Depending on size, a menstrual cup can hold up to 30ml of menstrual blood (based on size 3 cup). So, is it a good idea to use a cup if you have a very heavy flow? We spoke to Jo who is diagnosed with menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding) to talk about her experience using a menstrual cup with a heavy flow. Managing a heavy bleed can be challenging. This is definitely the case
Curious about trying a reusable menstrual cup? TOTM customer, Natasha shares her experience of using a menstrual cup for the first time. Has she decided to continue using the cup? Read on to find out! We’re all about periods and are on a mission to help you be period powerful! That’s why this Spring we’re proud to launch our first reusable – the TOTM menstrual cup. Now we know reusables are not
We often get asked, does switching to organic cotton make a difference? Here, we caught up with two TOTM customers to discuss their experience when making the switch to organic period care. Keep reading to hear their #SwitchStories. According to our consultant gynaecologist, Ms Anne Henderson, “Organic cotton products have a natural softness which is not present in synthetic fabric.” The vulva and vagina are sensitive parts of the body. So, when it
This Endometriosis Awareness Month, we’re not just helping to raise awareness of this life-changing condition. We also caught up with 2 EndoWarriors to talk all about switching to organic period care. Endometriosis affects 1.5 million women in the UK. With Endometriosis being a chronic, autoimmune condition, managing Endo is more than just medical and surgical treatment. It can mean continual self-management and advice from health professionals to prevent severe inflammation and discomfort.
According to our consultant Gynaecologist, Ms Anne Henderson people who switch to organic cotton period care products “may find them more comfortable to use than synthetic, fragranced ones.” Organic cotton tampons, pads and liners are gentler on the body. This is because they leave out synthetic fibres and perfumes. These are unfortunately often found in mainstream brands. Unnatural fragrance and unnecessary additives can cause irritation. Irritation in the form of rashing and itching or