Starting to use a menstrual cup is easier than you think, insertion is similar to inserting a tampon. Like with anything new, give yourself time to get used to the new product and choose a relaxing setting to practice insertion and removal until you find the most comfortable way. It may take a few times to get it right, and you might even want to practice when you are not on your period.

Check out our Getting Started With a Menstrual Cup guide to see the top ways to make the change from tampons to cups, and simple steps to start using a Ruby Cup.