Being a breastfeeding mother myself, I highly recommend this fabulous product.
Milk Bands™ are the latest fashion statement & organizer for new mums. If you are breastfeeding & want to keep an accurate log of your baby’s feeds without the hassles of breastfeeding diaries, safety pins or bracelets being switched from side to side then a Milk Band or two are your must have essentials!
Milk Bands™ incorporate many unique features such as a side indicator, which lets the mother know which breast should be used when starting a breastfeeding session by simply flipping the Milk Band inside-out once during every nursing session, as well as a time tracking device which can be used for many different purposes including:
Record single feeding sessions to the nearest 5 minute increment
Record multiple feeding sessions over a full day period
Record the number of times the baby fed in one day
Record the number of nappies a baby soiled during the day
Reminding the mother what time the baby last fed
Reminding the mother what time the baby is due for another feed
Helping the mother to wean her baby by tracking the number of feeding sessions & then eliminating
them one at a time
Available in 5 Fabulous Colours
Use & Care of Milk Bands
Your Milk Band reminds you which side you last fed from by flipping it inside out - not swapping it from wrist to wrist like nasty copies! If you're right handed, wear the Milk Band on your left wrist & vice versa.
Place the bracelet on your wrist so the side you last began feeding from is facing outward (RIGHT or LEFT). When you're ready to feed again, look at your Milk Band to remember which breast you last started feeding from. Flip the Milk Band inside-out & begin feeding from the opposite side of what the Milk Band first displayed (before flipping).
Remember to always leave the Milk Band displaying the side you last started feeding from until you feed again. It's that easy! If you are feeding your baby in the dark, the word RIGHT is raised from the band & the word LEFT is lowered into the band so that you can feel the outside of the bracelet & know which side you last fed from without turning on a light!
Start by placing one slider on the 0 hours position & another slider on the 0 minutes position. Track a single feeding by rounding your timed session to the nearest 5 minute increment. Move the minute slider from the 0 minutes position correspondingly. When you flip the Milk Band inside out you can still see how long the prior feeding lasted! Track multiple feedings by adding new rounded minutes to the prior feeding minutes & then moving the minute slider accordingly. Once you reach 60 or more minutes, move the hour slider from the 0 hours position to the 1 hour position & start adding minutes again!
Tracking the time your baby last fed is simple. Just check the clock at the start of a nursing session & move the hour slider to the correct hour position & the minute slider to the nearest 5 minute position. Leave the sliders in place as a reminder of what time you last fed until you feed your baby again.
One Milk Band should last for at least 6 months. Excessive stretching of the Milk Band may cause damage. To clean your Milk Bands, wash with milk soap & warm water. You can even occasionally sterilise your Milk Bands by placing them in boiling water for 2-3 minutes!
Milk Bands are manufactured from silicone rubber compounds, the same materials use in baby bottle nipples - they are soft. flexible & breathable. You're baby will not be bothered by this piece of jewelry under his or her neck.
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