Use Breast Compressions & Massage to Boost Milk Output

Using breast compressions and massage while pumping is essential for many mamas to get the most milk out of their pumping session. Here’s how you can incorporate breast compression and massage into your pumping routine. How to do breast compressions Breast compressions help empty the breast by applying gentle pressure to the milk ducts. To […]

Milk in your Backflow Protector?

Do you notice milk or condensation in your backflow protectors after pumping? Did you know that there’s actually nothing to worry about when this happens? Your backflow protector is working exactly as it should by preventing milk and moisture from entering the tubing. If you’re consistently finding milk in your backflow protectors after you pump, […]

Here’s why Using a Better Sized Breastshield Might Help You

Did you know that using the correct sized breastshield can make a difference for some mums when pumping? It can help avoid injury to your nipple and can also assist your milk supply. If you’re experiencing pain or discomfort you should definitely check that you’re using the best sized breastshield for you. Changing breastshield sizes […]

How Dads Can Help With Pumping: Robert’s Story

Every day Robert’s wife pumps milk for their 7 month old daughter, Mikaela, while she’s at work. Robert is responsible for making sure Mikaela gets the milk she needs at daycare by prepping her bottles each morning. Here’s what Robert has to say about his experience as a dad helping his wife pump milk for […]

Buying a Used Breast Pump? Be Sure to Replace These Parts

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Are you considering purchasing a used pump? Great! Spectra breast pumps, especially hospital grade pumps like the Spectra S2 really hold their value because the motors are built to last. All Spectra breast pumps are safe for use by multiple users because they are closed systems. If you’re planning on purchasing a used Spectra breast […]