Menstrual Cup for the win!! I'm a convert and I'm never looking back!!
This cycle I tried out a menstrual cup/moon cup for the first time. I went with @kindorganic. Having endometriosis for me means I have seriously heavy periods and actually loose the majority of my blood in the first two days 🙄, with the remainder of it being lighter spotting. I was naturally apprehensive about trying the cup because I wasn't sure it would handle the heaviness of my cycle. That and the fact I was pretty freaked about inserting it for the first time! I won't lie the first few times I used it I had to spend a while getting it in place. Probs didn't help that I had a toddler demanding to come in and watch me! Nothing says 'relax whilst you get acquainted with your cervix' ' like a mini - you bashing the door down and repeating 'mama' rants on loop. 😳. You'll know pretty soon if you've not got it in the right position because you will leak a little. Anyways after a day of using the cup and practising inserting and removing, I didn't leak once and my confidence was there. Once you figure it out it's a doddle.
✨ The menstrual cup is soo comfortable - you can't feel a thing and it's ten million times more comfier than a tampon or pad!! Removal is easiest if you squeeze on your pelvic floor muscles, it won't get stuck and it will come out. (I did have a minor dramatic panic at first and thought I'd have to get Mr T to remove it for me... he's pretty relieved that didn't happen 😂). Again relaxing and practising makes you a pro in no time. It helped being at home for the first day of trialling it but after that first day I was fine using it out and about.
❤️ I also used the @wukawear period pants with it for extra protection (just my preference owing to the endo) and they are amazing too! I used them without the cup at the very end of my cycle and they were a dream. No smell, super absorbent and comfy as. You feel protected with it's gusset like quality but not too padded out. Eco friendly and womens health friendly - in ❤️. #win
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