What are the holes for on the menstrual cup?
Most menstrual cups have holes near the rim that are designed and placed strategically for the purpose of sealing the cup’s suction mechanism when placed properly in the vagina. Some cups have 1 or 2 while others have 3-4 holes (it is dependent on the shape of the bell and the specific design of the brand of menstrual cup. And again the holes or amount of holes in a menstrual cup may assist with better sealing of the cup or it may be a feature that someone does not like about a particular menstrual cup. It is all about preference and ease of use vs. effectiveness for the individual’s circumstance.