vaginas & periods

Menstrual Mythbusting: Basics

Menstrual Mythbusting: Basics

Periods have been around for millions of years, but it’s still sometimes hard to know which facts are true and which are false. Here are some common menstrual myths busted.

How Can I Discreetly Carry Tampons or Pads?

How Can I Discreetly Carry Tampons or Pads?

Using period products like pads and tampons is not shameful, but if it makes you feel better to be more discreet, then these tips are for you. 

What Are the Parts of the Female Reproductive System?

What Are the Parts of the Female Reproductive System?

The female reproductive system is a collection of organs inside the body that make it possible to have a baby. 

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Period Products: What Are The Options and Where to Start?

There are so many period products to choose from, the options may feel overwhelming. Here’s a snapshot of just some of the period products you can find on your local drug store shelf.

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How to Put On and Take Off a Pad

Pads are one of the most commonly used period products. Here's a step by step guide on how to use one.

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Taking Charge of Discharge

Ever wonder why your underpants feel a little damp and then, when you look, there’s a mark that looks just a little too much like the mucus from a runny nose?

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Period Cramps: How to Deal With Them

Cramps happen when the uterus sheds its lining - the muscular walls of the uterus contract, and for some people that feels uncomfortable. Here are some ways you can alleviate your cramps.