To Top
Cart 0
   
The item(s) you want to add may not be available for purchase from your Wish List in the future. Consider purchasing the item(s) now, and check your local store if we are out of stock online.
Do you still want to add these items to your Wish List?

Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads

The item is unavailable and cannot be added to your cart.
Please make a selection to add to registry.
Add To Registry
Please make a selection to add to wish list.
Add To Wishlist
Shipping:

Multiple shipping options available. Details


Things to Know

  • Gift wrap is available for this item. (Details)

  • This item is sold in our stores. Please check your local store for availability.

Special Offers

Buy 1 Get 1 40% off all Medela breastfeeding accessories - (Details)
FREE Shipping on ANY purchase of $19 or more. Surcharges may apply on heavy/large items. - Free Shipping (See Details)

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

How to Get It


  • This item can be shipped to the entire United States including Alaska, Hawaii, and all U.S. territories including Puerto Rico
  • This item can also be shipped to APO/FPO addresses and to P.O. Boxes in all 50 states


  • This item may be shipped via Standard Shipping, Expedited Shipping or Express Shipping
  • Please Note: Some addresses are eligible for Standard Shipping only (APO/FPO, P.O. Boxes, U.S. Territories and Puerto Rico)

(learn more):


  • Please wait for the Ready for Pickup e-mail before proceeding to the store; orders must be picked up within 5 Days upon the receipt of this email
  • You will have the option to designate someone else to pick up your order during the checkout process
  • You will be able to change the Store Pickup location during the checkout process
  • In-stock status is approximate and may not reflect recent sales
  • Orders placed for Store Pickup will receive online pricing and promotions

Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads
 
4.1

(based on 246 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (129)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (60)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (18)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (122)
  • Portable (65)
  • Comfortable (51)
  • Easy to clean (48)
  • Safe for baby (42)

Cons

  • Not durable (11)
  • Pricey / poor value (9)
  • 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 (73), Yes (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (109), Parent of two or more children (38), Grandparent (3), Medical professional (3)

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.

Reviewed by 246 customers

Displaying reviews 1-10

Back to top

Previous | Next »

 
5.0

The best

By Mars

from Houston TX

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

Best thing to help you on those first days of breastfeeding.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
4.0

I would buy more than one pack at a time

By Valued

from undisclosed

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

These are a nice relief for tender nipples. I put them in the refrigerator then placed in bra.

 
3.0

Not for me, but many really like them

By null

from undisclosed

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

Many women really like these. They came highly recommended. I am just not a big fan. First, you need to stick them to your bra. I don't care for that. I like something I can just pop in and pull out. Second, although the fell feels good, when I go to nurse my letdown feels a tad more difficult. I know they work for lots of women, so you may not wish to take my word for it, but I just didn't care for them. Personal preference. My favorite pads are the organic cotton ones. They're easy and they breathe.

 
5.0

Amazing!

By Nicole

from Northern NJ

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

Nursing left me so sore, I didn't even want to wear a bra. These were a life saver! It as really the only thing that made them feel better.

 
1.0

Not so soothing pads

By Anita

from South Florida

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

Although at first soothing because I wet with cold water, it would come off very easily, adding to the already existing soreness.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
3.0

Helpful temporarily

By Omi423

from New Jersey

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Discrete

Cons

  • Short term use

Best Uses

    Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

    I had to put it in the fridge to prevent sticking and it's only helpful while it's cold. However, the relief it did provide made a big difference.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    2.0

    Bad Purchase

    By OneWehye

    from Portsmouth, VA

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

    Not worth the money I think that the lanolin is a better purchase

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Very helpful

    By Val

    from Miami

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

    These were recommended to me in the hospital to alleviate nipple discomfort due to breastfeeding. They are excellent! They soothe the area and you can put them in The fridge for a bit while pumping or breastfeeding, which helps with the pain.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Breastfriend

    By MamaHope

    from South Carolina

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

    Best thing ever! For first time moms who are greatfeeding and experience sore and chapped nipples, these things will become your breasts best friends!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great product!

    By Newmom2016

    from Winfield, WV

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

    This product is so cooling after constant nursing . The best part is that they're trustable!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Displaying reviews 1-10

    Back to top

    Previous | Next »

    Spoiler Alert! Important Note for Gift Givers!

    One or more of the items you are adding to your cart may ship in the manufacturer's original packaging which may reveal what's inside.

    To avoid spoiling the surprise, consider shipping this item to another location or selecting "In Store Pick Up" during the checkout process.

    I understand this item(s) may ship in the manufacturer's original packaging or I'm picking up in store and would like to add it to my cart.

    Cancel Do not add item(s) to cart.

    Previous Next

    Size Chart