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December 7, 2015


I haven't used a single tampon in over 8 years. I do not miss them and I have never considered going back. 8 years ago I bought my first menstrual cup. After some research, I decided on the Moon Cup, sold by GladRags. The Moon Cup is a firm-but-flexible, silicone cup: clear in color, belly shaped. It works by collecting menstrual blood and blocking it from coming out of the vagina. A well-placed menstrual cup shouldn't leak,...

July 27, 2013


The other day I was talking to a friend who is thinking about using menstrual cups. I recommendThe Moon Cup, which is sold by GladRags. They sell several other cups, but I think the Moon Cup is a good place to start. I also recommend pairing the cup with GladRags’ washable panty liners. On heavier days, the cup may leak a little, so I like to use the panty liners as extra protection.


Menstrual cups can be a bit daunting...

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Hi! I'm Zoë

I'm a birth & postpartum

doula, author, and founder

of AWAKEN space in

Memphis, TN. I split my

virtual life between Memphis

& Los Angeles, where I started

my practice. My other big job is being a mama to my daughter June. When I'm not momming, doula-ing, teaching, or writing, I dabble in graphic design. My mission is to highlight fresh perspectives on women's health, pregnancy, birth, motherhood, and beyond. Learn more about me, AWAKEN space, and my writing.

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