All what my mum could afford was just two pieces of a torn cloth. When I queried this, she asked: The idea of blood in my underwear seemed really normal and "who gives a shit" to me, so on that level, I didn't mind it. Looking and feeling your best. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below.
If a tampon is left in too long, it won't get lost.
Tampons, Pads, and Other Period Supplies
My period ranges from medium to very heavy flow. When the Canadian poet Rupi Kaur posted a picture of herself in fully clothed but with a spot of blood on her trousers, it was removed by Instagram, twice. The subsequent days were almost like a joke because my period is usually so light then that asking a pair of black underwear to catch a little bit of blood without staining is like asking a clown to be creepy: A tampon needs to be changed every 4 to 6 hours or when it's saturated with blood. The body can go into shock with TSS if someone waits too long to seek medical treatment. Because it was. It is now celebrated by partner organisations all over the world.