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Rachael CrowMenstrual Health

Women and girls affected by poverty face problems during their periods because they simply cannot afford menstrual hygiene products. Without proper sanitary products, girls and women are forced to use degrading substitutes (like mud or old newspapers), which do not absorb well and often carry serious health implications for infections and diseases. Menstruation is a hugely overlooked barrier to development … Read More

Sunshine, Sponges and Drums! Newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

Sunshine greetings from Wales! It’s such a pleasure to have the sun out after the strange April weather! I’ve been spending a lot of time outside- my husband and I have been cladding my workshop…it looks like a little log cabin now! While I was restocking it, I realised how much Moon Times has grown over the years and to … Read More

Are your tampons hurting you?

MoonTimesMenstrual Health, Musings

Many women don’t think twice about using tampons, they’re easy, convenient and let you keep going with normal life when you bleed. Sure, we all know about the potential risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome, but the risks are relatively small if you use your tampons properly. So they’re safe, right? Well, unfortunately, no they’re not. Most of us probably presume … Read More

Ditch The Disposables ……Newsletter

Rachael CrowMusings, Newsletters, Workshops

Hello my beauties! This newsletter is dedicated to the #ditchthedisposables campaign that launches on Aug 14th and runs til the 31st. The main aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of reusables and so here at Moon Times  we are offering 10% off ALL our cloth pads, moon sponges and cups (but not sale items, books, herbal blends, wraps etc- … Read More

Summer Festivals – Manage your Moon Time on the Move

MoonTimesMusings

So you’ve bagged some tickets for your favourite festival, your tent is sorted, you’ve got a lift and the weather forecast is looking good and then you realise that your going to have your period while you’re there.  You’re not going to want to miss the festival but dealing with disposable pads and tampons at a festival can be a … Read More

Menarche and Red Tent Celebrations ….Newsletter

Rachael CrowMusings, Newsletters

Blessings SiStars! Goddess what a month May has been so far! Read below about the ceremonies I’ve taken part in….I’ve had a month of finding more balance in life, evenings with my family having food and fires on the beach, as well as time in the garden planting foods and flowers. We are in another Mercury Retrograde so I’m being mindful … Read More

Tampons, what’s the alternative?

MoonTimesAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health

So you like the convenience of tampons over pads, but you don’t like the chemicals?  So what’s the alternative? Well, actually there are three alternatives so there is bound to be something that will work for you. Menstrual Sponge Menstrual/moon sponges are natural sea sponges that can be inserted just like a tampon.  Women have been using sea sponges in … Read More

If you only make one New Years resolution …

MoonTimesMenstrual Health, Musings

…let it be making the switch to re-usable menstruation pads and products and here’s why…. Disposable products are full of chemicals and toxins that are bad for you and bad for the environment.  Manufacturers are under no obligation to let you know what they have made your pads with on their packaging.  Wouldn’t you rather know what your putting on … Read More

Does your Moontime know its Xmas?….. Newsletter

MoonTimesMusings, Newsletters

Hello My Lovelies Well I don’t think it can be denied any longer that Xmas (or Solstice depending on your preference) is just around the corner now.  I’m sure your fed up with being bombarded with bad Xmas music and flashing lights everywhere you go.  Here at Moon Times we won’t assault your senses but we can offer you some … Read More

Is your period making you toxic?

MoonTimesMenstrual Health, Musings

“I can vividly remember the ‘periods talk’ at school when I was about 11, I was so terrified by the possibility of Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) that I have never, ever used tampons” (A.C. age 35) Most women will have at least a vague awareness of the risk of TSS but it is becoming clear that it is not the … Read More