Moms and Dads

7 Best Breast Pumps Based On Your Needs

Having the best breast pumps based on your needs will really take the load off you.

When we get hit by the nesting phase, we’re buying everything from breastfeeding clothes, onesies to industrial-grade baby-proofing equipment, and the feeling can be overwhelming. Especially when you’re working, you’re trying to wrap your schedule around breastfeeding your baby when the time comes. But that’s why it’s good to get a breast pump based on your needs. We’ve gathered the best breast pumps here based on price, needs, and other features that you might want to check out.

1. Most outstanding: Spectra S1 Plus Electric Pump

What makes the Spectra S1 Plus Electric Breast Pump good is that it has a barrier that prevents your breastmilk from spilling all over the place, making it easy to clean. It’s also considered hospital-grade which means it has more “sucks” than regular breast pumps. The Spectra S1 Plus Electric Breast Pump also takes pride in allowing moms to adjust the amount and strength of the vacuum with a press of a button. It even has a rechargeable battery so you don’t have to sit in the corner with an extension cord attached to your person. Best part is, Spectra is easily accessible here in the Philippines so you can just order from their website.

2. Most portable: Medela Pump in Style Advanced Breast Pump with On-the-Go Tote

If you’re a mom who’s always moving around the house and trying to keep all the mess in one place, we recommend getting the Medela Pump in Style Advanced Breast Pump with On-the-Go Tote. The Medela Pump comes with a Tote Bag to help keep all the parts organized. At the same time, constantly moving around means you might be more prone to losing the parts. At least with the Medela Pump in Style Advanced Breast Pump with On-the-Go Tote, everything’s kept in a bag. It also has a battery pack and a cord for it so you don’t have to buy extra hardware for it.

For your Medela Breast Pumps, call 0917-5614366, 725-3723, 738-6272 or 964-7331. They usually deliver from the Parenting House in New Manila.

3. Easiest pump to use: Haakaa Silicone Manual Pump

Being a manual pump means that the Haakaa Silicone Manual Breast Pump gives you more control over how much vacuum you want it to have. Unlike the first two, it comes with fewer parts, is more affordable, and is quite foolproof since you don’t really need a manual to figure out how it works. Since it’s also not electric, you can easily bring it around the house and it’s a lot easier to clean.

4. Most comfortable: Philips Avent Manual Pump

When Philips Avent made this, they really wanted moms to be comfortable. This is one of the few breast pumps you can use while you’re lying back. The suction strength is also adjustable especially as a manual pump and lets you move around when necessary. Being a manual pump means it’s also easy to disassemble and clean, not fussing too much about the parts that come with it. The good news is since Philips Avent is an old and trusted brand, the parts are easy to find and replace if it kicks the bucket. If you want to order, just place an order for one here!

5. Closest to hospital grade: Medela Symphony Double Electric Breast Pump

If you’re ready to splurge and are looking for longevity, this pump may be best for you. The Medela Symphony Double Electric Breast Pump’s the one most hospitals recommend because it can mimic a baby’s normal nursing pattern. The only issue about this one is quite heavy but if you’re working at home and looking for something that you’re planning to use for a long time, the Medela Symphony Double Electric Breast Pump is the best.

For your Medela Breast Pumps, call 0917-5614366, 725-3723, 738-6272 or 964-7331. They usually deliver from the Parenting House in New Manila.

6. Most budget-friendly, hospital grade: Lansinoh Signature Pro Double Electric Breast Pump

If we’re penny-pinching but looking for good quality, Lansinoh’s pump will offer you the same quality for a lower price. It has a backlit LED light and it being lightweight and small makes it easier for you to bring it around especially if you’re busy managing the house and don’t have time to take a seat. It also has three different settings for vacuum strength plus, it’s a closed system. Meaning, all the parts are protected by a barrier that prevents the precious milk from being spilled all over the place. Best part is, the Lansinoh Signature Pro Double Electric Breast Pump can easily be found on Shoppee!

7. Most discreet: Willow Wearable Breast Pump

While the Haakaa is the easiest to use, the Willow Wearable one is the most discreet. If you’re having a meeting but want to make sure you’re still pumping for your baby, the Willow Wearable Breast Pump lets you hide it under your shirt. Although it only brings out a small amount, it’s a lot better than having something hanging out of you. To buy one though, you might need someone from the US to order it for you so they can ship it here since Willow’s not opening to international deliveries yet.

The best breast pump is the one that best suita your needs!

Choosing the best breast pumps may be stressful but it all boils down to your lifestyle. An active mom would prefer something more lightweight and portable. But for those who prefer investing may prefer breast pumps that can last for years. We have to consider also if the parts are available in the country and if they have good waranty. But these 7 are the best based on their features. Don’t worry, new mom! We’ve got you!

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