10 Unusual Things You Should Know About Your Menstrual Cup

10 Unusual Things You Should Know About Your Menstrual Cup

Menstrual cups are unusual objects. They’re different shapes, colors, firmnesses and sizes. After spending quite a bit of time photographing menstrual cups, I’ve noticed some unusual things the naked eye may not pick up. Things visible with a camera lens and possibly things you don’t notice on your own cup. What are these unusual menstrual cup things? Read below

10 unusual things you should know about your menstrual cup

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Lunette Cup vs Diva Cup

Lunette Cup vs Diva Cup

The lunette cup and Diva cup are two of the most popular menstrual cups on the market. If you’re shopping these two brands, you may be wondering what the major differences are and which is right for you. As a lunette and Diva cup user, I have personal experience and some product information to share. Here are the lunette cup and diva cup up close & personal.

lunette cup vs diva cup

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Can I Wear a Menstrual Cup While Pooping?

Can I Wear a Menstrual Cup While Pooping?

Can I Wear a Menstrual Cup While Pooping?

The first time I wondered if I could use my menstrual cup while pooping was when I sat down to poop with my cup in. I pushed a little and felt the cup move. I remembered my labor and delivery nurse yelling “push like you’re pooping” as I delivered my son. Then, I started wondering if I could drop it into the toilet! How terrible that would be. Not only would I birth my cup, but it would be covered in poop-water and not be re-insertable without a good boil. So, can you wear a cup and poop? Details below:

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Lunette Cup Review

Lunette Cup Review

Lunette cup review

Reusable menstrual cups function like a tampon. However, unlike a tampon they don’t get thrown away or pose the risk of toxic shock syndrome. Lunette menstrual cups come in two sizes and a variety of colors. They are made in Finland from soft, medical grade, FDA approved silicone and are produced with high-quality standards. Take a look at both models below and read about my experience using the Lunette cup.

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Chimparoo Air-O Carrier Giveaway USA/Canada ends 10/15

Baby carriers are a great way to keep caregivers and babies happy. Plus, if you’re working on strengthing your pelvic floor muscles with baby in tow…a carrier is a great way to do it! Recently, Chimparoo added a new designer collection with woven wraps, Mei Tais, ringslings and TREK carriers made from gorgeous woven fabric: The Chimparoo Designer Collection. Now, the popular TREK carrier comes in both a standard woven conversion and in the new TREK Air-O that features a breathable panel. This helps keep baby cool while providing support. Enter to win your choice of TREK Air-O from Chimparoo below!

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Pelvic Floor Muscles

Pelvic Floor Muscles

To address kegel exercises I must first talk about your pelvic floor muscles. If Kegel exercises are designed to address a weakness in the pelvic floor, you are probably wondering what your pelvic floor is.

Your pelvic floor is very important because it supports your intestines, bladder, uterus, organs and maintains urinary and anal continence via sphincters. (1) Weakness can cause all sorts of issues including peeing yourself a little bit to a whole lot and pelvic organ prolapse: When your organs drop into your vaginal canal at varying degrees. They even impact orgasm quality and control of your rectum.

So what are your pelvic floor muscles? Here they are!

pelvic floor muscles

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