- The Story of Menstruation by Walt Disney
Share the story with your young girl
Women generally begin menstruating between the ages of 11 and 13.
[by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP]
- Irregular Period
Most of us have missed a period at one point or another - some with anticipation of a pregnancy, others because of anxiety or tension.
[by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP]
- All About Menstrual Cramps
For some women, cramps can be the bane of monthly cycles. Fortunately, certain treatments can put a stop to painful menstrual cramps.
[by Jan Sheehan, everydayHEALTH]
- Natural Solutions for PMS and PMDD
Symptoms of PMS; in general, the pain, bloating, food cravings, fatigue, moodiness, and sleep irregularities that many women feel at the onset of their monthly period are so common...
[by Marcy Holmes, Women's Health NP]
- How To Get Rid Of Your Period Pain
Having severe period pain and dont know what to do? I'm also one of those people who having severe period pain whenever the period comes. For me, my period will always come with severe period pain, headache, vomit, diarrhea and I always end up blackout for the whole day as I cannot bear the pain at all.
[by Marion K]
- Reducing Duration and Severity of Menstruation
Interestingly, many Women find that after they switch to cloth pads their periods change. There seems to be no research done on this, but in cloth wearing communities, most women find a change in their periods. They might be lighter, last a shorter time, less clotting or cramping.
[Source from http://labyrinth.net.au/]
- I Love Cloth Pads!
My initial reactions were EEKKK & GROSS! Read the first comment on that post and you will know how I felt at that time.
[Source from http://che-cheh.com/]
- Trying Out Cloth Pads
Wow, I have to say they are very comfortable. They stayed in place which I was very glad. And best of all, they do not stink like the disposable ones. During my heavy flow, I had the pad which has heavier absorbency; no soak through, very good absorbency.
[Source from http://twocrazydogs.net/]
- Clot Pads Reviews from Malaysia
I used cloth pads for my entire post-partum period - roughly 40days long. I used them from Day 2 onwards because even after one night in disposables, I felt horribly uncomfortable! I found that cloth pads were amazingly comfortable, and most importantly, are just as (if not more!) effective than disposables. I did not have a single leak in the 40 days that I used cloth pads.
[Source from http://malaysianbabywearers.lefora.com/]
- More Review on Cloth Pads!
Can you believe that I've used more than 12,672 pads (48 pads x 12 months x 22 years) from the day I started getting my periods?
[Source from http://apregnantpause.net/]
- Why Use Cloth Menstrual Pads?
If you menstruate for 33 years (age 12-45) and you use about 20-25 pads per cycle, you will throw away 8,000-10,000 pads! That's a lot of trash - and a lot of money and resources in the landfills.
[Source from http://www.comfyclothpads.com/]
- Who thinks cloth menstrual pads are disgusting?
I've found a lot of odd stigmas surrounding them since I had to switch to them because of skin and chemical allergies. I find it odd because they are much cleaner and safer than the paper ones...
[Source from http://answers.yahoo.com/]
- Interesting Descriptions between Disposable Pads vs Cloth Pads
Using cloth pads feels like dressing for the occasion, like putting on a coat in the winter, part of the natural order of things. Using disposable pads feels like treating a medical problem. When you're forced to keep on with daily life despite an injury, you're grumpy and uncomfortable...
[Source from Earthling's Handbook]