All About Menstrual Cups

Thursday, 6 May 2021
Menstrual Products Advice Service

Need helping finding the right products for you. Fill in our free advice questionnaire and we'll recommend the most appropriate items for your cycle.

Friday, 26 February 2021
Menstrual Cups V Menstrual Discs

Menstrual cup or menstrual disc which one is right for you. Find out how the two compare.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Menstrual Cups for A High Cervix

If you have identified that you have a high cervix then finding a cup that is long in the body and a long stem can be really important. Using a cup that is too short for you can cause problems with removal.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Menstrual Cups For A Low Cervix
Tuesday, 9 February 2021
Tilted Cervix/Uterus & Menstrual Cups

Can I use a menstrual cup if I have a retroverted uterus?
The short answer for this is YES!

Monday, 8 February 2021
Choosing a Menstrual Cup

It can seem very daunting choosing a cup but the female anatomy is very accommodating and many people can use any cup without problems however like shoes some fit your feet a bit better than others.The key things to consider are; Height of Cervix, Menstrual Flow,Firmness of the Cup

Sunday, 7 February 2021
Menstrual Cup Comparison Chart

Menstrual Cups come in different sizes, diameters, capacity and stem lengths. Use this chart of the cups we stock to find the one best for you.

Saturday, 6 February 2021
How to Measure Your Cervix Height For A Menstrual Cup

There are lots of things that go into finding the perfect cup for you. One of the important factors is your cervix height.
For many (myself included) measuring your cervix height is a new thing.

Friday, 5 February 2021
Menstrual Cup FAQ's

FAQ's about using a Menstrual Cup. What is a cup? How often to change it? Can I exercise with it?

Friday, 5 February 2021
How Often To Empty Your Menstrual Cup

Some menstrual cup brands recommend the maximum wear time before emptying is 8 hours. In general across the cup using community the consensus is you should empty every 10-12 hours as an absolute maximum.

Thursday, 4 February 2021
Can I Put My Menstrual Cup In Before My Period Starts?

Absolutely!!! This has been life changing for me. Unlike tampons a menstrual cup doesnít absorb fluid so itís perfectly safe to put in before your period starts.

Thursday, 4 February 2021
Do I Need Back Up Protection With A Menstrual Cup?

Many women including myself are fortunate (so far) and don't need to use anything to back up their menstrual cup even on their heaviest days. If you are one of these people then you can just continue using just your cup and wearing your normal underwear. However there isn't a reason you can't use back up protection if you prefer. Some people use back up methods whilst getting used to their new menstrual cup or on their heaviest days just in case.

Wednesday, 3 February 2021
How To Clean Your Menstrual Cup

Cleaning and Sterilising your menstrual cup is really simple. There is nothing complicated about it, you can do it simply using things you'd have at home or we stock specialist cleaning products to help.

Wednesday, 3 February 2021
Removing The Stem On A Menstrual Cup

Menstrual cups are designed to sit completely within the vagina, this includes the stem. If you find that the stem is too long then this can be shortened or removed completely. This can reduce the overall length of the cup making it shorter to give and better and more comfortable fit. Signs that the stem may need shortening can include discomfort when sitting or walking, or a pinching feeling at the entrance of the vagina

Tuesday, 22 December 2020
Using A Menstrual Cup With An IUD

An IUD is a popular choice for contraception among women, it is also known as a coil.
There are many articles on using cups with IUDs and whether you should or not for fear of dislodging
it.
The short answer is yes, there is no reason that you cannot use your cup with and IUD in place.

Tuesday, 22 December 2020
How Long Does A Menstrual Cup Last?

Most companies say that with proper care their menstrual cups can last for 10 years (making it a great economical period solutions). Other companies recommend changing the cup every 1-2 years.


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