How To Use Your Menstrual Cup - Properly

How The Valve Drain Menstrual Cup Works

Step 1: Wash Your Hands Thoroughly



For your safety and health, wash your hands with warm water using mild unscented soap. This is the best way to prevent bacteria from your hands from transferring to your Menstrual Cup and your vagina.  For added protection, consider boiling your cup right before you use it, or if you have confidence you have stored your Valve Menstrual Cup in a sanitary and clean environment, simply wash it with warm water and unscented soap. 

Step 2: Fold The Cup



Folding the cup to make it small and compact for you to insert.  We recommend just a simple push down with your index finger on one end and pinch the sides as shown in the picture. We find this is one of the best ways for the majority, however, there are many ways to fold, and we encourage you to keep exploring ways until you find one that is the most comfortable for you.

Step 3: Find Comfortable Position To Insert



Once inserted, spread and rotate the cup a little bit to help it unfold. The Valve Drain Menstrual Cup will unfold and fit itself perfectly with a light suction seal to keep it leak-free and in place. You'll feel safe even for athletes. The unique design of the cup shape makes for a more comfortable leak-free experience. The opening of the cup being slightly smaller than the body so it does not scratch the walls of your vagina everytime you move.

Step 4: Wear And Enjoy For 24 Hours



Simply squeeze the two small bumps at the end of the stem to instantly drain. You can safely wear this Valve Drain Menstrual Cup for 24 hours, this makes it perfect for travels or long shifts at work.  Emptying your cup at any time for your convenience, even at work and in office.  If it is a heavy flow day, you'll feel much more comfortable after releasing that tension.

Step 5: Clean And Sanitize



Prepare for next use by sterilizing your Valve Drain Menstrual Cup.  We recommend boiling your cup in water of 90°C or 194°F or higher for 10 minutes.  This will ensure that your cup is well sanitized and ready for next use.  This means it will save you having to ever go back to buying tampons and pads month after month.

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