After Woman’s Death, Tampon Safety Bill Intro’d
Are tampons safe? That’s the question on the table as Representative Carolyn Maloney introduced a bill that would require the National Institutes of Health to study feminine hygiene products and verify manufacturers’ safety reports.
Mommy Greenest Approved: Softcup
This might be TMI. Male readers—do I have any?—may want to click away. But it’s not like it’s a secret: I’ve shared this information in the past, and this ancient YouTube video is still one of my most watched. So here’s my confession: I love my reusable menstrual cup. Why? We can talk about the fact that it lessens my landfill load, and that using it negates any possibility of Toxic Shock Syndrome. But the biggest selling point for me is this: With a menstrual cup, I can forget about my period for up to 12 hours each day—for me, more than twice as long as a tampon. I empty…