The Menstrual Cups Revival


Menstrual cups in Nairobi. Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images
Menstrual cups in Nairobi. Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images

Episode sources:

"Everything You Wanted to Know about Menstrual Cups But Were Afraid to Ask." Lifehacker. http://vitals.lifehacker.com/everything-you-wanted-to-know-about-menstrual-cups-but-1754190917

"Goodbye Tampons: Why Menstrual Cups May Be the Future of Period Care." Racked. http://www.racked.com/2015/4/2/8327839/menstrual-cups-period-diva-cup-softcup

"Is This the Secret to Mess-Free Period Sex?" The Cut. http://nymag.com/thecut/2015/03/this-the-secret-to-mess-free-period-sex.html

"Menstrual Cups, at Age 66, Begin to Make Up for Lost Time." The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2003/02/04/health/menstrual-cups-at-age-66-begin-to-make-up-for-lost-time.html?_r=1

"Looncup the 'smart' menstrual cup is a Kickstarter Staff Pick. A GYN says it's all wrong." Jen Gunter. https://drjengunter.wordpress.com/2015/10/10/looncup-the-smart-menstrual-cup-is-a-kickstarter-staff-pick-a-gyn-says-its-all-wrong/

Mothers and Daughters of Invention: Notes for a Revised History of Technology. Autumn Stanley. Rutgers University Press. 1995. https://books.google.com/books?id=uRJt7QqA7GEC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false

"The period, reimagined: Are women finally ready for the cups?" Maclean's. http://www.macleans.ca/society/life/the-period-reimagined-are-women-finally-ready-for-the-cup/

"Tired of Tampons? Here Are Pros and Cons of Menstrual Cups." Cleveland Clinic. https://health.clevelandclinic.org/2015/02/tired-of-tampons-here-are-pros-and-cons-of-menstrual-cups/

Topics in this Podcast: menstruation