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A menstrual cup that will send you a text message on your smart phone when it’s time to refresh? The world’s first smart cup can do that.
Just like sanitary towels, tampons also have a link with the war industry. During World War 1, nurses used cotton wool to produce their own.
During World War 1, army nurses in a French hospital realised that bandages made of wood pulp could also be used as sanitary towels.