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30 July 2014 @ 04:10 pm
So I have have had 2 kids (in my forties!). Average cervical height I think.

I am trying my Diva cup 2 for the first time as a "dry run". I noticed that I could feel the stem and so now trying it inside out. I can still "feel" the bottom of it. Am I just not putting it in far enough? I put it in right side out yesterday and after a walk it started coming out! Do I just have weak pelvic floor muscles? I could also start to pull it out without breaking the "seal". I will keep trying but also hoping I don't have to get a different model. Was hoping this was going to be the answer to all my tampon issues. Never felt right after kids. Heard so many good things about these cups!
 
Kai: 2Cupskuradi8 on July 31st, 2014 02:41 am (UTC)
Insert the Mighty Mouse theme here:
Heeeere I come to save the daaaaaaaay!

It sounds like your Diva is too long for you. As you've discovered, flipping it inside out will probably make it fit better. But yeah, a weak pelvic floor is your biggest issue. There's a couple of paragraphs about Kegel exercises at the end of The Answers to Commonly Asked Questions at: http://kuradi8.livejournal.com/

A different cup might help a little but get through the dreaded learning curve with the Diva that you have. Long story short, I was just a few years older than you when I got my first cup. I started with a Diva that was too long for me too. And years later, flipped inside out, it turned out that Diva isn't such a bad cup after all.

In the mean time, work on those muscles. GRIP the heck out of your hunny when you're making whoopee.