Menstruation is a natural and normal part of the female reproductive cycle, yet it is still a topic shrouded in shame and secrecy. We believe that by shedding light on some of the lesser-known facts about period care, we can help to demystify and normalize the experience for women everywhere. From exploring the history of period care products to debunking common myths about menstruation, we're here to bring you the facts you need to know. So buckle up and get ready to be surprised and educated about this essential aspect of reproductive health!
  1. According to a study by the World Health Organization, approximately 1.9 billion women worldwide are of reproductive age and menstruating. Proper menstrual hygiene management is essential for these women to maintain their health and prevent infections.

  2. A survey conducted by Always found that 1 in 5 American girls have either left school early or missed school entirely because they did not have access to period products. This highlights the importance of ensuring that period care products are readily available and accessible to all.

  3. The average woman will menstruate for approximately 40 years of her life. Over this period, she will use an estimated 11,000 tampons, pads, and liners. Using high-quality, organic period products and practicing proper menstrual hygiene management can help reduce the risk of infections and other health issues associated with prolonged exposure to harmful chemicals and bacteria.

The importance of period care is undeniable. From the surprising history of period care products to the ongoing struggle for period equity and access, we believe that it's essential to continue the conversation and break down the stigma surrounding menstruation. By providing accurate and useful information, we hope to empower women to take control of their reproductive health and feel confident and comfortable during their menstrual cycle. Thank you for joining us on this journey, and we look forward to continuing to provide you with the resources and support you need to manage your period with ease and confidence.

Written by Amanda Miah

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