Menstrual Size Guide
- Extra Small – Ideal for teens – 18 years of age or younger or women with petite physique.
- Small – Ideal for Women under the age of 25 years or who haven’t given birth.
- Large – Ideal for Women over the age of 25 years or who have given birth.
Menstrual cups are a revolutionary menstrual product that offers a sustainable and convenient alternative to traditional pads and tampons. Made from medical-grade silicone or latex, these cups are designed to collect menstrual blood instead of absorbing it. Here are some benefits of using menstrual cups and how to use them:
Benefits of Menstrual Cups
- Comfortable and Convenient – Menstrual cups are designed to be comfortable to wear and can be worn for up to 12 hours without needing to be emptied. They are easy to insert and remove with a little practice and do not require frequent changing, making them a more convenient option.
- Eco-Friendly – Menstrual cups are a sustainable and eco-friendly choice because they are reusable and do not contribute to the significant amount of waste generated by disposable menstrual products. By using menstrual cups, you can help reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills.
- Cost-Effective – Menstrual cups are a one-time purchase that can last for years with proper care. This makes them a cost-effective option in the long run compared to the monthly expense of buying tampons or pads.
- Healthier Option – Menstrual cups do not contain any harmful chemicals or fragrances, making them a healthier option compared to tampons or pads. They also do not disrupt the natural pH balance of the vagina, which can help prevent yeast infections and other vaginal irritations.
How to Use Menstrual Cups
- Wash your hands thoroughly before handling the menstrual cup.
- Fold the cup and insert it into the vagina.
- The cup should sit low in the vagina, just above the pelvic bone.
- To remove the cup, gently pull on the stem until you can reach the base of the cup.
- Pinch the base of the cup to break the suction and remove it.
- Empty the contents into the toilet, rinse the cup with water, and reinsert.