Expressing milk: Creator and star Lena Dunham (as Hannah Horvath) was wearing double electric breast pumps connected by tubes to her black rucksack
Some mums find they’re successful with one type of pump and not with others. If you buy one and it doesn’t work for you, take it back for a refund, rather than assume you can’t express. Electric breast pumps your milk quickly. Ease and efficiency are the two main reasons why mums choose an electric breast pump.
Nowadays, I am down to pumping twice a day, once in the morning and once at night and then whenever I am away from my kids which is hardly ever. I use the Medela Pump In Style Advanced and Hygeia Enjoye double electric breast pumps.
Because we know that word-of-mouth is the best way to get a product recommendation when you’re a busy mum, we asked a group of nursing mothers to test both the manual and electric breast pumps from Pigeon – as well as all the extra bits and pieces that make pumping easier for mum – and give us their honest feedback. Here’s what our mums said: