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    Let’s talk reusable period products (part 1: Menstrual Cups)

    So this blog post has been a long time coming! A lot of you will know that I gave up single use period products over a year ago (18 months and counting!) and so many of you have reached out to me asking about it, so I thought I’d write you a post of my experiences of the switch. But before we dive in there’s a few things I want to be clear about: This is my personal experience of using these products- every person is different so what might work for me, may not work for you I always find things like this difficult to write because of my day job- being a doctor I worry people will take what I say differently. But I am writing this from a ‘person who menstruates’ point of view rather than a medical/doctoring point of view. If you have any queries around your own physical needs please speak to your health professional Having said that, being a doctor means I have a no frills approach to speaking about these things. So don’t expect euphemisms! I remember a friend asking for my ‘birth story’ and it was only afterwards (and from the trauma…