Breastfeeding can naturally take its toll physically on mums, and it's vital to get that self care in while doing so much for your little one. This pack of pads is designed to relieve swelling and pain, and they can be popped in the microwave to be used hot, frozen for cold, flexible pain relief, or even when using a breast pump, for relief while expressing milk.
Preparation & Usage
Use without pump
Hot: Helps relieve mastitis, plugged ducts, and encourages milk let-down.
Cold: Helps relieve pain and swelling due to engorgement.
Use with pump
Hot: Use with any electric or manual breast pump to encourage let-down and reduce time spent pumping.
Use hot to help relieve engorgement, plugged ducts, mastitis, and to encourage milk let-down.
Place one pack inside microwave lying flat for time indicated below. Each pack should be heated separately. After testing pack temperature, you may add more time in 5 second increments as needed until desired temperature is reached. Alternative heating instructions can be found in enclosed instructions leaflet. Please read carefully.
Use cold to help relieve pain and swelling due to engorgement.
Freeze for at least 4 hours then place into covers before use.
For use with a breast pump: Use hot with any breast pump to encourage let-down and reduce time spent pumping. Heat packs according to heat therapy instructions and wrap around the outside of the breast cushions.
Apply Therapearl 20 minutes maximum per session. To hold in place, packs can be placed in a bra. Discard pack if punctured.
Do not use on infants or allow infants to chew on the packs.
Please see instructions for additional important use advices.
CAUTION: Always test pack temperature prior to application. Prolonged application may cause injury, including burns. Do not use on infants. Do not use if you have poor circulation. Do not use heat therapy on stitches or an open wound. Do not fall asleep using pack. Use only under adult supervision. For extreme, prolonged, or chronic pain, contact a physician. Use only as directed. Heating beyond suggested time may damage or destroy the pack. Do not puncture pack and/or ingest contents. For external use only. Do not place soft covers in microwave.