How to deal with period pains…

Some things that help to alleviate period pains and cramps:

  • Lying down, some women prefer to lie on their side and curl up
  • Gently rubbing your tummy
  • Mild exercise and light stretching
  • Taking painkillers which contain ibuprofen – your pharmacist can advise you on which type would suit you
  • Taking a warm bath or holding a hot water bottle against your tummy or lower back