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originally posted by: JAGStorm
originally posted by: usernameconspiracy
How ever will we be able to figure out if we need a tampon or not now?
Shrug. More overblown outrage over what amounts to nothing.
Shrug now, believe me later.
First it starts with bathrooms, then tampons/pads. Pretty soon if you just want to be a girl (or especially a feminine girl) that
will be looked down on. It's already starting in High school.
That my friend, is the problem. We are talking about a pad box, but we really aren't.
Historically, the incidence and prevalence in IV have been difficult to quantify as few studies have been conducted classifying the numerous physical presentations of IV or quantifying specific IV conditions at birth. Some conditions of IV are reportable birth defects documented in the State Birth Defect Registries. Other variations from the physical norm are not defined as birth defects and therefore have not been documented as such
Most women of reproductive age use sanitary pads during their menstrual periods for an average of 1800 days in their lifetime . Similarly, the diaper is a hygiene product that is in direct contact with the external genitalia of infants and toddlers for several months to years .
In recent years, synthetic plastic materials have been used as liquid absorbents to improve the functionality and softness of sanitary pads and diapers . However, some of these plastic materials release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and endocrine-disrupting chemicals [4–6], potentially posing risks to women and children who use them [7–9].
In particular, since VOCs and phthalates are absorbed through the skin [2, 10–13], it is necessary to understand whether household products such as sanitary pads and diapers that contact the skin contain these chemicals. As a result, the safety of sanitary pads or diapers is becoming a world-wide public health concern with growing suspicions that some substances in those products may adversely influence the health of women and children.