Stayfree (U.S.A., the Netherlands) ad with Cathy Rigby (1982). More ads with Rigby and others (U.S.A., Germany, Hispanic America). Listen to Cathy Rigby speak a radio ad for Stayfree (1982). Ads, U.S.A., 1973, 1974, showing new beltless pad - Ad, 1980, cheerleaders - Ad, 1977, girl skateboarding in white shorts - Ad, 1982, white shorts - Ad, U.S.A., 1984: white sheets as main design element - Ad, 1996, cartwheel in white pants - Dutch ads showing women wearing pad & belt: 1972 (photo), 1973 (drawing) - German, 1976, 1977, diagrams showing blood flow & panties - 1980 American folder with great visual pun on cover: Your Teenage Menstrual Cycle
Growing Up and Liking It (complete booklets: 1944, 1949, 1957, 1964, 1970, 1972, The Personal Products Company, U.S.A.) (many covers, 1944-1978)
Booklets menstrual hygiene companies made for girls, women and teachers - patent medicine - a list of books and articles about menstruation - videos
CONTRIBUTE to Humor, Words and expressions about menstruation and Would you stop menstruating if you could?
Some MUM site links:
MUM address & What does MUM mean? |
Email the museum |
Privacy on this site |
Who runs this museum?? |
Amazing women! |
Art of menstruation (and awesome ancient art of menstruation) |
Artists (non-menstrual) |
Asbestos |
Belts |
Bidets |
Birth control and religion |
Birth control drugs, old |
Birth control douche & sponges |
Founder bio |
Bly, Nellie |
MUM board |
Books: menstruation & menopause (& reviews) |
Cats |
Company booklets for girls (mostly) directory |
Contraception and religion |
Contraceptive drugs, old |
Contraceptive douche & sponges |
Costumes |
Menstrual cups |
Cup usage |
Dispensers |
Douches, pain, sprays |
Essay directory |
Examination, gynecological (pelvic) (short history) |
Extraction |
Facts-of-life booklets for girls |
Famous women in menstrual hygiene ads |
Feminine napkin, towel, pad directory |
Founder/director biography |
Gynecological topics by Dr. Soucasaux |
Humor |
Huts |
Links |
Masturbation |
Media coverage of MUM |
Menarche booklets for girls and parents |
Miscellaneous |
Museum future |
Norwegian menstruation exhibit |
Odor |
Olor |
Pad, towel, napkin directory |
Patent medicine |
Poetry directory |
Products, some current |
Puberty booklets for girls and parents|
Religion |
Religión y menstruación |
Your remedies for menstrual discomfort |
Menstrual products safety |
Sanitary napkin, towel, pad directory |
Seguridad de productos para la menstruación |
Science |
Shame |
Slapping, menstrual |
Sponges |
Synchrony |
Tampon directory |
Early tampons |
Teen ads directory |
Tour of the former museum (video) |
Towel, pad, sanitary napkin directory |
Underpants & panties directory |
Videos, films directory |
Words and expressions about menstruation |
Would you stop menstruating if you could? |
What did women do about menstruation in the past? |
Washable pads |
Read 10 years (1996-2006) of articles and Letters to Your MUM on this site.
Leer la versión en español de los siguientes temas: Anticoncepción y religión, Breve reseña - Olor - Religión y menstruación - Seguridad de productos para la menstruación.

How shall I tell my daughter? Puberty & menstruation information for mothers to tell daughters
1981, Personal Products Company, U.S.A.
Complete booklet

Below: Pp. 1 (inside front cover)-2
When the museum was open in my house, one visitor told me her physician mother just
handed her a box of pads and said, "You'll need these." No discussion of menstruation, no nothing.
Another said her mother saw her on her bed trying to insert a tampon and did it for her. She
said it was the closest experience she remembered having had with her mother.
Read a little commentary about the subject.

NEXT covers 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14
The companion Growing Up and Liking It booklets (complete: 1944, 1949, 1957, 1964, 1970, 1972, The Personal Products Company, U.S.A.) (many covers, 1944-1978)

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