Women’s Health News for June 2018
Welcome to what’s new in the world of women’s health for June 2018. Here are my top picks:
How Megan Markle Got the World Talking about Periods: Instead of wedding gifts, Markle requested donations to various charities, including a small one in India that offers access to sanitary products.
Ramadan: Women’s Shame of Eating During Menstruation: During Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. The problem is that women can’t fast during their periods and feel like they have to hide it from male relatives.
Where a Taboo is Leading to the Death of Young Girls: In rural Nepal, women are banished from their homes during their period. They are forced to live in huts as small as closets, which can often be dangerous.
Yeast Infections, the Ultimate Guide: Find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know about yeast infections (and more!).
Why I Switched from Tampons to Menstrual Cups and I’m Never Going Back: From Allure, this story about how switching to a menstrual cup cured recurring cases of BV.
Vaginal Soaps Unboxing Video (and why you shouldn’t use them): They’re not great for your vagina, find out why in this video.
Lunar Wild has Released their Premium First Period Gift Box: It’s the nicest first period gift box set that we’ve ever seen, and makes an excellent choice for the young girl in your life.
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