For moms planning to pump, a hands-free pumping bra is a must. Shutterstock For breastfeeding moms, pumping milk can suck in more ways than one. In addition to all the time spent strapped to a machine, there's the endless cleaning, measuring bags of milk, and — for those pumping in the workplace — carrying heavy equipment on the commute.
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There are apps for that now. The SmartPump records the date and time that you pump automatically and syncs it to the Lansinoh Baby app, which is available on iTunes and Google Play. In tracking breast-feeding sessions, you can track, which breast and start the clock when baby latches on and stop the clock when baby is done, so you know exactly how long baby fed.
Even as new companies bring innovative breast pump equipment to the market, the two venerable mainstays remain Medela and Lansinoh. Medela has been the undisputed leader in the category for decades—80 percent of US hospitals use their pumps—but new moms always receive two products manufactured by Lansinoh: breast milk storage bags and HPA lanolin for cracked nipples. It works well, but given the wealth of new options, it wouldn't be my first choice for new nursing mothers.
Wondering which breast pumps will work with which baby bottles? Use our handy chart to learn which brands are compatible. It's also useful if you want to use glass or silicone baby bottles with your breast pump instead of the plastic bottles provided by breast pump manufacturers.
I am impressed by the Lansinoh Smartpump! It is a very easy and fast assembly from start to finish. The pump is lightweight and fits in one hand.
In order for you to make the best decision for your body and breast pumping needs, we consolidated Lansinoh Double Electric Breast Pump reviews from users. I briefly used two other pumps and find that this one is comfortable and I can get plenty of milk in ten minutes of pumping. The suction may not be as strong as some other pumps but the two I tried were too strong even on the lowest setting and thus uncomfortable.