Collect Menstrual Blood

Some articles on menstrual, menstrual blood:

Sanitary Napkin - History
... Through the ages women have used different forms of menstrual protection ... Menstrual pads have been mentioned as early as the 10th century, in the Suda, where Hypatia, who lived in the 4th century AD, was said to have thrown one of her used ... The Museum of Menstruation has articles and photos of some early forms of menstrual protection, including among other things knitted pads and menstrual aprons ...
Cloth Menstrual Pad - History
... Through the ages women have used different forms of menstrual protection ... Women often used strips of folded old cloth (rags) to catch their menstrual blood, which is why the term "rags" was used to refer to menstruation ... Disposable menstrual pads appear to have been first commercially available from around 1888 with the Southall's pad ...

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