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Pozza Cannot Escape The Night Feeds

Advantages: Expresses milk quickly; Reasonable price
Disadvantages: Noisy; Shortish battery life

Pregnant women are often told “breast is best” and breastfeeding is highly promoted by midwives and health visitors alike. When I was pregnant with Jacob I decided I would like to give breastfeeding a go and see how I got on although I was staying open mi ...

AnitaM 04.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Medela Mini Electric Breast Pump

Easy to use

Ease of cleaning

Battery life

Value for Money

No more hand cramp

Advantages: Small, lightweight and easy to use
Disadvantages: Motor is quite noisy, lousy instructions

I'll start with a little of my backstory: I had my first child just four months ago, and in that time, I have come to depend on my pump. As many mums will tell, the first few weeks of breastfeeding can be hell and mine were no different. After the f ...

dracoiratus 12.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Medela Mini Electric Breast Pump

Easy to use

Ease of cleaning

Battery life

Value for Money

Pumping out the baby milk

Advantages: Easy to use, pain-free expressing, battery as well as mains-operating
Disadvantages: Noisy, doesn't express hindmilk as well as foremilk

First time round I didn't buy a breast pump as my son was completely uninterested in the idea of breastfeeding, preferring a bottle from virtually day 1. My baby daughter, on the other hand, latched on straight away and five months on, she is still exclus ...

Brownie_Queen 02.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Medela Mini Electric Breast Pump

Easy to use

Ease of cleaning

Battery life

Value for Money

Works well to help you breastfeed

Advantages: Efficient
Disadvantages: The noise is like a JCB

I bought this pump before our son was born, intending to breastfeed but also express every now and again to allow my hubbie to do some of the night feeds. Then 2 things happened: firstly, my son and I proved to be an appalling pair at breastfeeding. He ...

Bitchqueenofneworleans 29.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Medela Mini Electric Breast Pump

Easy to use

Ease of cleaning

Battery life

Value for Money

Breastfeeding essential!

Advantages: Quick and effective milk expression
Disadvantages: Can't microwave sterilise it

As any new mum will know, the first few weeks of breastfeeding can be complete hell. After 4 days of trying my hardest to successfully breastfeed my baby my nipples were red raw, particularly so on one side which felt like it was going to drop off if I le ...

missixty 28.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Medela Mini Electric Breast Pump

Easy to use

Ease of cleaning

Battery life

Value for Money