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SHIELD, NIPPLE

Known as: nipple shield, nipple shields 
A nipple shield is a device consisting of a cover used to protect the nipple of a nursing woman. This generic device does not include nursing pads… 
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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
BackgroundPreterm infants have an immature sucking behavior and the capacity to be exclusively breastfed may be reduced for a… 
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Background: Persistent nipple pain is one of the most common reasons given by mothers for ceasing exclusive breastfeeding. We… 
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Capsular contracture (CC) is a common complication of breast augmentation that is thought to arise from bacterial… 
Review
2010
Review
2010
Nipple shields have become commonplace in the United States for a wide range of breastfeeding problems. This article is a summary… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Objective:  To determine whether, in infants with a tongue‐tie and a feeding problem, the current medical treatment (referral to… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This study reports breastfeeding outcomes for 34 preterm infants whose mothers used ultra-thin silicone nipple shields to… 
1999
1999
Forty-three breast implant operations in 25 patients were studied prospectively to determine the effectiveness of covering the… 
Review
1996
Review
1996
  • B. Wilson-Clay
  • Journal of human lactation : official journal of…
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 12358031
Use of nipple shields is controversial. However, when weaning is imminent, they may enable breast-refusing infants to transfer…