Ask the Experts: The Lowdown on Menstrual Cups

Q. What exactly is a menstrual cup, and do you recommend using one over other menstrual products? A menstrual cup is a small flexible device, typically made of silicone or latex, that is placed inside the vagina in order to collect, rather than absorb,menstrual flow. It can be a good choice if you follow the […]

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