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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 93 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (40)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (71)
  • Easy to clean (63)
  • Portable (51)
  • Durable (43)
  • Compact (31)

Cons

  • Leaks (22)
  • Messy (12)
  • Leaky (5)
  • Hard to clean (3)

Best Uses

  • Breastfeeding (59)
  • Infants (16)
  • Breast feeding (10)
  • Comfort (10)
  • Newborns (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (62), Parent of two or more children (24)

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 93 customers

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5.0

Would definitely buy this again!

By Maria Mama Bear

from Miami, Florida

About Me First Time Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Acts Quickly
  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Gentle
  • Not Messy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Infants

    Comments about Medela TheraShells:

    These are definitely a big help when Breasf feeding the first few days
    . They give your nipples breathing room which is desperately needed after starting to feed a new born.

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    3.0

    Shells

    By Mich

    from Bayport, NY

    About Me First Time Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Not Messy

    Cons

    • Takes time and consistency

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • To Keep On Hand

    Comments about Medela TheraShells:

    Average

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    4.0

    Great for sore and inverted nipples

    By Glorified cow

    from Bakersfield, CA

    About Me First Time Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Acts Quickly
    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle

    Cons

    • Messy

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Newborns

    Comments about Medela TheraShells:

    Great product for sore and inverted or flat nipples. I have the other soft shells as well and change them as this leaves less pressure on my breast. Does the job well allowing for aeration and helps to elongate nipple. Cons: leaks when you leak and size is odd and noticeable under the bra.

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    4.0

    Definitely worth buying

    By Kit Kat

    from Toms River, NJ

    About Me First Time Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Gentle
    • Not Messy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Medela TheraShells:

      Thera shields are great! Perfect for nipple soreness and engorgement, wear them all day until bedtime and prevent my nipples from bleeding, chaffing. The shields even are vented and allow for air drying while collecting leaking breast milk before it enters your nursing pads/ bra. Worth the money!!!

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      4.0

      A helpful tool for sore nipples

      By Nursing mommy

      from Evansville In

      About Me Parent of Two or More Children

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Not Messy

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Medela TheraShells:

          Overall a good experience. I was able to keep anything from touching my nipples and for them to air dry. Down sides I found was they are noticeable if you wear them during the day and it is difficult to save the milk it collects from linkage.

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          3.0

          Good for protecting your nipples.

          By Andrea

          from San Antonio, tx

          About Me First Time Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Acts Quickly
          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Gentle

          Cons

          • Messy

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Newborns
          • To Keep On Hand

          Comments about Medela TheraShells:

          They're great to help heal damaged nipples. They are a little uncomfortable and make your breasts look weird through your shirt though. Also, they catch milk and if you bend over, milk will spill everywhere. If you're desperate for relief, buy them.

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          5.0

          Wonderful product

          By Kishan

          from Prospect Heights, IL

          About Me First Time Parent

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Acts Quickly
          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Gentle
          • Not Messy

          Cons

          • Difficult To Administer

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Medela TheraShells:

          Wonderful product...

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          3.0

          How do you use these?

          By Ds

          from St louis

          About Me First Time Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Clean

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Breastfeeding

            Comments about Medela TheraShells:

            Because the box was sealed I was unable to see the actual size of the product. Based on the details on the box I was not sure of the exact use of the product and didn't find any instructions or additional details on how or Why to use the product.

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            4.0

            Definitely a needed product for every new momma!!

            By New momma

            from Cincinnati, OH

            About Me First Time Parent

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Clean
            • Easy To Use
            • Portable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Breastfeeding
              • Infants

              Comments about Medela TheraShells:

              No one ever tells you how painful breast feeding is in the beginning. It is truly hard and painful work. These really helped ease the pain in the beginning as we were both getting used to it.

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              5.0

              I love them!!!!

              By Yellow

              from Hickory NC

              About Me First Time Parent

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Clean
              • Easy To Use
              • Safe For Baby

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Breastfeeding

                Comments about Medela TheraShells:

                I really enjoyed using this product because it helps me not be irritated with the clothing I wore. The only thing I would change is that they were probably a little bit bigger to adjust me.

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