What’s it like to get a coil fitted? #ThePOW

With longer-lasting contraception growing in popularity, we answered the question: what’s it like to get the coil fitted?

For more on contraception choices and to view or discuss experiences of other users - along with personalised advice from a doctor - visit the free SH:24 contraception forum The Pill or What? #ThePOW

REVIEW: reusable period pads

Tampons, pads and panty liners along with their packaging generate more than 200,000 tonnes of waste per year, and they all contain plastic - in fact, disposable pads are around 90% plastic!

We review some reusable, eco-friendly alternatives to disposable menstrual products that can help stem the heavy flow of this environmental impact.

GDPR - power to the people in a digital age

As we’ve engaged and built relationships with users, one of the most audible messages from them was that they wanted the service to be highly confidential and discrete.

GDPR clarifies where responsibility for privacy protection lies with any organisations who collect, store, manage, process and analyse any form of personal data. The new law is therefore obviously very relevant to SH:24, and we welcome its introduction.