I have seen a few brands of modern mama cloth pads for that time of the month and was after true testimonies from different brands, wanting to know cost, absorbency/leakage, if there are any to steer away from, comfort, washing powder recommendations etc. Thanks


Posted by megang, 25th February 2014


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  • Fancy bringing these back! My mum and mother in law used to talk about cloth menstrual pads that required a strap to hold in place. Think I prefer the disposable ones



  • I remember my mum telling me about these from when she was younger but she came from a poor family so had to share with her sisters.



  • They are from the olden days when they didn’t have the adhesive strips. I’ve never seen them but it is pointless using them when you have convenience now .



  • Oh my god! Really?! I thought these went out when my mum was having periods! I gave never seen them on the shelves, anywhere, in any shop in Tasmania. I think it’s a bit gross actually, re usable period pads, don’t think I’ld buy them if I did see them



  • Good luck if you do use them. After hearing the experience of older generations that had to wash them and maintain them – I am thankful for disposable sanitary napkins!



  • Would never had thought off using them, thanks for giving the idea.



  • Omg I didn’t even know you could use cloth pads. When I use the normal pads I get iratation and its so annoying.



  • Not to sure but I hope other mums can help you with your question.



  • i have never used cloth before, but have always been a fan of libra disposible



  • I didn’t think they even got used anymore, goodluck in finding the right one



  • I admit that I had no idea that cloth pads were still in use. Not what I would choose to use them, but better for the environment, and possibly healthier for your body. It would remind me too much of washing out cloth nappies.



  • I am not sure, I am a fan of disposable so there is nothing around the home that is dirty



  • there are some good comments here



  • did you find anything :)



  • I love this site, I learn so many new things. Didn’t know they existed, I remember my mother telling me when they were young that’s all the had. Thank goodness for me there are other options. Sorry I cant help and goodluck finding one you like. Each to their own, its not for me but it doesn’t hurt me if others do so I hope you find what you are looking for,


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