girl holding menstrual cup

Many women are switching to menstrual cups because not only are they better for the environment, but also for health + wellbeing! Continue reading to learn more about the revolutionary period care and the benefits of using a menstrual cup. What is a menstrual cup? Aren’t sure what a menstrual cup is? It’s a flexible…

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IUDs (Intrauterine Device) are all the rage as they are promoted as the “set it and forget it” birth control. Depending on which type you choose, an IUD can be effective for 5-10 years. For anyone who has taken a birth control pill every day for years, this may sound like the best thing since…

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pelvic floor muscles

Your pelvic floor muscles form the bottom of your pelvis and support your pelvic organs (uterus, bladder, and bowel). Are you ever in the bathroom and someone barges in unexpectedly? You’re startled and you stop peeing! Or you keep yourself from passing gas at an inopportune moment? Thank your pelvic floor muscles! They’re also the…

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tampon and menstrual cup

How are you *down there* after your period ends? Does your body snap back to normal quickly? Do you find that if you are an avid tampon user you tend to be dry? Some studies suggest that tampons can cause vaginal dryness.  How do tampons cause vaginal dryness? Chronic vaginal dryness usually is a deeper…

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washing your menstrual cup

The first key to menstrual cup success is making sure it’s cleaned properly. Sterilizing your menstrual cup before the first use in your cycle and right before you store it for the month is crucial. However, quickly washing your menstrual cup with soap before reinserting is perfect. How do I wash my menstrual cup? Ideally, washing your…

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