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13 June 2016 @ 01:03 pm
I am a relatively new cup user. I have been happy with my current cup but am pretty sure there is something better out there for me! I currently use a large Menstrocup.

I am 46 with children. My flow is normal/heavy, and my cervix is high with a tendency to sit to the side during my period. I am able to insert the cup and get it open with no problem (usually) but find that it leaks on my heavier days. I'm wondering if a firmer cup with a larger diameter would work better? I think upon research that the menstrocup is on the softer side. I also feel like that at times my cervix wants to sit to the outside of the cup. On the leaky days, the cup is not overfull.

Any suggestions? I have been researching the super jennie, meluna classic xl, and yuuki.
 
negas0nic on June 14th, 2016 05:49 am (UTC)
Is your cup leaking on your heavy days because it's filling up faster? Many of us have to empty more often on our heavy days.
darklyinclineddarklyinclined on June 14th, 2016 03:27 pm (UTC)
Hello! I'd recommend the LuvUrBody cup as it is one of the longest and highest capacity cups out there (to my knowledge anyway!) and I got it precisely for those two reasons. It's really great, I've only used it for a few cycles though, but it's working well and have found it much easier to get the hang of than the Mooncup (UK version). I do believe that it's not the firmest of cups but I don't think it's all too soft either.

Just another cup for you to consider and read about!
Kai: 2Cupskuradi8 on June 16th, 2016 01:19 pm (UTC)
Menstrocup? I'm not familiar with that brand. Compare the cup that you have to the others that interest you using http://sizecharts.livejournal.com/ or any of the other charts found online. Only you know how you think they would fit you. And as I tell everyone else: Don't buy a cup because it fits someone else. They are not going to wear your cup. ;o)