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Running 10K in Underwear

Running 10K in Underwear

Our aim at WUKA is to provide you with comfortable, environmentally-friendly, hygienic, and leak-free periods. WUKA period pants are able to offer you all of this during intense physical activity, such as running the Vitality London 10K challenge. We would love to see you standing at the start line wearing your WUKA pants, joining us to spread the news that women are able to wear comfortable and secure period protection whilst exercising.

Periods and Exams

Periods and Exams

Menstruating during your exams can be difficult, you are already under some stress and now you have to deal with your period. Although being on your period doesn’t reduce your intelligence levels it can be a bloody distraction. All sorts of worries may run through your mind, such as “what if I get menstrual cramps, what if my tummy bloats, what if I leak, or I need the toilet during my exam?” All of these thoughts are understandable, and fortunately, there are things you can do to prepare and ensure you are comfortable throughout your exams.

Period Pain Relief Options

Period Pain Relief Options

Nine out of ten women of reproductive age go through some type of painful period each month. Many girls and women will experience period pain at some point in their lives, for some, it’s a monthly occurrence for others it’s sporadic. For those that experience painful periods, the term dysmenorrhea is used. There are a number of ways to soothe and treat menstrual cramps and it can often be the case to try different treatments until you find something that works for you.

WUKA vs Tampons and Pads

WUKA vs Tampons and Pads

Here at WUKA we are proud of our period pants and believe they are comfortable and reliable when it comes to wearing period protection. With different options of period products on the market, we wanted to use this post to take a closer look at the differences between WUKA pants, tampons and pads.

What is Vaginismus?

What is Vaginismus?

Discussing periods with your daughter isn’t always an easy subject, but nonetheless, it is an important one so she can understand her body, the menstrual cycle and how to take care of herself during her period. Begin educating your daughter through learning about what she already knows and build upon her current knowledge. Every child is different, together find a way that helps her to understand menstruation and how it will impact her. This could be through using visuals, a demonstration or conversations. Once your daughter has begun her period continue to talk to her about her experience, she will most likely have questions as she goes along. Keeping a period diary can be a good way to help her stay prepared and aware of what her body and emotions may be telling her. Using WUKA’s Period Pants is an economical, environmentally friendly, practical and comfortable solution to period protection that is ideal for those who may struggle with the practicalities of having a period.

Period Blood

Period Blood

WUKA’s period pants are a great choice for menstruating individuals as they provide a comfortable, secure, and environmentally-friendly option. Purchasing the pants will save you money on period products over time, as WUKA pants can be reused for several years. For those who do not want to insert a cup, or struggle with the cup leaking, then period pants are a great option. However, one great thing about cup is they are very cost effective. If you get along very well with cup then one cup can last you nearly 10 years, which are also great for the environment.

Learning Difficulties and Periods

Learning Difficulties and Periods

Discussing periods with your daughter isn’t always an easy subject, but nonetheless, it is an important one so she can understand her body, the menstrual cycle and how to take care of herself during her period. Begin educating your daughter through learning about what she already knows and build upon her current knowledge. Every child is different, together find a way that helps her to understand menstruation and how it will impact her. This could be through using visuals, a demonstration or conversations. Once your daughter has begun her period continue to talk to her about her experience, she will most likely have questions as she goes along. Keeping a period diary can be a good way to help her stay prepared and aware of what her body and emotions may be telling her. Using WUKA’s Period Pants is an economical, environmentally friendly, practical and comfortable solution to period protection that is ideal for those who may struggle with the practicalities of having a period.

Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal Discharge

WUKA’s period pants are a great choice for menstruating individuals as they provide a comfortable, secure, and environmentally-friendly option. Purchasing the pants will save you money on period products over time, as WUKA pants can be reused for several years. For those who do not want to insert a cup, or struggle with the cup leaking, then period pants are a great option. However, one great thing about cup is they are very cost effective. If you get along very well with cup then one cup can last you nearly 10 years, which are also great for the environment.

WUKA Vs Menstrual Cup

WUKA Vs Menstrual Cup

WUKA’s period pants are a great choice for menstruating individuals as they provide a comfortable, secure, and environmentally-friendly option. Purchasing the pants will save you money on period products over time, as WUKA pants can be reused for several years. For those who do not want to insert a cup, or struggle with the cup leaking, then period pants are a great option. However, one great thing about cup is they are very cost effective. If you get along very well with cup then one cup can last you nearly 10 years, which are also great for the environment.

All about periods

All about periods

Welcome to the place on the internet where we talk about periods. This is place for discovering period trackers and period calculators to keep an eye on your menstrual health. We go in depth into topics that matter to you like period pain, symptoms, light and heavy periods aswell irregular periods.

International Women’s Day 2019

As more discussion around periods and period poverty takes place, the balance tips and the taboo surrounding menstruation reduces. Great work is being done by individuals and organisations globally to provide period products, normalise periods, educate people, and tackle period poverty. This International Women’s Day, let’s take a moment to celebrate the successes of these women and others who continually fight to break the stigma of periods.

Relationships & Periods

Relationships & Periods

Although periods can be painful and emotionally difficult, hopefully understanding that it’s your “period” talking rather than you, and having that support and understanding from a partner can make your period easier - for you both! Then perhaps you can snuggle up with some chocolate and Netflix.. and who knows, maybe you’ll both end up in the shower. ;)
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