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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:

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Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads
 
4.1

(based on 263 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (139)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (63)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (18)

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 (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 263 customers

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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

        See all my reviews

        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

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

          Great!

           
          2.0

          Not what I expected from this product

          By Miles

          from East Brunswick, NJ

          About Me Budget shopper, New mother

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Expensive
            • Uncomfortable

            Best Uses

              Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

              Not what I expected from this product. The product don't help me.

               
              4.0

              Such a relief

              By JC

              from Colorado

              About Me Budget shopper, New mother, Practical

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Convenient
              • Easy to clean
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Bulky

              Best Uses

              • Extended feedings

              Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

              This product saved me. I was in so much pain after beginning breastfeeding. These pads have me instant relief.

               
              5.0

              i would buy this product again and again

              By Valued

              from undisclosed

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

              I advice this product

               
              3.0

              Good but don't stick well

              By Kit

              from NJ

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

              They feel great but unless you wear them with a bra that's snug to your nipples they tend to peel off.

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