(Closed) Menstrual Cups, whats your brand?

posted 4 years ago in Wellness
  • poll: which is your favorite
    Diva Cup : (34 votes)
    56 %
    Lunette : (10 votes)
    16 %
    Moon Cup : (3 votes)
    5 %
    Keeper : (0 votes)
    Soft Cup : (10 votes)
    16 %
    Lady Cup : (0 votes)
    Meluna : (3 votes)
    5 %
    Natu : (0 votes)
    Naturcup : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    1561 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    @waitingforthering2:  I haven’t tried anything else, but I like SoftCup. Have been thinking about getting something that’s more reusable, though.

    Post # 4
    798 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2015 - Backyard Forest

    following along out of interest 

    Post # 5
    646 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I’ve only tried the Diva Cup, and I love it. It was tricky to use my first cycle using it, but I haven’t had a problem with it since.

    I hope I never have to go back to using tampons or pads!

    Post # 7
    920 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    My sister uses Diva Cup and swears by it. I’ve been meaning to try it for a while but always forget to pick one up

    Post # 8
    646 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I don’t mean to threadjack, but I wonder if anyone here who had a baby had to get a different style or size after giving birth. Can anyone advise?

    Post # 10
    666 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I tried the Keeper and it didn’t work for me – leaked a lot.  I now use the Diva Cup and it is wonderful.  

    I sometimes use Instead Soft Cup and it is OK for a brief time if we want to have sex (this is the cup that you can wear during sex), but for longer wear I get a lot of leaking with it.

    @jackieee:  Some of the cups come in multiple sizes, specifying to use one or the other if you’ve given birth or not, and/or by age.  I think Diva and Keeper both do. 

    Post # 11
    2895 posts
    Sugar bee

    @jackieee:  It is recommanded to get size 2 for women who had a child. But I would personally try size 1 since you already have it, if you don’t have leakage or discomfort, then the size is still okay. 

    The other thing recommanded is to go up a size after age 30. I don’t know, maybe I’m plain ignorant, but what happens to my vagina at age 30 ? (this is a serious question).

    As long as my size will fit okay, I would not change it. 

    Post # 12
    2895 posts
    Sugar bee

    Oh and I use DivaCup ! Although, it’s the only cup available in my area, I haven’t tried another brand. 

    Post # 13
    12257 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    SoftCup, but mostly because I don’t want to deal with washing/sterilizing it!

    Post # 14
    9163 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I have a Divacup.  I got that because it seemed to be more popular than others and it worked for me so I had no reason to try anything else out.

    @jackieee:  I’m going to try out the size 1 first and if I need a new one I’ll get the larger size.  So bizarre though…size 2 is also for ladies “over 30,” like your vagina magically enlarges at 30 or something!!  I find that really bizarre and laughable!  There is a really good Amazon review about it.  I certainly wouldn’t get a size 2 just because I was over 30!

    Post # 15
    5983 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2018

    @NauticalDisaster:  I want to try the DivaCup, but I live in mortal fear that:

    A: I won’t be able to get it in right and while I’m at work, I’ll like…laugh or cough or something and a blood filled cup is going to shoot out, roll down my pant leg and onto the floor in front of the entire office.

    B:  I won’t be able to get the thing out and will have to call in reinforcements….which, I don’t have anyone I actually LIKE that much…not even my husband….no one I could ask to help me remove an errant mestrual cup that is wedged in my vag….so I’ll be one of those women in the ER…who has something…stuck.

    Post # 16
    673 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I’ve been dying to try menstrual cups but I have enough issues with tampons so I didn’t want to waste the money to try them.

    Might sound like an odd question and TMI because my anatomy is pretty rare but.. does anybody know if a menstrual cup can still be used if you have a partial vaginal septum? (not a full-length septum)

    I don’t know how or where they sit/settle in up there..

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