So, I had posted earlier about my 2 month old's nipple confusion. She started increasingly fighting breastfeeding over the past few weeks due to having to take bottles when I'm at school 5 hours a week. When she refuses to nurse, I have been pumping and then bottle feeding her- which was getting exhausting.
One of you suggested that I put the bottles away for good - but, I just can't watch her go hungry and not feed her. So, today I remembered that I still had my nipple shield from the first few days of breastfeeding when my nipples were still inverted. (they're not anymore! yay!) I try to get her to nurse directly from the breast for up to 10 minutes before I resort to the shield but it works EVERY time!
I've done a lot of research and I think this is a good temporary solution. I was wondering if anyone has used them to get the baby back to the breast and if so, how was your experience with milk production? A decreased supply is my biggest concern.