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Breaking the Ice

Posted by Monica Williams on

I'm a physician and even I was freaked out! Just the thought of having the conversation about my daughter's changing body with her was enough to give me sweats. I knew that I wanted to be the one to start the conversation, make sure that she received accurate information and gave her real knowledge and broke down the myths, but I did not know where to start. As a part of my journey founding and launching RedDrop, I got a lot of personal encouragement knowing that we would produce this series of emails and content. For moms, I know that...

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3 Things to Know if your Daughter Recently Started her Period

Posted by Monica Williams on

If your daughter has recently started her period, here are some refreshers that will make this phase smoother for you and for her.

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Dropping Kits!

Posted by Admin Reddrop on

Sorry that it's been so long...start-ups are interesting things. Everyone is doing so much that is both in and out of your wheelhouse. Some of the tasks are thrilling and feel like you're making the world turn, then some are soul-crushingly mundane.  One really cool thing we did this month was to drop some kits on some inspiring amazing girls in Atlanta Public Schools and Fulton County Schools here in Atlanta. We visited Wesley International Academy, Brown Middle, Woodson Park Academy and Woodland Middle School. We don't have photo releases from their parents yet...so we can't show too many pics....

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Brown Middle School & RedDrop

Posted by Dana Roberts on

Brown Girls love STEM, RedDrop does too!  We were grateful for the opportunity granted by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Metro Atlanta Chapter to engage with the girls STEM team at Brown Middle School this week. It was super important to us to show another side of STEM as it relates to health and wellness. Red Drop wanted to  have conversations with the girls about their experiences with feminine hygiene products, what they feel is important to them in their products and honestly, what is not working well and what we can do about it.  The stimulating STEM...

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Plate28

Posted by Admin Reddrop on

More exciting news! So...we have learned how differently people approach periods based on the region of the US in which you were raised. Here in the south - we're a little more conservative. So, based on our studies upwards of 85% of girls start and stick with pads, whereas in the north waaaayyy more girls start with tampons.  So in an effort to really learn what's important to each and every family in our wonderful country - we are partnering with groups in different areas to form focus groups and check what each of us supports and why.  The first...

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