal menstrual cycles can range anywhere from 21 to 35 days in adults. If your menstrual cycle consistently runs longer than 35 days, you have what is considered a ...

Lilova Period Panties vs. Thinx Period Panties | Comparison

It’s really great that you have made the important decision of using period panties to take care of your menstrual cycle each month. Who needs sanitary pads and tampons anyway? All they do is cost you every month, and when you need to throw them ...

Ruby Love Period Panties vs. Thinx Period Panties | Comparison

The time has come where you have finally made the important choice of leading a more environmentally friendly life, and decided to stop creating trash and wastage in the use of tampons and sanitary pads. The most trash-free effective life to take ...

Home Care Tips For Painful Menstrual Cycles

It seems to be true that for a majority of women there is some pain associated with our menstrual cycle. It can be mild, or it can be extremely severe, even requiring hospitalization in a few instances. It can last for less than 24 hours or it can ...