SILVERETTE® are mini cups that are worn over the nipples, helping to prevent, protect and alleviate sore, damaged nipples from breastfeeding.
Made of 925 sterling silver, SILVERETTE® cups take advantage of the natural antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of silver, providing a healing environment for breastfeeding nipples. They are non-toxic, eco-friendly and so easy to use.
Handcrafted in Italy by licensed silversmiths for many years they are endorsed by midwives, lactation consultants and obstetricians around the world. And, just as importantly, have been tried, tested and loved by breastfeeding mothers all over the world.
Best of all, with a little care, Silverette cups will last forever! Whether you breastfeed one child or 10, these cups will see you through your entire breastfeeding journey. They should be the only nipple care product you will need, saving you money on Doctors visits, prescriptions and creams/balms.
How to determine your size:
*ORIGINAL: Suitable for those with a bra size of a C cup or less and areola size of LESS THAN 4.6 cm.
*XL: Suitable for those with a bra size of a C cup or more and areola size of EQUAL TO OR GREATER THAN 4.6 cm.
Simply place the cups over your nipples, using your bra and/or nursing pads to hold them into place. Wear them night and day, in between nursing sessions, until the pain/damage has resolved. If you are using them as a preventative measure, wear the cups consistently for the first 2 - 3 weeks, then as needed thereafter.
*Please note: While some irritation and discomfort from breastfeeding can be expected, especially as a first time mother, significant nipple damage should be investigated further. We recommend seeking the professional help of a Lactation Consultant to ensure the latch and positioning are correct and to ensure that there is no un-diagnosed lip and/or tongue tie.