To complement their #Periodsomnia campaign which shines a light on the ‘period sleep gap’, feminine hygiene retailer Bodyform have revealed how the night-time habits and routines of UK women+ change while on their period.
From laying down a towel to sleeping separately to their partners, the survey of 1,500 women+ dubbed ‘Bloody Bedtime Routines’ provides an eye-opening look into the monthly night-time struggles, and the changes made to ease discomfort.
• 47% of women+ lose between 2-3 hours of sleep per night during their period
• Over half of women+ avoid sex and being intimate with their partner while menstruating
• 29% of women+ admit to sleeping away from their partner during their period
• 1 in 3 feel embarrassed of period leaks at night
OVER A THIRD FEEL EMBARRASSED OF NIGHT-TIME PERIOD LEAKS
Bodyform’s research reveals around 47% of women+...