A special kit for those starting their journey towards managing periods. A fantastic way to open and continue conversations about growing up. It has everything a young person needs to feel prepared for their first period including a menstrual calendar & two great guides answering all those tricky questions about puberty, menarche and menstrual product options. Watch out for some special surprise treats inside too! Scroll down for a full description.
It has everything a young person needs to feel prepared for their first period including a menstrual calendar & two great guides answering all those tricky questions about puberty, menarche and menstrual product options. Watch out for some special surprise treats inside too!
It will be sent to you discretely (the sticker on the box only states ‘your starter pack’)
The nest.box© includes:
(images above are examples only – exact content specifications may change however will include the following)
- Nest Starter Pack Box
- Nest’s ‘Welcome to the Journey – Growing Up’ Bracelet – various designs
- Nest’s Guide to Periods Leaflet
- Nest’s Guide to Menstrual Product Choices Leaflet
- Specially designed Menstrual Calendar (to learn how to track your cycle)
- NZ made Wheatie Heat Pack (for those tummy twinges) – various designs
- Stress Ball or similar (to manage those emotions – mood swings…who me!)
- Pen/Pencil and Note Book (to manage those feelings) – various designs
- Stickers (to decorate note book) – various designs
- Fun Sleep Mask (to ensure your 8-10 hours of slumber) – various designs
- Funky socks (cause puberty means we have to wash them more often!)-various designs (if there’s a specific colour choice please let us know in comments at checkout!)
- Herbal Tea Bags – Blood Orange of course! (to help relax)
- Cute Purse to discreetly store products in school bag (you’ve got this 🙂 ) – various designs
- Pack of wet wipes or tissues (always handy)
- Hygiene product sample (i.e. facial wash / soap / tissue pack)
- Fun Lip Balm – various designs
- A large variety of Period Products: (our sample products are examples of many different brands available in NZ including environmentally responsible products i.e. 100% cotton). Exact contents may vary however will always include samples of the following:
- non-applicator tampons
- applicator tampons
- regular pads
- night-time pad
- panty liners
- coupons / flyers for product (as in stock & provided)
- Some gorgeous goodies and treats! Chocolate (of course!) & more
IN ADDITION, FOR A FULLER CONVERSATION ABOUT ALL PRODUCTS AVAILABLE IN NZ, YOU CAN ADD IN THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
The options are:
- Charlie Banana washable pad (limit of 1) Comfortable and stylish. Free from perfume, chlorine and chemicals. The top layer of super-soft microfleece makes these unbelievably stain-free! They are backed with waterproof PUL and lined with absorbent, quick drying microfibre. Colours & designs will vary. Regular 20cm long x 7cm wide
- Love Luna period wear (limit of 1)
This bikini or midi brief absorbs 10-15ml (2-3 regular tampons) It is made of Nylon/Elastane with a lining of Cotton/Elasthane & padding of Polyester/Viscose/Elastane (exclusive of trims). Love Luna are made in Indonesia. Affordable and accessible.
- Moraka Cup – Sz Small for teens (limit of 1)
Made from medical grade silicone and are FDA approved. Moraka cups come in a reusable cylinder that combines packaging and a place to keep them. Moraka Cups are an affordable, sustainable and cost effective cup. Moraka is a student run business under the Young Entrepreneur Scheme. ‘Moraka’ means freedom of the body and expression – this aligns with the core values of the business.
- Teen Cup by ‘My Cup NZ’ (limit of 1)
Perfect for first time cup users aged 12-18 years – Size 0 – Especially designed for those who have never used a cup before! Suitable for young people who may use small and/or regular tampons. Designed and made in New Zealand from medical grade silicone.
- ‘Mini’ Cup from Wā Cup NZ (limit of 1)
A cup for teens/ menstruators just starting out. Premium quality; made of medical grade, FDA registered, plastic free, silicone. Easy use design, this cup will last you up to 10 years. Your Wā menstrual cup comes with: a friendly user guide, a cotton Wā storage bag & a compostable, reusable box. Your purchase subsidises a Wā Cup for someone in need, preventing period poverty from affecting education in NZ. #StandingOvulationToThat