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What Are the Best Drinks for Period Pain?

What Are the Best Drinks for Period Pain?

Did you know that over 84% of women suffer from period pain? If you're in the minority, then congratulations, you're the envy of women around the world! But chances are, you're in the unfortunate majority that gets some degree of pain when it's that time of the month. Whether it has you wincing throughout the day or curled up on the settee crying, you most certainly want to find some kind of remedy for this gift from Mother Nature. If you're wondering what you can and can't (or shouldn't) drink for period pain, then you're in the right place. Find out all the answers here!

7 Great Reasons Period Pants Are a Better Alternative to Period Cups

7 Great Reasons Period Pants Are a Better Alternative to Period Cups

Now that you know more about period pants and what makes them so great, try them yourself. They're leakproof, comfortable, and hygienic. Plus, you can wear them all day long. WUKA period underwear is a perfect choice for women of all ages. Our first-period pack appeals to teenage girls and includes three leakproof pants, a soft wire-free bralette, a wash bag, and a period guide.

How many Period Pants do I need for my period?

How many Period Pants  do I need  for my period?

We get asked this question a lot, and it’s a good question. You want to know how many pairs to buy so you can allow WUKA to take care of your flow.  So, we’ve put together three women’s experiences of using period pants, to find out how many they use per cycle. Hopefully, these answers will help you to decide how many pants you’ll need. Everyone’s period is unique, how many days we bleed for and how much we bleed varies. When working out how many pants you’ll need, remember that you can wash and dry your pants at the beginning and middle of your cycle, to wear again at the end of your period. 

How Your Period Affects the Environment

How Your Period Affects the Environment

We’re not sharing these facts to make you feel guilty or ashamed. Everyone needs to know this information. It’s only right that the truth is shared so people can make informed decisions when choosing what period protection to use. Often this information isn’t shared in schools and sometimes parents don’t know about reusable options either. So, when a girl starts her period, she uses the plastic single-use product that her mum uses, or what she was introduced to at school. This short clip, filmed by City to Sea, clearly shows us the impact that period plastic waste is having on our environment. If you’d like to find out more about what your period is costing your health, the environment, and your finances, then check out our blog post here. If you’d like to find out more about WUKA period pants then head over to our website, where you can find info on absorbances, how they work, size, style, and more.

Will My Contraceptive Affect My Period?

Will My Contraceptive Affect My Period?

There are many contraceptives available. In this post we have focused on contraceptives that contain oestrogen and/ or progesterone, how they can be used to help menstrual-related symptoms, and how contraceptives can affect your cycle.  Contraception can help regulate cycles, stop irregular bleeding, lighten bleeding, and reduce menstrual cramps and heavy bleeding.  It’s always a good idea to speak to your doctor or nurse when choosing a contraceptive to either protect against pregnancy or to manage your period-related symptoms. It’s important to know the advantages and disadvantages of all the options available to you.