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Kamillosan Natural Chamomile Ointment for breast relief
- Whether you’re breastfeeding your baby or wet-nursing someone else’s! -

All mums’ should know by know that ‘breast is best’ when it comes to feeding babies, so whether you choose to feed your baby yourself - or somebody else’s baby for that matter - make sure you have Kamillosan Chamomile Ointment on hand to relieve sore nipples that can accompany breastfeeding whilst you establish correct breastfeeding technique.

Kamillosan Chamomile Ointment can help prevent and relieve sore nipples after breastfeeding, as well as other minor sore skin complaints. Containing natural chamomile, the ointment is gentle enough to be applied directly to the affected area and won’t interfere with the breastfeeding routine.

Registered doula, Lucy Symons said: ‘Breastfeeding may start off as an uncomfortable experience before you get it right - but once you get the hang of it, there’s no need for sore nipples anymore.

‘During a breastfeeding session, sore nipples may be caused by positioning your baby incorrectly, making it difficult for the infant to latch on. If the baby has to suck or pull the nipple into the mouth this can cause you pain and soreness, making it difficult for you to continue to breastfeed.

‘If you do experience sore nipples, a smear of soothing nipple cream, like Kamillosan Chamomile Ointment, can help you heal between feeds. This can be applied directly to the affected area after breastfeeding and won’t interfere with the feeding routine.’

Breastfeeding can be hard enough for new mums without worrying whether they will be allowed to feed their baby in public whilst meeting friends for lunch. However, according to a recent poll carried out by Kamillosan Chamomile Ointment seven per cent of establishments questioned - which included a range of eating establishments across the nation from Italian, Spanish and Chinese restaurants to celebrity hotspots, cheap eateries, wine bars, country pubs and vegetarian restaurants – said they placed an outright ban on breastfeeding.

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Kamillosan Chamomile Ointment costs £4.95 for 50g and is available from major Boots stores, ASDA, Tesco and leading independent pharmacies. For more information visit

Notes to editors:

Restaurant breastfeeding poll

The poll of 4,500 mums of all ages, conducted by Kamillosan to celebrate the brand’s 75th anniversary in April 2008, revealed that modern mums find it difficult to practise a relaxed attitude towards raising their children.

17 per cent of those polled said they wouldn’t allow it in public and placed restrictions on breastfeeding that would prevent mothers from feeding their babies near other diners - most of those forcing mothers to breastfeed in the toilet. A further 15 per cent declared that breastfeeding was permitted if done discreetly.

On the plus side, 61 per cent of eateries surveyed were perfectly happy with a woman to breastfeed her child in the restaurant.

Kamillosan Chamomile Ointment wins Highly Commended Award
An independent trial of breast treatments awarded Kamillosan Chamomile Ointment a TIPS® Highly Commended Award.

The TIPS Award Scheme carries out independent market research into products within the baby and toddler market. The products are tested by highly motivated parent testers who sign up voluntarily.

All skincare products, tested by a panel of independent TIPS parent testers, must comply with strict criteria to contain none of the following: Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS), Sodium Laureth Sulphate (SLES), propylene glycol, parabens or triclosan.

The various TIPS Award categories include: nursing bras, TENS machines, baby wipes, skin care products, breast pads and breast treatments. The latter category is where Kamillosan was judged.

For more information or product photography, please contact:

Kate Screen – / 020 7202 8520
Angela Read – / 020 7202 8520

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