How Menstruation Works

How Menstruation works video transcript – Emma Bryce on TED-Ed It might seem hard to believe, but, as you read this, 300 million women across the planet are experiencing the same thing: a period! The monthly menstrual cycle that leads to the period, is a reality that most women on earth will go through during [...]

By |2016-03-16T10:59:31+10:00March 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Menstrual cups and sex

We are often asked if a menstrual cup can be used during sexual intercourse. So, what is the low down when it comes to a menstrual cup and sex? It is not recommended that you use a reusable menstrual cup during intercourse. The cups are fairly large and quite firm. They also usually sit quite low [...]

By |2016-09-27T15:33:01+10:00March 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Menstrual Cup Leaking – what are the causes?

Menstrual cup leaking can be common when using a cup for the first time. Find out solutions to leaking below! A correctly inserted and correctly sized cup should mean no leaks while being worn. Bear in mind that it is still advised to wear a panty liner while you get used to using a cup [...]

By |2018-07-11T10:49:07+10:00February 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Helping the homeless through their period

It is only in recent times that discussing our menstrual cycles has become 'acceptable' (and even then it can depend on with whom the discussion is being held). It has often been looked upon as a taboo subject and is a time of month that many women feel uncomfortable, unclean, and restricted from doing the [...]

By |2016-02-24T12:38:38+10:00December 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When you can’t find oil & scent free soap

How to clean your menstrual cup when you can't find an oil and scent free soap When it comes to cleaning your menstrual cup, most brands will recommend that you only us a soap that is both oil and scent/fragrance free. Sometimes this is easier said than done. There are two reasons most of the [...]

By |2019-03-27T10:41:53+10:00July 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Amount of menstrual flow

Know your amount of menstrual flow The average women will lose around 35ml (approximately 2.5 tablespoons) of menstrual fluid (blood) throughout the duration of her cycle. This would be an average of 7-12ml per day over a 3-5 day cycle. Since every woman is different, this amount can range from 10-80mls or 1-6 tablespoons. Most menstrual [...]

By |2016-09-27T11:47:54+10:00May 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to check the position of your cervix

Do you have a low, mid, or high cervix? Knowing the position of your cervix, whether it is located low or high, will help in determining which size menstrual cup may be best suited for you, as well as whether or not you should trim the stem. Knowing how to check your cervical location can [...]

By |2015-06-03T09:27:42+10:00May 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments