How does the period with the cup look like?

July 8, 2021

How does the period with the cup look like?

How to use the cup – a quick guide

Inserting the cup

1. Before inserting the cup

Rinse the cup with water (makes the insertion easier) and fold it. You will reduce its size and so it is easier to insert the cup.

LUNACUP menstrual cup guide fold a cup

2. Inserting the cup

The folded cup is placed at the edge of the vagina. When inserted, the cup unfolds itself. Its upper rim presses itself against the vaginal wall and collects the menstrual blood. It is placed inside your vagina in its entirety including the stem (a small handle) which ensures the easy removal of the cup.

LUNACUP menstrual cup guide insert a cup

Removing the cup

1. How often to empty the cup

The emptying interval depends on the blood flow and it is usually from 4 to 12 hours. The cup is suitable for use during the day and night as well. It is usual to empty the cup after 8 or 10 hours. In general, the changing interval of the cup is 2 or 3 times longer than with tampon.

LUNACUP nemenstrual cup empty

2. Removing the cup

To remove the cup, gently pull the stem down and move the cup a little bit. Then squeeze it gently with one finger just to break the connection between the rim and vaginal wall and remove it slowly.

LUNACUP menstrual cup guide take out

3. Reinserting the cup

The menstrual blood stays inside and it is emptied to the toilet. Rinse the cup with water and reinsert it afterward.

LUNACUP menstrual cup guide empty and wash a cup

When the period is over

When your period is over, wash the cup properly with water and then sterilize it by steaming it in a microwave or boil it in a saucepan for several minutes. You can store the clean and sterile cup in the cotton pouch and keep it ready for your next period.

LUNACUP menstrual cup guide sterilize

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