how to use a menstrual cup

As an eco-friendly alternative to tampons and other disposable feminine hygiene products, menstrual cup is now very popular in the US . By using that, you do not need to use tampons or sanitary towel again during menstrual period. Today we briefly tell you how to use menstrual cup in 5 steps.

how to use menstrual cup

  • Step 1: First of all, you should clean the cup and then hold the menstrual cup upright and fold the upper and larger end of the cup in half. Fold it in half again when it is halved.
  • Step 2: Hold the folded menstrual cup between your thumb and forefinger. Sit on the toilet or squat in a comfortable position and insert the menstrual cup into your vagina.
  • Step 3: Release your fingers in the cup and enable it to expand inside your vagina. The base of the cup need to be inside the inner lips of the vagina. Pull the tab slightly downward and forward till the menstrual cup fits firmly into spot.
  • Step 4: If you want to remove and clean the menstrual cup, you can grasp the tab and pinch the base of the cup gently. As you are sitting on the toilet, pull the cup forward and downward to prevent spilling. Empty the contents into the toilet, wipe and reinsert then.
  • Step 5: Finally, when you finished your menstrual period, you should wash the menstrual cup at the end by hot soapy water and store it in a safe and clean place.