June 12th, 2015

Worm

The first menstrual cup ever.

We Now Know What The Very First Menstrual Cup Looked Like

Apparently the first menstrual cup ever was patented way back in 1884. Check it out- it empties into a bladder on a sling outside your body. Not something that would work today, but since they didn't wear pants/trousers back then, probably more plausible?

Hm...now I'm pondering variations to make it work for various cervix heights.

I came across this on Reddit, thought it was interesting, and thought I'd share.