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The cup u use for your period,how much are they,how many do you get,are they hard to put in. Do they really work? What about ladies that flow real heavy?

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Asked by mamaofficer at 8:50 AM on Aug. 31, 2010 in Health

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  • I have seen them online however I have never thought about using them. I have thought about using a washable menstrual pad.

    Answer by Mommy_0f_many at 8:52 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • Its about $20 they are confusing to put in at first, and yes, they do really work. I flow heavy, and it still holds

    Answer by mommyofelise at 8:54 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • Price depends on what type you get. They take about 1 to 2 periods to get right so you do need a backup. I have a really heavy period and I can still wear it for up to five hours on my heaviest days without leaking.

    Answer by tanya_marieh at 9:09 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • if you are allergic to latex though, you might not want to try it. i thought about it, but have not found one that is latex free. So for me it's out.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:09 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • The diva cup is latex free. It is a medical grade silicone.


    Answer by tanya_marieh at 9:34 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • I use Diva cup, it works really well. It did take a few time using it to get the hang of it, but I really like it. I also have a pretty heavy flow.

    Answer by CaLizzyMom at 10:08 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • I don't use one but I have read so many reviews of the diva cup. Its latex free and cost around 18- 25 dollars. I think you only need one....they last up to 5 years but it is suggest by a lot of users to change them every year. I think the trick on putting it in is just a trial and error thing as when you fist started using a tampon i assume.....several tries till you got it down but worth it according to a lot of people using them. they come in small and large...small suppose to be for lighter flow or before childbirth and the large for heavier flow and post childbirth. I personally can not make friends with that idea but it is a very economical and natural way to control your period. Good luck....can not hurt to try...i think the price is great for a product that last over a year with proper handling :)

    Answer by Ladyblue38 at 12:46 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

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