We’ve rounded up the big period news stories of the year. 2019 has been a powerful year for periods! Menstrual wellbeing to be taught in English schools: It’s SO exciting to see that children in both primary and secondary school will now be taught about menstrual wellbeing. Instead of a brief overview of what a period is, children will now learn all about what is and isn’t normal for their menstrual cycle.
In this blog we are chatting to Jessica Duffin, author of ‘This EndoLife, It Starts with Breakfast’: A nutrition guide and cookbook for living and thriving with endometriosis. Jess is an EndoWarrior who since being diagnosed has dedicated her time to finding a way to live and thrive with endometriosis and help others to do the same, through holistic lifestyle and diet changes. She has healed her own endometriosis symptoms and built a
We’re super excited to be working with Queen’s University, Belfast, to provide free organic cotton period care to all students! We caught up with Tara Woodside who brought the period power to QUB. Here, Tara tells us all about how this came about and why it’s so important. “Last year, I came across the figures about each conventional menstrual pad containing the equivalent of 4 carrier bags worth of plastic. I was completely
For Girlguiding UK’s ‘Action for Change’ scheme, 4 young period pioneers have launched a campaign called ‘Be Positive, Be You’ to tackle period stigma and encourage body positivity. Here, we caught up with the girls behind the campaign to find out more and get to the heart of why this is so important. First things first, could you please tell us a little bit about yourselves and how you all know each other?
What are your period care essentials? Everybody is different therefore it’s important to find what works best for YOU on your period. Here, we are talking about how to tailor your period care products to your personal menstrual flow. Why is this important? First things first, let’s talk about why this is important. There isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ approach when it comes to periods. Factors such as how long you