A Modern Day Fairy Tale: Ease Breastfeeding Discomforts with Pariday {A Ready To Pop Giveaway}

Monday, September 2, 2013

Ease Breastfeeding Discomforts with Pariday {A Ready To Pop Giveaway}

**Product received for review.

We've decided to celebrate Labor Day this year in a totally fun way – by celebrating those Mamas and Babies who have done some of the hardest labor out there!  Welcome to the Ready to POP! {a Labor Day Giveaway Hop} hosted by So Easy Being Green, According to Jenny, and Viva Veltoro! Each blogger in this Hop has a fabulous Mama or Baby prize for you to enter to win – so be sure to hop around to them all, including the Grand Prize!


Here at A Modern Day Fairy Tale, I'm excited to offer an amazing prize for all the breastfeeding/soon to be breastfeeding mommies out there: a set of Tendher Pillows and Pillowcases from Pariday!!

As huge of a supporter as I am for breastfeeding, I'm also the first to admit that it does come with its challenges-sore nipples, plugged ducts, mastitis, cracked nipples, engorgement, a poor latch and more. With my son, he was a champion nurser from day one- perfect latch, loved to nurse- no real problems whatsoever in the beginning. Still, that first week or so was at times quite painful as my body adjusted. I was thrilled when I discovered Tendher Nursing Pillows, and they agreed to let me review them with baby #2!!

Having already been through this once, I knew to expect the discomforts in the first several days as I had experienced with my son...but this time around was a completely new experience. Like her big brother, Finley took to nursing right away! She had a great latch, nursed often and impressed all the nurses and lactation consultant with how well she took to it. All great news!! A few days later, my milk came in. Holy engorgement!! My lactation consultant had warned me that many mothers found it to be worse the second time around....and she was RIGHT! It was awful, and led to latch issues (temporary thankfully), which led to even more pain. It was a short lived ordeal, but my Tendher Nursing Pillows became my best friends during those few days!!

So what are Tendher Nursing Pillows? Here is a little information directly from the company:

Our unique system combines soothing soft-touch pillows with our washable, re-usable pillowcases. The pillows are filled with cool-on-contact gel made with vegetarian food ingredients, and pillowcases wick away moisture while preventing minor leaks. Pillows may be warmed or cooled for desired temperature, or even feel great at room temperature!

At this point I have only used the pillows for cold relief, and they have been wonderful. The first thing I noticed was how thin they are...no bulky ice packs stuffed into your bra! They fit discreetly so I could wear them even when we had company over without worrying about looking silly or added extra bulk. Unlike other cold packs-even others designed for the same purpose- they remain soft and moldable, making them much more comfortable to wear and again discreet!! And they cool very quickly- twenty minutes in the freezer and they are ready to go...when you're in pain, you don't want to be waiting all day so this is a great feature! The pillowcases are made of an extremely soft material that does not stick to the skin (ouch!), which is another great feature- there is nothing worse than rough materials rubbing an already very tender area!

The only real downfall I could find is that they don't last forever and can dry out over time- as early as one month in the worst of conditions. If they are kept in a cool, moist environment (such as the fridge), they can last up to a few months. This is because of the natural food ingredients and minimal preservatives used. This also makes them safe for mom and baby!! With the relief they provide and all the other great features, this is honestly not a breaking point for me at all. In my previous experience, I have found that most breastfeeding discomforts will pass in a short time anyway, and these will last long enough to get you through. And at just $25, they wouldn't be too much to replace if needed later on. Overall, I am beyond thrilled with the Tendher Nursing Pillows and will be recommending them to all expectant mommies who intend to breastfeed. They are a must have for new moms!

You can connect with Pariday at the links below:

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And Pariday has offered one lucky reader a set of Tendher Nursing Pillows of their own!! Enter using the Rafflecopter form below. (Note: To be eligible to win you MUST complete BOTH mandatory entries- following my blog, and liking the sponsor on Facebook, if only one is completed and you are chosen as the winner, unfortunately a new winner will be chosen! All entries will be verified and anyone found to be cheating will be disqualified!)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Winner will be contacted via e-mail after giveaway ends, and will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. One entry per household. Odds of winning depend on valid entries received. A Modern Day Fairy Tale is not responsible for prize delivery. US only. According to Jenny, Viva Veltoro, So Easy Being Green, the Blogging Mamas Network, and the Ready to POP! participating bloggers are not responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill prize obligations.

 Now, be sure to hop over to enter to win the amazing Grand Prize for Ready to POP! Ready to POP! Grand Prize

 One lucky reader is going to win an adorable 2 Red Hens Diaper Bag, a fabulous set of Buttons Diapers – an All-in-Two Cloth Diapers System, and an absoutely beautiful CatBirdBaby Pikkolo Baby Carrier! 

What are you waiting for!?  Go Enter Now!



  1. I really like that these have a cooling gel surface!


  2. I like that they can be heating or cooling and that they're reusable.

  3. I have never nursed before, but it sounds like this might help with some of the agony I have been told to expect.

  4. I don't nurse yet but I do use then now for tho days when no matter what you do you just hurt and when I found it was like love at first site.

  5. I think its cool that they can be hot or cool

  6. LOVE that they're reusable - these look amazing, would love to try them!

  7. This product would be for my daughter. This pregnancy is her first. I remember having discomforts during nursing and want to help her in anyway I can.

  8. I nursed my daughter for 14 months. I think these would great in those first few weeks when that initial latch is painful.

  9. I nursed all three of my girls and they would have been great when I was at work. Two of my daughters are pregnant right now and due in oct and nov and are nursing I am sure they would love to have these.

  10. I really like that they have washable pillowcases! I've never nursed before, but these sound great!

  11. The cooling softness, they would feel good on any boo boo!


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