Hey Mom! Learn more about the Gerber Life Insurance Grow-Up Plan!
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 10-21-2012, 10:11 PM   #1
GEM Cloth's Avatar
GEM Cloth
Registered Users
Formerly: michellemomx3
seller
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 11,631
My Mood:
Cleaning/sterilizing menstrual cups

I've always boiled mine every month (or every couple of months if I forget) BUT I just read that you shouldn't do this as it causes them to wear out faster. That vinegar should be used to disinfect them.

I normally wash mine with a mild soap (castile soap and water) once a day and then boil at the beginning or end of my period. Now I will be cleaning them with vinegar at the beginning instead of boiling.

Thoughts?

Not plugging for the company that published this information but I'm happy to learn it and also happy to learn that this cup is the only one manufactured in the U.S., for those who are concerned about things like that. I do have one of these cups and like it quite a bit.
__________________
Michelle, mom to DD (7/9/99), DD (11/12/01), and DS (4/17/07); wife to DH (8/31/96)
GEM (Green and Economical by Michelle) Cloth
~*~REUSABLE CLOTH PAD SETS~*~ NOW SHIPPING OUTSIDE U.S.~*~
GEM Cloth is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2005 - 2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.