Breastfeeding in Public Blog

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What You Need to Know when Choosing an Electric Breast Pump

Spectra Breast Pump

Spectra Breast Pump

An extremely easy way to always make sure you have enough nourishment at hand for your crying infant is to use an electric breast pump. Being a new mother is never easy, and the less time and energy you have to invest into finding different feeding solutions, the more time you have to enjoy some quality time with your baby.

Not only do these breast pumps provide you with an easy way to feed your little one, but they can also be practical for times when you are away, so your baby may get enough nourishment regardless of where you are. Many mothers have confessed this was the primary solution they used when going back to work.

In order to find the best solution for your needs, it is very important to get informed. A good way to do this is to consult with your doctor, who can easily recommend an affordable pump that will suit your body perfectly.

A good pump has to offer perfect assistance with your milk flow, and needs to be designed in such a way as to prevent duct plugging. Also, it is recommended that you purchase a new pump instead of a second-hand one, as these can sometimes lead to infections, if they are not used appropriately. This is another reason why consulting your doctor is of paramount importance!

Not only can you get infected, but you could also pass certain viruses or bacteria along to your baby, as these are contained in breast milk, and can be transmitted. Last but not least, make sure you choose the right size of breast shields when you purchase the pump, since shields that do not fit you perfectly may hurt your breasts.


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