Dads! Do You Talk To Your Daughters About Periods #Pads4Dads Campaign

Did you know that nearly half of all dads in the UK have not talked to their daughters about periods? In addition, only 1 in 3 dads have purchased period products, 4 in 10 dads never learnt about periods at school, and 45% of dads are unsure what the signs are that a girl might be about to start her period. These were the results from a survey carried out by Hey Girls UK. You have to be brutally honest here. Those are shocking results. Dads need to join the bloody conversation! I am a father of four daughters and… [Read More]

Talking periods, sex and pregnancy with my daughters

I’m a father of four daughters so the subject of periods and pregnancy was always going to come up and amazingly I thought it would embarrass me, but in truth it never did. Of course I could have given them the sugar coated version of periods and by that I mean those incredible adverts on television that of course nothing should stop you going para-gliding, rock climbing or tomb-stoning, not even a period! We have all seen those adverts that women just carry on with their extreme sports whilst having a period, ignoring the fact that women, not all I… [Read More]