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What’s the difference between Soft Cups and Diva Cups?

What’s the difference between Soft Cups and Diva Cups?

Soft Cups and Diva Cups are made of different materials – the diva cup is more rigid than the soft cup. They are also different shapes so one may suit you better than the other in terms of fit. Some people have used soft cups and found they leak but used diva cups and found they didn’t and vice versa. Also with regard to using soft cups for TTC, it is better to use the soft cup rather than the…

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Can I Get Pregnant With My Period?

Can I Get Pregnant With My Period?

This seems to be a question that a lot of people are asking so I thought I would address the question of ‘can I get pregnant during my period?’. The most fertile time of your cycle is when you are ovulating. In order to get pregnant the sperm needs to meet the egg and in order to do this the sperm must enter the body either in the days before ovulation or shortly after ovulation. A woman will ovulate approximately 14 days…

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SoftCups v MoonCup

SoftCups v MoonCup

If you are wondering what the difference is between soft-cups and moon cups and wondering which one you should use then there are a few things that you need to know. Firstly both items are designed to catch your menstrual flow but are slightly different shapes. Now as we are all designed differently ourselves, it may depend on your body as to which of soft cups or moon cups will work better for you, so it may be a case…

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Soft Cups Not Associated with Toxic Shock Syndrome

Soft Cups Not Associated with Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is something that can affect anyone who uses tampons and can in fact be fatal in a small number of cases. Although the producers of tampons are doing all they can to counteract any possible causes of TSS, in the end it is caused by the absorbency of the tampons and the fibres that they are made up from and so there is only a limited amount that they can do. The good thing about soft…

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Soft Cups

Soft Cups

Soft Cups are a relatively new innovation that were initially designed as an alternative to tampons and sanitary towels (napkins) for women. However, women have also discovered that they can be a useful device when trying to conceive so they now have a dual use. This site will try and tell you all you need to know about soft cups whether that be for their intended use or for women who are trying to conceive.