Menstrual Cups 101

New Frequently Asked Questions for 2020

Which menstrual cup is best for beginners? There is no such thing as a single menstrual cup that is best for a beginner. It all depends on which menstrual cup is the most comfortable and easiest to reach. To be able to determine this, you need ...

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 and Allergies

Can a menstrual cup give you an allergic reaction? This is a common concern and question that is frequently asked due to sensitivity or allergies that could be experienced due to materials used to make menstrual cups or products that may be ...

Menstrual Cup Firmness Explained

Firmness is not something that most, if any, menstrual cup companies mention. At best, it is described as a cup that is made out of a “soft silicone”. However, we all have different interpretations of what “soft” is and to what degree. There is ...

Low Capacity Menstrual Cups – It might be What You Need!

“Low capacity” is not typically a great selling point or something that people search for when choosing a menstrual cup. However, everyone has their reasons for seeking the cup that they do. While most menstrual cup companies won’t use this ...

High Capacity Menstrual Cups

Whether you’re looking for a cup for your extremely heavy flow, or seeking a cup to hold you all day with a moderate flow, a “high capacity” cup is generally what works best! First of all, it depends on how heavy your flow is. Remember, what we ...

Menstrual Cup Stems – Everything You Need To Know

Menstrual cups are designed with many different features from one cup to the next. One of those features that may vary between brands is the stem. A cup may have a long stick, tab, ball, ring, no stem at all, or may have a mixture of these. They can ...

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 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 ...

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 – Are Menstrual Cups Safe to Use?

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 ...