Did you know that you can wear a cloth pad on top of period underwear? It's actually a great combination we would recommend if you've got one or the either reusable period care products. Find out the 6 top reasons cloth pad and period underwear should be worn together.
Why use a period tracker? It’s the easiest way to keep track of when your period is on the way, your symptoms and how long your cycle lasts. 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. It’s also helpful to know where your body is at so you can be prepared to be extra kind to yourself. Check out these apps available on iOS and Android that help you keep track of your period and more!
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.
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.
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.
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 a very simple 101 on how the structures and functions of this incredible system.
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!
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.
We’ve asked 4 hannah⋮AU staff to share how many pads they own and use throughout the duration of their cycle. Not surprisingly, the team ranges from light to heavy flow and varying cycle lengths. Hopefully this gives you an idea of how many pads you may need for your cycle.
Essentially, just as there are four phases of a menstrual cycle (you can read about those phases in detail here!), there are four Lunar Phases that correlate with each of the phases of our cycle. As we see the moon change in form, menstruators experience the push and pull of changing hormones. The notion is to align your menstrual phases with the harmonising lunar phases.