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    Thanks for this thread as I have never heard of them either!!! I checked it out after reading it in the other thread. Where do you buy them and what is the cost?

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    I'm glad i wasnt the only one! Thankyou all for your replies. I think i can understand why people really like them once they've successfully tried them (they do look a little scary though) but i'm not sure i understand the shorter/lighter flow- perhaps not for everyone but what a great bonus!! Also the reduced pain surprises me. I didnt really equate period pain to use of tampons/pads?
    I saw on one website you can get them in funky colours

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    I really want to get one but I'm too scared to switch

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    I love mine. Mines a mooncup, purchased online for $45. I'll never go back to tampons now....dangerous things.

    Cups are clean, hygenic and very easy to use. I used to have 7 day periods with terrible cramps. That changed to 3-4 days using a cup, and next to no cramps. They do take a few tries to figure out how to use, but once you get positioning right you're set!

    A little gross for some, but it's a bit amazing to see the changes in your menstrual blood over the course of your period too.

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    I too had to google menstrual cups after seeing them in another thread yesterday, can't believe I've never heard of them! Don't think they're my cup of tea though.

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    Yep ... me too! I spent a lot of time looking at them on various websites yesterday as I had never heard of them before reading that thread either. I can't really use tampons so I wonder if they would work for me but it might be worth giving it a go?

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    Had never heard of them either until I saw the other thread.

    So how do u know when to change them? And how many do u need?

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    I use a lunette cup and cloth pads. Well I did between my bubs and will when AF returns. The whole cup concept freaked me out initially but once I tried it I will never go back. I found using the cup a little tricky at first and had to do some research and learn my own anatomy a bit more. They are really cost effective too as they last for years. As I said in the other thread, I wish I had known about them much earlier!

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    Quote Originally Posted by happykat View Post
    Yep ... me too! I spent a lot of time looking at them on various websites yesterday as I had never heard of them before reading that thread either. I can't really use tampons so I wonder if they would work for me but it might be worth giving it a go?

    After i had DS1 i tried to use a tampon with my first postpartum period. It was poking things it shouldnt have been poking and hurts so much. I was scared to use the cup in case the same thing happened. But it didnt hurt at all. A tampon pokes the cervix, the cup creates a seal around the outside.

    My Lunette cost me $70 i think in a pack. But Lunette is having a sale atm $48 for one, and they come in colours.

    MyMeLuna is my favourite, purchased for $25 from femininewear, a uk site.

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