• Maria Pali: Marathon Running with Your Period

    I first came across the idea of environmentally friendly sanitary care back in the 1990’s via the Women’s Environmental Network. They had a nifty sewing pattern to make simple sanitary pads using a plate as template. The idea stuck in my head but it was when I was on a six month trip to India and ended up spending great chunks of it wild camping in the tribal heartlands of Orissa and Madyhur Pradesh

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  • Healthy tips for the vulva and vagina

    When it comes to cleaning the vulva and vagina, the best advice is to keep things simple. As explained in my last post- getting to know your vulva and vagina is important, recognizing any changes early on could make all…

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  • How the Mooncup fits in with my vegan lifestyle

    Many people are choosing to become vegan for various reasons – for the sake of the animals, for the planet or for health reasons. Whatever the reasons once you make the leap to become a vegan it can become a…

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  • Knowing your Vulva

    As a Mooncup advisor and practising nurse specialist in Sexual and Reproductive Health, vulval and vaginal health is paramount. Awareness of normal anatomy and recognising changes can be a tricky business as the complexity of the vulval map can be…

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Mooncup launches Period Drama Campaign

We’re thrilled to present ‘Period Drama’: our latest tongue-in-cheek campaign.  With a touch of humour, the film shines a light on the drama of disposable sanitary products, inviting us to leave the past behind and choose another way. Why a …

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Make sure your Mooncup® is the Real Deal

So you’ve been thinking about ditching the disposables for ages; your best mate’s been raving about the Mooncup® for years now; tampons are a drag and you’re fed up spending your hard earned cash on throwaways every month. You decide…

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The Mooncup and homelessness

Brighton, where Mooncup is based, is the city with the third highest level of rough-sleepers in the UK. In the Autumn of 2015, 3,569 people were estimated to be sleeping rough on any one night in England alone. That’s without…

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Hymen or Vaginal Corona?

STOP PRESS; The Hymen is NOT a membrane that partially covers the vaginal opening?

After 24 years of nursing experience, the majority of this in women’s health, I have always thought that the Hymen was a thin membrane that partially covers the vaginal opening which could in some cases be torn by having sex or during sports. That is what it says in the anatomy books anyway….

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Maria Pali: Marathon Running with Your Period

I first came across the idea of environmentally friendly sanitary care back in the 1990’s via the Women’s Environmental Network. They had a nifty sewing pattern to make simple sanitary pads using a plate as template. The idea stuck in my head but it was when I was on a six month trip to India and ended up spending great chunks of it wild camping in the tribal heartlands of Orissa and Madyhur Pradesh

Read more

Healthy tips for the vulva and vagina

When it comes to cleaning the vulva and vagina, the best advice is to keep things simple. As explained in my last post- getting to know your vulva and vagina is important, recognizing any changes early on could make all…

Read more

Changing lives in rural Uganda with Mobilise a Midwife

Menstruation is still a huge stigma that is rarely discussed in many communities around the world. Northern Uganda is not immune from these attitudes. It is well documented that girls and women in East Africa face problems with poor sanitation,…

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How the Mooncup fits in with my vegan lifestyle

Many people are choosing to become vegan for various reasons – for the sake of the animals, for the planet or for health reasons. Whatever the reasons once you make the leap to become a vegan it can become a…

Read more

Knowing your Vulva

As a Mooncup advisor and practising nurse specialist in Sexual and Reproductive Health, vulval and vaginal health is paramount. Awareness of normal anatomy and recognising changes can be a tricky business as the complexity of the vulval map can be…

Read more

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