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Why is my period blood brown? Your period colour questions answered

Why is my period blood brown? Your period colour questions answered

The colour of your period blood varies depending on the length and flow, so you may see pink, brown or even black period blood – not always bright crimson like you may expect. Let’s break down the different shades of period blood that you may experience during your cycle and find out what it all means.
Save $1080 by switching to reusable pads – better for your pocket and our earth

Save $1080 by switching to reusable pads – better for your pocket and our earth

You know that reusable pads and menstrual cups are better for the environment and even safer for you (if you missed that, read more about the harmful toxins in disposable pads here and the benefits of certified organic cotton here) but what about your pocket? How much will switching to a greener alternative save you in the long run?
How to have a zero-waste period while travelling

How to have a zero-waste period while travelling

Saying goodbye to 2020, or welcoming in the new year with a trip? Your commitment to using less plastic and contributing less waste doesn’t need to take a backseat while you travel on your period. Let’s take a look at some of your options and the perks of choosing reusable alternatives when you’re on the go.
15 foods to relieve period pain and bloating this Christmas – and the ones to avoid

15 foods to relieve period pain and bloating this Christmas – and the ones to avoid

Christmas is just around the corner, which we all know means food, food, and more food! If your flow is going to start around the holidays, it’s a good idea to know which foods to stay clear of on the dinner table – as they could worsen the symptoms of your period – and which foods will keep you hydrated, less bloated and restore essential nutrients so you have more energy to enjoy time with friends and family. 
An honest pros and cons guide to menstrual cups

An honest pros and cons guide to menstrual cups

If you’re anything like us, making a big decision or trying something new usually starts with a pros and cons list. Menstrual cups can be a little daunting at first if you’ve been using pads for years. Here’s an honest take on what you can expect when you give our menstrual cups a go.
December 03, 2020 — Hannahpad Team
Pelvic Floor Exercises: A Natural Alternative to Relieve Period Pain

Pelvic Floor Exercises: A Natural Alternative to Relieve Period Pain

We've compiled a list of simple pelvic floor exercises that you can do at home to help relieve period pain.

Try these simple techniques once a day to help get rid of period cramps for good!

December 02, 2020 — Hannahpad Team
Reusable pads or period undies – what’s the difference?

Reusable pads or period undies – what’s the difference?

You’ve probably got the gist of why using sustainable period products is better – cost effective, no nasties and zero waste. But with so many choices out there, how do you know which one’s for you? Let’s take a look at the differences between reusable pads and period undies so you can decide what’s best for you.
November 09, 2020 — Hannahpad Team
What is Organic Living?

What is Organic Living?

Organic living is not simply the notion of buying organic products and produce (although that’s certainly a big part of it!), it’s more about embracing a lifestyle and mentality that is centred on environmental awareness, healthy living and holistic organic practices.
September 30, 2020 — Hannahpad Team
Getting to know the female reproductive system

Getting to know the female reproductive system

Female Reproductive System 101. Need a brief recap on the female reproductive system? We want to honour the inner workings of the female body and share with you all a simple 101 on how this incredible system functions.
August 28, 2020 — Hannahpad Team
hannahMASK 101: How to properly wear your face mask.

hannahMASK 101: How to properly wear your face mask.

It’s wonderful to see so many people in the community seeking out reusable cloth face masks! We know the priority for each and every one of us is to keep our loved ones and the wider community safe. We hope these tips on how to effectively wear a face mask might offer a little extra help to those who may not be 100% sure of the do’s and don'ts of face mask use.