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I just don't get them. They sound totally gross.
Give me pros and cons please.
I just can't get my head around carrying a little cup of blood round and then emptying it out.
They are better for the environment, but that doesn't mean you have to be an environmentalist to use one.
You don't have to use one if it grosses you out.
But I'd still like to know a bit more about them.
here take a butchers at this
I'd say period blood is a decent attempt to hold on to your crown.
Thought Mooncups was a kids TV show. Couldn't've been more wrong
Genuinely interested in why people would use them. They sound uncomfortable.
I think you should open the floor back up to men
i have no opinion one way or the other. but that's beside the point
If it's in right you can't even tell its there. Worryingly easy to forget about actually. Except it's not really worrying, because unlike tampons, there's no risk of toxic shock.
(I know this thread is a few hours old but I only just saw it and no one is really defending them)
*pours Bloody Mary down the sink*
*pours away Bloody Mary*
Their house would stink.
She also used to shout (and I mean shout) at people who ate honey that they were raping the bees.
I once saw her laying into a train conductor for not taking a train ticket for completely the wrong journey (not just time, wrong route altogether) berating him for putting profits over people. They held the whole train at one station for ages while she refused to pay the fare, under £10 I think.
I don't want it, you can have it.
in an effort to stop the one about the government's borrowing gaining traction.
St. Paul's Cathedral
Gregg Wallace's Chrome Dome
(Imagine if it broke).
So, what the hell are Mooncups?
the 'ladies' that use this site?
But yep, if the topic comes up I will try to convert people to the cause. Money saving, time saving, worry free.
Quicker to just clean it in a basin with some boiling water though.
If I was a girl, I would definitely use them. Last for ages, discreet, probably feels a bit weird but you'd get used to it at the moment.
Saves tons of money, but more importantly saves on all that massive waste produced by tampons and sanitary towels. PO uses them I think, she's the girl to talk to about them.
There are two sizes, that confuses me because one of them says it's best to have if you're under 30 and haven't had kids but the next size is 30+ OR had kids. What worries me there is regardless of if you've had kids or not does your chuff suddenly expand one size up regardless when you hit 30?! JFC.
Acceptable Things to Shove Up Your Fanny
£6 at the Jar with a Handle
free if you show your mooncup
bands on from time of the month
I myself don't see them as being useful, especially when you're out somewhere and are needing to rinse it out in a public bathroom.
If you're away from home you can just wipe it then wash it the next time. But that only comes up if you're out all day because they need emptying less often than tampons or pads need changing.
Can we not temporarily ban her, please?
Menstrual cups are more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly than tampons, as they are reusable (with the exception of the Softcup). Some cups have greater capacity than tampons which is beneficial to women with heavy flows. They also have a lower risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome (see section on Rely tampons). Generally, menstrual cups do not significantly affect the population of vaginal flora, including the bacteria responsible for bacterial vaginosis (including yeast infections) or urinary tract infections. Some women opt for a menstrual cup because it does not absorb natural vaginal secretions as a tampon or sponge would.. Cups' maintenance every 12 hours is much more convenient for many than pads and tampons which may require changing every few hours. A woman need only wear the one cup and clean and empty it after a 12 hour day rather than carrying several replacement pads or tampons requiring several lavatory visits.
Using menstrual cups can be more time-consuming for those just starting to use them. For some women, menstrual cups are more uncomfortable and difficult to insert and remove than tampons  and may also be messier. It often takes a few cycles to learn how to efficiently insert and remove the cup, as they create a seal in the vaginal canal. If lubrication is necessary for insertion, it should be water-based, as some lubricant ingredients can be damaging to the silicone.  Further time must be spent cleansing: some manufacturers recommend washing the cup every 12 hours with a mild, unscented cleanser and potable water,  while other manufacturers recommend rinsing or wiping the cup when it is emptied and washing it with a mild soap at the end of the cycle. 
is presumably those houseplants given nutrition above...
lost all innocence of my childhood all over again.
Or perhaps not scared, but freaked out a bit. Which is a shame.
especially not when getting something for your ten year old sister
MOONCUP DOT FADGE! (sung to the moonpig theme)
for those who frequently express digust over this topic, genuine question: how is it fundamentally any more gross than tampons? (i really don't like tampons)
i never liked the idea of it, but the more i read, the more appealing it becomes. It might be a little tricky to get it right, it looks so weird too, im not too sure where it sits.
I think i might get one and try it out.
i wouldn't wish to speak for her, but she seems to use it with pretty much no hassle whatsoever.
think it took her ages to get used to it but now she loves it. i'd consider getting one.