Breast pump primer | Fit Pregnancy

Breast pump primer

Advertisement

With the plethora of pumps on the market, how do you choose the right one for you? If you’re planning to pump after returning to work (or just want to bank some extra “liquid gold”), you’ll appreciate the efficiency of a double electric. For less frequent pumping, you may want the simplicity of a manual.

Double Electric:

Ameda Purely Yours Ultra
A proven airlock barrier keeps bacteria out. Plus, it offers 32 pumping combinations. $299  >amedaonline.com


Evenflo SimplyGo Dual Electric
An affordable double electric. Flanges feature removable silicon inserts for a perfect fit. $60  >walmart.com


Hygeia EnJoye LBI
Plan to build up a stash? This pump will stand up to frequent use, and you can customize the suction strength.  $319  >hygeiababy.com


BEST VALUE
Lansinoh Affinity Double Electric

This well-priced model comes with a workhorse motor that can withstand daily use. $128 >walmart.com

Medela Freestyle
Tiny and powerful, this hands-free pump expresses milk in record time. $380  >breastpumpsdirect.com

Simplisse Double Electric Breastfeeding Companion
Soft, pliable cups get the job done while minimizing the tugging at your breasts. $250 >babiesrus.com

The First Years miPump
Simple, compact and quiet when you need to get the job done discreetly. Can be plugged in or battery-operated. $72 >target.com

Single Electric:

The First Years Premium
An affordable choice if you don’t pump daily, and a smart option for a compact “travel” pump to tuck into a diaper bag. $43  >sears.com

Manual

Medela Harmony
An ergonomic handle means you can efficiently draw milk with this quiet, discreet pump. $35  >amazon.com

Philips AVENT Manual Breast Pump
Its small size makes this pump portable, while the design helps stimulate milk let-down. $40  >philips.us/avent.com

$35-$380