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Can You Use Soft Cups with an IUD?

Can You Use Soft Cups with an IUD?

If you are thinking of using soft cups, or indeed any kind of menstrual cup, you may be wondering if you can use soft cups with an IUD. One of the most common IUDs is the Mirena coil which has strings hanging through your cervix so that the IUD can be removed easily. The presence of these strings may mean that the soft cup can get snagged on it during use and dislodge the IUD. For this reason it is…

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What is a Soft Cup?

What is a Soft Cup?

A soft cup is a plastic vessel designed for use during your period to collect the blood. Because they can be used for up to 12 hours you may not need to use as many soft cups as you would tampons or sanitary towels. Soft cups are disposable and do cost a lot more than tampons so they can work out quite expensive. Another use for soft cups is in trying to get pregnant where you use the soft cup…

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How to Remove a Soft Cup

How to Remove a Soft Cup

Many people are afraid of using soft cups because they have heard stories of ladies getting the soft cup in but not being able to get it out again! If this is one of your fears then try not to worry too much. Firstly it is useful to practice putting and taking out a soft cup before you use it for real. This way you can be sure that you will be able to get the soft cup out. The…

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How Long Can You Leave Soft Cups In?

How Long Can You Leave Soft Cups In?

You may be wondering how long is a safe amount of time to leave a soft cup in? Well it is recommended that you only leave a soft cup in for a maximum of 12 hours. If you are using soft cups when trying to get pregnant then you can leave them in overnight after having sex, to stop any of the spillage that might otherwise occur. Then just take it out in the morning and dispose of it. However,…

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Soft Cups and Conceive Plus

Soft Cups and Conceive Plus

When using soft cups for the purpose of trying to get pregnant, many people also use a fertility friendly lubricant to give the sperm a better chance. In order to survive our body produces cervical mucus which can help to carry the sperm on it’s path but if for some reason we do not produce enough cervical mucus there are a couple of products out there that can help. You must note however, that you should not use traditional standard…

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How do you use Soft Cups for TTC?

How do you use Soft Cups for TTC?

This is a question that we hear people asking quite a lot, particularly on the pregnancy forums. Because the news gets around that people are using soft cups and getting pregnant (whether this helps or is just a coincidence), many ladies ask, how do you use soft cups for ttc? Well you can find full details on hoe to use soft cups to help you get pregnant on the page dedicated to that. In fact this site mostly focuses on…

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Can Soft Cups Prevent Pregnancy?

Can Soft Cups Prevent Pregnancy?

This is a question that is sometimes asked of us so we thought it a good idea to set the record straight. No, soft cups are in no way designed to prevent pregnancy. Although some users have reported having intercourse with a soft cup inserted (this is not recommended), it is not there to prevent the sperm from reaching and passing through the cervix. The soft cup in terms of trying to get pregnant, is inserted after intercourse to try…

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Using Soft Cups

Using Soft Cups

If you have not used soft cups before then it can be a good thing to use them in a trial run before you use them properly. As with when you first used tampons, they can take a bit of getting used to. The soft cups bend into a shape that does easily slip into your vagina but some women can find then a little trick to take out on occasions. It may depend on how high and in what…

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Can You Reuse Soft Cups?

Can You Reuse Soft Cups?

A lot of women ask if soft cups are reusable. The instructions on the packet say that soft cups are for one time use and you can understand that if you were to use them during your period. However, I have heard of a number of women who do reuse soft cups when using them for TTC. They rinse out the soft cup and then make sure that they sterilise it before using it again. I have to say it…

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