Baby BeeHinds Ecopads
Experience the softness and comfort of cloth pads. Don't be grossed out- you'd be surprised....it's the most natural and comfortable way to take care of your menstrual needs!
Please see the description below for the different sizes.
All pads are topped with a stunning royal purple cotton velour, then teamed with one of our 4 beautiful PUL colour options.
Baby BeeHinds is an Australian brand.
Lights - Measuring 24cm long and a 17cm wing span. 2 layers of bamboo in the core (for those women who need a longer liner, or for light flow days)
Regulars - Measuring 28cm long and a 20cm wing span. 2 layers of bamboo in the core (for use on medium to heavy flow days)
Nights - Measuring 30cm long and a 21cm wing span. 3 layers of bamboo in the core (for use on heavy flow days, at night, or even postpartum bleeding)
Please note all measurements are approximate.
Trial Pack - Want to try them all before you decide? This great value trial pack gives you one each of all size at a discounted price.
Health: Aside from the cotton potentially containing trace pesticides, etc. tampons have been found to contain trace levels of dioxin. Dioxin is produced as a by-product of the chlorine bleaching process. Dioxin is a known carcinogen that is linked to endometriosis and ovarian, cervical and breast cancers, among other things.
As if that isn't scary enough, the rayon fibers in tampons are linked to Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS.) TSS is life-threatening and is caused by a bacteria build-up in the blood stream. Rayon is commonly used by tampon manufactures because it has super-absorbent characteristics, the same characteristic that causes health problems. Due to its super-absorbency, some of the fibers tend to get left behind by sticking to the vaginal walls. There they dry out the normally mucous-y vaginal wall leaving tiny wounds--doorways for bacteria into the bloodstream. Rayon does not discriminate with its super-absorbent quality: it holds bacteria just as well as bodily fluids, hence the link to TSS. While these health risks are far greater for tampon users than pad users, dioxin and rayon are both present in pads as well.
Cost: Tampons and pads are expensive! Women, individually, easily spend between $300 and $400 every 5 years on these products--over $2,000 a life-time!
- Simply rinse your Ecopad as soon as possible in cold water and soak in cold water for no more than 24 hours.
- Wash in cold or warm water with a mild or eco detergent containing no enzymes, optical brighteners, perfumes or bleaches.
- Line drying is best, but Ecopads can be tumble dried on a low setting.
- Do not use bleaches or fabric softeners.
- Do not iron.