From material to colour to sizing, here are five things to consider before buying your next menstrual cup.
The world of menstrual cups seems to have exploded in the last few years. Here in Canada, only one type has been approved for sale by Health Canada and that's the Diva Cup. However, if you live elsewhere (or shop online), you've got lots of options. On today's episode of Red Tent Sisters TV we're chatting about what to look for in a menstrual cup. Learn:
1) The pros and cons of having a long "stem"
2) The difference between silicone and rubber cups
3) Why the colour of your cup matters
4) How to choose the right size to avoid leaking
5) The bonus of choosing a menstrual cup with with measuring lines
If you're new to menstrual cups and want to know what to expect before making the switch, check out our top ten tips here.
As we mention, menstrual cups can be a great way to increase body literacy and track all kinds of signs of reproductive health. To get the most out of charting your cycle, download our free guide below.
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Kim & Amy Sedgwick love to discuss sex, periods, and all the other things we’re not supposed to talk about. The co-founders of Red Tent Sisters and ecosex.ca, they’ve been featured in every major Canadian news outlet and have become a trusted resource for people seeking natural (effective!) birth control, a more joyful sex life, and an empowered journey to motherhood.