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What is period poverty?

What is period poverty?

Period poverty has gained a lot of attention over the past few years, and rightfully so. As many as 800 million people menstruate at any one point. Every single one of these people experience their...

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Is my period pain normal?

Is my period pain normal?

Is my period pain normal? A question many of us have asked ourselves. Sadly, pain is part of the package for people who have periods. Pain alongside tiredness, bloating, cravings, headaches and...

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What is the Gender Pay Gap?

What is the Gender Pay Gap?

Lilypads believe in equality, today we are going to dive into the gender pay gap. “In 2019, on average women were paid 83p for every £1 men were paid.”  This opening line from a House of Commons...

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5 ways to fight the pain gap

5 ways to fight the pain gap

In our previous post we talked about the Pain Gap - the way pain is treated and understood differently between men and women. Women’s pain is often dismissed or downplayed by medical professionals,...

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Reusable Pads: Your questions answered

Reusable Pads: Your questions answered

Switching to reusables can feel like a big jump, but it doesn’t need to be scary at all. We all have different bodies, and need different things from our sanitary products and that’s why we’ve...

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Why I’m now a convert to reusable pads

Why I’m now a convert to reusable pads

For as long as I can remember my periods have been heavy and painful. Its not something I dwell on but I always viewed periods as something to endure or ‘get through’ even. Not exactly what you want...

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