Women in bed

Waking up to discover blood on your sheets isn’t the best way to start the day, but the position in which you sleep can easily result in a leakage. Not to worry though, this is very common and we have some tips on how you can manage this to not have to deal with stains in the morning.

Why could my period be heavier at night?

Why is it that you need extra protection at night to prevent period leaks? Well, as it turns out, when you’re lying down the blood flows differently from when you’re standing up. Which is why you need an overnight pad like Bodyform Ultra Goodnight. If you want to postpone your period though, then check out our advice on what you should do.

Which pad is right for my night-time leak?

Overnight pads are handily longer at the back than an ordinary towel. As period blood tends to pool under your bottom if you sleep on your back, this extra length means no leaks. Some towels can also end up askew if you toss and turn a lot in your sleep, causing blood to leak out. The uniquely shaped core of a Bodyform towel means it follows your body movements when you twist around, preventing period leakage. So you can rest easy.

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