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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

How to Get It


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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads
 
4.1

(based on 254 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (134)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (61)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (18)

86%

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 (77), Yes (8)
    • 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.

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3.0

Good but don't stick well

By Kit

from NJ

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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.

 
5.0

Best cooling pads

By Newmomma

from Waterford michigan

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Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

Best cooling gels. Perfect during breastfeeding. Helps when your breast are soar and cracked, used best with lanolin.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
5.0

What a relief!

By Justine

from East Hampton ,CT

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Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

I was very happy with this product. I was chapped and cracked and bleeding. After one day of using the gel pads, the pain was gone and so were the cracks. I haven't had an issue since. They may be pricey for only two applications but it's totally worth it.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
4.0

Alright

By Biza16

from Londonderry

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Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

It is sticky. So it sticks to your nipples. It hurts to peel them off. But if you use lanolin on you nipple and put them on it heels your nipples so well.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
2.0

Hard to use

By Valued

from undisclosed

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Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

Hard to use

 
5.0

Very soothing

By Evy

from Michigan

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Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

Great product, helps you get through those painful first few weeks of breastfeeding !

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Best nursing relief

By Memaw janet

from Terre haute in

Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

My daughter is first time mother she had very sore bruised bleeding nipples these were a great relief so she could get past the initial pain and continue to Breastfeed

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
5.0

These are a must have!

By New Mom

from Aurora, CO

Verified Buyer

Comments about Medela Tender Care HydroGel Pads:

These are great! They are a must have for breast feeding! They really help with the pain of breastfeeding.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

The best

By Mars

from Houston TX

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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

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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.

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