Saline Soak

Saline Soak for Sore Nipples

1. Mix 1/4 Teaspoon Salt with 8oz warm water (stir until salt is completely disolved)

2. Separate the mixture into 2 cups

3. Seal each cup around nipple./areola and lean back

4. Soak 2-3 Minutes after every daytime feeding until pain free

5. Allow nipples to air dry (this is very important)

6. Apply medical grade lanolin to dry nipples

7. Place breast shells over nipples to protect very sore nipples or breast pads to protect from lanolin stains

 8. Contact your Lactation Consultant and/or OB is pain persists for evaluation of baby's latch.