I haven’t breastfed myself, but I do know that it’s not always rosy. Regularly breastfeeding women have to deal with inflammations (and fissures) on their breasts and/or nipples. The Silvercap® – Silver cap provide efficient protection for the nipples.
The use of silver nipple shields to protect nipples has already been illustrated in eighteenth and nineteenth century medicine. Their healing effect is not directly mentioned, but the therapeutic effect of silver on the skin is.