• Poll badge

Here's What Your Vagina Thinks About Sleeping In Underwear

Let's tackle this vaginal health debate, once and for all.

If you have a vagina, you're probably familiar with the whole "sleeping in underwear" debate.

People seem to have VERY STRONG opinions about it...

But does sleeping in underwear actually have an impact on your vaginal health?

Turns out, there's no medical evidence your vagina or vulva needs to "air out" at night, or that sleeping commando is healthier.

And according to the experts, sleeping in undies will not cause or worsen a yeast infection or vaginitis.

The fit and fabric doesn't make a big difference either, as long as the underwear isn't way too tight.

The most important thing, the experts say, is that you sleep in whatever is most comfortable for you.

If your underwear does cause irritation, then maybe try sleeping commando — but also consider possible irritants in your laundry detergent, fabric softener, or soap.

So tl;dr — your vagina doesn't care whether you sleep in underwear or not, as long as it's comfortable!