Periods as a whole have always been something of great challenge to me, and to many other autistic folk; autism often meaning that periods are immensely more intense. Sensory issues increase, pain is magnified..
Jodie Fisher is Mum tothree daughters, includingFreya, who has an autism diagnosis.Here she shares her journey with first periods andModibodi. Freya’s autism diagnosis means she sometimes experiences sensory issues challenges with clothing, so I was unsure howshe’dcope with period products.
Let’s face it. We’ve all been there (before discovering Modibodi of course) – period blood stains on the mattress. But besides changing the sheets at lightning speed so you don’t have to look at it, how can you actually get rid of it? We’ve scoured the web to bring you the top tips for getting your mattress looking brand new (and it works for other ‘oops I spilled my snacks in bed’ stains too)!
From plants to planning an unforgettable experience we’ve got plenty of sustainable gift ideas for the holiday season. Discover our sustainable Christmas gift guide for presents your friends and family are sure to love.
Since it’s Mental Health Awareness Month, and we believe deeply in creating safe spaces for girls to flourish and ‘just be themselves’, we’re sharing some practical tips from Flourish Girl CEO & Founder, Mandy Dante, on how to ‘check in with yourself’:
Today is International Day of the Girl, and the theme is 'Digital generation. Our generation' so in the spirit of shining a spotlight on young tech trailblazers, we chatted to the talented Michelle Akhidenor.Michelle is the CEO and Founder of podcast agency The Peers Project and producer of our very own podcast The Red Tales – here we pick her brain about her experiences in the digital sector.
Ruby is not your average 15-year-old girl from the UK, she is on a mission to end period poverty!After realising there was a lack of teaching materials about period poverty, she decided to make her own.
While it’s perfectly normal, having a period can beprettycrappy– literally. So today we’re exploring the ‘period poo’ phenomenon to find out why you poop more on your period, why it smells worse, why you getdiarrhoeaand whether there’s anything you can do about it.