Country of origin: Czech Republic
Composition: Medical Grade Silicone
Sizes: 1 (small) and 2 (large)
Dimensions: Size 1 = length (including stem) 67mm, diameter 42mm. Size 2 = length (including stem) 75mm, diameter 47mm
Capacity: Size 1 = 13ml to airholes, 24mls to rim. Size 2 = 25mls to airholes, 37 ml to rim.
Stem: Hollow Tube
Measuring Lines: Yes
Cost (RRP): 19EUR [Currency Converter]
Guarantee: 2 years
Been around since: 2007
Other Details: They replaced the previously solid stems with hollow tube stems (as of about late 2010). They also now offer a classic and soft version.
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A menstrual cup is form of reusable menstrual protection. It is inserted into the vagina to collect menstrual fluids. Once in place it forms a seal, preventing blood flowing out of the vagina by collecting it in its “cup” shaped reservoir. Unlike a tampon which absorbs the blood along with the vagina’s natural secretions, a menstrual cup simply holds the fluids until you remove it – so they do not dry out the vagina and do not hold the TSS risk that tampons do.
They hold around 20-30ml, which is for most women will cope with a full day without emptying, and at most perhaps you would need to empty it a few times a day for a very heavy flow. A menstrual cup will last (with proper care) for around 10 years, perhaps longer, so while the initial outlay is high, it pays for itself with savings pretty quick.
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