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Can I flush my tampon down the toilet?

Can I flush my tampon down the toilet?

Tampons are designed to expand when they touch liquid, meaning when a tampon is flushed down a toilet, it can expand to multiple times the size of a dry tampon. This can create blockages in the sewerage system, which can not only be expensive to repair but also have serious health implications because of the backflow. Toilet paper is specifically designed to break down almost immediately after making contact with liquid, however, tampons are designed to hold together despite hours of contact with liquid. 
Ramadan: The Menstrual Experience

Ramadan: The Menstrual Experience

Ramadan is a sacred time for Muslims all around the world. Celebrated during the ninth month during the Muslim calendar, It is the month in which it is believed that the Holy Qur'an was sent down from heaven "as a guidance for men and women.”

People on their period are exempt from fasting (and prayer) and are instead required to make up their fasts before the next Ramadan. But what does this mean for the rest of the cycle?

 Sameera Qureshi, an Islamic Psychology practitioner said it best, “that parents tend to misunderstand the concept of modesty and act from a place of shame instead.”