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Every beginning can be difficult and it may take you a few periods to get the hang of your menstrual cup but follow our guide and you’ll soon become an expert cozycup user.
Before using your cozycup for the first time you should sterilize the cup in boiling water make sure you use enough water and that the cup doesn’t burn on the bottom of the pan after three to five minutes the cup is sterilized and ready to be used.
Wash your hand with soap and wash cozycup with warm water, then find a comfortable position. You can either squat down,
Put one foot on the toilet
Sit on the toilet.
Or simply stand up.
You will quickly find out what works best for you. There are various folding methods, experiment and find your favorite.
For a punch down fold :
Push the rim down to the base and pinch the cup together so it doesn’t pop open the punch down fold provides the smallest diameter thereby making insertion easier.
For a C fold :
Fold cozycup up in half lengthwise.
It’s important to completely relax when inserting cozycup. Insert the folded cup into your vagina when the entire cup is inside simply remove your fingers and let it pop open make sure the cup is unfolded by feeling around the base of the cup it should be round or oval if you feel any dents or folds on the base with your finger it means that it is not unfolded gently hold the base of the cup not the stem and try to rotate it from side to side to ensure it is sealed when in place try to pull the stem a bit if you feel some resistance a vacuum has been created and the cup has been placed successfully you may want to use water or water-based lubricant to make insertion easier if using a lubricant simply apply a tiny amount to the rim when inserted correctly cozycup is entirely leak free and no it won’t fall out due to the vacuum the menstrual blood won’t come into contact with air meaning no odors ultra hygienic and antibacterial .
Use warm water and soap for sanitizing your hands under clean running water being relaxed is essential for the removal of your cup so find a comfortable position we suggest you try squatting down sitting on the toilet or putting one foot on the toilet to remove the cup pull the stem while using your stomach muscles to push cozycup downwards until you can reach the base gently squeeze the base to release the vacuum and slide the cozycup out gently rocking it from side to side empty the cup into the toilet rinse the cup with water. once the cup is clean you can reinsert it if your period is ended boil the cup for 3 to 5 minutes and store in the original cozycup cotton bag.
Tips and Facts
1/4 of the fluids absorbed by a tampon our natural and necessary vaginal secretions cozycup only collects thus eliminating irritation and dryness while ensuring the natural pH balance is kept intact.
cozycup can contain three to five times as much as a regular pads which means most people just need to empty cozycup morning and evening that means no period interruptions during work school sports dancing swimming asleep or you know whenever
the cups is below the cervix in the vaginal canal if the cups is too high you might experience leakage there’s a big variance in the size and shape of the vagina a recent study determined the average vaginal canal to be 6 centimeters deep but it can span from 4 to 10 centimeters all women have differently positioned cervix and it varies how high or low the menstrual cup is placed in the vagina if you feel the stem and find it uncomfortable after a couple of tries you can cut it shorter did you know that the average amount of bleeding during an entire period is just 2 to 4 tablespoons but again everyone is different and the amount of flow greatly varies from person to person one study measured a range from just a single drop to half a liter until you get 100% hang of it you may want to wear a pad or panty liner so you don’t have to worry about accidental leakage.
350,000 Plus women already made the switch to menstrual cup and 9 out of 10 who try it continue to use it if you’re still experiencing any issues after trying the cup one to two periods or have any questions please feel free to contact us.