Medela SoftShells help solve some of the most common problems faced by breastfeeding women - nipple soreness, engorgement and flat or inverted nipples. SoftShells are comfortable to wear while alleviating these conditions. Flexible silicone backs apply a firm but gentle touch to sensitive breast tissue.
Nipples come in all shapes and sizes and not all nipples point out away from the breast. Some nipples are flat while others are inverted and pull into the breast. Or, nipples may fall somewhere in between.
Gently compress your areola the dark area around the nipple about an inch behind your nipple. If the nipple does not become erect, then it is considered to be flat. If the nipple retracts, or becomes concave, it is considered to be inverted.
Therashells provide two solutions in one! One to protect sore or cracked nipples from friction before and after breastfeeding, giving sensitive breast tissue time to heal. A second one for inverted nipples.
The size and shape of nipples and breasts vary widely between women. These differences have little to do with the ability to breastfeed—though if one or both nipples are flat or inverted some mothers find that establishing breastfeeding takes a little extra time and patience in the early days. Inverted nipples?
The Medela Breast Shells are worn inside your bra to protect your nipples from chafing. Helps solve some of the most common problems faced by breastfeeding women - nipple soreness and flat or inverted nipples. SoftShells are comfortable to wear while alleviating these conditions.
If you have sore or cracked nipples, Medela breast shells protect them and allow skin to recover by preventing your clothes from rubbing on them. How can breast shells help cracked or sore nipples? You may find you have sore or even cracked nipples, especially during the early days, when you and your baby are both learning.
Actually, your ability to breastfeed has little to do with the size and shape of your breasts. Breast shape is seldom significant, and nipple shape poses a problem for only a small number of women. It may be a little more difficult for women with inverted nipples to get their baby to latch onto the breast well, but with preparation and knowledge, most women with flat or inverted nipples will experience few problems with breastfeeding.
Breast shells are used both to protect sore nipples and to correct flat or inverted nipples. Breast shells are made of plastic. They have two parts: a back with a hole through which the nipple can protrude and a rounded dome that fits inside your bra.
Breast shells are helpful breastfeeding products designed for breastfeeding women who have inverted nipples, sore nipplesor leaky breasts. They are made up of two silicone or plastic parts that are worn over the breasts. You place the round bottom ring over your areola allowing your nipple to stick through a hole in the center.