What type of breastpads do you use?
I started off using disposable breast pads and I preferred the ones with a sticker on them to attach them to your bra otherwise I found they moved around too much. After about 2 months I swapped to washable pads which i found were more absorbent and cheaper but they would sometimes move and be showing above my top - which is not a look I aspire to! I was just having a look at these Lilypadz - has anyone used them or is thinking of using them? I'm tempted to try as the information says they 'apply a gentle pressure on the nipple to stop breast milk leakage while they are properly in place' so this could be the best solution! I don't like having to discretely look down at my top to check if there's a leak or a loose breast pad! I'd love to hear your experiences with the Lilypadz or other breast pads.
LilyPadz - God's Gift to the Breastfeeding Mum!
Okay maybe 'God's gift' is an exaggeration but I used LilyPadz years ago with my first daughter, now 7. They were FANTASTIC.
They were very easy to put in place, never moved and never leaked. I admit the initial outlay is more than for disposable or cloth pads but keep in mind a single pair of LilyPadz last for at least 2 months (and longer in my experience). You won't be throwing out endless disposable pads, which will be better for the environment, and you won't be washing cloth ones (or worse, discovering the ones you have on are soggy and the rest are still wet on the line).
All they need is a quick wash under the handbasin tap and a shake dry and you're away. I note Lily now also make a cleaning solution and cleaning wipes (for when you're out) for use with LilyPadz.
I think the LilyPadz Starter Pack, which includes the solution, wipes and LilyPadz, makes great value.
Happy Feeding! :o
PS If you are asking yourself why I didn't use LilyPadz the second time around, it is because I haven't had milk leakage and so haven't needed pads of any kind.:p