October 9, 2013

US Patent No.: 8,293,966 B2
Inventor(s): Paralee Obele, Sedona, Ariz., US.
Filed: 2/27/07
Issued: 10/23/12

A feminine hygiene pad comprising: a bottom non-absorbent layer having a predetermined color; a top absorbing layer comprising the same color as the bottom layer with the exception of a small area located near or around a center of the top absorbing layer that is lighter in color than both the bottom and top layers so that a user can detect initial saturation of the top absorbing layer by viewing the small area; and an adhesive secured to at least a portion of the bottom non-absorbent layer for retaining the pad in place in an undergarment or garment.

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