See a 3-D Dr White's ad, an ad contest for Dr White's and wearing Dr White's with a thong. And a penis-tampon ad (they finally yielded to the temptation).
More humor in advertising: Simplicity Freedom ads (British): September 1990 - May 1991 - October 1991 - Freedom Confetti (French): October 1990 - box of Freedom tampons (German): 1991
More Lil-lets tampons, box and instructions, from South Africa, 1978 - ad, U.K., 1976/77 - ad, "How to make a packet of tampons disappear," U.K., 1988
Many Kotex and other ads.
See also Menstrual Humor
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.

Potpourri of tampon and menstrual towel (pad)
ads from the United Kingdom
Kotex Simplicity flushable! (date? publication?)

I thank very much the contributor from the U.K.!

Flushable pads, below, have a troubled history; plumbing has been even more troubled!

Below: The donor sent a scan of the package. Flowers, of course, have a long association with menstruation
and menstrual products, the Germans having even named an early brand after one although for an amazing reason! Flowers are probably just the opposite of what comes to mind when you think of menstruation, which is the whole point: getting your mind on something nice! But the word was also an early synonym for the process.

Next: 1973 New Freedom towel and pantie set  - U.K. Potpourri beginning (Dr White's bus - Dr White's dancing - Lil-lets tampons school - Dr. White's band - Kotex Simplicity bicycle - Kotex faces - Kotex New Freedom towel & pantie - Dr White's attic - Kotex Simplicity bike - Kotex Simplicity boat] ||
See a 3-D Dr White's ad and an ad contest for Dr White's. And a penis-tampon ad. More Kotex pads and tampons.
All tampon and pads (towels). More ads showing pads in panties: Stayfree | from Sweden.

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