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 What women used for pads/tampons before modern times? For some reason I have always wondered. Especially Native American women, poor women, or those who live outside of "civilization". Maybe I'm just weird. lol

by on Nov. 28, 2012 at 11:49 AM
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kitty8199
by Ruby Member on Nov. 28, 2012 at 1:52 PM
I've wondered that
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notjstasocermom
by Samantha on Nov. 28, 2012 at 2:10 PM


Quoting Dzyre1115:

 Never crossed my mind, but I'm sure they handled their business!


notjstasocermom
by Samantha on Nov. 28, 2012 at 2:11 PM

although I have wondered how they got of bacterial infections , uti's things of that nature, without antibiotics.

kjfamily
by on Nov. 28, 2012 at 2:13 PM
Herbs.. There was always a "medicine " man around or a woman. Natural medicine has been around way before "western" medicine.

Quoting notjstasocermom:

although I have wondered how they got of bacterial infections , uti's things of that nature, without antibiotics.

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MissTacoBell
by Taco Bell Princess on Nov. 28, 2012 at 2:16 PM
Me too. I remember reading it but not what it was about.


Quoting MrsApple:

I'd forgotten about that book!


Quoting makelineerror:

If you've ever read the book "Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret", they mention the horrible belt.





Quoting MrsApple:

Yeah,women before the "modern days" had it BAD! Ask your mom about what she had to use!My mom told me horror stories of a belt thing they had to wear,lol.





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_WC_Mama
by on Nov. 28, 2012 at 2:23 PM
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Not until now LOL

Matriarch87
by on Nov. 28, 2012 at 2:26 PM
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According to south park they used tampons made out of Cherokee Hair. 

lmao.  


MamaC.
by on Nov. 28, 2012 at 2:27 PM
Herbs and plants that people still use today. Cranberry works wonders on utis.

Quoting notjstasocermom:

although I have wondered how they got of bacterial infections , uti's things of that nature, without antibiotics.

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notjstasocermom
by Samantha on Nov. 28, 2012 at 2:59 PM

yeah it helps prevent but not get rid of them.

Quoting MamaC.:

Herbs and plants that people still use today. Cranberry works wonders on utis.

Quoting notjstasocermom:

although I have wondered how they got of bacterial infections , uti's things of that nature, without antibiotics.


MamaC.
by on Nov. 28, 2012 at 3:05 PM
It does get rid of them, I've used it. But it doesn't matter, I don't want to debate with anyone.

Quoting notjstasocermom:

yeah it helps prevent but not get rid of them.


Quoting MamaC.:

Herbs and plants that people still use today. Cranberry works wonders on utis.



Quoting notjstasocermom:

although I have wondered how they got of bacterial infections , uti's things of that nature, without antibiotics.


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