nipple shield

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nipple shield a rubber or plastic shield to protect the nipples of nursing women
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Usage

In literature:

A rubber nipple shield to be put on at the time of nursing, is a great relief.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
The nipples should be kept thoroughly dry between nursings Nipple shields should be used where fissures persist.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
A rubber nipple shield to be put on at the time of nursing, is a great relief.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
Nipple-shields, with broad bases and openings, should always be obtained.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
Missing are a nipple shield and rubber tubing.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
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