Menstruating! Are you on your periods? If you are raising your eyebrows reading the lines it is time to break the silence and talk about it. On World Menstrual Hygiene Day, in a webinar organised by Woman Times with speakers like Dr Kausiki Ray Sarkar, Head of Fertility Specialist – AMRI Medical Centre, Tramila Bhattacharjee, television actor, and Rhitukhana Bhowmick, an athlete on 28th May many facts related to the topic came to light.
Maintaining hygiene is one of the most essential parts of our life. Especially, women who are struggling with a daily life routine should maintain proper hygiene. Gynaecologists are always suggesting ways to keep oneself hygiene on those days. But how many of us do really care about our menstrual hygiene?
“Women in urban areas are now very much familiar with the term menstrual hygiene day. But not only in the days when women or girls suffer from their menstrual cycle should take care of themselves rather it must be done through the entire year they should take care of their vaginal health, which is very much required. But women do not take care of themselves on normal days. Regarding this many women come and say different kinds of problems they suffer.”
Menstrual Hygiene and Intimate Wash products:
Menstrual Hygiene in rural areas:
“clothes can be used during periods. But they should be aware that the cloth they are using should be neat and clean. The clothes should be properly washed with soap. Otherwise, it can cause a problem. On the other hand, the government will have to take more initiatives to make them aware that using grass or dry leaves during their periods is very harmful to their health.”