December 10th, 2007

Diva + Me = True Love! (and any cloth liner suggestions?)

So I have officially finished my first cycle with my new Diva Cup, and I think it's now my absolute favourite thing in the world. My southern regions thank me for it! Not a single leak (even with my abnormally heavy flow), and I could barely feel it. Insertion and removal went fairly well, and I'm just overall really impressed!

I used pads on the first day in case there were leaks, but once I realized I was ok, I switched to liners. I feel like all of those pads and liners were a total waste, especially since there was no blood on them at all, so I'm considering switching to cloth liners. Any suggestions for a  good cloth pad company? I've heard of Lunapads... any other suggestions? I wear thongs a lot (sorry, tmi!) so I was wondering if they have reusable thong liners as well.

Anyway, I just wanted to share my fabulous experience with the Diva Cup. For all of those who are considering getting one, I HIGHLY recommend it. Sure, there is a bit of a learning curve initially, but once you get the hang of it, you'll never go back to disposables!
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menstruation for teen girls

Hey guys. My friends just started this company kalily. It's for teenagers and girls getting their first period. I was thinking they should try to partner with Diva Cup or something to get young girls into menstrual cups.

What do you guys think? I don't know if young girls would be that receptive to alternative menstrual products, but I guess at that age it's all what adults tell you anyway.