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The causes behind getting periods twice a month

November 17, 2020
The causes behind getting periods twice a month

Irregularities in a woman’s menstrual cycle are quite common and approximately 30% of women in India say they experience delayed or irregular periods. Every woman’s cycle is unique to her, and even for her it is different from any other cycle she has had or will ever have. On average, a normal period occurs once every 21-35 days and may last 2-7 days, and blood loss is approximately 5-80 mL per cycle.  In some cases, however, women tend to get…

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5 ways to tackle period pain at home
Menstrual Health Periods

5 ways to tackle period pain at home

When it comes to periods, every woman has a different story to tell. The same is for period pain or cramps. While some of us like to cuddle up in bed, some of us like to munch on our favourite chocolates, some of like…

November 5, 2020
A poem for November
Community Periods

A poem for November

November is here A new month Full of festivities Celebrations and cheer! Bright dupattas, sweets galore And homes beautifully lit; If it’s that time of the month An extra piece, we’ll sneakily admit! Card games, dance, music And meals with loved ones – Not…

November 3, 2020
Cramp Comfort + Nua Team = Goodbye Period Pain!
Community Periods

Cramp Comfort + Nua Team = Goodbye Period Pain!

We take it seriously when you tell us something. So when we heard the women in our community talk about period pain, we realised that we had to do something about it. We came up with Cramp Comfort, a self-heating patch that hugs your…

October 22, 2020
A Cramp Comfort story: when we listened and responded to period pain
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Cramp Comfort: our response to your period pain

Every woman experiences a cycle that is unique to her body and her period pain depends on it. It is estimated that close to 70% women in India experience period pain that can cause tiredness and discomfort. This kind of fatigue can keep us…

October 3, 2020
We are listening (and we are excited!)
Community Periods

We are listening (and we are excited!)

Are you reading this while hunched over your desk? Or are you sprawled on your sofa taking a reading break? Or are you… on the pot? Wherever you are, welcome to a new month at Nua, with an extra virtual hug for those who…

October 1, 2020
To my very first period tracker – my best friend
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To my very first period tracker – my best friend

My best friend in school had a habit. She would often wait outside the classroom, and right when the teacher called out my name, she imitated my voice and yelled out, “Present, Ma’am!”. Of course, the teacher always found out and then punished both…

August 20, 2020