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What Most People Get Wrong About The Menstrual Cup

  Because a menstrual cup has to be inserted into the vagina, there have been some long-standing concerns about its use. Today, let’s take a look at 5 common misconceptions about using the menstrual cup:  It Is Difficult To Insert & Take Out The most common misunderstanding regarding menstrual cups is that they are difficult to insert. This is not true. When properly placed, they form a vacuum seal and there is no need to be concerned about leaking. If you're having trouble inserting your period cup, here are 3 simple steps to follow: Clean your hands. Fold and secure (one of the most common ways to fold a menstrual cup is a push down-fold). Place the folded cup in...

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Femino Period Underwear – Wash & Care Guide

It might be difficult enough to deal with menstruation without having to worry about the aftermath. Fortunately, wearing period underwear simplifies a lot of things. If you've already made the wise decision to use period underwear instead of tampons or pads, you understand the importance of investing in long-lasting items. If you've chosen the Femino Period underwear, you're probably aware that it can last up to two years without losing absorbency or quality if properly cared for. Here are the simple steps to keep maintain your Femino briefs in their best condition: Step 1: Pre-Wash To reduce lasting stains on your period underwear, we recommend rinsing or lightly scrubbing them with soap and water before placing them in the washing machine....

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Heavy Flow - Here's Why Femino's Period Underwear is right for you!

Period underwear for heavy flow, is an ideal solution. DON’T THINK underwear could change your life? When you bleed into a pair that is meant to soak up menstrual blood without leaking – life could seem quite different!   Period panties work well for women who suffer from heavy periods that cause leakage in other menstrual products. But How Exactly Do Period Briefs Work? Moisture-wicking materials with antimicrobial characteristics are used to make Femino’s Period Briefs. These features aid in the leak-proofing of said brief, and they also help in controlling odour – the one reason you may have resisted using pads more frequently.  The nicest aspect about period underwear is that it is washable and reusable, which is a big selling point. That...

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Alcohol Consumption During Your Periods – Here’s What You Need To Know

While you may crave alcohol, consuming it during your period might have a negative impact on your hormone levels. Alcohol can enhance the body's synthesis of both oestrogen and testosterone. Excessive amounts of either can aggravate PMS symptoms, particularly mood swings and irritability. It also has an effect on the balance of prostaglandins, which can aggravate cramping. Can Alcohol Cause More Bleeding? Menstrual blood is distinct from the rest of your body's blood. In addition to blood, it contains mucus and fragments of the inner uterine lining. Your body tends to get more dehydrated after a night of drinking. Alcohol's dehydrating effects may make blood and mucus thicker and hence more difficult to pass. Alcohol Can Affect Your Periods In...

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Free Bleeding - How period briefs are normalising menstruation

Concerns about the unannounced arrival of periods or the blood soaking & staining through your clothes, are often the result of a lack of conversation about menstruation. The goal of free bleeding is to change all of that. However, there can be some misunderstanding about what it means to free-bleed. Here's what you should know.  What does Free Bleeding Mean? The concept of free bleeding is straightforward: you menstruate without using typical sanitary items such as tampons or pads to absorb or collect your flow. Some see it as a movement aimed at normalising menstruation. There are several approaches that can be taken. Some people wear their regular underwear — or do not wear underwear at all — while others...

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