by Gayatri H Yadav
Define a teenager! Someone who is very curious, high on energy, wants to discover and try out a lot of new things. Someone who is not really aware about consequences of their actions yet very eager to follow what the throng around them does!! And now imagine them not having proper education about physical and hormonal changes happening in their bodies.
For many women who are new to using the cup, leaking is a common problem. Switching to a menstrual cup takes some time to adjust to—finding the right size, the correct way to insert your cup, and the cup’s best position for you takes time and practice.
Don’t give up! You can successfully use your menstrual cup and get it to stop leaking for worry-free periods with the following tips, contributed by the lovely folks at elacup!
by Ms. Nidhi Rathod
While taking about periods we know what a regular period means and what an irregular period means. Not all menstruators are the same. We all have different bodies, hormones and most importantly different schedules!
Having irregularities in your period isn’t always the result of a major issue. They may also be experienced due to a disturbance in schedule, eating habits, and more. In this article, I’m going to clear your thoughts a little more about period irregularities we may face!
It's quite common for us menstruators to normalize the discomfort that comes with periods, since it happens every single month. But it's extremely important to know what is normal, and what is not.
Keep your eyes open for these symptoms that accompany your period. Extremely Heavy Bleeding, Large Blood Clots, Spotting, Intense Cramping, Severe Lower Back Pain and Painful Bowel Movements.
If you feel the need to contact a medical practitioner for any of these signs, do not hesitate, and go for it!
In the last week of May, we started a campaign called 'Gift a Pack of Pads!' Our aim with this campaign is to enable those less privileged than us with access to hygienic means of managing their period. Our goal is also to raise awareness about menstrual health through a series of talks for young girls in the menstruating age. This month, we engaged ourselves with 3 gifting drives, with the beneficiary count touching triple digits! We invited Dr. Sangita Soman to speak to young girls about the biology behind their period. She also spoke to them about coping with the pain and...
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