Menstrual cups after childbirth
Along with all the information that you have been collecting and accumulating, you have probably already read about the menstrual cup and are wondering if you can use it. Today we will provide you with all the information you need so that you can stay informed and can make the best decision for you. Some people may think that it is not possible to use the menstrual cup after having children as the body has changed. You should know that this has some truth, however, we have several data that will help you to have a general idea of what happens and what you can do.
On the one hand, it is true that when you have a child, the vaginal canal becomes distended and loses firmness (yes, both in natural childbirth and in cesarean section, since your body was also prepared to give birth). However, it is possible to regain strength in the vaginal walls; In these first weeks of the puerperium (postpartum, colloquially) the body must heal and begin to regain its natural distribution. After about 6 weeks you will be able to insert the cup. Before this period, it is advisable not to use anything invasive or have penetrative sex, since the body is in the process of healing.
If after that time, you insert the cup but notice that you have leaks or that it is loose, it is recommended that you consult your doctor so that you can start an exercise routine according to your condition. Exercise helps strengthen the pelvic floor and improve lubrication. Likewise, you can use the Beppy Cup, which allows you to reinforce the rim of the cup to be more firm and help the vaginal walls support it without inconvenience.
Now that you know these facts, you can plan the use of the menstrual cup while taking care of your baby. You will not regret helping to have a cleaner planet so that your child can enjoy it, feeling comfortable and helping your economy.