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#1 of 5 Old 07-13-2012, 01:27 PM - Thread Starter
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Last summer I bought a Mooncup, but only used it for one cycle before I got pregnant. I had never had a baby and was 29 at that point so I bought the smaller size. Well, obviously, since then I have turned 30 and had a vaginal birth, the two criteria for going up a size. I really hate to have to buy another since I only used this one once. Does anyone have experience with this? Have you kept using the smaller size after giving birth/turning 30? I'm only 8 weeks postpartum but GladRags has free shipping for one more day so I'd like to figure it out soon. orngbiggrin.gif

I'm 30, SO is 27, married since 2006. DS Isaac born 5/15/12. First time mama getting the hang of bfinfant.gifand cd.gif.

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I bought a diva cup after I had already had children.  And then I lost it and had to buy another, but then I found it, so now I have two.  I don't know, I feel like even the larger size can leak or pop out, but it seems fine as long as I change it frequently.  I think I was just trying to go for too long.  I guess you could try it and see how it fits now, and that would probably be the best way of judging.  I put mine in before I got my period, just to see if it was livable.  It was slightly uncomfortable in the beginning, but now I'm used to it.

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I still use the same one I used pre-baby and it fits fine. I've had 2 babies in the past 3 years and also turned 30 during that time. My vagina seems completely unchanged in size/shape. I don't know though, it seems like this could vary a lot from person to person. When you get your period, try it and see!
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No idea but I will send TracyGladRags to help you!  She is the owner of GladRags and can tell you more than you ever want to know about cups. :)

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It's possible that your smaller size Moon Cup could still work -- it's one of those things that really depends on each individual. It's worth giving it a shot for at least one cycle, and if it doesn't work out for you, send me a direct message and we'll hook you up with a coupon code for free shipping! orngbiggrin.gif

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