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#1 angels5babes

Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:55 AM

I have had a mirena put in about 3wks ago so I'm unsure as to how long my period is going to last and/or spotting in between.

Does anyone have any tips on how to have a somewhat mess free time during sex whilst having your period?

I have read that diaphragms can be a helpful barrier and discovered (accidentially) 2 nights ago that a condom can work in a similar way  wink.gif .  If only I didn't have to wait so long for a doctors appointment for a fitting of a diaphgram.  I need something yesterday lol

Is there something else out there that works along the same way.


Please help

#2 JaneDoe2010

Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:14 AM

*shudder*

Sorry that's just  sick.gif  - can't even think about it.

#3 crackles

Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:18 AM

In the shower? :-p

#4 lozoodle

Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:19 AM

Yep, we just go for it in the shower biggrin.gif

#5 redmum77

Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:25 AM

Turn out the light, and put down a dark coloured towel! I didn't think I'd ever do this until I remarried.... Then it became normal practice. The towel barely every gets anything on it anyway, mostly used to clean him off before he heads to the shower. I'd use the shower for the lot but can't reach the big o in there, so not an option! Lol!

Enjoy!

(loz we find it each in the strangest places...!)

#6 Angelina Ballerina

Posted 18 November 2012 - 08:59 PM

You can insert a bit of sponge into your vagina.
I learnt this from the Secret Diary of a Call girl.

#7 JuniPooks_

Posted 18 November 2012 - 09:02 PM

Just clean up after. Who cares. What's a bit of body fluid between friends.

#8 kerrie23

Posted 19 November 2012 - 05:39 AM

We call it CSI sex here.

Dark towel, go hard, wipe down, simple.

#9 angels5babes

Posted 29 November 2012 - 06:57 PM

lol you girls are awesome! Thanks

#10 RealityBites

Posted 29 November 2012 - 06:59 PM

QUOTE (Pooks_ @ 18/11/2012, 10:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just clean up after. Who cares. What's a bit of body fluid between friends.


Yep.

#11 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:07 PM

sponge? like dishwashing sponge? how? why? what? LOL

#12 Lucretia Borgia

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:15 PM

You could pretend you were a virgin all over again!

...actually ergh, why would you want to do that...it was bad enough the first time!

(Wasn't there a Seinfeld episode where Elaine used sponges for contraception ?)

#13 noi'mnot

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:20 PM

There are specific Beppy sponges for the purpose.

Some people use makeup sponges that are completely soap and chemical free. Don't use sea sponges, they sometimes have bits of shell grit or sand left in them despite having been washed.

Or, as PPs said, just go for it in the shower or wherever else you like it with a dark towel. original.gif

#14 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:26 PM

QUOTE (noi'mnot @ 29/11/2012, 08:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There are specific Beppy sponges for the purpose.

Some people use makeup sponges that are completely soap and chemical free. Don't use sea sponges, they sometimes have bits of shell grit or sand left in them despite having been washed.

Or, as PPs said, just go for it in the shower or wherever else you like it with a dark towel. original.gif


$52 for a sponge? bloody hell (bahaha excuse the pun!)

sea sponge? do people seriously use sea sponge?

i really cant comprehend this LOL

#15 TheGreenSheep

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:30 PM

QUOTE (Mumma Bear :) @ 29/11/2012, 08:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
$52 for a sponge? bloody hell (bahaha excuse the pun!)

sea sponge? do people seriously use sea sponge?

i really cant comprehend this LOL


There was a really long thread about this not too long ago. I learnt some new things that day! I think it involved sex workers and sex during their periods...

#16 noi'mnot

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:33 PM

QUOTE (Mumma Bear :) @ 29/11/2012, 08:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
$52 for a sponge? bloody hell (bahaha excuse the pun!)

sea sponge? do people seriously use sea sponge?

i really cant comprehend this LOL


It's $52 for ten. Some places are cheaper and some more expensive, this is just the first one that came up in my google search. Used like a tampon, also single use, but you can have sex with one in and it can be left in for up to 8 hours.

