For healthy mom and baby Breastfeeding at universal levels can,
- Save 8.23 lakh infant lives per year globally.
- Prevent 20,000 deaths from breast cancer worldwide annually.
Products to Make Breastfeeding Easier
A breast pump lets you to express and store milk for consumption by the baby later. Besides being useful for working moms, a breast pump comes handy for feeding in public. It is also useful when the baby is unable to latch on to the breasts and for cases when you are producing more milk than your baby needs. There are range of manual to electric breast pumps available to suit your needs.
Breast pads or nursing pads are absorbent, removable liners to be placed into the bra. Nursing pads are used by most of the women to prevent their dresses from milk stains and wetness. Remember to change the pads when damp to avoid trapping moisture against your skin.
Go for soft and cotton breast pads.
Nipple shields are placed over the nipples during breastfeeding in case of pain, itchiness or rashes on or around the nipples. Nipple soreness in most cases, results from improper suckling by the infant and using breastfeeding tools in the wrong way.
Sore, red nipples causing discomfort? Choose the right nipple shield for you.
Nipple cream or nipple butter helps relieve the discomfort and pain caused by dry, sore and cracked nipples. Always ensure to clear off the residual cream before expressing milk or feeding the baby. Don’t let that pain linger on any more! Buy safe nipple butters from the market.
Pregnancy can cause 4 breasts to grow above 2 to 3 cup sizes than before. Nursing bras provide additional support and comfort with wider straps, stretchable fabric and accessory cups that can be unhooked and pulled down while nursing. Experience ease in breastfeeding with a nursing bra.