Absorbent interlabial device having an improved tab

February 28, 2004

1. An absorbent device insertable into the interlabial space of a female wearer, said absorbent device having a length, a width, a thickness, and a longitudinal centerline, said absorbent device comprising a backsheet and a tab joined to said backsheet and depending therefrom; wherein said tab comprises a first zone and a second zone, said first zone being located remote from the location of joining between said backsheet and said tab; and said second zone being located proximal to the location of joining between said backsheet and said tab; and wherein said first zone has a first stiffiness, said second zone has a second stiffness, said first stiffiness being greater than said second

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