Maxi pads (UK 8-16)
Maxi pads are made with four layers of organic cotton fleece inside. Some have a layer of PUL, which is a totally waterproof barrier. The wool backed pads never have PUL in them. Maxi pads measure 11" x 3". Great for UK trouser size 8-16. If you are trouser size 18 or above, go for the Slim Mega pads. Maxi pads are suitable for the heavy side of a normal flow. If your flow is very heavy, then look at the Slim Mega. If your flow is unbelievably heavy, then look at the Mega.