What's it for?

Sore, dry, cracked nipples that have been decimated thanks to pumping and breastfeeding (yay). You can also use lanolin as a lubricant when you're pumping - it can make your flange slippier which can help with chafing.

Before you use it

There’s not much you need to know. Unscrew, apply, and ahhhhhhhh.

Get comfy

Once you’ve applied your lanolin, go about your day! You can pump or feed as normal.

Getting sudsy

Pharmaceutical grade lanolin is the purest, highest quality lanolin, so you don’t need to scrub it off your nipples before pumping or feeding. 


Just be careful to also give your nips some time to breathe, sans product. Too much of a good thing can increase your chances of thrush.

What the experts say

The studies on the efficacy of lanolin for reducing breast pain and damage are varied. Some studies suggest that breast milk or aloe vera can be good to use for damage or pain relief. However, talk to any breastfeeding mum and she’ll whisper in your ear about the soothing effects of lanolin. Pharmaceutical grade lanolin is the only one that's ok to leave on to pump or nurse, as well as being a lubricant to allow your nipple to move in the pump.


How do I make it easier to squeeze out of the tube?

Sometimes, if it's cold, the lanolin can get thicker. Try removing the white flip cap (screw it off), and then pop the lanolin tube into the microwave (for no more than 20 seconds at a time) or in some hot water. That will soften the lanolin inside and be easier to squeeze through!

Do I need to wipe it off before breastfeeding or pumping?

Nope! This lanolin is 100% pharmaceutical grade, which means it’s ok for your baby to ingest if any is left on your nipples. You might want to wipe off any huge globs, but a casual smear is fine.

How long will it last in my medicine cabinet?

Up to three years, which you’ll probably need because it’s a pretty big tube!

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