Heavy Flow Podcast Episode 28 - How do menstrual cups work with Amanda Hearn Put a Cup In It

This week I’m talking to Amanda Hearn, co-founder of PutACupInIt.com. We get into everything you’ve ever wanted to know about menstrual cups and more, answer some listener questions and bust some menstrual cup myths.

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This episode of Heavy Flow is supported by Diva Cup, a sustainable, easy-to-use, cost-effective and eco-friendly menstrual cup.

What we discussed: 

  • Amanda’s journey from being too embarrassed to buy tampons to spreading the good word about menstrual cups
  • How Put A Cup In It was born
  • The infamous PACII Quiz
  • The best way to take care of your cup
  • How can you find a cup that works without spending a fortune
  • Tips and tricks for inserting and removing your cup
  • Answering listener questions about cups
  • The difference between a cup and a disc
  • Using a cup with an IUD
  • Busting cup myths

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Resources mentioned in this episode:

Put A Cup in It Shop
“The” Cup Quiz
Milton tablets
Feminine Wear
Using menstrual cups with heavy periods

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Music Credit: Julia and Bradley of Home Studios
Graphic Design: Rachel Laird