When you've decided it's time to pull the goalie, get down to business, and make a baby, you and your partner will likely be open to trying a variety of strategies, whether they're from medical literature or old wives' tales. Sure, you've heard about putting your legs up in the air or maybe even eating good fats when you're trying to get pregnant, but one of the trendiest TTC tricks right now may very well be using a menstrual cup, or more specifically, SoftCup.

The device is best known as an eco-friendly, reusable alternative to tampons, but through word of mouth and the internet, innovative women began buzzing about using the cups to conceive.

Are menstrual cups worth trying while TTC?

Though it may not be a conventional conception strategy or one that has research backing it just yet, a menstrual cup could be a method worth investigating and discussing with your health care provider when you're trying to get pregnant. Though some women's experiences may simply be coincidental, it's also possible that the cup did help their cause.

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