The Menstrual cups and menstrual discs both have the same function: collecting menstrual flow. However they work in a very different way. Let me highlight their pros and cons, as well what sets them appart.
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When choosing a menstrual cup you will often hear people talking about their cervix, being low, short and whatnot. This the most common question I am getting when I receive emails asking for guidance.
Does the idea of collecting your flow in a cup gross you out? Then likely collecting it in a cotton vagina plug or slab of adult diaper does, too. So I suggest you read these 20 reasons why you should switch to menstrual cups.
YES is a company made by two english ladies who wanted to make pure and organic intimate products specially Lubricants. I do sell it on my shop since many years as I love that brand. I am reposting something they wrote that I found very informative. It help deciphering all those ingredients we see on labels and often do not understand.
Menstrual cups that are so popular today seems to be a new thing, but in fact it is not at all. People often ask, wondering why it didn’t become a thing back then. If it’s that good of a product why not every woman started using it.
It’s not what you think it is and it’s certainly not “dirty”.
Menstrual blood is mainly composed of blood, old parts of uterine tissue, cells from the mucus lining of the vagina and bacteria making up the vaginal flora.
The focus is usually put on the insertion of the menstrual cup but what goes in has to go out so let’s talk about how to use the stem during the removal. Many women think the stem is there to pull the cup entirely out. It’s not exactly true.
Hard to believe since menstruation is nothing new, but until recently women have been left to fend for themselves to figure out how to deal with the practical issues presented by their monthly flow. That is, what to do with the blood.
Changing a menstrual cup in public bathrooms is not that hard! “Yea but what if the public toilet doesn’t have a sink inside, how can I empty it then? I can’t go out with bloody fingers and pants around my ankles!”