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

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#SwitchStories: Alex’s experience using organic cotton period care
  Our customer Alex shares her experience switching to TOTM organic cotton period care. Read her switch story below #SwitchStories   So much more comfortable and no irritation at all   What is your first name?   Alex   Why did you choose to switch to TOTM products?   I never knew the other mainstream products weren’t vegan and didn’t associate vegan things with anything other than food!! I never dreamed that sanitary products would

Adapting your workouts to your menstrual cycle

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Adapting your workouts to your menstrual cycle
  In this blog, we speak to qualified PT and endometriosis health coach Josh Brassington. Josh talks to us all about how changes to your hormones during your menstrual cycle can affect your workouts and how to adapt your workout accordingly. You may have noticed a difference in your energy levels when you are exercising at certain times of the month. Your hormones naturally fluctuate throughout your menstrual cycle and these fluctuations can have an

Know your flow: Gynae insights on heavy menstrual bleeding

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Know your flow: Gynae insights on heavy menstrual bleeding
  It’s important to understand your period and menstrual cycle. The more you know, the better you can manage your period and spot anything unusual should this crop up at any time. We often get asked about heavy menstrual bleeding and more specifically, understanding when your bleed is heavy and how to manage it. Here, gynaecologist Anne Henderson answers 6 key questions to give you the low down on heavy menstrual bleeding.   How do

Real story: Living with Interstitial Cystitis (IC)

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Real story: Living with Interstitial Cystitis (IC)
  Interstitial Cystitis (IC) is a chronic condition also referred to as painful bladder syndrome. It varies in severity but can have a long-lasting impact on people’s quality of life. Here our customer Deesha shares her story of living with IC. “I have suffered from IC for the last 2 years and 1 month. Let me start by explaining what IC is for those who may not be aware. This is my first ever blog

6 Good-To-Know Facts About Vaginas

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6 Good-To-Know Facts About Vaginas
  Half of the world’s population has a vagina, but for many of us, there’s a lot left to learn. We’ve pulled together our top 6 good-to-know facts about vaginas that we hope will educate, demystify and help you get to know yours a little better…   1. Your vagina is not your vulva   Historically, the word vagina has been used as a catch-all name for female genitals. Many will use the word “vagina”

Proud to use pads: 3 women talk about why they prefer using pads to tampons

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Proud to use pads: 3 women talk about why they prefer using pads to tampons
  In this blog, we talk to 3 women who opt for pads on their period over tampons or a menstrual cup and their reasons why.   Periods are personal. Finding what works for YOU is so important. Just like women can feel pressured to look a certain way, there is a lot of pressure on women to use a particular product on their period. I remember in school, it used to be considered ‘uncool’

Period Powerful Profile: Libby Nicol, Founder of the Flow Free Initiative

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Period Powerful Profile: Libby Nicol, Founder of the Flow Free Initiative
  In our next period powerful profile, we’re chatting to Libby who started up the Flow Free initiative. This is all about making period care more accessible, something that we are passionate about at TOTM. Here, Libby talks about her motivations behind the project and how she’s getting employers to start talking periods in the workplace!   Firstly, can you start by telling us a bit about yourself?   “Hello! I’m Libby and I’ve started