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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

6.3 x 4.5 x 1.2

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Average Customer Rating:

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Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM
 
4.6

(based on 375 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (261)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (86)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (296)
  • Easy to clean (287)
  • Portable (244)
  • Durable (148)
  • Safe for baby (144)

Cons

  • Messy (33)
  • Leaks (31)
  • Leaky (31)
  • Poor suction (13)
  • Not durable (5)

Best Uses

  • Infants (180)
  • Breastfeeding (174)
  • Breast feeding (114)
  • Newborns (87)
  • Comfort (52)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (281), Parent of two or more children (64), Medical professional (8), Parent of multiples (twins etc) (7), 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.

Reviewed by 375 customers

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5.0

Couldn't live without it!

By Vi's Mama

from Midlothian, VA

About Me First Time Parent

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Easy to clean
  • Easy to use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Breast Feeding
    • Comfort
    • Newborns

    Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

    I was given one of these at the hospital to help my daughter latch because she was tongue-tied when she was born. I came home and tried the Avent brand that I had received at my baby shower and was less then please. I ran to Babies R Us when I was healed enough to buy more of these Medela shields! I would not be able to breast feed my daughter if it weren't for these! They stay on nicely and so far in her 5 weeks of life have not ripped or cracked.

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    5.0

    Such a breastfeeding lifesaver!

    By Alley mama

    from Sac

    About Me First Time Parent

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to clean
    • Easy to use

    Cons

    • Leaks at times

    Best Uses

    • Breast Feeding
    • Infants
    • Newborns

    Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

    This size is perfect for my size and my baby latched the best with it. This shield makes breastfeeding a breeze!

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    5.0

    Love this!

    By Mommy of 2

    from Corpus Christi, TX

    About Me Parent of Two or More Children

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Easy to clean
    • Easy to use
    • Lightweight
    • Portable

    Cons

    • Don't have a case for storage

    Best Uses

    • Comfort
    • Infants
    • Newborns

    Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

    My daughter was in nicu for 10 days, and was feeding with bottle. With the nipple shield was easy to transfer to breastfeeding.

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    5.0

    Nipple shield

    By Heather

    from Meridian Idaho

    About Me Parent of Two or More Children

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Easy to clean
    • Easy to use
    • Fast/Efficient
    • Lightweight
    • Portable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Breast Feeding
      • Comfort
      • Infants
      • Newborns
      • Travel

      Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

      My sister uses this item and loves it. Her son will only use these shields.

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      2.0

      Did not work for me

      By Nola

      from Louisiana

      About Me First Time Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to clean
      • Lightweight
      • Portable

      Cons

      • Poor Suction

      Best Uses

      • Newborns

      Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

      My newborn had trouble latching, so I purchased these nipple shields, as I had heard that they may help. Unfortunately, they did not work for me. My newborn did not latch any better with the shield on. Therefore, I am giving a bad review - however, I assume that it just depends on the baby, because I have friends who have said the shields did work.

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      5.0

      I would by this product a million time again is wonderfull.

      By Elisandra

      from Puerto Rico

      About Me First Time Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Easy to clean
      • Easy to use
      • Fast/Efficient
      • Lightweight
      • Portable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Breast Feeding
        • Comfort
        • Infants
        • Milk Storage
        • Newborns
        • Travel
        • Working Moms

        Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

        I love this pruduct they help my baby to eat i was so grate

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        5.0

        Love it

        By Mommy of 2

        from Corpus Christi, TX

        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Easy to clean
        • Easy to use
        • Fast/Efficient
        • Lightweight
        • Portable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Breast Feeding
          • Infants
          • Newborns

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          My dauther was born 7 weeks earlier and she has to stay on nicu for few days. She was bottle feeding, when she comes home this product was perfect to make the transition from bottle to my breast! It was a life saving for me!

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          4.0

          Allowed me to nurse

          By New Momma

          from STL, MO

          About Me First Time Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to use
          • Fast/Efficient
          • Portable

          Cons

          • Poor Construction

          Best Uses

          • Breast Feeding
          • Newborns

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          There were some setbacks initially when it came to breast-feeding my new worn, which was extremely frustrating. I purchased this item on a whim and it has been life-changing! I'm now able to nurse my newborn and have been able to wean him off the nipple shield and onto full contact with a little opposition to our new family member. my only complaint is that the integrity of the plastic seems to decrease with every wash/views but I've had it for two weeks and I'm still able to use it daily.

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          3.0

          Not as helpful to me

          By Sowmya

          from Fortworth, TX

          About Me First Time Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Poor Suction

          Best Uses

          • Breast Feeding
          • Newborns

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          I tried the nipple shield assuming it will help my child latch on better to his no so fav right breast. But unfortunately it kept coming off even when wetted and applied after inverting it. May be its not the solution for my problem.

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          5.0

          Works great!

          By Mandy

          from Salisbury, Maryland

          About Me First Time Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Easy to clean
          • Easy to use
          • Fast/Efficient
          • Lightweight
          • Portable

          Cons

          • Leaks at times

          Best Uses

          • Breast Feeding
          • Newborns

          Comments about Medela Contact Nipple Shield 20MM:

          My daughter was having trouble latching on and thankfully the lactation consultant recommended this product because it has worked wonders. My baby girl has been happy and content since I started using the shield!

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