Why do Boondh Cups come in a standard size?
Our vaginas are elastic and irrespective of our sexual or birthing history they come back to their original shape and size. A standard size cup should ideally fit most bodies, irrespective of body type or pelvic floor strength or height, etc. 4 in 1000 people might have issues with sizing of the cup.
What material is the Boondh Cup made of?
Boondh cup is made of silicone that is tested for its medical grade in congruence with compliant testing.
What are the testing standards Boondh Cup is compliant with?
Boondh cup is a product made with utmost care to quality and safety. It is compliant with the following testing standards, representing quality control for both bio - compatibility and component testing. This includes clearance in accordance to US Pharmacopoeia (USP V) and US Food and Drugs Administration FDA 21 CFR 177
What happens to the Boondh Cups after you are done with it years later?
One can recycle the cup themselves, as silicone is a recyclable material, and as we grow we hope to build the capacity to collect cups from beneficiaries and customers alike to process and recycle them in anything imaginable!
How often do I empty Boondh Cup?
Boondh Cup should be emptied and reinserted at least once in 10-12 hours. However on the first and second day of your periods, you may need to empty it 3 to 4 times through the day
Can I swim or play sport with the Boondh Cup?
Yes! You most certainly can.
Can I sleep wearing a Boondh Cup?
Yes! Empty your Boondh Cup once before going to bed, re-insert it properly and wake up in the morning stain free! Lying horizontal does not cause the Boondh Cup to leak and loosen.
Can I poop or pee with a Boondh Cup?
Yes! Don’t worry, you will not pop the cup out while pooping/peeing.
How messy is it to wear a Boondh Cup?
There involves a learning curve to using Boondh. This could vary from 1-3 cycles. This is when you will slowly learn how your cervix and vagina are positioned and shaped. Once you’re past this cycle, you’ll find using the Boondh Cup is clean, mess free and unbelievably comfortable to use!
I've not had a sexual intercourse, can I still use Boondh Cup?
You most certainly can! This is of course with the assumption that you understand that using a menstrual cup and remaining a virgin have nothing to do with each other. The hymen (if present) stretches little by using Boondh Cup and this could at first be uncomfortable while inserting or removing. Virginity is notional and no one's dignity ought to be decided by the nature of a particular tissue in the body.
How to store the Boondh Cup?
Boondh Cup only needs storage in a dry clean place. Once your period is over you can clean it, sterilize it in boiling water and place it dry in your wardrobe, or carry it around in a breathable pouch.
Can I share my Boondh Cup?
We recommend that you don’t share your Boondh Cup with anyone.
What is the life of a Boondh Cup?
Boondh Cup is a high quality device which can last you several years (between 5-10 years).
I have an yeast infection, can I still use a Boondh Cup?
We recommend that you don’t use Boondh Cup when you have a yeast infection. While boiling the cup sterilizes it very well, it is still not medically confirmed if boiling completely destroys yeast spores.
Who can use a Boondh Cup?
All menstruating people from puberty to menopause, except during postpartum bleeding.
Can you use a Boondh Cup with an IUD insert?
We request you to talk to your gynaecologist and take this decision in consensus with your medical expert. A lot of people use the cup with an IUD inside them, however one does have to be careful during removal and ensure the seal is completely broken before tugging the cup out.
Do gynaecologists recommend the use of Boondh Cups?
The Medical fraternity in India, especially obstretricians and gynaecologists are only gaining awareness as and when we are, though there are some progressive doctors who recommend the use of cups. It is a journey in creating awareness that we are embarking on as well to augment the existing movement of sustainably menstruating.