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Why Do Period Cramps Happen?

Period cramps tend to happen anytime after ovulation as the egg travels down the fallopian tube. The feeling often occurs in the lower tummy region and can involve cramping, headaches, vomiting and dizziness. Sometimes these cramps can be caused by a secondary condition such as endometriosis.

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WHAT MAKES THE TULIP CUP ECO-FRIENDLY?

It is estimated that a woman will use around 16,800 disposable sanitary products in her lifetime. That’s a lot of waste that is either being flushed or put into landfill. Another statistic shows that this is the equivalent of more than 62,000 pounds of rubbish across a lifetime - or about half the rubbish you will personally throw away. This is the equivalent of the plastics we throw away and yet we worry about them a lot more…

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Can you use a Tulip Cup ( menstrual cup ) after giving birth

If you have used your Tulip Menstrual Cup before you became pregnant, you will be keen to get straight back into using it as soon after the birth as you can. While it is great to do so for your first proper period after your birth, there are some things you should bear in mind before you jump back in.   Menstrual cups and tampons are not recommended for post-partum bleeding After you give birth you will bleed for some time and for some women this can be weeks rather than days. The flow of this bleeding can vary and there may be clots and heavy times and this may make it harder to use the menstrual cup as the...

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CAN I USE MY MENSTRUAL CUP FOR SPORTS & SWIMMING?

The popularity of the tampon has meant that women can take part in sports that they may have previously avoided when having their period. The menstrual cup has taken that one step further and made it even easier than ever to be a sporty woman throughout the entire month - and that includes running, swimming, aerobics, martial arts and mountain climbing. In fact any activity you can think of.   There are so many reasons why menstrual cups are brilliant when partaking in sports that we would hardly have the room to list them all. But here’s a few to get you thinking:   You can wear a menstrual cup for a full day if you wish (and your flow...

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IS A MENSTRUAL CUP LIKELY TO LEAK?

Your menstrual cup is extremely effective at preventing leaks - with three times the capacity of Tamons and Pads, you're likely to see fewer leaks as you get used to your cycle and the requirements for emptying.  It’s the question all newcomers to the menstrual cup are going to ask. The leakage issue is a real and understandable fear for anyone who is considering switching the type of period protection they use. After all, we spend years trying to find the best solution for our periods - one that will ensure our clothes stay clean and we are free from embarrassment. The menstrual cup is one solution that might just surprise you. Its unlikely to leak and the more you get...

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