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The ASDA pants are a combined pant with integral absorbent pad area which is about twice as long and twice as wide as a sanitary pad. The pants are elasticated and merely pull on. I would estimate they would fit someone at least uk size 24, if not a bit bigger.. there would be no sticky tabs as they are in one piece and are disposable. Though that means binning and presumably to landfill. But sometimes ones health comfort and dignity have to take priority.
I take the mini pill which is taken every day of the year, no breaks.
I have very little in the way of periods now.
I too felt it wasn't healthy but I've had several chats with Practice Nurse and have chosen to bow to her knowledge and expertise on that subject. She tells me it is okay.
I'd suggest changing pads much more often if you are finding they don't stay stuck etc. Or when I was heavy I used to put one the front and one at the back, no gap in the middle. Gave me a good felling of security to have so much coverage.
I had periods that were extremely heavy.
My gp gave me medication that wasn’t contraceptive based to help. Typically I now no longer need any sanitary items.
I feel you would need as many period pants as you would change a pad or tampon in a day, personally these are not for me. I have pants and would ratherr use my cloth pads with them. Cheaper as I already wear pants every day!!
Some women choose to wear period knickers that are ultra absorbent to protect you from leaks, saving your normal knickers in the long run.
There are also actual ‘period knickers’ that you can wear as a sanitary product!! Check it out: https://www.shethinx.com/collections/period-panties/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI2JykhrnO2gIV7gDTCh2ZWA9-EAAYASAAEgI1J_D_BwE