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09 March 2013 @ 10:05 pm
Hi!
I finally decide to go for it and try a cup about 2 months ago. I am 36 and have one child. I also have a very heavy flow for 1-2 days of the month. I went with the large size Lunette. I have encountered a few issues and hope to find help here.
1) It seems like I am leaking on my heaviest days, after only an hour or two. When I take the cup out it is only half full. I am thinking that my cervix is low and filling the cup. Is there a cup that will work better than the Lunette for this?
2) It seems like the tab of the cup is rubbing and I get a bit sore.

I assume I needed a larger cup such as the lunette for heavy flow. I am not sure which cup or cups would be the best to try next, maybe I need one for heavy days and another for the lighter days?

Thanks so much!
 
rbca03rbca03 on March 10th, 2013 03:54 am (UTC)
I'm in the same boat as you (low cervix, heavy flow), and my large Fleurcup, sans the stem, is perfect!!
juliiie87juliiie87 on March 10th, 2013 05:57 pm (UTC)
This. And OP, feel free to trim the stem off if it bothers you, at least if you've tried it for a whole period you should know whether you need it to reach the cup or not.