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Breast pump..

I was wondering what a good breast pump would be that is inexpensive and works well... Any suggestions?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:39 PM on Oct. 3, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • i had a lansinoh double electric breast pump. it worked well and was relatively easy to clean and use. i liked it and would recommend it but the little knobs did get hard to turn after about 8 mos of use. like they got so hard to turn, that i would sometimes use my teeth to turn it on and off. lol. i don't know if that's a usual problem or not. i also admit that i sometimes spilled milk on it, so that might have been the problem. it was cheaper than the other brands like medela.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:49 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • The Ameda Purely Yours is on the cheaper side of breast pumps but is really good. Its loud and not very portable but i think thats why it is a little cheaper. The suction is great.
    Medela anything (unless you get the hospital grade symphony) is not so good, they have the smallest internal diaphrams of any breast pump out there (really, i don't understand why they are so popular)
    My favorite was the Hygiea Enjoye breast pump. It was the most comfortable, quickest let down, most quiet, it even had a recorder so you could record your babies voice or cry to help your let down (never needed it but a really cool idea), pretty portable, the only "green" breast pump out there, meaning that it is the only one that the FDA approves for resale because the way that it is set up there is no way of cross contamination from person to person. Its about $50-$100 more than the Ameda but the options are different. Good luck :)

    Answer by zoozleroo at 1:56 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • i LOVE my medela. it is a little pricey, but if you compare to what you would pay for formula for a year and using a pump, you save SO much.
    stay away from avent, evenflo, and first years. they will hurt you and your supply.
    you can look into renting a pump from the hospital or look on ebay for one that's never been used.

    Answer by mommytobobby at 9:31 AM on Oct. 5, 2009

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