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9 August 2019 110 Views No comments
Should You Swim Whilst Wearing a Menstrual Cup?

Should You Swim Whilst Wearing a Menstrual Cup?

Searches for ‘menstrual cups’ have doubled in the past ten years as more and more generations are opting to switch to a form of period protection that is good for their bank account and good for the environment.

Products, like the Kegel8 Menstrual Cup, are safe and easy ways to manage your period. With the ability to hold 5x the amount of discharge compared to tampons and pads, AND long-lasting (10 hour!) protection, why haven’t you already made the switch?!

But, of course, with such an important routine change comes many questions; including, can you swim with a menstrual cup?

Read this blog to learn more...

5 August 2019 167 Views No comments
Coping With a Sexless Marriage (+ How to Fix It)

Coping With a Sexless Marriage (+ How to Fix It)

When you’re new into a relationship sex feels easy, exciting, fun, and most importantly, natural. So it can be disheartening when the drive and pleasure flip, and you find yourself having to work harder to achieve a successful outcome for the both of you.

More times than not, this can lead to your marriage becoming completely barren and the most action you get is pushing the other out of bed for snoring. But can a sexless marriage be fixed?

Read this blog to discover more…

2 August 2019 96 Views No comments
The Major Risk Of Sleeping and Wearing a Sanitary Pad (+ How to Prevent It)

The Major Risk Of Sleeping and Wearing a Sanitary Pad (+ How to Prevent It)

Absorbent pads are one of the most popular ways of managing bladder weakness. You simply pop on your pad and you’re good for a little jump or bump for the next few hours. But padding the problem overnight can cause more harm than you may have initially thought.

Read this blog to learn more...

22 July 2019 592 Views No comments
This is How Long it Takes Kegel Exercises to Work

This is How Long it Takes Kegel Exercises to Work

One of the key requirements to achieving a strong pelvic floor is patience. Patience is key when practicing your Kegels because results are not immediate. You may still leak a little when you laugh, even after 3 weeks of exercise!

Mix patience with a healthy dose of dedication and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a strong and healthy pelvic floor. But, how long do they really take to work?

18 July 2019 139 Views No comments
Are New Mums Discriminated Against in the Workplace?

Are New Mums Discriminated Against in the Workplace?

More than 1 in 2 pregnant women and mothers feel they are discriminated against when it comes to climbing the career ladder and pay rises, according to a recent survey by The Mummy MOT.

84% of women become pregnant during their lifetimes, meaning women are more than likely to fall pregnant during pivotal times in their career.

11 July 2019 141 Views No comments
The Mesh Scandal - One Year On...

The Mesh Scandal - One Year On...

One year ago, the use of mesh in surgeries to treat incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse was immediately stopped. Cases of extreme pain and even loss of mobility soon followed suit after thousands of women across the UK began to share their stories.

But where do we stand now?

21 June 2019 543 Views No comments
7 Easy Ways to Protect Your Pelvic Floor from Damage

7 Easy Ways to Protect Your Pelvic Floor from Damage

One of the most important parts of your body is your pelvic floor. It helps to support your pelvic organs and control bladder and bowel function.

However, the pelvic floor is delicate, and you must take all steps necessary to protect it from damage and potential weakening.

But, how can you protect your pelvic floor from damage?

17 June 2019 216 Views No comments
How Common are Little Leaks? (And How You Can Easily Avoid Them!)

How Common are Little Leaks? (And How You Can Easily Avoid Them!)

1 in 3 women are affected by urine leakage daily. Incontinence, although common, is not normal, and you do not have to pad the problem or be embarrassed to talk to your GP about your symptoms. From 17th – 23rd June, the International Continence Society and the World Federation of Incontinence Patients are running their annual World Continence Week 2019.

14 June 2019 94 Views No comments
How to Travel When Using a Menstrual Cup (5 Easy Ideas)

How to Travel When Using a Menstrual Cup (5 Easy Ideas)

Wherever life takes you, mother nature is bound to follow. About to board a flight? Here she comes, prepare for turbulence. Mid-tour of some ancient ruins? Surprise, mother nature is about to ruin something else.

Travelling when you’re on your period is difficult, but menstrual cups can bring you some ease. Read this blog to learn more…

7 June 2019 172 Views No comments
I Used a Menstrual Cup for the First Time and This is What Happened

I Used a Menstrual Cup for the First Time and This is What Happened

Using a menstrual cup for the first time can be a daunting experience, but it's easier than you can imagine.

Read one Kegel8's user experience with using a menstrual cup for the first time...