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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
 
3.9

(based on 138 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (62)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (37)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (101)
  • Easy to clean (63)
  • Portable (51)
  • Durable (43)
  • Compact (31)

Cons

  • Leaks (22)
  • Messy (21)
  • Leaky (5)
  • Doesn't work (3)
  • Hard to clean (3)

Best Uses

  • Breastfeeding (59)
  • Daily use (30)
  • Infants (21)
  • Newborns (17)
  • To keep on hand (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (87), Parent of two or more children (38), 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 138 customers

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4.0

I would recommend this product

By MegTheMom

from Jacksonville, FL

About Me First Time Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Gentle
  • Not Messy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Medela TheraShells:

    I have flat nipples and I use it during pregnancy to help draw them out so I can have a successful breastfeeding relationship with my baby

     
    4.0

    Great for at home relief

    By New momma

    from Orlando FL

    About Me First Time Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Effective

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Medela TheraShells:

        Great for at home relief... definitely not something you could wear in public without it being very obvious:-)

         
        2.0

        Not For Big Breasted Women

        By MommaOf2

        from Philadelphia, PA

        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Messy

        Best Uses

        • Small breasts

        Comments about Medela TheraShells:

        I had high hopes for this product to help relive engorgment and it did just that! But because my breasts were so large it pressed too hard and ended up triggering a letdown and I soaked myself. Also, forget bending over with it. It would be good for women with smaller breasts and for inverted nipples.

         
        5.0

        I love this

        By Skiesglory

        from Texas

        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Not Messy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Infants
          • Newborns
          • Preemies
          • To Keep On Hand

          Comments about Medela TheraShells:

          This is a must have product. It protects your nipples of irritation from your clothes or from your bra after breastfeeding or breast pumping. I used it both times with my two kids because my nipple gets sensitive and even sore after pumping.

           
          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

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                    4.0 stars

                    $16.99

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