Now that you know what a cup essentially is, how do you prepare yourself to make the switch? For starters, don’t feel pressured to make this decision. Menstruation plays a crucial part in your lifestyle. Periods are personal experiences, and the idea of introducing something new to your body can be challenging.
Talk to a medical practitioner and get their opinion or speak to your peers who are cup users. There are enough resources available online to help you make the switch as well. Once you start using a cup, take your time to get habituated. Once you’re comfortable using a cup, we promise you’ll never want to go back.
Take deep breaths and try to relax. This exercise helps your vaginal muscles loosen up. Do not try insertion in a tense state of mind. Our research shows that the best time to use a cup is when you are lubricated. Use water to make the process smooth and irritation-free.