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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 August 26th, 2014 06:07 pm (UTC)
Re: Shorter cup?
You're probably not going to like my answer but a new, different, shorter cup might not help until you strengthen your PCs. Go ahead and try with whatever cups call to you -- but they won't necessarily succeed until your muscles are strong enough to hold them in.

If you don't like the Kegel advice I offered last month then Google is your friend for other methods. Or consult a professional. A Gyno, Urologist or combination of the two will probably have the best advice and methods for you in terms of exercises to get your vag back in shape.
babs0223 on August 26th, 2014 10:02 pm (UTC)
Re: Shorter cup?
I do appreciate the advice! You make a good point. I have been doing Kegels but with out the help of any "tools". Just a realization that I'm not a spring chicken anymore and this is not as easy as just learning to insert a cup;)