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Product Description

Moms who have sore nipples can benefit from wearing breastshells. Breastshells are worn under the bra to prevent the nipple from rubbing against clothing and becoming chafed and further irritated. The shells have vented fronts that allow air to circulate around the nipple to also help healing. Soft, flexible silicone backs for maximum comfort. Contoured fronts for discreet appearance. Highly absorbent, washable foam inserts.

Features

  • Soft, flexible silicone backs for maximum comfort
  • Contoured fronts for discreet appearance
  • For treating sore nipples
  • Vented fronts provide air flow and keeps nipple from further irritation
  • Highly absorbent, washable foam inserts

Additional Info

096809

FDB26A3F

020451802107

80210

0.2 pounds

8.6 x 3.9 x 1.6

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Medela SoftShells
 
4.1

(based on 183 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (86)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (61)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (14)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (108)
  • Easy to clean (66)
  • Durable (50)
  • Effective (47)
  • Portable (28)

Cons

  • Messy (22)
  • Leaks (21)
  • Heavy / bulky (7)
  • Doesn't work (5)

Best Uses

  • Breastfeeding (42)
  • Daily use (35)
  • Infants (22)
  • Everyday use (17)
  • Newborns (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (91), Parent of two or more children (38), Parent of multiples (twins etc) (5), Medical professional (3), Work out regularly (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (23)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

A Lifesaver!

These are really an amazing product, and they absolutely saved me. I developed a fissure on one side, and breastfeeding was excruciating on that side. I finally bought these, thinking even if...Read complete review

These are really an amazing product, and they absolutely saved me. I developed a fissure on one side, and breastfeeding was excruciating on that side. I finally bought these, thinking even if they helped a little, they'd be worth it. But I completely underestimated them! The first time I wore them, I noticed improvement. In less than three days wearing them (during the daytime only, in between feedings), the fissure healed completely, and feedings became painless again!

They are quite large and noticeable under clothing, and once healed, my nipples became too soft when I continued to wear them for the majority of the day. Now I wear them for an hour or two every day, just to give my nipples a rest, and they work perfectly for that, as well. I have noticed that if I start to leak and am wearing them, when I lean over, the excess milk will sometimes spill out the holes in the top - so keep an eye out for that, but, again, I wouldn't wear them in public, anyway.

Despite the minimal cons, I gave these five stars because the difference they made for me in such a short period of time was absolutely unbelievable. I would highly recommend these to any woman with even slightly sore nipples - they're incredible!

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Not that great

I was instructed to use these by my lactation consultation to help draw out my inverted nipples. They are uncomfortable to wear and look un-natural under your clothing. They pull out so much...Read complete review

I was instructed to use these by my lactation consultation to help draw out my inverted nipples. They are uncomfortable to wear and look un-natural under your clothing. They pull out so much milk, I was having to change out the cotton in them every few hours, otherwise it would overflow and get onto my clothing. Not really worth it. Use a nipple shield instead.

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5.0

This product saved my breast-feeding!

By P the mom

from Simi Valley, CA

About Me Parent of Two or More Children

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Acts Quickly

Cons

  • Lots of milk collects and can spill out the hole

Best Uses

  • To Keep On Hand

Comments about Medela SoftShells:

My nipples were in pain and breast engorged. I was on the verge of giving up on breastfeeding. I tried breast shields, but that was a waste of money. So my husband found these nipple guards by modela and he saved the day!! It sits over the nipple and keeps it dry while keeping your clothing off the sensitive nipple. It surprisingly helped with engorgement too!! That was a plus because I didn't know it would do that too!! The milk leaks into the guard and relieves the entire breast!!

 
5.0

Amazing!

By Kit

from NJ

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Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela SoftShells:

Fantastic for sore nipples! Just don't use them at night but amazing for airing out during the day!

 
2.0

Meh

By Valued

from undisclosed

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Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela SoftShells:

Difficult to keep in place

 
5.0

Great product!

By Lauren the new mom

from Dayton, Oh

About Me First Time Parent

Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela SoftShells:

These nipple guards have been so helpful to allow myself time to heal when nursing our 1st son. I also used the other set as milk catchers on the side I was not nursing on. I would definitely recommend this product!

 
4.0

Medela SoftShells

By TNF

from East Bay

About Me First Time Parent

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Gentle

Cons

  • Messy

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about Medela SoftShells:

It was a comfortable way to allow my breasts to express milk when they became engorged as well as allow my nipples some space. Only problem I had was I forgot I was wearing them and when I'd bend over all the stored milk would spill over my shirt or the floor.

 
5.0

Yes

By Taylor

from Chesapeake, Va

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Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela SoftShells:

These were great! As a new mom I had no idea what I was doing and my sister told me about these ( she heard about them from her lactation consultant), and they totally helped my nipples.

 
4.0

Life saver

By luan37

from Tacoma, wa

About Me Parent of Two or More Children

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to clean and dry
  • Easy To Use
  • Effective

Cons

  • Bulky
  • Makes you sweat

Best Uses

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

Comments about Medela SoftShells:

These were a life saver when my daughter and I had thrush. My nipples would bleed and stick to my cloth nipple shield and every time I had to nurse I had to peel it off the shield and it would bleed again. These nipple shield lets them air dry. They are pretty comfortable but a bit bulky and makes you sweat a lot but I didn't find a better product out there.
They are bulky but you can tell you're wearing something hard and bulky from under a bra and shirt.

 
5.0

This was an awesome product

By Ali

from Ma

About Me First Time Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective
  • Not Messy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Newborns

    Comments about Medela SoftShells:

    It's an awesome product

     
    5.0

    Works great.

    By Bigdee

    from Mililani, HI

    About Me Grandparent

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Newborns

      Comments about Medela SoftShells:

      Miracle product.

       
      5.0

      I love them!!!

      By Ewelina

      from Baltimore, MD

      About Me Parent of Two or More Children

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Acts Quickly
      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Gentle

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Infants
        • Newborns

        Comments about Medela SoftShells:

        I love them! I started using them after giving birth to my child. The nurse at the hospital recommended them to me. The first days the breastfeeding can be painful but they gave me relief immediately. They are comfortable to wear because of the soft gel, they are also easy to wash and sterilize.

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