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When breastfeeding has left your nipples sore and cracked, Philips AVENT nipple protectors let you keep nursing comfortably. The silicone shields cover your nipples so your skin can heal, and baby's latch-on creates a seal, letting your little one suckle milk through the shield's three holes. The shields are narrow so your bundle of joy can still smell and taste your skin while feeding.
Two Philips AVENT nipple protectors.
Philips AVENT nipple protectors let you keep nursing baby comfortably when your skin has become sore or cracked from breastfeeding. These silicone shields sit on top of the nipple so baby can latch on like normal. Three holes at the shield's peak let milk flow through to your hungry little one.
The odor- and taste-free silicone shields are just 1 inch across, so baby can still feel and smell your skin while nursing. Since baby can still feed, your milk supply will stay stimulated and your baby will easily go back to your nipple once your skin has healed. Silicone is durable and can be sterilized by boiling for five minutes or in any Philips AVENT sterilizer.
The AVENT nipple protector is worn during breastfeeding to help protect sore or cracked nipples and minimize pain. The shape allows skin contact with baby and is made of odorless, tasteless, ultra-fine silicone.
Manufacturer #: 275
Product Weight:0.1 pounds
Product Dimensions (in inches):4.1 x 2.4 x 2.0
Average Customer Rating:
(based on 286 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Most Helpful Positive Review
so happy I can breastfeed!!!
We left the hospital feeling optimistic that we got a good latch. When we came home we got so frustrated because I have inverted nipples. I was almost about to switch to formula...Read complete review
We left the hospital feeling optimistic that we got a good latch. When we came home we got so frustrated because I have inverted nipples. I was almost about to switch to formula feeding. But these little miracles saved us! They are so thin that I still feel like I am breastfeeding without the pain and frustration. As my mom said, whoever invented these, should definitely get recognized for an outstanding product idea. My husband got me 5 packs of these, so I keep one in our diaper bag, one in the kitchen, one in the bedroom, etc. So I highly recommend buying more than one pack, so you don't have to clean them right after each use. Just use mild soap to wash them, rinse and boil them for a few minutes in the evening and you are set for another hassle free breastfeeding day!One con- it's sometimes hard to stick them on. I usually put a drop of water on each side to solve this problem.
Most Helpful Critical Review
Very hard to wean from
When my baby was born she had latching problem, bcoz of my flat nipples. One of the Lactation consultant gave me this to try. It worked like wonders, the baby could latch on...Read complete review
When my baby was born she had latching problem, bcoz of my flat nipples. One of the Lactation consultant gave me this to try. It worked like wonders, the baby could latch on easily. Almost used it for 4 months. Tried to wean her from nipple shield but was very difficult.Finally when I went back to work, she mostly took bottle during the hours I was out. When I came back home, baby got very frustrated with the nipple shield. Luckily I was successfuly able to use this opportunity to wean her from shield.WARNNING: - use this as temporary solution only. Otherwise, its very hard to wean the baby from using nipple shield.
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I would buy this product again.
from Erwin, Tn
About Me First Time Parent
Comments about Avent America inc Philips AVENT Nipple Protectors 2 Pack:
I used this product to aid in breastfeeding with my son. He would not latch directly onto my nipple. He did however latch onto this product. The only down side I have had is that the product will not stay in place. I have even used creams as glue and you have to hold the sides down.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I would buy this product again, so helpful
from Orlando, FL
About Me First Time Parent, Parent of Multiples (Twins etc), Parent of Two or More Children
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Amazing to use when your nipples are sore
Great product! Totally recommended
from San Antonio
About Me First Time Parent, Stay at Home Parent
I needed a nipple shield since I first started breastfeeding my baby boy since he couldn't latch properly. The first one I used was a medela but I could tell he kept having trouble to nurse with that one, we tried this ones from Phillips and he liked them a lot, keep buying this nipple shields again and again
I would recommend this product
By AG's Mom
My two week old wouldn't latch on, so I tried the nipple protector as a last resort. It worked wonders. All is well with nursing again.
Saved my nips!
By Cool Mom of 3
About Me Parent of Two or More Children
Helped my baby who had a painful latch the first few weeks after birth. These were very helpful.
Hard to keep them on
from Lima, OH
I had other brand but I wanted to try this ones well I returned them. For me no very good.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
The best in the WORLD!!!
By Milky milky Baby
from Placentia, CA
About Me Education Oriented, Parent of Two or More Children, Perfectionist, Working Parent
This product saved my LIFE!!! I am fully protected and best of all my baby drinks like a King... this is the only way to go if you have problems getting your little one to drink.
Went back for more
from Virginia Beach, VA
FTM breastfeeding became difficult once my milk came in and LO wouldn't latch so a friend recommended nipple shields. They worked so well I got 4 more. They helped keep LO on the breast and we only use them now when I'm sore.
from Hayward ca
This nipple shield gets the job done, however what I don't like about it is that the holes in the nipple are a little to large and there for my daughter has choked a few times while drinking. That was very scary first time it happened. I don't like the shape of nipple and how you can position it to that baby's nose stays uncovered.
I would definitely buy this again
from Springfield, Ma
Great experience using this
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