Since I tried (and blogged about) the diva cup people have been asking me how you insert a menstrual cup.
This is quick video that shows you. Follow these simple, easy-to follow directions to learn how to insert your DivaCup and make your experience as comfortable as The Diva Cup is to wear.
Try your menstrual cup for the first time when you ARE NOT having a period. If you have difficulty inserting or removing it, at least you won't be.
FoldHoldInsertRotateRemoval Fold Option 2 "Push Down": Place a finger on the top rim of the cup and press This makes the top rim much smaller to insert. Unlike tampons, The DivaCup is inserted differently and makes you get The instructions note to insert the cup horizontally, but what does that.Different women prefer different menstrual cup insertion techniques.
However from our research we have found that the best optimal position for easy menstrual cup insertion is when you prop your leg up on the toilet or tub so that your legs are apart and you have better access to insert .
Warning: This post will use the words “vagina” “insert” and “blood.” This post and video will not contain graphic images or real live footage of either insertion or removal, rather, it will simulate these actions using a champagne glass. After insertion, ensure that the cup is fully open by rotating it a full degrees in either direction. Practicing Kegel exercises will help keep your vaginal muscles strong and may help The DivaCup stay in place better and prevent leakage.
A Diva Cup is a popular brand of reusable menstrual cups. A menstrual cup is a bell-shaped cup that is inserted into the vagina and opens up to form a seal. Instead of absorbing your menstrual flow like a tampon or pad would do.
Step 3: Insert In a comfortable position and with your vaginal muscles relaxed, gently separate the labia with your free hand and then push the curved edge of the folded DivaCup horizontally into the vaginal opening so that the tip of the stem is no further than a 1/2 inch ( cm) into the vagina.How to Use a Menstrual Cup: 14 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHowdiva cup insertion video – schematron.org
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