World Health Day: Interview with a Cushing’s Syndrome Warrior

World Health Day: Interview with a Cushing’s Syndrome Warrior

7th of April each year is celebrated as World Health Day. This year, we are interviewing our founder Priyanka Nagpal Jain, who has been a warrior in the face of Cushing’s Syndrome. Cushing’s Syndrome is an umbrella term used to refer to the signs and symptoms that occur as a …

Women’s Day 2019: Balance for Better

Women’s Day 2019: Balance for Better

In the last decade or so, International Women’s Day has received a lot of attention from corporates and businesses the world over. What the Socialist party in America started in New York of the early 1900s has carried through even after a century. The United Nations coopted the celebration of …

The PERIOD EMOJI Is Here!

The PERIOD EMOJI Is Here!

In the world of reproductive health, last month’s news highlight was Plan International’s announcement: the period emoji will be made available across mobile devices by March 2019! Organizations and people working in the field of menstrual health hailed it as a victory for women almost as if to say, One …

Community Initiatives: Co-conducting an MHM Session

Community Initiatives: Co-conducting an MHM Session

It was a muggy summer day in Bangalore, and I was all set to co-conduct a session on Menstrual Hygiene Management to youth at a nearby community development centre. I was assisting my friend who had agreed to conduct a session at this centre. Not having facilitated a session in …

Is Using Cloth for Your Period Unhygienic?

Is Using Cloth for Your Period Unhygienic?

SochPads are our eco-friendly cloth pads, meant to be used for white discharge, period flow, mild incontinence, as well as to absorb the heavy sweating during vigorous exercise. However, every single time we talk about our SochGreen cloth menstrual pads, we get a lot of criticism from women about how …

Aunt Flow Answers: Traveling With a SochGreen Menstrual Cup

Aunt Flow Answers: Traveling With a SochGreen Menstrual Cup

From flight journeys to train rides, from trips to the office to grocery shopping, every activity during our menstrual period becomes extra hard. We plan every outing according to our periods, especially on our heaviest days. And then we add a SochGreen menstrual cup to this equation and wonder what …