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breast shell

flat discs with a hemispheric dome used under a firm brassiere to assist in reshaping a retracted nipple for better nursing.
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Breast shells can help when a mother has inverted or flat nipples.
Also, the breast feeding accessories market is sub segmented into nipple care products, breast shells, breast pads, milk warmer, nipple shields, baby scales and accessories, soothing pads, and other accessories.
Another RCT that compared a hydrogel dressing and lanolin ointment with breast shells on 42 primiparous women showed a statistically significant reduction in nipple trauma and improvement in nipple pain in both groups.
Breast shells and pumps may be more effective in increasing lactation success in these women."
I bought some breast shells to correct the inversion but it didn't help.
Expression of colostrum before giving birth has not been shown to have any benefit.(19) Breast shells (worn over the nipples when not nursing) did not reduce nipple pain in a small trial in which each of 20 subjects used the shell on only one breast.(26)
[UKPRwire, Fri Jul 05 2019] The study opines that manufacturers' efforts towards offering comfortable breastfeeding experience to the working women with sore and sensitive nipples has been complementing the development and adoption of breast shells. Effectiveness of breast shells, to offer protection against friction against clothes and prevent rashes, has been advocating their use among women who immediately resume their work post-delivery.
INVERTED nipples occur because the milk ducts tethering the nipple are too short and, as breast shells haven't worked, you may want to consider surgery.
[ClickPress, Fri Jul 05 2019] The study opines that manufacturers' efforts towards offering comfortable breastfeeding experience to the working women with sore and sensitive nipples has been complementing the development and adoption of breast shells. Effectiveness of breast shells, to offer protection against friction against clothes and prevent rashes, has been advocating their use among women who immediately resume their work post-delivery.
[USPRwire, Thu May 30 2019] According to a new study by FactMR, global sales of breast shells were close to 33 thousand units in 2018, and are estimated to register a Y-o-Y growth of over 6.0% in 2019.
Buy some breast shells - small curved plastic discs which have holes in the middle.