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Mooncup looks rather worse for wear

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Indith Wed 19-Jun-13 15:17:18

I just discovered it in the bottom of a half forgotten basket in the bathroom. Think I need a new one! Periods just started again after dc3 so it has been a loooooooong time since it as last used (the baby is 15 months!)

What websites are good? Have googled and I just don't recognise any of the names. Was thinking of trying a different brand of cup maybe, I think one of the others is supposed to be a little softer than the mooncup? Wanted to get a few cloth pads for backup too and maybe nights. I used always this period and my fanjo feels to horrible and sensitive and sore after sitting next to horrid sucking, drying paper stuff for several day.

Indith Wed 19-Jun-13 16:55:45

Mooncup bump

Indith Wed 19-Jun-13 17:40:37

Oh dear, just did a search to find info and came across my own post on another cloth san pro thread when ds2 was 11 months old and I found my mooncup worse for wear...clearly I just shoved it back in the basket as something to deal with later!

OrangeLily Wed 19-Jun-13 17:41:47

Have you tried boiling it?

tutu100 Wed 19-Jun-13 17:43:09

That just made me chuckle as it sounds like something I'd do! Can't help with the moon cup as can't use those, but I made my own cloth pads as I am too much of a cheapskate to buy them (although I bought some imse vimse ones off ebay which are nice). Lucky you not having periods for so long. Mine came back 4 months after I had both my boys despite me breastfeeding on demand and them never going more than 3 hours between feeds.

Indith Wed 19-Jun-13 17:43:28

It looks like it has actually started cracking in places, don't think boiling is the answer!

Indith Wed 19-Jun-13 17:50:38

case of 3rd time lucky tutu, they came back much earlier with the others. Still miffed though as he spends all flipping night latched on!

tutu100 Fri 21-Jun-13 16:30:44

It sounds like you definately need a new one then!

rubyflipper Fri 21-Jun-13 16:32:05

Try the Meluna Soft cup.

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