Tag: pads


Postpartum Advice Roundup!

In honor of Mother’s Day, which is just around the corner (seriously, it’s so close we can almost smell the brunch!), here are our favorite postpartum pearls of wisdom from the GladRags community: kerihans After my first, I had PPD/PPA….so I dug a lot more prep work for the postpartum period when I was pregnant with…Read more

Period Pieces: Middle School Myths

Welcome to Period Pieces, our journey through the bizarre and beautiful cultural history of menstruation. Inspired by #throwbackthursday, we serve up our favorite ads, images, and factoids about periods throughout the ages. This week’s Period Piece was inspired by this reddit thread, titled “What’s something you didn’t realize for years members of the opposite sex…Read more

Period Pieces: Ushering in the Era of Disposables

Welcome to Period Pieces, our journey through the bizarre and beautiful cultural history of menstruation. Inspired by #throwbackthursday, we serve up our favorite ads, images, and factoids about periods throughout the ages.   There is so much fascinating stuff going on in this ad, I barely know where to start. This is one of the first…Read more

Period Pieces: Menstrual Pads, Personified

Welcome to Period Pieces, our journey through the bizarre and beautiful cultural history of menstruation. Inspired by #throwbackthursday, we serve up our favorite ads, images, and factoids about periods throughout the ages. This 70s advertisement for New Freedom pads is truly the stuff of my nightmares. About the author of this post: Tracy Puhl is the…Read more

Period Pieces: 80s Ladies

Welcome to Period Pieces, our journey through the bizarre and beautiful cultural history of menstruation. Inspired by #throwbackthursday, we serve up our favorite ads, images, and factoids about periods throughout the ages. Like this vintage Stayfree Deodorant Pads print ad, featuring gymnast Cathy Rigby: Do you think those girls in the background are more impressed…Read more