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6 Reasons You Should Wear a Cloth Pad with Period Underwear

6 Reasons You Should Wear a Cloth Pad with Period Underwear

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.
Where menstrual waste ends up and what's the impact on the environment?

Where menstrual waste ends up and what's the impact on the environment?

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.
7 best period trackers for 2021

7 best period trackers for 2021

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!
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. 
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
Tips for living a greener lifestyle, plastic free!

Tips for living a greener lifestyle, plastic free!

Plastic free July is the perfect time to initiate changes and collectively help reduce the excessive global consumption of plastic that threatens our natural world. Last year, 2019, 250 million people across the globe took part in the plastic free July challenge. 
hannah⋮NZ- 7 Steps for Easy Menstrual Cup Removal

hannah⋮NZ- 7 Steps for Easy Menstrual Cup Removal

You’ve managed to insert your cup (go you!), now the time has come to remove it and we’re here to help. Removing your cup can take some time and practice to master. We want you to know all the tricks we use for an easy removal. Sometimes it takes a good few cycles to figure how to best remove your cup, but once you get the hang of it, it’s easy!
hannah⋮NZ- 5 Tips for Easy Menstrual Cup Insertion

hannah⋮NZ- 5 Tips for Easy Menstrual Cup Insertion

If you’re having a bit of trouble inserting your hannahcup, don’t worry, you’re not alone! It can take some time and patience to get the hang of using a menstrual cup or changing to a new cup. Below are some tips and tricks that we hope might offer some guidance.