Why does my menstrual cup keep sliding down

If you feel like the menstrual cup is going to fall out or it keeps sliding down, make sure that it has opened properly and has created a slight suction. Fit issues may also cause this to happen. A cup that’s too small might not be making good contact with the vaginal walls or might not be creating a good seal around the cervix.

Why does my menstrual cup pop open?

This is one of the main reasons for a menstrual cup to start leaking. The menstrual cup will only work if it is able to “pop” open fully after insertion. That’s when the suction is formed and the menstrual fluid will stay inside the cup. How to get your menstrual cup to pop open:

How do you fix a menstrual cup?

While typical menstrual cup hurdles include finding the right fold, fixing menstrual cup leaks and finding the right cup for your cervix height…some menstruators experience their cup sliding down or coming out. Essentially birthing a menstrual cup.

Why do I have water in my menstrual cup?

It mostly occurs during the heavier days of your period when you just emptied your menstrual cup, rinsed it and inserted it again. There might be leftover drops of water on the outside of your cup that mix with some menstrual fluid from the walls of your vagina.

Is it bad to pinch your menstrual cup?

Strong pelvic floor muscles are important and have a lot of positive health benefits. However, if they’re too strong, they can also squeeze the walls of the menstrual cup which is the equivalent to you pinching it just before removing it. This can cause the seal to break, and the period cup to overflow if it is already fairly full.

Why is my menstrual cup leaking?

This is one of the main reasons for leaking. The menstrual cup will only work if it is able to “pop” open fully after insertion. This is when the suction is formed so that the menstrual fluid stays inside the cup.

Why is my cup not open?

1. Your cup isn’t fully open: The most common reason for leaks is that the cup is still slightly folded and has not opened fully to form a seal with the vaginal walls. This is especially common with new cup users and generally just takes a little bit of practice to get the perfect insertion method down.

How do you pop a menstrual cup?

Once you find the rim of the menstrual cup, push the rim up – this will help it pop open. Or use the stem of your cup to slowly pull the cup down then push it back the cup back into place. To force the rim of your menstrual cup to pop open, gently squeezing the bottom usually gets the job done. As much as possible, don’t squeeze too hard.

Is it OK to run your finger along the edge of the menstrual cup?

Running your finger along the edge of the menstrual cup can help you know if your cup is properly open. If your menstrual cup is leaking, chances are it didn’t pop open right. If you feel that it’s not properly open, this is a good time to do the rotation.