No it’s not gross. It’s actually really convenient, better for your body and for the environment. The Diva Cup is, in my opinion, the easiest way to deal with ‘Aunt Flo’. It saves you money which racks up your “Mom Wage” and you never have to worry about running out of tampons or pads again. And it’s one easy step towards being green.
So here’s your link Diva Cup on sale for $17 plus shipping!
This is the best price I’ve ever seen it sold so it’s the perfect time to try it for yourself. Women under 30 who have never given birth will need a model 1. Women who are over 30 OR have given birth vaginally or by c-section should get model 2.
Here’s some more info from their website:
Winner of the 2007 Silver Award of Excellence from Alive!
Feminine Hygiene’s Latest Innovation in 50 Years! Not a Tampon! Not a Pad!The DivaCup… not a tampon… not a pad. Finally a better way! The DivaCup is a leading edge redesign of a proven menstrual solution concept first introduced in the 1930’s. Used by women worldwide for decades, it is now available nationwide! The DivaCup offers ultimate freedom to enjoy your daily activities including sports such as swimming, as well as traveling with no messy “leaks” or the expense and inconvenience of buying and carrying supplies in all shapes, sizes and absorbencies.
The Ultimate in Feminine Protection – The DivaCup™ offers women convenience and peace of mind. Worn internally, The DivaCup™ is positioned low in the vagina for a secure fit and easy removal. Designed to hold up to one full ounce, one can swim, run, backpack, travel and even wear it overnight without ever worrying about leaks.
No More Hassle – The DivaCup™ eliminates the need to spend time searching for a bathroom, hiding tampons or pads in pockets, or constantly worrying about leakage and unpleasant odors. It works for light as well as heavy days. Also, there is no more guessing as to which kind of products to use on certain days or nights.Convenient – With nothing to buy and nothing to throw away, the DivaCup™ is convenient and worry-free.
Easy-To-Use – The DivaCup™ is the most convenient way to deal with menstruation. It only requires emptying 2 to 4 times a day depending on flow and can be worn for an entire cycle up to 12 hours at a time, even overnight.
Design – The innovative DivaCup™ design features easy-grip ridges, convenient flow measurements and a soft, flexible stem for comfort and easy removal. Designed to hold one full ounce (30 ml), The DivaCup™ is capable of accommodating even the heaviest flows (an entire average cycle is 3 to 4 ounces or 90 to 120 ml).
Health and Safety – The DivaCup™ holds the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) 510k Medical Device Number and the Health Canada Medical Device License. Diva International Inc. is also ISO 13485 Certified, which ensures the highest quality in production, packaging and distribution of The DivaCup™.
Toxic Shock Syndrome– The serious and sometimes fatal Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is caused by toxin-producing strains of the Staphylococcus aureus bacterium and has been linked to the use of conventional, rayon-based tampons.
Eco-Friendly– In 1998, 7 billion tampons and 12 billion sanitary pads and their packaging were disposed into landfills and sewage systems in the U.S. alone. With landfill and pollution problems on the rise, The DivaCup™ will reduce the serious eco-footprint of feminine hygiene.