The reason why I mentioned sea sponges is because sometimes people think, "golly those beppy sponges are expensive, maybe I can use any old sponge". Technically you don't need to use the specific designed-for-purpose sponge, but I add the disclaimer to make sure people don't use any old one, and that they think about what they're putting in their vagina.

I really don't see it as being much different to a tampon at all, or to a menstrual cup. It's just another menstrual management tool, which happens to be usable if you want to have sex whilst menstruating.

Edited by noi'mnot, 29 November 2012 - 07:38 PM.


#17 ~elle~

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:35 PM

What thread ?????


#18 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:38 PM

oh for 10, thats a bit better LOL. i actually think i may remember that other thread now you mention it? when you said sponge i was seriously pictured kitchen sponge. and was like  blink.gif

i can see the appeal i guess. i mean i use the cup, so it wouldnt be much wierder than that! the things you learn... or potentially relearn LOL

#19 epg

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:42 PM

but, but....

Isn't there a risk that the sponge will get pushed up into your cervix and be irretrievable?

I personally find the idea of using a sponge more gross that just letting the blood run free, strangely I have no problem with tampons.  Funny how different people find different things off putting.

I have no interest in 'shielding' DP from my menstrual cycle - I have to put up with his *ahem* discharges!

PS. period sex is great for cramps!




#20 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:45 PM

oh dear... lost sponges :-/ wouldnt that be interesting!

DH just read this over my shoulder and said he would call them "bob" when i asked why he said "because of sponge bob" ddoh.gif

im not cool with the idea of having sponge bob in my pants laughing2.gif

#21 noi'mnot

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:49 PM

QUOTE (epg @ 29/11/2012, 08:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
but, but....

Isn't there a risk that the sponge will get pushed up into your cervix and be irretrievable?

I personally find the idea of using a sponge more gross that just letting the blood run free, strangely I have no problem with tampons.  Funny how different people find different things off putting.

I have no interest in 'shielding' DP from my menstrual cycle - I have to put up with his *ahem* discharges!

PS. period sex is great for cramps!



The sponge is larger than a tampon. Tampons don't get stuck in your cervix. A sponge will not get stuck in your cervix. The hole is not that big.

Different strokes for different folks. Use whatever works for you.

And yes, for some women sex really helps with menstrual cramps - this is due to the hormones involved in orgasm as well as the fact that light exercise is generally good for menstrual pain.

#22 bambiigrrl

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:51 PM

QUOTE (epg @ 29/11/2012, 07:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
but, but....

Isn't there a risk that the sponge will get pushed up into your cervix and be irretrievable?


lol!! The opening to your cervix isnt that big! laugh.gif


Nothing wrong with period sex whatsoever. I find I am more aroused during my period then at other times of the month, plus there is all the extra lubrication which makes it nice original.gif

Just put a towel down if your flow is heavy. Mine is never that heavy so I dont even need to do that!

#23 noi'mnot

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:52 PM

QUOTE (Mumma Bear :) @ 29/11/2012, 08:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
oh dear... lost sponges :-/ wouldnt that be interesting!

DH just read this over my shoulder and said he would call them "bob" when i asked why he said "because of sponge bob" ddoh.gif

im not cool with the idea of having sponge bob in my pants laughing2.gif


Yes, whilst a sponge doesn't get stuck in your cervix some people do have trouble removing them. They're a little harder to remove than a menstrual cup, but if you're comfortable with your body and relaxed then it shouldn't be an issue.

Emergency Department staff are very good at removing lost sponges, as well as lost condoms (from slipping off, as a result of not being rolled down all the way) and any other items that get lost in a vagina.

#24 my serenity

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:53 PM

Never sorry for me that's my week off lol

#25 lovealpacas

Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:53 PM

QUOTE (Mumma Bear :) @ 29/11/2012, 08:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
oh dear... lost sponges :-/ wouldnt that be interesting!

DH just read this over my shoulder and said he would call them "bob" when i asked why he said "because of sponge bob" ddoh.gif

im not cool with the idea of having sponge bob in my pants laughing2.gif

Hahaha Bob!




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