Menstrual Cups 101

How To Use a Menstrual Cup

Learn everything on how to use a menstrual cup - Folding Techniques, Insertion, Removal (including when to empty), Caring for your cup and Troubleshooting

Menstrual Cup vs Menstrual Disc

Both a menstrual cup and a menstrual disc collect your menstrual flow instead of absorbing it like a pad or tampon. An average large-sized menstrual cup will hold approximately the same amount as a menstrual disc

Menstrual Cups for Homeless or Developing Countries

Menstrual cups are a great idea for anyone – as long as they have access to clean water. Otherwise, it can cause some problems.

Vaginal Discharge and Cervical Mucus

Every person with a vagina will have vaginal discharge, mucus, and secretions on a normal basis. These are a normal part of vaginal functions and self-cleaning.

Menstrual Cups & Prolapse

Many people experience at least one, and sometimes more, of the several types of pelvic organ prolapses. These include: Bladder Prolapse – Cystocele This is the most common kind of pelvic organ prolapse. This happens when the bladder presses ...

Menstrual Cups and Internal Birth Control

Many people have been successful with using internal birth control, such as an IUD or a NuvaRing®, alongside using a menstrual cup.

Menstrual Cups vs Disposable Menstrual Products

Menstrual Cup   Disposable Menstrual Products Most menstrual cups are reusable. With proper care, a menstrual cup can last up to ten years. This means you spend approximately $40 on a menstrual cup once every ten years. ...

Why Haven’t You Heard of Menstrual Cups?

That’s a great question! I think we all wonder this when we are introduced to them. “Why didn’t my mom tell me?” “Why are there no commercials?”

Are there CONS to a Menstrual Cup?

Well, yes. To be honest, not everyone who tries a menstrual cup falls in love with it, or even with the idea of it. And that’s fine. That’s the nice thing about alternative options – you’re free to choose!

18 Benefits of Using a Menstrual Cup

1. They are Reusable It’s 10 o’clock at night and you just jumped out of the shower. You’re drying off and you spot a SPOT on your light blue towel! You go to grab a tampon from under the sink and are horrified to find out that you only have ONE ...

Best Menstrual Cups for a High or Low Cervix

If your cervix is located at an average height, meaning it’s not low or high, any standard-sized menstrual cup should be comfortable for you. But if your cervix is low or high, it pays to check the length measurements of the cups before you buy to ...

Menstrual Cup Dangers

Menstrual cups have been in use for decades, and they are now making a comeback in today’s eco-conscious and penny-wise world. Benefits of Using Menstrual Cups Easy to use Lower cost (compared to using disposables) Chemical-free No ...

What is a Menstrual Cup?

A menstrual cup is an alternative to pads and tampons that’s eco-friendly and cost effective. Menstrual cups might seem to be a hot new trend, but they’ve actually been around since the 1930s. It’s only recently that they’ve started to catch on in ...

Tips and Tricks for Your Menstrual Cup

If you’re new to menstrual cups or are reluctant to try them, we’ve got some tips and tricks that’ll take you from newbie to pro in no time! These shortcuts will put you on the inside track when it comes to making the most of this fabulous ...

How to Choose a Menstrual Cup – For Beginners and Pros

Short links 1. Cervical Height – How High Does Your Cervix Sit? 2. Your Age & Births 3. Soft or Firm? Physical Activities & Menstrual Cups 4. Bladder Sensitivities & Menstrual Cups 5. Light or Heavy Flow 6. Medical Grade ...

Swimming with a Menstrual Cup

Let’s cut to the chase. Can you safely go swimming while wearing a menstrual cup? The short answer is a definitive YES! Now, let’s back that up with some facts, stats and some personal user stories. A menstrual cup is worn completely internally, ...

Yoni Egg Exercises (Beginner Exercises)

Yoni eggs help ensure that you're activating your pelvic floor muscles while doing kegel exercises. The exercise increases blood flow in the area, which can help to stimulate and rejuvenate the nerves and improve sexual sensation.

Menstrual Cups and Pads in Africa

Those of us living in developed countries often take our access to feminine hygiene products for granted. But instead of reaching for your product of choice when you get your period, what if you didn’t have any reliable way to stop your flow? No ...

The Looncup: Wearable Tech for Your Vagina

This new invention bridges the gap between menstrual cups and the latest technology. If I’m not wearing my Fitbit activity tracker, I feel like any steps I take during the day are a waste of my time. I also use an app on my smartphone to keep track ...

Tampons & Pads vs. Menstrual Cups & Cloth Pads – What’s Right for You?

With just about half of the world’s population being female, and every one of those women having to manage their menstrual cycles, there can be no doubt that how this is undertaken is a serious discussion. Take this in for a moment… a rough ...

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