This is a share from my old blog site for all the mums who find breastfeeding a right pain in the t*t!
I have yet to meet a mum who has said ‘breast-feeding – nothing to it!’ or at least not in the early weeks. Personally, I have suffered cracked nipples, blocked ducts, mastisis and thrush, sometimes in combination!
This ‘invention’, thought of by my long-suffering OH, provided me with relief from the pain of blocked ducts and helped to keep bra material off my painfully cracked nipples. Essentially it is a wheatgerm filled doughnut for sore boobs!
- Soft material – I used some old fleece
- Needle and Thread
- Wheatgerm – available from health food store, if not a supermarket
It is probably best to dry your wheatgerm in the oven first, but it works well without doing this!
Cut out a retangular piece of material – the exact…
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