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Feminine hygiene is a term used to describe personal care products (also called menstrual products) used by women during menstruation, vaginal discharge, and other bodily functions related to the vulva. Sanitary napkins (American English) / Sanitary towels (British English), tampons, menstrual cups, pantiliners and feminine wipes are the major categories of feminine hygiene products.
- Andrea Tone "Contraceptive consumers: gender and the political economy of birth control in the 1930s". Journal of Social History, Spring, 1996.