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Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM

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Product Description

For treatment of sore or latch-on difficulties, Medelas Contact Nipple Shields feature a unique cutout design to allow greater skin-to-skin contact between mom and baby while nursing. The thin, pure silicone shield provides a larger surface for baby to latch onto, helping both mom and baby enhance their breastfeeding experience.A unique cutout at the base of the shield allows for greater skin-to-skin contact between mom and baby. Helps with latch-on difficulties. Thin, pliable silicone for maximum comfort. Nipple shields should be used with the counseling of a healthcare of breastfeeding professional. Not to be worn between feedings.

Features

  • A unique cutout at the base of the shield allows for greater skin-to-skin contact between mom and baby.
  • Helps with latch-on difficulties.
  • Thin, pliable silicone for maximum comfort.
  • Nipple shields should be used with the counseling of a healthcare of breastfeeding professional.
  • Not to be worn between feedings.

Additional Info

747265

2658EC20

020451672182

67218NA

0 pounds

6.2 x 4.5 x 1.1

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM
 
4.6

(based on 430 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (300)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (100)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (313)
  • Easy to clean (306)
  • Portable (257)
  • Durable (148)
  • Safe for baby (144)

Cons

  • Leaky (35)
  • Messy (33)
  • Leaks (31)
  • Poor suction (14)
  • Not durable (5)

Best Uses

  • Infants (194)
  • Breastfeeding (174)
  • Breast feeding (134)
  • Newborns (106)
  • Comfort (60)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (27), Yes (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (298), Parent of two or more children (69), Medical professional (8), Parent of multiples (twins etc) (8), Grandparent (6)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Lifesaver!

I bought one of these nipple shields before my baby was born, thanks to a friend's suggestion. It turned out to be a lifesaver! My son is now three months old and I...Read complete review

I bought one of these nipple shields before my baby was born, thanks to a friend's suggestion. It turned out to be a lifesaver! My son is now three months old and I don't think I would still be breastfeeding today without it. My son did not have trouble latching on, as many posters babies did, but the shields kept my nipples from getting too sore to nurse. I used them religiously for the first 6 weeks. Plus, when I started feeding my son a bottle, he took to it right away, thanks to the nipple shield. I would suggest this product to any breastfeeding mom. My only complaint is that they are easy to lose. I went through about 6 shields, because they are clear and hard to see when you drop them.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Nipple Saver, Looks Dirty Quickly

Our pediatrician recommended this product after bad nursing advice at the hospital for new moms was "wrecking" their ability to nurse. It was an absolutely wonderful help the first few weeks in...Read complete review

Our pediatrician recommended this product after bad nursing advice at the hospital for new moms was "wrecking" their ability to nurse. It was an absolutely wonderful help the first few weeks in protecting the nipple from my little barracuda baby, and in helping him to latch better. The down side was that the nipple itself was a touch too big because sometimes it caused latching problems because it was a bit big for his mouth. In the beginning, it also caused a rash on his face because his saliva would get trapped between the silicone and his skin (easily remedied). The only down side to this product is that it gets "gross" (looks dirty) very quickly despite washing it correctly. And, whatever you do, only use warm soapy water to clean it; if you sterilize it with boiling water or in the microwave then it breaks down quickly.

As a note for new moms, if your baby starts to get a rash around his/her mouth from pacifiers/bottles/medella contact nipple because of "saliva suction", try a little Aquaphor (regular or Baby). Aquaphor works great for everything from facial issues, dryness, infant acne & diaper rash.

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5.0

Love this product!!!!

By Nurse Mom

from Corpus Christi, TX

Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

My son could it latch at all when he was first born due to a past breast augmentation, so I heard about these shields and decided to give it a try! I am so glad I bought this and I have since bought to more so that I always have one around when I need it. Just when I was going to give up breast feeding this product saved the day!

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  • No

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5.0

Must have for all breastfeeding moms!

By Millymom

from Longisland, NY

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easily cleaned

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

      This is a lifesaver when you have cracked nipples or to protect you from tiny teeth. In my personal experience this product also helped my baby learn to latch properly. It's very comfortable and easily cleaned!

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      • No

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      5.0

      Awesome breastfeeding tool!!!

      By Carolina

      from Chicago, IL

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • easy to put

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          I received a nipple shield from the lactation consultant in the hospital. I did not know these even existed nor that I was considered to have flat nipples. Haha! Anyway, this tool has been a life-saver in my quest to breastfeed my little girl. I was afraid that she would have a hard time latching on or that we would struggle so much that I would eventually give up on breastfeeding. Because of this nipple shield, I am able to help her properly latch on.

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          • No

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          5.0

          I will buy this product again

          By Tati

          from Puerto Rico

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          Helps a lot with the nipple pain when you're breast-feeding

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          It just works!

          By mamalita

          from Lakeside, ca

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          Nipple shields saved us in the hospital. I was too engorged for baby to eat. This regulated flow and made it bite size. As he grows it's made teething easier. Bites are a little better with protection. I like this one because the off centered opening fits a full or less than full breast. I keep 3 on hand so I don't have to clean as often. Also, putting it on baby's forehead turns him into a unicorn...

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          • No

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          5.0

          Life saver

          By Alli

          from Lansdale pa

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          I wouldnt be able to breast feed with out the shield. So it's great

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Worked great! But it was only temporary

          By Fifidifi

          from Mesa, AZ

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          Our newborn was having problems latching until this nifty product was suggested to us by a friend. It worked great till after a few weeks, the baby no longer needed it. It was a great aid and would definitely recommend it to anybody who's had latching problems. Probably won't work on everyone though.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Better than the one the hospital gave me!

          By New Mom

          from St. Louis, MO

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          Better than the one the hospital gave me and half the price of Walgreens.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          I would buy this product again

          By Dianne

          from Leesburg, VA

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          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          These were fantastic with my first baby who had difficulty latching on. These were life savers during the first month.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          Great Product

          By Tyi

          from Mount Vernon, NY

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          I was given the breast shield the first day in the hospital to start breast feeding. My son took to it immediately and then the next day I tried to use it he wouldn't latch on it. I pumped for the first two week because he refused to latch. By day 14 I was ready to give up on breast feeding untilI I remembered that I had bought it home with me and I tried it again. He latched on and is doing well with breast feeding. I can give my pump a break thanks to this product!

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          • No

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