#SwitchStories: Kate’s experience using organic cotton period care

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#SwitchStories: Kate’s experience using organic cotton period care
  Our customer Kate shares her experience switching to TOTM organic cotton period care. Read her switch story below #SwitchStories   finally my periods are a bit more comfortable now my skin isn’t irritated   What is your first name?   Kate   Why did you choose to switch to TOTM products?   I have sensitive skin and that means that tampons and pads are often irritating. TOTM is organic so better for me and

How can employers support reproductive health in the workplace?

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How can employers support reproductive health in the workplace?
  We spoke to Business Psychologist and Founder of See Her Thrive, Clare Knox to discuss reproductive health in the workplace. Here, Clare tells us why employers should be supportive of menstrual health and conditions, plus shares useful tips!   First things first, why should employers be trying to support reproductive health in the workplace?   “According to Public Health England (2018), a third of women in England are suffering from severe reproductive health issues.

How to Care for your Menstrual Cup

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How to Care for your Menstrual Cup
  Caring for and cleaning your menstrual cup is easy! With proper care, your cup can last for many years making it a worthy investment. In this blog, we are giving you tips to help you care for your menstrual cup.   Inserting the cup   It’s very important that you do no use any type of lubricant to help with insertion of your menstrual cup. You should only use water to assist you, as

Getting caught short abroad: My story of switching to a menstrual cup

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Getting caught short abroad: My story of switching to a menstrual cup
  After moving to China for University, Meera Kumar found herself in a tricky situation when she couldn’t get access to period care. After tweeting us about the situation, she finally got her hands on a menstrual cup. Catch up with her unique switch story!   “I came to China for my third year of university and it did not get off to a smooth start. Money was my biggest problem. I had none. My

The Dangers of a Fad Diet (And How They Can Affect Your Period)

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The Dangers of a Fad Diet (And How They Can Affect Your Period)
  The ‘New Year, New You’ message is the soundtrack to January. But this can be a month filled with negative, unhealthy diet advice. Affecting our body confidence and self-esteem. If you fall into an unhealthy fad diet plan, you could also impact your period health!   To kick things off, let’s firstly look at the word ‘diet.’ This is not only related to weight loss and I feel it’s important to address this before

Period Powerful Profile: Bloody Hell Film Director Katharina Hingst

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Period Powerful Profile: Bloody Hell Film Director Katharina Hingst
  Bloody Hell is a short film which follows the story of a teenager anxiously waiting to get her first period. Here, we caught up with Director Katharina Hingst to talk about the concept of the film, the inspiration and of course first periods!   Could you please tell us a little bit about yourself?   “I was born 1988 and raised in Germany where I was adopted at 3 days old with a mixed

Menstrual Health: What You Need to Know About Fibroids

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Menstrual Health: What You Need to Know About Fibroids
  We spoke to USA Fibroid Centers to get the low down on uterine fibroids. From what they are, to what to do if you are diagnosed.   What are uterine fibroids?   “Uterine fibroids, also known as leiomyomas, are the most common benign (non-cancerous) tumours of the female reproductive system. Fibroids typically develop in women who are of reproductive age. These tumours grow both within and outside the wall of the uterus. Fibroids are