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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.
Manufacturer #: 87123NA
Product Weight:0.1 pounds
Product Dimensions (in inches):4.7 x 4.5 x 0.5
Average Customer Rating:
(based on 231 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
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.
Most Helpful Critical 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...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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Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:
My nipples were sore after the first week with my son- this product helped soothe
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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works geat but not for milk blisters
from Portland OR
My daughter had a latch problem and caused one of my nipples to get a hole but the gel pad helped but did not help with the pain but not to heal fast.
YES, YES, YES!
from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
This product is great for pumping/breastfeeding moms! It's a nice baby shower first since they are a little pricy. But they feel so wonderful and help take that soreness and burn out immediately! I used mine longer than it said and kept mine in the refrigerator! I will have these every time I have a baby!!!
By Kristen H
These are amazing. The only thing that I could comfortably put against my sore nipples (any fabric hurt). Very soothing and I was able to reuse them for a few days. They are expensive but worth it for the relief they gave me in the first few weeks of breastfeeding.
By First time mom
from San Diego
I had terrible pain while breast feeding and these pads gave so much relief.
Cooling comfort pads
By Momma emmy
from Wrightwood ca
These pads are super comforting! They cool your sore nipples right after pumping or breastfeeding!
I would definitely buy this product again
I recently had a baby and I was nursing him. The first few days were hard because I ended being sore, skin cracking and bleeding. So I decided I would try the product and I ended up loving it!
from San Diego, Ca.
These are my go to when the ones by the other brand are not available. Unfortunately these are very thin, the shape is odd so the adhesive does not always work. They also don't cool very well even if stored in the refrigerator.
Definitely will buy again.
If you are going to be breastfeeding then I highly suggest these. They helpsooth sore nipples and also protect them inbetween feedings.
from Houston tx
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