Menstrual cup folds

Here is a few menstrual cup folds that we recommend trying, the C-fold and the Punch-down fold are the most popular. The are plenty of other folds but we think these four are the easiest to manage!

The U-Fold or C-Fold

Menstrual Cup Fold C-Fold

  1. Start with your cup open
  2. Flatten the cup between your fingers and thumb
  3. Fold in half (making a U/C/Heart shape)
  4. Pinch the sides of the rim together and hold firmly

The Punch-Down Fold

Menstrual Cup Folds Punch-Down Fold

  1. Start with your cup open
  2. Flatten the cup between your fingers and thumb
  3. Push one side of the rim down towards the inside of the cup
  4. Pinch the sides of the rim together to ensure the cup does not open
  5. Try to make the top as small as possible to make it easy to insert.

The 7-Fold / Triangle Fold

Menstrual Cup Fold

  1. Start with your cup open
  2. Pinch the cup closed
  3. Bring one top corner down diagonally to the opposite bottom corner
  4. Pinch together tightly with your thumb and forefinger.

The Tulip Fold

Menstrual Cup Fold

  1. Start with your cup open
  2. Flatten the cup between your fingers and thumb
  3. Push one side of the rim down towards the inside of the cup
  4. Fold one side over the other to make the tip as small as possible.
  5. This looks like a tulip bud and is the smallest end you can make with a cup fold.

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