Noticing some wear on your most loved and used hannahPADs? We open up about the normal signs of wear you should be expecting and when it is absolutely time to retire and replace your pads. Read on to learn how you can properly compost, recycle, and dispose your cloth pads.
We've discovered that a cloth pad on top of period underwear is the best combination. Find out the 6 top reasons you should you be wearing the two together for your period, maternity, or light incontinence care.
More than 45 billion tampons or sanitary pads are used every year across the world, that’s about 3.2 million kgs of waste. That’s an unfathomable amount and makes our heads spin. To make matters even worse, it’s estimated that a regular non-organic cotton pad can take 500–800 years to break down, additionally, as the main component of disposable pads is plastic (a shocking 90% is plastic), they will never completely biodegrade. Read more.
Experiencing light bladder leakage (LBL) is incredibly common, especially for females! Women actually make up a staggering 80% of people who report living with incontinence. You probably guessed it - pregnancy and childbirth-are well known associated factors of LBL.
An essential item on a hospital bag packing list for mummies to include is a pack of maternity disposable pads. Many mothers consider the benefits of cloth nappies for their babies but don’t necessarily think about reusable products for themselves. Why? Think about it, your nether region will be going through a lot and to recover well, you should only use the most natural and organic against your skin.
Whether you’re brand new to menstrual cups and period undies, or a long-time lover of all-things sustainable period products, there’s a case to be made for the benefit of using reusable liners and pads in combination with your preferred sustainable product.
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month! With 1 in 9 women suffering from endometriosis at some point in their lives, there’s a good chance you may be experiencing this disease yourself or know someone who does.
Let’s normalise talking about periods, sharing menstruation experiences and celebrating our wonderful bodies – starting with double tapping on these taboo-tackling accounts.
The main difference between PUL and TPU is that PUL is a type of plastic that uses chemicals in production, whereas TPU is bonded using heat rather than chemicals. It’s the toxin free period choice! Just don’t tumble dry your reusable pads because it can damage the heat bonding on this waterproof layer.
Why use a period tracker? Understanding how regular you are or what symptoms your body is experiencing every month can give you information on your overall health and what your body might need more or less of. Check out these apps available on iOS and Android that help you keep track of your period and more!