HOW TO USE

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Use cup only when menstruating. While inserting be completely patient, calm, be relaxed and take a deep breath so that your vaginal muscles loosen up. Do not try insertion in a tensed state of mind.

1. Cleaning

• Sterilize
Boil the cup in water for 3-5 minutes before the start of the menstrual cycle. Put the cup into the water in a downward position such that some amount of air gets trapped in it. This allows the cup to float resulting in minimum or no contact between the cup and container. Another option is of UV based Sterilization.

 

• Wash
Wash your hands with soap before inserting the cup into the vagina. You can wash the cup with regular water, and avoid soap. Using soap on your cup can increase the chances of unnoticed residue and/or can change the PH balance of vagina.

2. Insertion

• Posture
Spread your legs apart and slightly bend over so that you have space to work with. Some people find it comfortable to keep one leg on the toilet seat while some prefer squatting. You can also try inserting it lying down till you get a hang of it.

 

• Fold
Types: a. U-Fold; b. Punch Down Fold
Fold the cup in any manner and explore multiple folds, till one figure outs the most comfortable option for them.

   

 

• Insert
Insert the Menstrual cup in such a way that the long-side of the cup is toward the back of the vaginal wall and the cup along with its tip is completely inside the vagina.

   

 

• Position
Pinch at the bottom of the cup or rotate your finger around the cup with slight pressure, to make sure that the cup has popped-up completely and formed a seal.

   

3. Happy Menstruation

Let your cup collect the blood of 8-10 hours and you carry on with your day comfortably.

4. Removal

• Posture
Spread your legs apart and slightly bend over so that you have space to work with. Some people find it comfortable to keep one leg on the toilet seat while some prefer squatting.

 

• Remove
Wash your hands with soap before removing the cup into the vagina. After 8-10 hours, remove the cup by spreading your legs or squatting. Pinch the cup at the front and back flat sides such that the seal breaks and then pull out the cup slowly.

 5. Re-insert

• Wash
Empty the cup by putting the blood into a sink or pot. Then wash it with water. Avoid using soaps. Re-insert if your menstrual cycle is not over.

 

 

• Posture and Insert
Again, spread your legs apart and slightly bend over so that you have space to work with. Insert the Menstrual cup in such a way that the long-side of the cup is toward the back of the vaginal wall and the cup along with its tip is completely inside the vagina.

   

 6. Cleaning

• Wash
Empty the cup by putting the blood into a sink or pot. Then wash it with water. Avoid using soaps.

 

• Sterilize
Boil the cup in water for 3-5 minutes. Put the cup into the water in a downward position such that some amount of air gets trapped in it. This allows the cup to float resulting in minimum contact between the cup and container. Another option is of UV based Sterilization.

7. Storage

• Pouch
After Sterilization, is done then let the cup dry. Afterward, store it in an appropriate container or pouch.