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Nursing pads...

What kind/brand do you use?? I keep waking up soaked and sometimes cant go in between feedings without feeling like I could ring out the pads to make a whole bottle full of milk! It's hard to go anywhere I need to like the grocery store or other errands. I've tried using two on each side, but that doesnt help either. Any help is appreciated!

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Asked by Ness87 at 10:52 AM on May. 5, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I'm a big time leaker too, but I usually have good luck with the Lansinoh pads.

    Answer by CLRief at 10:55 AM on May. 5, 2009

  • I use a kind from Johnson&Johnson. I leak a lot (at night) and they work great.

    Answer by serioussifL at 10:55 AM on May. 5, 2009

  • Wow, you're really producing. Umm...I didn't really have a problem with that and I always used Lansinoh brand...but the Johnson's brand is a lot thicker than the Lansinoh so I'd try those. I don't know?? Try calling a lactation consultant at your hospital, she should be able to help you!

    Answer by mamie2shoes at 10:56 AM on May. 5, 2009

  • I used those breast shells. They work so good. I would get up breast feed and while my son was nursing on one the other would fill up the shell and i would just poor it in a bottle. They were probably the best thing i could of bought.

    Answer by Proudparent707 at 11:19 AM on May. 5, 2009

  • If you are leaking this much you may want to check into a possible oversupply of milk. Go to


    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 11:23 AM on May. 5, 2009

  • The brand Curity (sold at walmart) is the same as lansinoh but a lot cheaper. They helped. Also, you might want to try some reusable pads and double up for night time.

    Answer by julipickle2 at 11:42 AM on May. 5, 2009

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