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Product Description

2 solutions in 1! Treat sore nipples/engorgement with large-holed backs or treat flat/inverted nipples with small-holed backs. Vented fronts provide airflow for healing and comfort. Helps keep nipples dry and prevent irritation. Contoured shape for discreet appearance. Snap-fit feature allows for easy assembly.

Features

  • Help soothe sore nipples/engorgement and flat/inverted nipples - 2 solutions in 1
  • Natural round shape designed to be discreet under clothing
  • Help keep nipples dry and prevent irritation
  • Vented fronts provide air flow for healing and comfort

Additional Info

102285

90BDCD66

020451899305

89930

0.1 pounds

5.3 x 3.7 x 1.5

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Medela TheraShells
 
4.0

(based on 134 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (61)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (35)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (98)
  • Easy to clean (63)
  • Portable (51)
  • Durable (43)
  • Compact (31)

Cons

  • Leaks (22)
  • Messy (20)
  • Leaky (5)
  • Doesn't work (3)
  • Hard to clean (3)

Best Uses

  • Breastfeeding (59)
  • Daily use (28)
  • Infants (20)
  • Newborns (16)
  • To keep on hand (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (85), Parent of two or more children (36), Grandparent (3)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Not sore anymore

A nurse at the hospital recommended this product. As a new mom I had never heard of this product before and did not anticipate how sore my nipples would be at first. Just place...Read complete review

A nurse at the hospital recommended this product. As a new mom I had never heard of this product before and did not anticipate how sore my nipples would be at first. Just place over nipples with air holes up and stick one tissue in the outer rim and another squished at the bottom. Remember to change tissues after every feeding because both sides express milk at the same time. The shield does 3 things. One is that it protects from rubbing and any additional contact to the sore area. Secondly it allows your nipples to heal faster by letting air get to them. Thirdly as you become engorged your breast becomes very rounded making it difficult for baby to latch on. This product makes your nipples/areola stick out more so that you don't have to express by hand first and baby latches on easily. This product is a must have for new breastfeeding moms.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Not Impressed

I got these to use for both sore and flat nipples. I found them awkward to use, uncomfortable, and overall not that helpful. Others complained that they leaked, but they are not...Read complete review

I got these to use for both sore and flat nipples. I found them awkward to use, uncomfortable, and overall not that helpful. Others complained that they leaked, but they are not meant to absorb, so I didn't score that as an issue. Sore nipples were treated better with Lansinoh and cotton nursing pads. I ended up using a silicone nursing shield to help with the flat nipples, which ended up helping the sore nipples as well.

Reviewed by 134 customers

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5.0

Good

By Noele

from Middleboro, MA

About Me First Time Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Medela TheraShells:

      I liked very much.

       
      4.0

      Sore nipple shield

      By Miss gru

      from Riverside ca

      About Me Parent of Two or More Children

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Gentle
      • Not Messy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • To Keep On Hand

        Comments about Medela TheraShells:

        Worked really well, easy and convenient. The holes allow air to circulate for better healing of your sore nipples after application of nipple cream.

         
        5.0

        Helped with flat nipples

        By Erinn

        from Phoenixville, PA

        About Me First Time Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Acts Quickly
        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Gentle

        Cons

        • Messy

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Infants
        • Newborns

        Comments about Medela TheraShells:

        These shells really helped my son latch better! It brought out my flat nipples after wearing them all day and for multiple days. Milk would definitely come out at times so make sure to use a nursing pad in front of them. I only wore them while I was home since it was a noticeable difference and they could be seen through my shirt.

         
        1.0

        I would not buy anymore it

        By Brceker

        from San Diego,CA

        About Me First Time Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Not Messy

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Medela TheraShells:

            it is not userfriendly and useful product. My mother milks are frittered away because of its ergonomie and design problem. i do not suggest it.

             
            4.0

            nipple shields

            By Anita

            from South Florida

            About Me First Time Parent

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective

            Cons

            • Messy
            • no way to save the milk that it collects

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Medela TheraShells:

            As a first time mom learning to breastfeed my little one was painful at first. This product helped with healing as it provided relief from even the slightest soreness caused by the rubbing of my bra or shirt. The only downfall is that the milk collects inside the cups and will spill if not careful. Overall good product.

             
            5.0

            Work well

            By Booksandphoto

            from New York

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Medela TheraShells:

            They work as described

             
            5.0

            Really Helpful

            By Kristiana

            from Downey, CA

            About Me First Time Parent

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective
            • Not Messy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Newborns

              Comments about Medela TheraShells:

              I have one inverted nipple, which makes nursing a little bit trickier. The shell for inverted nipple really helps draw the nipple out. Perfect for that. What I really like about the shells is that I wear them in between feedings and they catch anyboeaked milk. No milk goes to waste! Finally, I like that they allow air to reach the nipple which allows for a little healing between feeding. Great buy. I feel like I've been able to use them for multiple purposes.

               
              5.0

              Purchased for my daughter. Just what she needed.

              By Happy grandma

              from Lebanon, Ohio

              About Me Grandparent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Medela TheraShells:

                  Help with some of the discomfort that comes with nursing a new baby. The plastic protects rubbing on the sensitive areas.

                   
                  5.0

                  Protecting the soul

                  By Proud Father

                  from Honolulu

                  About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Acts Quickly
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Gentle
                  • Lifesaver

                  Cons

                  • Easy to lose
                  • Only two in a pack

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • To Keep On Hand

                  Comments about Medela TheraShells:

                  My wife had blisters on her nipples from breastfeeding so I got her these shields, some cream and a pump ... changed her spirits.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By Mom of 2

                  from Louisiana

                  About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Gentle
                  • Not Messy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Infants
                    • Newborns

                    Comments about Medela TheraShells:

                    Great product, helps with flat nipples and protects them from irritation between nursing.

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