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Try This on Your Nipples

It is really important that you have some type of nipple cream on hand throughout the course of breastfeeding. Use it like Chapstick–frequently and generously–but don’t expect miracles. If the nipple cream isn’t helping, seek professional support. Pain isn’t normal.

Here is a list of the Balanced Breastfeeding Mamas’ favorites (in no particular order):

1. Earth Mama Angel Baby Natural Nipple Butter (Lanolin-free)

2. Medela’s Tender Care Lanolin

3. Lansinoh HPA Lanolin

4. Boob-ease Natural Nipple Balm

5. Mother Love Nipple Cream 

6. Coconut Oil 

7. Palmer’s Nursing Butter