Sunday, 15 October 2017

Diva Cup - my first thoughts

Ladies 

Well decided to try something different out, since I got a big irritation to traditional pads/tampons. So I went out and got one of those Diva Cups to give them a go, and see what it could do for me. Let me tell you it takes time to use one of these things when I first tried it I panicked, and it makes it so much harder to use one. So I gave me some time and then tried again, and it worked and it was something to get used to. When I went to remove it I heard doing it in the shower was the best way to remove it, and it still gave me some troubles but once I broke the seal it was simple to remove. So with every period I get, I'm at least going to keep trying, even if it's just for a day or so.



Things you need to know : 

- Take out in the shower it's a lot easier and if blood creeps you out at least your in the shower.
- Get the Diva wash so you can clean it
- Don't worry it's not stuck up there even though it's pretty far up there.
- Little hard to get used to it's probably going to take a few periods to get it down, to where I'm comfortable.

Pro's 

- 12 hr protection and if you have it in right you have no leaks
- Safe for the environment
- No waste left behind/ eco-friendly
- Can learn more about your body/period
- Come's with a little pouch so you can protect it and conceal it
- Great for travel or if you do a lot of camping
- Can be found at any drug store/Walmart and even some grocery stores.
- Comes in model 1 or 2
- Made out of surgical silicone
- Their website is very helpful also their other social media platforms.

Tie 

- It is expensive it runs $37.97 approx. CAN but when you think about how much you spend on pads/tampons, this is nothing.

Con's 

- Takes a long time to figure how to get it up there and remove it
- It's a little messy/ well it can be
- Not as quick as tampons and pads


Model 1:  Recommended for women under the age of 30 who have never delivered vaginally or by cesarean section.

Model 2: For women age 30 and over and/or for women who have delivered vaginally or by cesarean section.



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