Taking Back Women’s Health with Dr. Aviva Romm

Everybody needs a doctor like Dr. Aviva Romm in their lives. I’ve been searching for one since my first visit to the gynecologist. Although I may not have found one yet in my home town community, I’ve always been lucky enough to get what I need from the wise and like-minded practitioners and healers I […]

10 Healthy Habits To Commit To, especially Before You’re 30

Whether you’re in your teens, thirties or in your sixties, there are some healthy habits that each of us should commit to for the sake of our bodies and in order to maintain our health as long as possible. It isn’t about longevity, but rather having a wonderful quality of life, for as long as […]

4 Pieces of Women’s Health Jewelry

Attention, ladies. It’s not like we need any more reasons to buy jewelry, but in case you’re itching for your next purchase or a gift for mother’s day this weekend, here are a few pieces of women’s health jewelry that can actually enhance the feminine experience! It was just a matter of time that tech […]

Ten Years of Menstrual Health Related Progress

Wow, it’s been ten years since my father and I set up an office in the basement of his home and started distributing Maxim organic tampons and other natural menstrual care products out of our makeshift home garage warehouse. Those early days were somewhat awkward and all too quiet in the world of menstrual health and […]

Back Pain: What’s Normal, Period-Related, and Not

Periods aren’t only a pain in the ass… they’re also normally pains in the back! It’s totally normal to get lower back pain during your period, but we’re here to help you understand what’s normal, in relation to PMS and periods, what’s excessive, and ways to deal with it! First, let’s understand why our backs […]

How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections Naturally

About 20% of women will suffer from a urinary tract infections (UTIs) at least once in their lifetime and 20% will experience reoccurring infections. Being that one of those lucky few women is my mother (and we have a very open relationship), I have become more than sympathetic to the condition. UTIs are just one […]

7 Valentine’s Day Activities Celebrating Period Sex and Your Body

However you decide to celebrate Valentine’s Day, and regardless of whether you’re in a relationship, be sure to take some quality time to celebrate yourself and your body. If you’re one of the thousands whom Aunt Flo will be visiting during this merry little holiday, don’t fear or let the thought of period sex scare […]

Ringing in the Yin Yang in 2018

Our last blog post of the year usually entails reflecting back on all the fierce women we’ve featured on our blog over the year and casting a vote to see who our audience thinks is the fiercest of them all. There was a bit of a shift that happened for us though about mid-year that […]

5 Ways to Create A More Eco-Friendly + Sustainable Thanksgiving

As the Thanksgiving feast descends upon us, we at Maxim Hygiene urge you to give thanks to Mother Earth this year and think about the long term effects of our practices around this holiday. Try and celebrate in a way that minimizes your carbon footprint and honors the planet’s gifts to us. Our environment is what […]

Women’s Health Wearables and Tech that Help with Periods and Pregnancy

It’s no longer enough to track your run or even your heartbeat while you run; what’s monitoring your baby’s heartbeat when you run? Women’s health wearables and tech apps have moved way beyond fitness to focus on pertinent issues like reproductive health, from tracking periods to planning pregnancies, mental health through the monitoring of stress, […]