Information On Menstrual Cups
The menstrual protection worn inside the vagina to protect the woman’s menses is called the menstrual cup. The menstrual fluid is stored inside the cup until it is removed; it does not absorb the menstrual fluid.
A menstrual cup is inconspicuous as compared to the sanitary pad and can take double the amount of menstrual fluid without leaking or changing. The menstrual cup because of its ability to store more fluid makes it suitable for active women.. Menstrual cups composition of latex or hypoallergic silicone ensures the wearer is not irritated.
A menstrual cup that can be washed after use is there. The menstrual cup that can be washed and reused can last for years and therefore it is environmentally and economically friendly.
The risks of leakages, dampness, and odor common with ordinary pads are reduced because the menstrual fluid is stored inside the body.
The first menstrual cup which was bell-shaped was patented in 1932, thus the design at use now is almost eighty years old. Women should rest assured that the menstrual cup is used, it has decades of proven research, development, and testing.
In the United States, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the menstrual cups. No case of toxic shock syndrome have been reported from the use of the menstrual cup. Reports of yeast infection have been tabled but it was found to have been caused by poor maintenance of the washable menstrual cup. Otherwise, the menstrual cup has a proven record of being totally healthy for use.
The latest innovation to the feminine hygiene is the Diva Menstrual Solution. The reliability and safety of the menstrual cups is because it is made from pure silicone. So soft and comfortable is the moon cup that it is rarely felt inside the body. Moon cup being reusable is always ready. The use of moon menstrual cup relieves women from the stress of disposing used sanitary pads or carrying spares. The fact that moon cups last for longer makes them cheaper and they last for longer. The cup is easy to use and perfectly serviceable..
The following steps are followed when preparing a moon cup for use.
The sides of the moon cup are pressed together and then folded in half again to form a U shape. A finger is placed on top of the rim of the cup and pressed down into the center of the inside base to form a triangle. Hold the folded parts between the thumb and the index finger and the curved edge will face away from the palm. In a comfortable angle with vaginal muscles relaxed,separate the labia with free hand and insert the curved part of the cup into the vagina up to 1.27 cm. Gently reach to the cup to remove it by pulling it from the base then empty it and clean it.