Advice & FAQs

Advice & FAQs

Welcome to the Mooncup Advice Centre, designed to answer many of the questions you may have about using the Mooncup or MCUK menstrual cup, and provide tips and information on menstrual health.

Because - like anything new - using the Mooncup can take a little practice, Mooncup Ltd. provides a unique expert advice service established in 2004 and run by experienced Mooncup Advisors (with nearly 40 years of nursing experience between them!) If you have any questions about using the Mooncup, are confused about what size you need or have a gynaecological issue you think may affect your Mooncup use, then check out the Advice Centre for detailed and expert information

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I remember when I first started using my Mooncup that it was quite a revelation (and it felt scary too). Through using the Mooncup I have become a lot more comfortable with my self and my body. It has also helped elevate much of the discomfort and cramping which I used to get. Over the years it has just become part of my normal routine, and sometimes it can act like a security blanket (I have my period and I feel like crying, but it's ok because I have my Mooncup). However, I have recently been fitted with an IDU and was told not to use my Mooncup for the first month. I have often said that I would never return to tampons or pads, but given the circumstances I have no choice. I had completely forgotten how complicated it can be (not to mention expensive). Having to remember to put spare pads in my bag, changing them, disposing of them, etc. It all feels very messy and unclean, not like my wonderfully simple Mooncup. So thank you for my Mooncup, which has given me many years of service. I can't wait till next month when things will go back to normal, and I can feel like a proper woman again. I love my Mooncup!
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