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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PERIODS
The HOW People co founders Dr Jo Watkins and Polly Crook host panel and expert chats about ALL the important topics around our periods. Open conversations. Frank discussions.
Ditching the taboos. 5 hours of content.
Hit play, pop it in your pocket and listen as a podcast.
- Starting your Periods
- The Menopause
- Periods in Adventure
- Period Poverty
- Periods in Sport
- Plastic Free Periods
Thanks for joining us!
Jo and Polly
PS. we are also on LinkedIn
- An overview of Plastic Free Period products + discount codes:
- Full blown FAQ’s on products + explainer videos:
- CIty to Sea teacher training program (if anyone wants to forward to their school): http://rethinkperiods.org.uk/
- Hey Girls. Environmentally friendly period products and tackling period poverty https://www.heygirls.co.uk
- Hey Boys. All they need to know and more! https://www.heygirls.co.uk/education/hey-boys/
- Ufulu. Likoma, Malawi is a charity delivering menstrual cups to throse that need them in Malawi. https://www.ufulu.org
- The NOW Series has been filmed and produced by the brilliant young film maker and environmentalist Emma Askew from Earth Minutes. This series is available for schools and has incredible films on a spectrum of environmental topics. LINK HERE
Take home messages about your periods
- Periods are a normal and wonderful bodily process that ultimately happens to enable us as women to have children
- Periods are not dirty, smelly and should not be hidden
- Our speakers have all gained a different relationship with their periods that is a positive one
- Period Pants and Menstrual cups ROCK
- Never flush any period products down the loo
- Always rinse your stained clothes or bedding in COLD WATER not hot
- Use your school sweatshirt tied around your waist if you have some leakage at school
- Talk to your mum, sister, parents, friends. Periods should be TALKED ABOUT
- We need to try and embrace the menopause once our periods are coming to an end and see it as the start of a new chapter
- Hormones in a house with menopausal mum and teens are pretty tricky.
- Be kind to yourselves and each other