Can you use Menstrual Cups with IUDs?

“Can I wear a menstrual cup if I have an IUD?” We hear this a lot and it’s about time we address some of the misconceptions surrounding this somewhat controversial menstrual cup question. While we have privately answered whether you can wear a menstrual cup with an IUD or not, countless times, and guided users […]

Venus Cup Review | A New High Capacity Cup

A new high capacity menstrual cup has entered the arena- the Venus Cup. Boasting capacities higher than most cups in each size, a rounder base, and a very attractive price point (around $15-$20 per cup or $30 for a two-pack), the Venus has been the most requested review as of late. I’ve taken it for […]

Menstrual Cup Firmness Explained

menstrual cup firmness featured

The menstrual cup is a pretty amazing feat of engineering and design. If cups and vaginas weren’t so varied we would be out of a job! This article and video aims to explain how menstrual cup firmness works and why it matters when selecting and using your cup. What does cup firmness even mean? When […]

Menstrual Cups vs Menstrual Discs | The Differences

“I tried menstrual cups. They didn’t work for me?” We’ve heard that so many times that it’s almost a reflex to ask, “What brand did you try?” and we can almost guarantee that the answer will be “Softcup” or “Diva Cup” — both of which are available on store shelves. We can direct people to […]

Pooping With A Menstrual Cup

Pooping While Wearing A Menstrual Cup

When we are asked about pooping with a menstrual cup, it typically revolves around the fear of the cup falling out or, more accurately, the cup being pushed out. While there are things you can do to help (which we will get to in a moment), your anatomy and cup shape may play a role. […]

Will Menstrual Cups Work If Tampons Don’t? | Yes!

We get asked often “If I can’t use a tampon can I still use a menstrual cup?” Almost always the answer is yes! The reason you can’t use a tampon usually varies but the most common complaint is simply that they “hurt.” Not everyone can pinpoint just what is causing that pain but within our […]

Choosing a Menstrual Cup Size | How To Pick The Right Size

With so many choices out there and the conflicting sizing guidelines from each brand it’s confusing to pick a menstrual cup size. But what are the sizes and which size menstrual cup will fit you best?   Menstrual Cup Sizes Most often menstrual cups come in two sizes but some brands offer three. A small […]

How to Remove a Menstrual Cup

If you’ve come this far we’re going to assume you’ve managed to figure out How to Insert Your Menstrual Cup. If not, click that link to check out part one of this video for a basic how-to and a few tips. Once you’ve finished that, it’s time to figure out how to remove a menstrual […]

How to Insert a Menstrual Cup

Making the change from tampons or pads to a menstrual cup can be intimidating… we’ve been there! As with anything new, there is a bit of a learning curve. You want to be sure you’re setting yourself up for success, so before you dive too deep into how to insert a menstrual cup, we suggest […]

A Very PACII DivaCup Review

DivaCup Review

WHAT YEAR IS THIS? We know, we know, we are about a decade late on publishing our own review of The DivaCup. If you’ve heard of a menstrual cup chances are you are already familiar with the brand. Saying “DivaCup” is similar to saying “Kleenex” or “Band-Aid” since, due to popularity and easy access, the […]