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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
 
4.0

(based on 113 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (55)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (10)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (83)
  • Portable (48)
  • Safe for baby (42)
  • Easy to clean (36)
  • Durable (32)

Cons

  • Not durable (11)
  • Pricey / poor value (7)
  • Messy (4)
  • Hard to clean (3)

Best Uses

  • Breastfeeding (71)
  • Infants (24)
  • Breast feeding (17)
  • Comfort (14)
  • Newborns (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (76), Parent of two or more children (27), Grandparent (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 113 customers

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3.0

Feel good but kinda expensive

By Crayonbox

from Bolton, ct

About Me First Time Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Breast Feeding
    • Comfort
    • Newborns

    Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

    I am allergic to lanolin so there aren't too many things for sore nipples on the market for me. These worked pretty well for some relief. The downfall is the fact there's only 2 sets to a box. The pairs are good for up to 24 hrs. But reapplying/washing everytime you nurse gets to be a lil much. Oils rubbed into nipples seem to work better. The cooling sensation of these pads are nice but not as effective as oils.

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    5.0

    Good for first few weeks of breastfeeding

    By Mommy Lisa

    from Somerville, MA

    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
      • Newborns

      Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

      Cooling these pads in the fridge help soothe sensitive nipples in the early weeks of breastfeeding.

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      A must have for any breast feeding mom

      By Dom the no longer sore mom

      from Dublin, ca

      About Me First Time Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • 24 Hour Use Only

      Best Uses

      • Breast Feeding
      • Comfort

      Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

      The Medala gel pads saved my poor cracked breasts. You use them for a 24 hour period, just give them a quick rinse under cold water before the first application and enjoy the cooling relief.

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      5.0

      Life saver

      By Mom of 2 Rockin boys

      from Colorado

      About Me Parent of Two or More Children

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Easy to use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Breast Feeding
        • Working Moms

        Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

        Totally helped with the first 2 weeks of breastfeeding. Just wish we could get them to stay cool longer. I definitely will tell other moms about these.

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Work okay

        By Mandi

        from Independece,mo

        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
          • Newborns
          • Travel
          • Working Moms

          Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

          These help with the soreness however they don't help completely.

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          soothing

          By Gramma D

          from albany NY

          About Me Grandparent

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Breast Feeding

            Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

            Helped to sooth tender tissues as they became used to nursing

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            Nice cooling sensation and reusable

            By deenaml

            from Grand Rapids, MI

            About Me Parent of Two or More Children

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Breast Feeding
              • Comfort

              Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

              My husband picked these up for me a couple days after arriving at home from the hospital. I loved that they were easy to use and you could reuse them. The provided a nice cooling sensation and pain relief along with keeping breast feeling hydrated.

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              2.0

              Not great for larger breasts and nipples.

              By First Time Mom

              from Long Beach, CA

              About Me First Time Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to clean

              Cons

              • Poor Design

              Best Uses

                Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

                Product does not adhere well to larger breasts and nipples as it doesn't lay flat. This causes it to be applied with wrinkles so product doesn't lay flat under clothing either. The Lasinoh Soothies Gel Pads performing better for both physical use and esthetics.

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                4.0

                cool gelly goodness

                By Landon's mom

                from Houston, 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
                  • Comfort
                  • Infants
                  • Travel
                  • Working Moms

                  Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

                  These are good to use when you have sore nipples. They are nice & cool (at first) & provide relief. I use lanolin & then apply these & by the next feeding time my nipples are ready to go.

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                  5.0

                  I'm committed to the gel pads!!

                  By SG's mom

                  from Brooklyn, NY

                  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

                    Best Uses

                    • Breast Feeding
                    • Comfort

                    Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

                    This product helped ease the sensitivity in my nipples from breastfeeding. It provides ease and comfort.

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