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  • Your Period, Yeast Infections and Reusables

    Many of you know the feeling. Itching. Burning. Really, really gross discharge. You’ve got a yeast infection. Yeast, or to be more science-y about it, Candida albicans, normally lives in small quantities…

  • Endometriosis 101

    March is endometriosis awareness month! Whether you’re wondering if you have endometriosis, or you’ve never heard anything about it, this quick primer will help you know what to look out for. What’s…

  • Vulvas: A User’s Guide

    Here at Lunapads, we’re all about getting to know your body, since knowledge is power! We’re asking our friend Kristen Gilbert, Director of Education at Options for Sexual Health, to give us…

  • Endometriosis: a zine by Dana Kearley

    My name is Dana Kearley — I am an artist and illustrator based in Vancouver, BC. My artwork is a visceral response to personal life, being a woman, and my endless conflict…

  • Janet Kimmel and family

    My 20-year Relationship with Endometriosis

    This is a guest blog post by Janet Kimmel, personal trainer, and founder of  Hypopressives Vancouver. It was in my early twenties during my final year of university that I started having…

  • Scent-Free, Chemical-Free and Sustainable

    Our most recent guest post was written by Katie, who has severe multiple chemical sensitivities and mast cell activation syndrome. Katie is unable to use traditional disposable menstrual products because the fragrances,…

  • Periods: Blessing or Curse?

    The recent media attention over professional tennis player Heather Watson’s “girl things” allusion to the relationship between her recent performance at the Australian Open tennis tournament and having her period has opened up…