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Babies only suckle about 67% of the available breast milk. You can avoid unsightly breast milk leaks by using breast pumps. They are devices that assist a nursing mother express (pump) milk from her breast. Did you know that global revenue for breast pumps surpassed $1 billion in 2018?
You have a choice between an electric or manual breast pump. Electric breast pumps provide suction through electrically powered motors. Manual breast pumps have a lever that you manually operate to express the milk.
Breast pumps have several advantages including:
- Preventing milk leaks
- Increasing milk supply
- Controlling feeding time
- Clearing milk ducts and preventing mastitis
Examples of breast pumps
The Phillips Avent Manual Breast Pump is an efficient and reliable manual breast pump for all your milk express needs. It has soft, massage-style cushioning that provides comfort and effective milk suction stimulation. They even throw in a free handy, lightweight, easy to clean BPA bottle. Other features include:
- Intuitive design
- Ergonomic design
- Soft and comfortable teat
Not far behind is the NUK Manual Breast Pump Jolie. It’s specially designed by breastfeeding experts using the latest medical research. The result is a manual breast pump that makes breast milk express gentle, efficient, and graceful. It includes features such as:
- Simple, comfortable, and effortless operation
- Milk container, teat, cap, stand screw ring and sealing disk.
- Specially crafted soft silicone cushion to stimulate milk flow
Finally, if you aren’t sure about your breast pump chops, the Tommee Tippee manual breast pump is a great choice. It offers natural feeling milk expressing that closely mirrors a baby’s suckling action. Other features include:
- Easy three-part assembly
- Compact and lightweight
- Comfortable one-size-fits-all silicone cup