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Lets Live Consciously!

Menstrual hygiene is one of the most talked about topic in 2019. Who would have thought that the conventional polymer based pads we have used since early 1900's will soon face extinction! With numerous start ups in the feminine hygiene field saying what they want to...

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Say no to rashes

Wearing the usual pads with plastic top sheet can sometimes leave you with rashes. This can lead to itching, swelling and redness. This can be because of 3 causes 1. Moisture and heat leading up tp bacterial infection 2. Irritants in the ingredients of the pad 3....

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#Environmenstruation 2019

Join WEN to shed light on how conventional menstrual products have been adding to the plastic pollution and talk about the eco friendly sustainable alternatives available to your friends and family during the Week of Action 12-16 October 2019. #periodaction ...

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Be prepared for Periods in Primary School!

Period education is often left till girls start secondary school, when the reality is that there has been occassional cases where girls aged  as little as 10 in year 4 have also started periods! Whether your child is having her periods for the first time or is a...

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Malaysia returns plastic waste back to UK

Southeast Asian country becomes new target for waste after China bans plastic rubbish imports. Malaysia  will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the UK, US, Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a...

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Helping girls cope with periods at school

If your daughter has started her periods, discussion with their class teachers is very important. The best strategies are: Have a quick word with the teacher, Find out the sanitary facilities with your child with teacher or TA or nurse Send in a note for any useful...

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Period products block sewage

  Caroline Russell AM, Chair of the Environment Committee, said: “Public awareness around single-use plastics, in terms of disposable water bottles and coffee cups is high, but what about other daily products, like wet wipes, nappies and period products? These...

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Period Kit for young girls

Once her period has started a Period Kit is very important to build confidence in your child and make her prepared during her day at school. it should include: Eco friendly sanitary napkins (2-3 items) A handbag-size packet of wipes Spare underwear A nappy sack in...

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Swimming during periods

Should I or not? Your period doesn't slow down or stop in water — it just may not flow outside the vagina because of the counter pressure of the water. It’s natural that your daughter might be anxious about taking part in PE or swimming lessons when she has her...

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Free pads for secondary schools by UK government

Government funding for free sanitary products in all English secondary schools and colleges has been welcomed as a "huge step" by campaigners. Amika George, 19, who started campaigning on period poverty two years ago, said the move would make a "massive difference" to...

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