We tackle the tricky topics around periods, pee and other unpredictable female fluids
By guest expert Tania Clifton-Smith, respiratory-musculo physiotherapist and international authority on breathing dysfunction and breathing pattern disorders.It’s one of those new-mama disasters that nobody warns you about – that uh-oh moment when your breast milk leaks right through your bra and the front of your top, usually when you’re in the queue at the supermarket! A reliable pair of nursing pads will be your new breast buddies, but what questions should you ask when finding the best nursing pads?We answer all your pressing questions about the best way to wash and dry our period underwear – including why it's safe to put them in the dryer.Everything you need to know about caring for your pee-proof pants, from rinsing to quick tumble drying and how to remove odor build-up.Read our handy step-by-step guide to laundering your washable breast pads. Plus, we decode those mysterious little care symbols for you!We’re excited to introduce our new cotton packaging, designed to be reusable over and over again. Made of 100 percent cotton, the bags our underwear come in are completely unbranded so you can put them to good use in so many ways. Please note they will shrink by about 10 percent when washed, so factor that in when dreaming up ways to use them.Don’t let your weak bladder keep you in lockdown. Our top ten tips will help you travel with confidence despite your light bladder leakage.We’re proud to have supported charity The Mums Clique with a donation of more than 1800 pairs of pee-proof and period-proof underwear.We love to hear how our products are changing lives. We especially love to hear from inspiring women like Pat, who’s in her eighties but hasn’t let that slow her down. Here’s her email: ...Lee struggled through two years of breastfeeding her first child, using unsatisfactory nursing pads that leaked, smelled and made her itch. But since the birth of her second child, Just’nCase Contoured nursing pads have transformed her breastfeeding experience. She wrote to us...At Confitex, our goal is a world where nobody needs to live in fear of life’s little leaks. We’re driven by a desire to transform lives and help protect the planet by creating the best looking and best performing reusable absorbent and leakproof consumer products on the market.Reaching for yet another pack of single-use paper pads, liners or shields brings with it a mixed bag of emotions, including frustration with the inconvenience they cause and anxiety about potential visible leaks. The last thing you need on top of that is guilt about their impact on our environment.
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