Nipple Care & Engorgement

How to protect and care for your nipples to ensure pain-free breastfeeding. Your nipples are the “gateway” to your baby’s food source.

and it’s important that you take care of them to ensure breastfeeding success. Here’s how to protect and care for your nipples before and during breastfeeding, especially in the early days when breastfeeding may be a little bit painful.

The goal is to feed your baby without pain, and our tips will help you to do just that.

Medela Nipple Shield Sizing Chart

Here is my trusted "at-home-measuring-technique" to calculate your nipple size

Silverette Nursing Cups

Silverette Nursing Cups - highly recommended

What are Elastic Nipples?

Do I have Elastic Nipples?

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How to know if you have Raynauds

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Avent Niplette

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Tips if you have Raynauds Pain with Breastfeeding

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How to Sooth Sore Nipples

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When to Use a Nipple Shield

Use a Nipple Shield when breastfeeding if you have damaged nipples, inverted nipples or baby

Cracked and Sore Nipples

Cracked nipples and painful breastfeeding. Some breastfeeding tips and breast feeding advice for you