Post # 1
I am kind of excited to try these out: http://hyenacart.com/MotherMoonPads/
I use the regular ones now. I have really light periods (TY pill!) and the regular ones stick to me and make me really uncomfortable. Sometimes I even get bumps like a baby with diaper rash?! I have really sensitive skin. I’m trying out two regular ones for night time, and the pantyliners for super light days.
Has anyone tried these? I know that some people might think “yuck!” (me a little bit…if I had heavy months I wouldn’t consider it prolly), and some people might say “hey! better for the environment” (which is a plus), but my reasons right now are more selfish…ie, comfort, etc.
Post # 3
Those are kind of interesting – I’ve actually never heard of such a thing before.
They definitely look way more comfortable than regular pads. I’m a tampon girl myself but a couple of these might be nice for those really heavy days were you still get some leakage or for right at the end when it is really light.
Post # 4
I’ve never heard of these, but have you ever seen this? A couple of my hippy mom friends swear by it!
Post # 5
@Mrs. Spring: Greatest thing ever invented. Seriously.
Post # 6
I haven’t heard of these before. I might consider trying it if I was also doing cloth diapers. I don’t do laundry that often, I would think I would have to do laundry more often if I did use these. I will have to try to remember looking into this when I have kids.
I do use the diva cup and I do swear by it.
Hmmm, now that I’m thinking about, maybe I should give these a try.
They have really cute designs, though.
Post # 7
A few of my friends use cloth pads, not that brand though. They all love them. I’m still on the fence about them, but in theory I like them. It’s just the “yuck-factor” that I can’t get over.
I’m leaning towards the Diva Cup though. It just sounds so easy and comfortable.
Post # 8
That’s really interesting. I think it’s an interesting idea but I don’t think I’d use them, I prefer tampons. Because of the issues that you have with regular ones though you should give them a try!
Post # 9
i don’t really like any sort of pad. makes me feel yucky=/ i tried the instead cup years ago, and wasn’t a big fan. i’d try the diva cup though. when i’m not on birth control, i hardly every get a period on my own, and on birth control they’re not very heavy, so i guess i might not be the best person to give an opinion. i use always long liners at the beginning/end when i don’t need a tampon, i like the top layer on them. i feel like it keeps a barrier between me and any yuck=) my only concern with the cloth ones would be what you do when you’re away from home??
Post # 10
I use tampons too for heavy days, but I still worry about leaks so I wear pantyliners and even those are just too much! They irritate my skin so bad. And I can’t wear them at night. Away from home they do make something called a “wet bag” so you can store them (yuck), but I think if I knew I was going to be away I would just use the regular ones. Because “wet bag”? ick.
Post # 11
I use them! I have an IUD so I don’t really need them anymore, but I loveddd them! I really don’t think it was gross at all, I mean its just blood…big whoop. I had a moderate flow and could wear one all day. I also bought thin ones for pantyliners for my light days. I could go a whole day just wearing one. I did have a wet bag too just in case. When it was time to switch, I would just rinse it out and then put it in a little pot I kept in the bathroom until I did laundry. I just kept the pot full of cold water with a spoonful of oxyclean. You have to dump and refill the water everyday or it does get pretty nasty. I bought a cute little pot like the one below (just tell your Fiance not to look!!) and then I got most of my pads from here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/shabbychichippie I would recommend getting darker colored ones since they tend to hide the stains better.