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Product Description

Introducing Tender Care, Medelas new line of advanced nipple therapy products. Tender Care Hydrogel Pads provide moms with a no-mess solution that is a second defense in an enhanced nipple therapy which cools on contact for instant relief.Cools on contact for instant relief. Contoured shape for better fit. Reusable for up to 24 hours. Sterile and ready-to-use. Individually wrapped. Pack of 4.

Features

  • For sore and cracked nipples.
  • Instant relief cools on contact.
  • Contoured Shape.
  • Reusable.
  • Extra Strength.

Additional Info

724893

2658E920

020451871233

87123NA

0.1 pounds

4.7 x 4.5 x 0.5

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads
 
4.1

(based on 267 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (141)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (63)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (19)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (122)
  • Portable (65)
  • Comfortable (55)
  • Easy to clean (50)
  • Safe for baby (42)

Cons

  • Not durable (11)
  • Pricey / poor value (11)
  • Leaky (4)
  • Messy (4)
  • Poor design (4)

Best Uses

  • Breastfeeding (72)
  • Breast feeding (58)
  • Comfort (45)
  • Infants (30)
  • Newborns (20)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (77), Yes (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (109), Parent of two or more children (38), Budget shopper (5), New mother (5), Comfort-oriented (4)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Best for Cracked Nipples

These pads are the best thing by FAR that I have found for cracked nipples. My 13 month old's teeth gave me a big cut, and these pads are fantastic for soothing after...Read complete review

These pads are the best thing by FAR that I have found for cracked nipples. My 13 month old's teeth gave me a big cut, and these pads are fantastic for soothing after feeding. I leave them on all day, and actually, although the box says they are reusable for 24 hours, I think they last a lot longer. They are still very soothing. The only thing is that I have to take them out when I leave the house because I wear thin bras, and you can see the outline through my shirt. I have another nursing bra with a thick lining, and they work great in that one, but all my others are thing.

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Warning: Thrush!

I would give this zero stars if possible. Do not use this product for breastfeeding! It provides the perfect environment for thrush to develop, causing you potentially weeks of pain and suffering. I...Read complete review

I would give this zero stars if possible. Do not use this product for breastfeeding! It provides the perfect environment for thrush to develop, causing you potentially weeks of pain and suffering. I used these from the first day of breastfeeding in the hospital. They were given to me by the lactation consultant for sore/bleeding/damaged nipples. I used them for weeks, and was STILL bleeding at 10 weeks post-partum. I could have healed much, much sooner without these causing a secondary thrush infection. The best treatment for nipples is to keep them dry and exposed to air. The breast shells would be a much better option. Moist wound healing for breastfeeding has not been shown to be effective, and can possibly be harmful. A basic internet search for 'the truth about breastfeeding' will provide several helpful articles about this subject.

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5.0

Love it! Must have!

By caroline

from undisclosed

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Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

Amazing product. Every mom who is trying to breastfeed should have these on standby because they will need them!

 
5.0

When breastfeeding seemed impossible to continue...

By Valued

from undisclosed

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Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

I was so close to quitting my breastfeeding journey, but these gave me the relief and comfort that my tender areas needed. Could not have continued breastfeeding without them.

 
1.0

Meh

By Valued

from undisclosed

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Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

These were recommended by my lactation consultant, and since she was spot on with everything else, I thought this would be a lifesaver. They were not. I didn't care for the feel, they stuck on my skin, and (and I'm not saying it's necessarily just this product) my daughter would refuse to latch on after I took them, like maybe there was something she could taste or a weird texture or something. I only used them three times. Stick with lanolin and breast milk to save your nipples.

 
3.0

I might buy this product again.

By Jelly pads

from Boone, IA

About Me Comfort-oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Affordable

Cons

  • Flimsy

Best Uses

    Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

    Was attempting to use these as nipple relief. Pad was sticky and felt flimsy. I prefer lansinoh gel pads if given the choice. They have a soft, almost silky, bandage-like cloth on the exterior, they are thicker and more firm, and can be cut into quarters before use to make them last longer. Medela gel pads are just too flimsy and they don't stay on very well.

     
    4.0

    Must have product for breast feeding moms

    By Leash

    from Oxnard, California

    About Me Budget shopper, Comfort-oriented, New mother

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Affordable
    • Comfortable
    • Convenient
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Travel

      Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

      Easy, fast, convenient way to soothe sore nipples. The product did its job and provided me with cooling nipple relief. They are reusable & last well depending on how well u take care of them.

       
      5.0

      Great for breast feeding

      By Dreaze

      from Tennessee

      About Me New mother

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Convenient
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

          As a first time mother, I didn't know what to expect when breast feeding. I never realized how bad my nipples would hurt. These pads provided immediate relief and were easy to use.

           
          5.0

          Excellent product

          By Valued

          from undisclosed

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          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

          Cooling Soothing and healing

           
          5.0

          I would buy this again and again!!!

          By Veronica

          from Nevada

          About Me Budget shopper, Comfort-oriented, New mother, Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Affordable
          • Comfortable
          • Convenient
          • Easy to clean
          • Supportive

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Cushioning
            • Extended feedings

            Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

            I was given these at the hospital to help sooth bleeding nipples. I was so very close to giving up on breast feeding because the pain and discomfort was so intense, the nurse brought these in for me and immediately apon putting them on I was comforted. The cooling sensation was a great relief. I sent my mom to buy more from the store so I had backnup when I was home from hospital.

             
            3.0

            Just ok

            By Gypsypunk687

            from Wilbraham, MA

            About Me Budget shopper, Comfort-oriented, Practical

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Expensive
            • Inconvenient

            Best Uses

            • Cushioning
            • Support

            Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

            The packaging is a bit misleading. It says reusable, which is the reason I chose these over less expensive others. They are reusable only for a 24 hour period then you throw them away. You have to wet the product before using which did make them nice and cool and relieving, but gets to your shirt a bit wet in the process. The coolness wore off over a time but they did give a nice barrier to my bra.

             
            5.0

            Would buy again

            By Valued

            from undisclosed

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            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

            Great!

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