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A Review Of the Medela Pump In Style Breastpump

Updated on November 28, 2015

The Medela Pump In Style Advanced breast pump is great for breast feeding moms shopping for a double electric breast pump for frequent pumping. Priced between $259 and $279, this Medela breast pump is also a great choice for moms who will be exclusively pumping. This article will cover the pros and cons of the Medela Pump in Style breast pump.


2-Phase Expression: Pump In Style breast pumps have exclusive 2-Phase Expression technology that mimics a baby's natural nursing pattern. It has a 2-minute letdown phase which automatically switches to regular pumping. The Stimulation Phase is fast and light sucking to start milk flowing followed by the Expression Phase, slow and stronger sucking to deliver more milk faster.

Suction/Cycle functions: An adjustable speed/vacuum dial lets you choose the most comfortable setting. This also helps you select a setting that helps you express the most milk in the shortest amount of time for your body.


Weight: At 9 pounds The Pump In Style with the shoulder bag is quite heavy.

Convenience: The pump does not detach from the bag which makes the system slightly less portable than others on the market.

Membranes: There are some complaints about the membranes tearing where they connect to the valves. If you go with this model, just handle the membranes with care.

Collection: The pump comes with 4 5 oz. bottles, so you may need additional bottles or milk storage bags for collection. Luckily, most bottles attach well, including Dr. Browns. Most pumps are going to have this same drawback, so you should be prepared to buy extra bags or bottles with any pump you purchase.

Click here to purchase the Medela Pump in Style Advanced Breast Pump with Shoulder Bag on Amazon. You might also be interested in comparing the Medela Pump in Style to the Ameda Purely Yours.


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