Women who want to review a menstrual cup generally first need to be comfortable with their bodies and their bodily fluids, since they will be encountering them intimately. There are many great men benefits to the menstrual cup apart from cost. The average menstrual cup holds from around 15 to 30 ml of fluid, which is generally enough to last a full 12 hours. Depending on where a female is in her cycle, it might need to be removed and emptied more often. Since they are placed within the vagina like a tampon, they can be more comfortable than a menstrual pad. Menstrual cups also have no known connection to Toxic Shock Syndrome.
Now that you understand what to look for when comparing menstrual cups its time to review some of the most best menstrual cups available.
Using A Menstrual Cup:
When you insert a menstrual cup it is very important to wash your hands as well as the cup. Although some menstrual cup companies sell their own washes for the cup, they can also be washed with regular soap. Just remember to rinse the soap off completely to reduce chances of yeast infections. The way to insert the cup into the vagina is to fold it. There are various ways to do this, one of which is the “C-fold,” shown below. Before inserting the cup relax your pelvic floor muscles completely. Tensing them up can make insertion difficult. Many females have found that their pelvic floor muscles are the most relaxed after urinating, and choose to remove their menstrual cup then. When you insert the cup into your vagina, twist it in a circle to make sure that it has completely opened.