has anyone had to use nipple shields?

My little one will not latch properly, he as "tongue tie" (flap of skin under his tongue prevents proper extension of tongue and latch) so our consultant recommended trying a...

Started by Christina on 02/24/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 03/03/2009 by Sandy


Help weaning from nipple shield?

Stats: son was born 9/30 by un-planned c-section. 5 hours later, I finally meet him but no one helps me nurse him (no guidance from the nurses). I try on my own, but am not...

Started by Alison on 11/17/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/21/2008 by Alison


nipple shields and pumping

My baby is almost 3 weeks old but was born 5 weeks early so she's still very small. She doesn't latch on very well to my bare nipples but I've been using a nipple shield and...

Started by Kelli on 11/05/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/08/2008 by Jenney


Nipple shield

Hi All, I have been using a nipple shield successfully for about 2 weeks. It is the only reason I am still breast feeding. Despite the arguments, the baby is gaining weight...

Started by Kristen on 06/03/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 02/03/2011 by Lavina


Nipple shields?

I have tryed EVERYTHING to get my son to take a bottle. Different bottles, sippy cups, breast milk, different formulas. Different temps. Leaving him with someone elts....


Transition from breast to bottle

I started pumping this week because I will be going back to school in January, so I want to start building up a good supply. I decide I would try the baby out on a bottle since...

Started by Jennifer on 11/10/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/19/2009 by Jennifer


Transitioning back to breast

My daughter is 4 months old. I have been pumping since she was born because of medical issues she had. The doctor just okayed us putting her on the breast. However, we are...

Started by Destini on 06/07/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/07/2009 by Martha



when i was pregnant with my first son i chose to breastfeed and like two days into it, my boobies ended up bleeding. i dont know how they could of bc the lactation nurse said my...


Helle Hello... Help with Nippleshield

Hello fellow Moms. I'm Eva... my lil' man's name is Leo and he's nearly 10 mths old. Here's my question.... Has anyone been successful at taking away a nippleshield while...

Started by Eva on 01/07/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 01/13/2009 by Stephanie


breastfeeding aain??

I would like to start BF again. I quit when my daughter was 4mo, shes now 10mo. Am I to late? I would just pump becasue when I try to latch her on shes not having it! Any tips????

Started by Shandy on 10/24/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 02/04/2010 by Kelly


Not enjoying breastfeeding

I am really wanting to give my baby only breastmilk, but I really hate breastfeeding. It's such a struggle for me to let her latch, and I've been using a shield every time. We...



ive heard alot of ppl complain about breastfeeding and saying its not worth it but i would like to know from experienced breastfeeders how its benefited you and if its really as...

Started by Nicole on 12/29/2009 in Working Moms

Last update on 03/07/2013 by Shanika