If you do not know what a menstrual cup is, it is basically a reusable product made of silicon that looks like a cup with a stem attached to it. This product is an eco-friendly alternative to tampons.
In a previous post, I explained some of the fantastic benefits of using reusable menstrual products, which you can read more about HERE!
If you are new to menstrual cups and want to try using one, in this article, you will learn all about the different folds that you can do for menstrual cup insertion.
Keep in mind that your first time of using a menstrual cup might not go so smoothly. It can take several tries before you can get it right.
How To Use A Menstrual Cup
In the below video, Meagan from Gladrags will demonstrate a few common folds on a Moon Cup that you can do yourself. A variety of silicon cups can be purchased online at GladRags. There are all kinds of silicon cups available such as Lunette Cup, Moon Cup, and The Keeper.
Where And How To Buy Menstrual Cup
The best place to find menstrual cups is online. You can find all types of brands at Amazon, which is located on the right panel for your convenience.
But if you want to know more about proper care of your menstrual cup, such as how to clean menstrual cup after use, menstrual cup size information, and materials and manufacturing etc, you can visit GladRags by clicking on the below image.
Choosing to use reusable menstrual cups is really a personal choice. But I do recommend them because they are better for the environment and our body compared to tampons.
For the newbies, I hope you have found this article useful and on your way to discovering which of those folds of the cup you would feel comfortable with. It does take time to get use to a new product.
Menstrual cups will last you up to 10 years, so it’s well worth experimenting with it and letting your body get use to it.