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Philips Avent provides a simple solution for inverted nipples which is effective and easy to use. Flat or inverted nipples can be a potential problem for women wishing to breastfeed. Through gentle suction the Niplette pulls the nipple out into a small plastic thimble-like cup. Clinically provenThe Niplette: an instrument for the non-surgical correction of inverted nipples DD McGeorge FRCS (Plast). British Journal of Plastic Surgery, December 1993. Non-surgical uses gentle suctionIn a matter of weeks of continued wear, the nipple will stay permanently erect. Ideally use before becoming pregnant. However, you can also use in the first six months of pregnancy to achieve permanent correction. Any nipple inversion which is not congenital but has occurred recently should be immediately checked by a doctor before the Niplette is used. Use is not recommended in the last trimester of pregnancy.