Nipples shields can be useful when there is an issue with latch and while you are working with an IBCLC to resolve that issue.
The shape and size of your breasts and nipples do not mean you cannot breastfeed. We have tips to help get a good latch.
Nipple shields, supplemental nursing systems and pumps are all tools that we use to help us reach our goals. We need to know when to use them, why we are using them and how to stop when ready if we want.