This video delineating seven reasons to use menstrual cups is entertaining, but we’d like to point out that a reusable cup (such as Diva Cup, Moon Cup, Keeper, etc.) will last much longer than ONE year.
- What goes in eventually comes out somehow. The excreted drugs pass right through most sewage treatment processes and end up in rivers and lakes, and then in our drinking water.
- Emergency Contraception can now be legally purchased over-the-counter, without a prescription, by anyone of any age in the U.S., but it’s not always available to young men who try to purchase it for their partners. A study involving three “mystery shoppers” in New York found the men told to bring a woman or her I.D. with him at 22 pharmacies.
- Why it’s important to teach children accurate names for their private parts.
- A new study from Georgetown University’s Institute for Reproductive Health has demonstrated some success implementing the Standard Days Method® of fertility awareness contraception “on a national level in a low resource environment”, i.e. in Rwanda, one of the poorest nations in the world.
- Kotex welcomes consumer reviews of their products online, but there are some words the site will not publish. One of those words is vagina.