How do you sterilize a Ruby Cup?
Place the sterilizer (with your menstrual cup inside) into the microwave. Microwave for 3 minutes, or enough time to bring the water to a boil and to leave it boiling for a few minutes. After it is boiled BE CAREFUL not to burn yourself – the sterilizer will be very hot.
How do you sterilize a menstrual cup?
After washing your cup with hot water and soap, you can place it in boiling water to fully sanitize it before your next period. It’s recommended that you place your cup inside of a metal whisk and leave it in a pot of boiling water for only one to two minutes. It’s a quick way to sanitize your cup.
How long should I boil my Ruby Cup?
Rinse your cup, and boil in a pan or pot of water for 3 minutes. If you do not want to use a pot for disinfecting, you can use our Ruby Clean for boiling in the microwave or oven. After boiling, wait until your cup is cool, dry thoroughly and store in the organic cotton bag that came with your Ruby Cup.
Are Ruby Cups safe?
Healthy: Ruby Cups are made from 100% medical-grade, soft silicone and are blissfully free from plastics, latex, toxins and bleaches. Eco-friendly: You’ll use up to 12,000 disposable period products in your reproductive lifetime. Swapping to a Ruby Cup dramatically reduces the impact your period has on the environment.
Can I clean my menstrual cup with just water?
When you clean the cup after every use, rinse it with a shot of cold water first. Hot water can lock in smells. Then, take an unused toothbrush to scrub the cup thoroughly. Finally, make sure you’re sanitizing your cup after each period.
Do doctors recommend menstrual cups?
Menstrual cups are generally regarded as safe within the medical community. Although there are some risks, they’re considered minimal and unlikely to occur when the cup is used as recommended. It’s also important to consider that all menstrual products carry some degree of risk.
What happens if menstrual cup is too full?
“If the cup is very full and you have leakage, you probably just need to remove and empty the cup more often.” “It may take a couple of periods to get it right. You can wear a pad as a backup while you’re learning to correctly place the cup,” she suggests.
Do you really need to boil your menstrual cup?
Do you have to boil your cup? No, but if you prefer that your cup be fully sanitized before or after each cycle you can safely do so. In fact, it is recommended by most brands.