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  • You may not be able to insert it the first time. A little persistence and the right technique are required for success. This is mentioned previously.  
  • Water or water-based lubricants can help in the process of insertion (not oil-based as this can damage the cup). 
  • There are several different types of sizes of menstrual cups depending on the height of one’s cervix, the amount of blood flow, whether one has given birth and or is above the age of 30.  
  • There is a very small chance that your hymen can break upon use as the menstrual cup is inserted into the vaginal canal. When in correct position, the menstrual cup sits well below the cervix and vaginal fornices.  
  • You must wash your hands with soap before and after using the cup. 

  • The cup should be stored in the cloth pouch provided after each cycle as it needs proper aeration. 
  • When it is placed correctly, the cup will only leak if it is completely full.  
  • When the cup is full, you may not feel anything. If the cup is leaking, this is when you can feel a leaking sensation.  It is important to know roughly when your cup needs to be removed and reinserted. It is recommended to wear a pad until you have a better idea of when to switch and how to prevent leakage. This comes with experience after a few cycles of using the cup.   
  • The vaginal canal is a muscular, elastic tube. The cup can move with your body as your body heat softens the silicone and allows it to conform to your body shape. 
  • The vaginal canal is an elastic, muscular tube only about four (4) – five (5) inches (10.2 – 12.7 cm) long and is designed to stretch and return to its normal size. We know this to be true because our vaginas do just that during childbirth or intercourse. 
  • It is not necessary to remove the cup for urination or bowel movement. 

Pranav Mohan

Change and progress are two words that define my character and my ultimate goals. I have a vision to bring a global change by targeting the psychology, because that is the easiest to change. My aim is to incur a self-progressive routine for myself and then help the people around me to progress themselves. In my perspective, walking towards a defined target should be everyone’s goal while keeping in mind that things don’t go as planned but still the target should remain unchanged.

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