GET WITH GENERATION KNOW

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 9, 2013 15:00:15 May 9, 2013 15:00:15

When I was growing up, my ma disapproved of me going out if I was on my period. She thought that menstruating weakened the body, and that I’d collapse somewhere and risk permanent damage. For some reason, this never applied to school. It still bothers her when I go out on my period. In her mind, having fun + having your period results in energy loss that could be potentially fatal. It’s a belief she picked up from her grandmother in the old village. Period mythology is so weird.

U by Kotex® is asking girls to share their experiences, get the facts, and talk about what it’s like to deal with vaginal wellness without making it feel awkward or inappropriate. You can do that by pledging to be part of Generation Know*. By taking the pledge, you will be exposed to the misinformation and commit to learning more about your body and passing that information on.

If you’re interested in joining Generation Know*, visit any Shoppers Drug Mart® and collect a Generation Know* information pack. In it you will find tools to help you gain an understanding of vaginal wellness, to be comfortable with asking questions, gain and spread that knowledge to your girlfriends, and to arm yourself with the truth with the help of the only straight-talking, honest brand in the femcare aisle, Kotex®.

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