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#1 Stellajoy

Posted 31 March 2012 - 04:49 PM

The ultimate list!

http://www.crimsoncampaign.org/links/

oh and its totally worthwhile checking out "sexy period" undies further down the list

Edited by Stellajoy, 31 March 2012 - 04:55 PM.


#2 wfhm

Posted 31 March 2012 - 05:07 PM

Omg what will they think of next? They don't leak? What, until you leave it in for an extra minute and it overflows? Or you take it out and spill it everywhere?

I think I'll stick to pads and tampons thanks original.gif

The 'sexy period undies' would be an interesting idea - if they weren't $34 per pair ohmy.gif

#3 ubermum

Posted 31 March 2012 - 05:18 PM

QUOTE (wfhm @ 31/03/2012, 06:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Omg what will they think of next? They don't leak? What, until you leave it in for an extra minute and it overflows? Or you take it out and spill it everywhere?

They have actually been around a long time, work really well, are used by heaps of ladies here, have many health benefits, are better for the environment and are just all round awesome. Where have you been?

#4 wfhm

Posted 31 March 2012 - 05:58 PM

QUOTE
They have actually been around a long time, work really well, are used by heaps of ladies here, have many health benefits, are better for the environment and are just all round awesome. Where have you been?


Wow, seriously?? I must have been living under a rock then lol, I've never heard of them before, and they sound... weird? lol... So do they leak if you leave them in for too long? And do you ever accidentally spill them??

I'm intrigued, and now I want to know more lol...

#5 ~JASB~

Posted 31 March 2012 - 06:04 PM

QUOTE (wfhm @ 31/03/2012, 05:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow, seriously?? I must have been living under a rock then lol, I've never heard of them before, and they sound... weird? lol... So do they leak if you leave them in for too long? And do you ever accidentally spill them??

I'm intrigued, and now I want to know more lol...


http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...howtopic=970036

http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...howtopic=969837

There's the two most recent threads on them original.gif

I ordered one last week and am strangely looking forward to trying it out  wink.gif   Main thing for me is how guilty I feel every time I'm adding a tampon to landfill  sick.gif

#6 Stellajoy

Posted 31 March 2012 - 06:08 PM

This post was more to use as a resource for ladies looking for suppliers...not a discussion.

Yes they have been around a long time and they are great, you should check them out.

#7 cattivo lupo

Posted 31 March 2012 - 08:20 PM

They have been around a good while, and well worth checking out.  Ive had a cup for 2 or 3 years now, and I'd never go back.  It is honestly that good.  I do remember discovering cloth pads when my ten year old was wearing cloth nappies and feeling rather confronted by the idea, and then researching endlessly.  

I mean when the ten year old was a baby of course.


#8 KristyMum-

Posted 31 March 2012 - 10:44 PM

QUOTE
They have actually been around a long time, work really well, are used by heaps of ladies here, have many health benefits, are better for the environment and are just all round awesome. Where have you been?


QUOTE
Wow, seriously?? I must have been living under a rock then lol, I've never heard of them before, and they sound... weird? lol... So do they leak if you leave them in for too long? And do you ever accidentally spill them??

I'm intrigued, and now I want to know more lol...

lol
nevermind the rock, just check them out wink.gif

I've had my Diva cup for 7 odd years now and am rapt.  I know an 11/12y/o who uses both cloth pads and a cup (when she wants to swim etc) and hasn't had a problem original.gif




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