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Breast Feeding

Woolwich shield

05/16/2004

Question:

Could I use this shield (Woolwich shield) if I`m not pregnant or breastfeeding? Is there a chance that it could cause breast problems later in life. I`ve always had this problem and very self-conscious about it. I`m in my mid-forties. Help!!!!

Answer:

I am only familar with the use of Woolwich shields during pregnancy and lactation.

This is something that you need to discuss with your personal health care provider.

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Response by:

Tina   Weitkamp, RNC, MSN Tina Weitkamp, RNC, MSN
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati