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Whether going with reusable, washable cloth menstrual pads for the environmental benefits, financial savings, or health benefits, New Moon Pads has you covered. Reusable pads are not a new concept; they're actually an old one. What was once thought of as primitive and inconvenient over the past century (the "disposable" era) is now getting new scrutiny, the benefits of which are becoming more and more apparent worldwide.


If you're new to the concept of cloth pads, you may have a few questions. A good place to start would be the FAQ page, or contact me directly and I'll be happy to answer them for you. Setting the bar for quality, New Moon Pads are trim, beautiful, absorbent, economical, environmentally friendly, and amazingly comfortable. I'm confident you'll love the difference they'll make for a more positive, healthy, comfortable period.

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Renee McKay

Owner/Designer/Cloth Pad Artisan


The Benefits Of Reusable Cloth Menstrual Pads


ENVIRONMENTAL & FINANCIAL

1 New Moon Pad = 200 Disposable Pads

New Moon Pads' unique design, workmanship, and high quality fabrics give them over twice the life expectancy (10 years) of other pads, which means they cost less than half as much in the long run. Paying for themselves in just 1 to 2 years from the cost of disposables means 8 to 9 years of cost-free menstrual protection every 10 years. On average, 10,000 to 15,000 disposable menstrual products would be thrown away over the estimated 40 years from puberty to menopause. Compare that to cloth. If you purchased 20 to 25 cloth pads every 10 years, only 80 to 100 cloth pads total would be needed. Switching to cloth can save thousands of dollars AND disposables from the landfill. Plus, you'll save gas and time when you shop online from the comfort of your home.


HEALTH

Switching to reusable washable cloth menstrual pads can potentially decrease period discomfort, skin irritation, yeast infections, and menstrual flow (for shorter periods). Most who have made the switch report many or all of these changes in their monthly cycle.


COMFORT & CONVENIENCE

Today’s cloth pads are above and beyond what their basic cloth cousins were way back when. With high quality, high absorbency, breathable, leak-resistant fabrics, they’re far more comfortable, functional, and appealing. New Moon Pads all-in-one pads (nothing to stuff, add, or piece together) quickly and easily snap into place. Using cloth means you always have protection on hand; no more running to the store at the last minute because you’ve run out of disposables.


PEACE OF MIND

No more worrying if you don’t have access to, run out of, or can’t afford the high overall cost of disposables month after month. Being prepared means peace of mind each and every month. New Moon Pads are designed to last up to ten years in a regular rotation, so once you’ve put your stash together, that’s it; a decade of worry-free periods. Let’s face it, we’re living in uncertain times, whether it’s environmental concerns, extreme weather, or the political landscape, and the last thing you need to worry about is access to menstrual protection.



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Small businesses are the backbone of the economy. Traditionally, small businesses offer customers a personal experience with more unique, one-of-a-kind items, including custom work and a one-on-one experience they don't get from big corporations. Financially, small businesses put money back into the economy, creating a healthier financial impact on the customers they serve.



Moon Time Terms


CLOTH MENSTRUAL PADS  The environmentally friendly healthier alternative to disposable menstrual products.  LUNAR  Of, determined by, relating to, or resembling the moon.  MAMA PADS  Cloth menstrual pads and/or cloth nursing pads.  MENARCHE  The first occurrence of menstruation.  MENOPAUSE  The ceasing of menstruation.  The period in a woman's life (typically between 45 and 50 years of age) when this occurs.  MENSES  The process in a woman of discharging blood and other materials from the lining of the uterus.  The time of menstruation.  MENSTRUAL  Of or relating to the menses or menstruation: menstrual blood.  MENSTRUAL FLOW  Menstrual discharge.  MENSTRUATION  The process of discharging blood and other materials from the lining of the uterus at intervals of about one lunar month from puberty until menopause, except during pregnancy.  MOON PADS  Cloth menstrual pads.  MOON TIME  The time of the month when a woman is menstruating.  PERIOD  The process in a woman of discharging blood and other materials from the lining of the uterus.  The time of menstruation. POSTPARTUM  Following childbirth.  PREMENSTRUAL  Of, occurring, or experienced before menstruation.  STRESS INCONTINENCE  A condition in which there is involuntary emission of urine when pressure within the abdomen increases suddenly, as in coughing or sneezing.  THE PAD-TICULARS  The facts or details about New Moon Pads products.  :D