Blog for Teens

06/22/2012 - 18:36

Whether you've had your period for years or you've just learned to "ride the crimson wave," I bet you thought you knew all there was to know about your monthly visitor. Think again! Here are five period facts that will surprise you.

05/29/2012 - 13:12

Today the Softcup team all watched an inspring video, and we can't wait to see the documentary in full.

 

I really appreciated that the women in the video talk not just about how harmful the media is in raising today's girls, but how to fix the problem. Because clearly, we can't simply stop our girls from watching TV and using Facebook. In particular, they brought up the importance of mentoring

04/18/2012 - 16:10

My first encounter with Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) was as a 2nd year resident.  I was on call that night and was called by the ER about an admission. It was a 17 year-old girl who was being admitted to the intensive care unit with the diagnosis of TSS.

04/04/2012 - 14:48

At Softcup, we love to take a little break from time to time to do some community work. We're lucky to live in a beautiful city and have awesome jobs, so we try to give back.

Topics:: Teens | General | Empowerment
01/19/2012 - 13:05

Today the Softcup team all watched an inspring video, and we can't wait to see the documentary in full.

 

Topics:: Teens | Moms | General | Empowerment
11/21/2011 - 18:16

You may have hear about the dreaded "annual exam" from your mother while growing up. What does this exam consist of and why is it so dreaded?

10/07/2011 - 12:18

Tampons have been on the market since the 1930s. Pads, well they've been around (in various forms) for as long as there have been menstuating women.

Topics:: Teens | General |
09/27/2011 - 13:29

In a feminine hygiene market dominated by tampons and pads, trying a menstrual cup may seem intimidating at first. Menstrual cups have been around as long as tampons but are less familiar to some women. Whether you're dealing with unpredictable periods, experience a heavy flow or want to enjoy an active lifestyle, using a menstrual cup may help you better manage your period.

09/07/2011 - 10:25

Q: What is a menstrual cup and what are the advantages of using one?

A: There are two kinds of menstrual cups: the first is a soft, flexible cup that is worn internally, in the natural space under the cervix and behind the pubic bone where it conforms to your body. You can wear it for about 12 hours at a time, after which it is disposed and a new one is inserted.

Topics:: Teens | Moms | Menstrual Cups

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