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Medela Swing Electric Breast Pump

Reviewing: Medela Swing  |  Rating:
Tina Lehman By Tina Lehman on
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When looking for a breastpump to use at work, I wanted something small and portable. After having used a manual pump for my first baby, I also desired something electric.

Medela has long been the gold standard of breastpumps so I decided to try one. I purchased the Medela Swing and absolutely love it. It only pumps one breast at a time, but if you desire something discrete this is optimal. It is electric but is also powered by batteries so it is portable (I have used it in a car). It makes a slightly ironic mooing sound while it is running, but it is not loud and I have had phone conversations while pumping without the noise being questioned or distracting.

The breastpump comes with two six-ounce bottles. I have needed to purchase additional bottles, as I can pump more milk than this during a workday. It is relatively easy to clean. It comes with a carrying case, a bottle stand, and spare diaphragms.

At just under $150, this pump is a perfect medium between the cheaper manual pumps and the more expensive hospital-grade models.