These questions will help you to switch pad to menstrual cup…
How to ensure that the Menstrual Cup is expanded completely after insertion?
You can pull the Menstrual Cup out easily if it is not expanded completely. If it is totally expanded inside the vagina, you cannot pull down the product. Place the cup properly to avoid any leakage during its use.
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How to sterilize the Menstrual Cup?
Menstrual Cup is made of medical-grade silicone and the material is as consistent as a baby pacifier. One can adopt the same sterilization method as a baby pacifier. It is recommended to place the Menstrual Cup in professional sterilizes where possible or in boiled water for 5-7 minutes.
Why does it leak or slide down easily?
Please review the usage steps carefully. If you fail to place the cup in a proper position or fail to empty the cup at regular intervals in a heavy flow condition, there is a chance of sliding down or leakage. A horizontally positioned and easily rotational cup indicates you are in a proper fit. As the woman vaginal size changes after childbirth, it is difficult to predetermine the vaginal size of an individual. Some women find it easy with L Size instead of S, though they had never given childbirth. If still there is leakage with L size, the woman shall do Kegel Exercise to strengthen the pelvic floor.
How to sterilize the Menstrual Cup?
At the beginning and end of your menstrual cycle, wash the Menstrual Cup as you normally do with warm water and a mild unscented water-based soap, free from any oil. As needed, you can boil the Menstrual Cup in an open pot of boiling water for 5-7 minutes with plenty of water. Do not leave
the boiling pot unattended. If you accidentally burned your cup when the pot boiled dry, your cup may be ruined and shall be replaced.
Some may prefer to add 1 Tbsp of baking soda and sterilize in the boiling water. It removes the odor if any in the cup.
How often to replace a Menstrual Cup?
Menstrual Cup is made of medical-grade silicone material. It is a long-lasting, eco-friendly material. The life span of the product is up to 10 years when used as per provided instructions. However, it is an individual’s choice to decide about the replacement.
Is Menstrual Cup suitable for a virgin?
Menstrual Cup is made of medical-grade silicone. Using a menstrual cup can affect the hymen membrane which is considered as a symbol of virginity. Some cultures and religions give importance to an intact hymen membrane before marriage. If you do not concern about those aspects/issues, you can use the Menstrual Cup.
Can Menstrual Cup be used for a retroverted uterus?
Many women with retroverted tilted uterus use the menstrual cup with no problem. Such women may work out with angles while inserting the cup so that the cervix is fully covered and does not cause leaks. After a few tries, you will be accustomed to the exact positioning.
Shall I cut the stem of the menstrual cup?
Some women find the stem protrudes from the vagina. It is due to the short vaginal opening / lower positioned cervix. The long stem may irritate the labia throughout the day. However, the Menstrual Cup is designed with medium length. However, if you wish to cut the stem, you can choose to do so at your will.
Is the silicone menstrual cup safe to use?
Yes. Menstrual Cup is made of medical-grade silicone which is hypoallergenic, non-toxic, and safe in nature.
Can I use the Menstrual Cup during menopause?
Menopause may be with light or heavy menstrual flow depends on the person. Menstrual Cup is generally used for heavy flow and no need to knock down the toilet very often. If your flow is less or with spots, you can use the cup without any issues.
Will I feel the presence of Menstrual Cup inside my body?
You will not feel its presence if it is placed correctly. You can use the finger gently to adjust the position.
Who can use the Menstrual Cup?
The product suits every adult female. Every woman deserves to use the Menstrual Cup, which can keep them all over the menstrual cycle free and safe. School Girls, college-teens, working women, sportspersons, etc., may use the product comfortably. However, if anyone has known gynecological issues, it is better to seek advice from the doctor about the usage of this product.