Breast Pads( products)
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No more infections or no more embarrassing or awkward moments in public for the new Moms. With these Clovia maternity breast pads, get ready to rock all your outfits.
Types of breast pads:
Disposable nursing pads are only for one use. They come in various shapes and sizes and also differ in thickness. They are convenient and ideal for travel since they do not need to be washed.
Reusable nursing pads are made of fabric and come in different shapes, thickness, and sizes. These are washable both by hand or machine.
Nursing pads can be also made at home using disposable sanitary napkins or diapers. You can also make them by using soft fabric, handkerchief or cotton material. Homemade nursing pads should be cut out in a circular shape and a few layers should be stitched together to make it leakproof and fit inside the bra. Do not use artificial material. Only use soft cotton fabrics so that it is not irritable against the skin.
4. Silicone nursing pads:
These nursing pads are made of medical grade soft silicone. They are not absorbent, but they put a subtle pressure on a breast to avoid leakage. But, some women may find these nursing pads irritable due to increased skin sensitivity near the breast area during postpartum and breastfeeding.
These nursing pads are not used to prevent leakage, but they are used to avoid irritation and soreness around the nipple. Similar to cold compression bags, these pads can be stored in a freezer and later used to provide relief to the breasts.
Advantages of using breast pads:
They absorb breast milk from leaking breasts.
They help in preventing embarrassing situations in public.
They protect your favorite clothes from stains.
Do’s & don’ts of breast pads
1. Use them at the final stages of pregnancy and early weeks after delivery.
2. Use them when you return to a professional setting after maternity leave.
3. Use them when your milk production is overabundant.
4. Change pads at regular intervals of time.
1. Don’t use them when you are not going to be near your baby.
2. Don’t use them for a long time.
3. Don’t use pads that have plastic lining, always use cotton fabric.
Q.1.What’s a breast pad?
A.1.A nursing pad or a breast pad is a disposable pad worn against the nipple and breast of a nursing mother to absorb any milk that leaks between feedings. It is inserted between the bra and the breast.
Q.2.Can I wear maternity breast pads all the time?
A.2.Yes, you can wear these Maternity Breast Pads all the time as they are made of pure cotton. While some women choose to wear nursing pads all the time, others prefer to wear them only when out in public. So it totally depends on your comfort. But don’t forget to change them frequently.
Q.3.What size breast pads should I choose?
A.3.Usually, Clovia maternity breast pads are available in one universal size that fits women of all cup sizes.
Q.4.Should I wash maternity breast pads before use?
A.4.No, you don’t have to wash maternity breast pads as they are disposable and are meant for one time usage. But make sure to change them frequently to avoid infections and rashes.
Q.5.Will people be able to tell I’m wearing breast pads underneath my clothes?
A.5.No, these maternity breast pads are super slim and light, they literally go invisible underneath clothing. The curved edges ensure a snug fit without any seams showing under clothes. Your secret will remain a secret.
Q.6.Can breast pads cause mastitis?
A.6.No, these breast pads won’t cause mastitis as they are disposable but if you use reusable breast pads then get ready to face it as wet breast pads cause mastitis. Wet breast pads break down the skin on your nipples, creating an environment for infection.
Q.7.When should I start wearing breast pads?
A.7.Usually, your milk doesn't leak until your child is born. So you don’t need pads until after birth. Some women towards the end of last trimester might experience leakage but generally, the leakage is after birth.