You can easily buy lanolin from a nearby supermarket. You can also buy it from online website, such as eBay, Amazon etc. Lansinoh, Evenflo and Medela are some of the renowned lanolin brands available in the market. Make sure you buy lanolin for the time duration that you are breastfeeding.
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Take a small amount of lanolin and put it on your fingers. Now slowly massage it on your nipple and the skin around it. Make sure you use enough lanolin to cover all the affected area.
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You can now feed the baby while lanolin applied on your nipples. Do not worry as lanolin does not contain any additives and is not harmful for your baby. In fact, you can breastfeed your baby right after you apply lanolin on your breasts.
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Every time you get finished with breastfeeding, repeat the process of applying lanolin on your nipples and the area around it. Keep using the product throughout your nursing period, as it will greatly prevent your nipples to get sore. Moreover, you will feel relaxed when breastfeeding your child.
Apart from using it on the nipples, Lanolin can also be used in other parts of the body as a moisturiser. It will soften your dry and rough skin. You can also use it to condition your hands, nails, elbows and other parts of the body.
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