There were a few nights when I was breastfeeding when I would wake up in the night clutching myself in agony and willing the bambino to wake up so I could relieve my breasts of their pain.
I’ve heard that cold cabbage is very soothing, it’s just that when I’ve needed it, I’ve never had it to hand! Or it’s gone off in the fridge…
Booby Tubes are breast packs made from 100% organic cotton and filled with natural flax seed that have been produced fair trade in the US.
Five minutes before your feed, pop them in the microwave for 20-40 seconds and then use them to encourage milk flow and let down, plus they can help the healing of infection or mastitis. Another handy use is for when you start weaning them off. Being gel free, it’s a lot safer and reduces the risk of burns.
I’ve seen these retail for as much as £22.95 (a bit steep) but Breastfeeding Heaven sell them for £16.99
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