Medela Supplemental Nursing System (SNS)
The Supplemental Nursing Systems allows mommies struggling with low milk, latch, adoptive mom's and many others the ability to nurse baby at the breast while supplementing with additional nourishment. Good for formula or breast milk, the SNS attaches to the breast at the nipple so as baby nurses they receive both mom’s milk and the supplement. Activating hormones good for stimulating supply and building a bond. The Medela SNS comes with three flow adjustments so you decide how much baby gets. Available in 80ml and 150 ml.
Uses for the SNS include;
- Inducing lactation
- Keeping special-needs babies at the breast
- Premature babies
- Weak, ineffective or lazy nursers
- Failure-to-thrive babies
- Impaired babies
- Low-milk supply mothers
- Relactating mothers
- A teaching tool to "fingerfed" babies who have had difficulty latching onto the breast
Have questions about using an SNS or if an SNS is right for you? Send us an email or give us a call. Our staff is always happy to answer your questions.