I Started My Period And Inserted A Menstrual Cup. 6 Days Later, Here’s How I Felt


Little girls want to become a woman and women wants to go back to her childhood, however transformation from a girl to woman is painful and messy. At the age of 13 or 14 girls have to go through period.

Even though periods are a hassle, Ileana Bronet found a way around it. Even though her mom walked her though ever step of the way, but she was embarrassed…extremely.

At the beginning she used to use pads, then slowly she moved to tampons and she has been using it since, as it pains her deal with all those feminine products.

Few months later she found out about the menstrual cups, which she ignored at first, but later they were everywhere so she had to take notice about them and decided to use them.

So what exactly is a menstrual cup?

A menstrual cup is another feminine product, can be used as a replacement for pads and tampons. As the name suggests that it is a cup, which one automatically thinks is a flexible rubber in a shape of a cup used to collect blood, instead of absorbing it, of course it is placed inside a vagina.

Most of the menstrual cups are made of silicon and rubber. Since they are very flexible, a woman can easily bend and place it in her vagina, this cup is suppose to be leak proof. Like other feminine products, it is suppose to be inside the body for only 12 hours.

Benefits of menstrual cups.

main benefit is the hygiene and environmental friendly, since most of the cups are reusable, they cost less and create less mess compared to tampons and pads.

How to use a menstrual cup?

first: wash the cup with mild water, with standard unscented soap. .

check how much it can hold. It is necessary to know, because when you place it in your vagina, it will good to know.

after it washed and dry, it is time to use it.
Fold the cup in half with your finger, in the shape of a U
Press it into a smaller shape, so that it is easy to insert it.
Spread your legs, and then with hand spread your labia and with the other insert the cup. Although it is unconformable at the beginning for few minute, but you will soon feel use to it soon. After the insertion, instruction said to twist it until it was comfortable inside it. If your are not sure if it is open inside or not, you can check the by inserting your finger.  Cheers !!