Your Periods

Your Periods

Your periods are unique to you.

Using the Mooncup can help you become more familiar with your menstrual flow. This can help in spotting any changes to the amount, colour or consistency. This information can be valuable if you’re having menstrual problems and need to talk about them with a medical professional.

Below are some of the most common questions we are asked about periods and the Mooncup.

Can I use the Mooncup if I have endometriosis?

If you have endometriosis, we recommend – as we would for any gynaecological condition – that you check with your doctor or gynaecologist before buying a Mooncup menstrual cup to see if it is suitable for you. That said, we have had positive feedback…

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Will the Mooncup help with painful periods?

You can use the Mooncup safely with painful periods and many women report that using the Mooncup reduces their pain. One reason for this could be that the Mooncup is worn lower down in the vagina than a tampon and allows your…

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Can I wear my Mooncup on lighter days?

You just need one Mooncup for every day of your period. The Mooncup is great for lighter days: as it’s non-absorbent it won’t cause dryness. The Mooncup menstrual cup holds three times the fluid of a tampon, making it great…

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Will the Mooncup work for heavy periods?

Yes, the Mooncup can work very well for heavy periods (or menorrhagia) because it collects up to three times more menstrual blood than a regular tampon (see Does the Mooncup hold more than a tampon?). This means that you may…

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