Can I wear period underpants for incontinence?
Does period underwear work for bladder leaks? – Yes and No. If it's Vivo Bodywear undies, then yes you can wear period underpants for incontinence. For other brands be sure to check three things. Absorbency - Often period undies only hold a small amount of liquid because the average female only loses about 30-40mls of blood during her entire period. For perspective, a regular tampon holds 5mls. As such period underpants will often hold 5-10mls maximum. Vivo Bodywear comes in 4 different absorbency styles - 20mls, 40mls, 80mls and 120ml, which makes them perfect for bladder leaks as well as heavy period flow....
Why use period underwear?
Below are some key reasons why you should ❇ give Vivo Bodywear period underwear a try. ❇ 1 They’re amazingly comfy – no more chunky pads that move & bunch up, or insertables that don’t suit everyone ✔ 2 They’re super easy – because they feel and look just like regular undies ✔ 3 The environment and ever-increasing landfills will love you – because single-use pads take over 500yrs to decompose ✔ 4 The pipes will love you – because after flushing, tampons expand when wet, making it easier for other items to get snagged, creating expensive pipe blockages ✔...
Prevention is better than a cure
Do you ever get the urge to go pee when filling up the kettle or turning on the water to do the dishes? If yes, think about why your brain has this association.
5 things we can do to help reduce period shame
Boys gain so much pride from getting pubic hair or growing taller. Yet girls are made to feel embarrassment, shame, and fear. It’s not fair. We can help change this by instead sharing body positive messages.