Nipple Shields

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Breastfeeding After A Caesarean and other Caesarian topics.

What are some tips for breastfeeding after a Caesarean?

Nipple Shields

If the medications you are taking are making your nipples so soft that your baby has difficulty latching on, try asking your lactation consultant for a neat little device called a Nipple Shield. It's a plastic cone shaped device that looks like a nipple and fits snugly over yours. This will mimic a hardened nipple and make it easier for your baby to latch on and breastfeed.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Caesarian Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Mary White