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Nipple Care & Breastfeeding

The experience of breastfeeding has its challenges and rewards. Unfortunately, experiencing pain, swelling, cracking and even bleeding can be a few of those challenges. Your nipples will experience attention like never before, so it’s good to have a few items on deck to help.

We have done the research and have found some of the best nip care solutions out there!

Mambino Organics Calendula Nursing Balm

This nursing balm uses food grade ingredients so there is no need to rinse off before nursing. Relieve sore, chapped nipples by making them more supple and resilient!

What We Love:

  • Unscented and gentle
  • Organic / sustainable packaging / cruelty free
  • Lanolin Free
  • Calendula Oil- regenerates torn skin tissue and helps heal
  • Shea Butter - hydrates and soothes
  • Organic Tamanu Oil- relieves skin irritations and inflammation

Earth Mama Organic Nipple Butter

Nipple rescue that “brings your nipples back to their happy place.” Soothe your nips with this buttery, non-sticky, botanical-rich butter.

What We Love:

  • Only non-vegan ingredient is organic beeswax (ethically sourced)
  • Dermatologist tested and clinically tested for irritation
  • NO petroleum, parabens, or lanolin
  • The first Non-GMO Project Verified Nipple Cream
  • Ingredients: Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Beeswax, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract

Hatch Nipple + Lip Rescue Balm

Calm and soothe your irritated nipps + relieve dry lips and other bits. Tropical butters and superfruits create a barrier against chapping and chafing.

What We Love:

  • Free of parabens, phthalates, dyes, & fragrance
  • Plant-derived, lanolin-free & gluten-free
  • Dermatologist & allergy tested
  • BPA-free packaging
  • Mango Butter: Intensely hydrates, nourishes + protects against chapping & chafing.
  • Pomegranate: Nutrient-rich, it helps fight free radicals + increases resiliency and suppleness.
  • Acai: A moisturizing + protective super fruit that helps promote healing.

Silverette the Original

Check out this alternative to balms and creams! Instant relief that never loses effectiveness no matter how much you use them! Leave a few drops of breast milk in each cup and put directly over your nipple. Did you know your breast milk will naturally fight infection and make your skin soft?

What We Love:

  • Naturally antimicrobial, antifungal, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory
  • Crafted out of 925 Sterling Silver
  • Handcrafted in Italy by licensed silversmiths!

Earth Mama Booby Tubes

Booby tubes can be used warm or cold depending on your needs. Warm Booby Tubes in your microwave for 20-40 seconds, and apply as necessary. Or store in the freezer and wear them inside your bra between feedings.

What We Love:

  • Heat up to encourage milk flow, avoid clogged ducts and comfort infections
  • Freeze to reduce pain and swelling
  • Eco-friendly packaging
  • Reusable

Important Note!

If you have stabbing pains, fever, hot spots, pus or hard spots, you should check in with your doctor. Latching and positioning problems can also be a factor for pain and a lactation consultant can help!


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