Period Poverty Is Real

The average woman spends 2,535 days of her life menstruating. 🔴⁣​
​Menstruation is a healthy part of having a uterus. ⁣​
​Regardless of our financial or social situation, we must purchase or otherwise obtain access to enough pads/tampons/menstrual cups/period panties to bleed for nearly seven years of our life. 🤯⁣​
​This is why it is INSANE that period products are taxed in 35 US states. ⁣​
​And that you can’t use food stamps or health spending allowances to purchase menstrual products. They are also not covered by health insurance OR Medicaid. ⁣​
​Despite being a necessity for half the population, they are still viewed as “luxury items” and taxed as such. ⁣​

You can be apart of ending period poverty by signing this petition.

Also check out my podcast on period pain and learn some tools to help you prepare for a healthier period.

reminder: i’m currently taking on 1:1 clients. if you’d like to explore what it would be like to work together and if we are a good fit, fill out this form to get more details!​

Amanda Montalvo

Amanda Montalvo is a women's health dietitian who helps women find the root cause of hormone imbalances and regain healthy menstrual cycles.

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