Breastfeeding is the best a mother can do for her child.
However, there are situations when breastfeeding can cause problems: for example, when your nipples are irritated, sore or particularly sensitive. For such cases, to protect the nipples during breastfeeding, Nuk has specially developed nipple shields to make this time as pleasant as possible.
One of their distinguishing features is the wafer-thin silicone that ensures flexible comfort. Their optimised shape gives more skin contact between mother and child and keeps the natural breastfeeding feel.
The breastfeeding shield's different surface structures and the four drinking openings are modelled on the mother's breast and thus enable a natural and calm drinking sensation.
For flat or inverted nipples, the nipple shield can contribute to pleasant breastfeeding and a natural flow of water. Please also consult your midwife or breastfeeding advisor for good advice.
The round radius allows the nipple shield to be used in any breastfeeding position and provides a secure hold. With the practical protective box, you can also store the Nuk nipple shield hygienically.
How to put on the Nuk nipple shield correctly:
To find the right size for you, you should ask yourself a few questions in advance: Does the breast attachment feel comfortable to wear? Does the nipple fill the hollow space of the shield? Do the baby's lips completely surround the attachment? If you can answer these questions with "yes", you have found the right size for your nipple shield and can start using it. You should follow these steps so that your little one can enjoy their drink:
Before using the nipple shield, you should wash your hands thoroughly and clean the breast with a damp cloth.
The grip of the Nuk nipple shields can be increased by slightly moistening them with water or breast milk.
For an optimal position on the nipple, pull the contact surfaces of the cone towards the tip to be able to place it easily in the middle; then you can put the contact surfaces back and align them according to the desired breastfeeding position.
After each application, you should clean the breast with water to remove milk residues and thus avoid germs.
Protecting sensitive nipples as you breastfeed
Wafer-thin silicone for flexible comfort
Optimised shape for more skin contact and natural breastfeeding feel
With different surface structures and four drinking openings - for a natural drinking feeling
Secure in any breastfeeding position
Size M = medium (20mm diameter opening)
2 per pack
Handling your baby requires a high level of hygiene at all times. After using the nipple shield for breastfeeding, it is best to clean it immediately with warm water and a gentle rinse aid. Afterwards, it can dry in a hygienic environment. The supplied protective box is recommended for subsequent storage. You should disinfect or boil the shield daily. This can be done in the Nuk steam steriliser conveniently and easily within a few minutes. Cover the shield completely with water to avoid damage and boil it quickly. If looked after hygienically, the breast attachment can be used several times.
60 years ago, the first Nuk Products came onto the market. A lot has changed since then. But what has stayed the same is a baby’s need for love and a feeling of safety. And the desire of you, their parents, to make the best start in life possible for them. Nuk wants to support you in doing that today, tomorrow and in the future.
The anniversary is celebrated with the campaign “60 Years of Inspiration” since nothing could be more inspiring than life with a baby and all the wonderful moments, little miracles, and adventures parents experience with them.