Pumping shouldn't hurt
By Zomee | March 20, 2023
As a nursing mom, you know that breastfeeding can be a challenging and rewarding experience. One of the most common issues that new moms face is nipple soreness and discomfort. Fortunately, there are many products available that can help alleviate these issues, such as nipples creams and lactation massagers. Let's explore the benefits of these products and provide you with tips and advice on how to make breastfeeding as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
What is Nipple Cream?
Nipple cream is a topical product that can be applied to sore or cracked nipples to help alleviate discomfort and promote healing.
Benefits of using Nipple Cream:
-Soothes sore and cracked nipples. It can help alleviate the discomfort that often comes with breastfeeding, especially during the first few weeks when your nipples may be adjusting to the constant stimulation.
-Promotes healing. It can help promote healing of cracked or damaged skin, which can reduce the risk of infection.
-Provides a protective barrier. Nipple cream forms a protective barrier on the skin, which can help prevent further irritation and damage.
What is a Lactation Massager?
A lactation massager is a device that can be used to help promote milk flow and alleviate breast engorgement.
Benefits of using a Lactation Massager:
-Promotes milk flow. It can help promote milk flow and relieve engorgement, which can help prevent issues like plugged ducts and mastitis.
-Mimics baby's suckling. Massagers are designed to mimic the natural rhythm and motion of a baby's suckling, which can help stimulate milk production.
-Relieves discomfort. It can also provide relief from breast discomfort and pain.
By providing gentle pressure and vibration to the affected breast, breastfeeding massage helps express breast milk and restore you flow.
Relieve pain caused by congestion, clogged ducts, breast redness, tenderness, and other breastfeeding issues.
Use a lactation massager in your breastfeeding care plan as a preventative tool.
In addition to using nipple cream and a lactation massager, there are several other things you can do to make breastfeeding as comfortable as possible.
Find a comfortable position
-Experiment with different breastfeeding positions until you find one that is comfortable for you and your baby.
Use a nursing pillow
-A nursing pillow can provide support for your baby and help you maintain a comfortable position.
Take care of yourself
-Make sure you are getting enough rest, staying hydrated, and eating a healthy diet.
Seek help if needed
-If you are experiencing persistent nipple pain or other issues, don't hesitate to seek help from a lactation consultant or other healthcare provider.
Breastfeeding can be a challenging but rewarding experience for nursing moms. Using products like our 100% lanolin cream and lactation massager can help alleviate discomfort and promote milk flow. Remember to take care of yourself and seek help if needed. We hope you found this information helpful, and we invite you to try our products to enhance your breastfeeding journey!