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New Study Finds Menstrual Cups Do Not Increase Risk of IUD Expulsion

Posted on 25 October 2011 by Jason

A recent study found that women who used internal menstrual devices, such as menstrual cups, are not at a statistically higher risk of IUD (intra-uterine device) expulsion than those who use pads. Conducted by the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, the study looked at nearly 1,000 women who had IUDs inserted during 2009. In an interview at the annual meeting of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, lead researcher Dr. Ellen Wiebe shared the inspiration for her work. “Every week or so, I would get asked the question, ‘Is it okay to use a cup with the IUD?’ And I looked in the literature, and there were no answers.”
Menstrual cups are becoming increasingly popular among young, health-conscious women in the United States. Unlike tampons, reusable menstrual cups collect the menstrual flow, rather than absorbing it, and are reusable for many cycles. With concerns about toxic shock and environmental waste, menstrual cups are a convenient lifestyle choice for many women – now including those with IUDs as well.

To learn more about healthy, environmental menstrual options, please contact GladRags at 800-799-4523 or visit gladrags.com.

 

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