(redirected from nipple shield)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
A nipple shield delivery system for oral drug delivery to breastfeeding infants: Microbicide delivery to inactivate HIV.
On her third visit Ali's Mum had stopped using her nipple shield altogether and was very happy.
We found that if we added a non-woven material like cotton-wool or felt containing SDS to the nipple shield and had the baby feeding on that, the HIV virus could be deactivated without having to go through the heat treatment," says Gerrard.
And alternative culture shops have been swamped by other followers of fashion who see the nipple shield as the latest ''must have''.
Nipple shields may help to protect a traumatised nipple, allowing feeding to continue and the nipple to heal.
peri-areolar incisions for breast implant placement; use nipple shields or film).
Nipple shields, a natural suntan and a bride instead of endless ancees.
Intong said normal vaginal delivery (no forceps or vacuum assistance) is generally safe, that C-section should be considered in severe cases to reduce birth trauma, that nonadhesive tapes and dressings should be used on mothers with EB, and that mothers with EB should get counseling about proper care during breastfeeding, such as the use of nipple shields to help prevent blistering.
Nipple shields can be used during feedings to assist the baby to latch onto flat nipples, everted nipples, or an engorged breast, to protect sore or cracked nipples, or to prevent sore nipples.