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Incontinence Choice - Traditional Sanitary Products

1 in 3 women will struggle with bladder leaks. 14 million people in the UK have bladder control issues. 46% of women feel uncomfortable talking to their friends about incontinence. Traditional sanitary products cause 200,000 tonnes of waste every year. Sanitary towels take over 500 years to decompose. There is the equivalent of 5 plastic bags in every pack of sanitary pads. 1.4 million sanitary towels are flushed down the toilet in the UK every day. Washable knickers will last you up to 2-3 years if washed properly. Save you up to 40% compared to traditional sanitary products. Are so discreet that no one will know you are wearing them No bulkiness or VPL Helping to save the planet! Photo...

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Stress and Urge Incontinence - Is it normal?

We are constantly being told bladder leaks are not normal but try telling that to the many women who experience it on a daily basis. Women who have had children, are going through the menopause or simply going through the ageing process.

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Menopause and Fitness

Fitness plays such an important part in my life. I enjoy running and working out at the gym and use the time to listen to music and to reflect on my day. As I’ve got older, I’ve realised the importance of not just keeping fit, but how exercise helps your mental health. Having kids can actually be quite a lonely time for some people and although I would say I am quite outgoing there were times of feeling very alone and isolated. I was encouraged by a friend to play netball and it was really good for my self-esteem to have something just for me to look forward to. I’m really sociable so I love team sports. When I was...

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SheCan365 Inspirational Women in Business

Underwear designed and made for women with urinary incontinence It’s a fact that one in three women suffer with some degree of incontinence. I’m one of them, which is why I’ve been on a mission since 2017 to not only do something about it from a practical point of view, but also to destroy the stigma surrounding the issue.

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Life After Birth: What You Need to Know about Your Postpartum Body

Your body goes through a lot of changes during pregnancy, and these changes don't stop from happening after you give birth. Once you have your baby in your arms, your body adapts yet again to suit this new scenario. While your stomach shrinks, your breasts grow full of nourishing milk. New medical conditions also arise as your body adjusts to its postnatal state. Bleeding Bleeding is normal after birth. When the placenta leaves the body, it creates a wound that will take time to heal. You will need to wear special leak-proof underwear during this time. Additionally, you'll need to stock up on postnatal feminine pads. Vaginal Discharge Your postnatal body takes care of you after your baby is born....

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