In the early days of our breastfeeding journey, bubs was not able to latch on her own. We went through a process of using a nipple shield and Hannah still wasn’t able to latch directly and I almost gave up. This was the point we turned towards the Medela soothers. She took to it instantly and practiced sucking at it most of her little waking moments.
A great feature of the Medela Original Soother that caught my eye was, they come with their own protective case, perfect for hygienic use and easy transport. You can have a backup soother in your handbag, car, or baby bag, ready for anywhere you go.
My baby loved the Medela original soother! It’s lightweight and perfect for everyday use and it also comes in a variation of cute designs.
Hannah and I had a lot of trouble early on with our breastfeeding journey, stay with me – this is relevant… She wouldn’t or couldn’t latch on her own, so we spoke to one of the lactation consultants at the hospital and she recommended the Medela breast shield to assist us. After working together, we managed to create our breastfeeding process with the help of the Medela breast shield. After 8 weeks of solid shield feeding, Hannah still wasn’t able to latch directly and we were near giving up…. This was the point we turned towards the Medela soothers. She took to it instantly and practiced sucking at most of her little waking moments.
The Original Medela Soother is available in three sizes 0-6 months, 6-18 months, and 18+ months so once you’ve established that the Medela Original is their favourite, you know that there is the ability for the soothers to grow with your bub.
These soothers are inspired by Medela’s Contact Nipple Shield, it fits under the nose to not interfere with breathing and smelling the comforting scent of the mother. I wish we tried it sooner. You get 2 sets in every packet, for less than the price of 2 coffees, it is well worth the investment.
I would recommend the Original Medela Soother to other mums. I have nothing but good things to say about a wide variety of items in the Medela range and the Original soothers are no different. It has saved my sanity and my baby girl is so much calmer!