With the baby coming, you’re kind of pressed for time to prepare everything you need, from the baby’s necessities to mama’s needs.
And as soon as you start to breastfeed, a breast pump will be your best friend. There are so many brands and types out there, so choose one that you feel comfortable using. From manual breast pumps to electric ones, we’ve rounded up the best breast pump recommendations, so you don’t have to go through every page (and review) on Amazon to find the right one for you.
If you’re a techy mama and like everything convenient, this is the breast pump you’ll love. This Elvie pump was designed with intelligent features so you can monitor your milk volume, control the pump, and check pumping history. Isn’t that amazing? You’re out of the house but need to pump? You can take this anywhere with you; it’s small, lightweight, and portable. If it’s out of battery, charge it anywhere as it comes with USB charging cables.
Don’t worry about it being obvious that you’re expelling breast milk. This pump was made to be worn inside your standard nursing bra for that discreet and hands-free experience. Plus, Elvie’s revolutionary feature is that it’s silent as it eliminates the noise when pumping. No more hiding in restrooms while out to pump.
You won’t regret buying this because it’s hassle-free. It takes only seconds to assemble and clean right after. No more fussy cords; just attach it to each of your breasts inside the nursing bra, and voila. You’ll also love how responsive Elvie is. Once it detects milk let-down, it’ll switch from stimulation to expression mode. Once the bottle is full, it’ll pause by itself. It takes less attending to and lets you pump freely.
This Tommee Tippee breast pump is for busy moms. It might be on the bulkier side with the power unit, but it’s very portable and significantly small and light. It comes with a power unit that gives you 90-minutes of cordless pumping, and when the battery’s running low, it’s USB-rechargeable.
Don’t worry about sore breasts because this pump is made of soft, cushioned silicone that gives a massaging comfort even when your breasts are sore. Its massaging motions mimics that of a baby’s latch-on, thus stimulates milk let-down. Plus, even for a double pump, it’s pretty quiet.
Tommee Tippee has ensured that you’ll get every precious drop of milk into the bottle, all thanks to its extra hygienic closed system.
This Spectra hospital-strength electric breast pump is the power item active moms trust. Effortlessly shifting from using a single pump to a double pump and battery life will last you 3 hours. Thanks to its closed pumping system, there’s no need to clean those narrow tubes, keeping the tubing dry.
For that natural milk flow, it lets you adjust suction levels both in let-down and expression mode what’s most effective for your body. Spectra’s S1 Plus features a “massage mode” to that of a baby suckling.
This mommy-run and mommy-owned company made sure to produce a hassle-free breast pump.
If electric breast pumps are not in your alley, here’s a manual option. I’m sure from your research of all the breast pumps available out there, you’ve encountered the Haakaa Manual Breast Pump. This pump has been recommended by nursing moms, doulas, and lactation consultants.
The Haakaa breast pump uses natural suction to let you express breast milk, with no cords, and no whirring noises. Anywhere you are, you can discreetly express milk quickly. No set up needed. Take out your Haakaa and simply squeeze and attach to your breast and wait. After cleaning it, put it back into your baby bag and use it easily the next time you’re on the go.
Designed to fit different breast sizes comfortably, it’ll catch your precious breast milk naturally.
Always on the go? Moms, this should be your go-to. It’s portable and lightweight that can fit into your pocket, a purse, or a baby bag. Leave the bulky breast pumps at home and take this with you anywhere and everywhere and express easily on the spot. This handheld double electric breast pump was designed for moms who pump multiple times a day. Containing a reliable closed system prevents milk from pumping enter the tubing, plus easy to clean the connectors. It includes an intelligent feature that allows you to connect it to their MyMedela app for convenient pumping.
This Medela pump takes pride in its “efficient expression and maximum flow.”
Medela went back to the basics with its New Harmony Manual Breast Pump. Still perfect for on-the-go, and it fits into the baby bag perfectly. This manual pump mimics the natural sucking behavior of the baby while breastfeeding. The unique angle and shape of the breast shield with its soft rim fits the breast, creating optimal comfort during the process of expressing milk.
And the one thing we moms love, it’s easy to clean!