Open the sachet and unfold the compress. Place the gel side against your perineum inside your pants. Leave in place as long as you wish, but for at least five minutes. Repeat at least twice a day until problems are relieved.Multi-Gyn Maternity Compresses should not be used for more than 30 consecutive days. In case of persistent or recurrent complaints, you should always see your doctor. Allergies are rare but always possible. If in doubt, place a compress against the skin on your inner arm, if any itchy red spots appear, discontinue use.