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TSqarezma
post Apr 4 2011, 10:29 AM, updated 10y ago

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Dear BF-successful moms, pls suggest/discuss good, effective and reasonable priced BP.. i am planning to buy one in the next 4 months (before my delivery).
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post Apr 4 2011, 10:39 AM

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medela of course
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post Apr 4 2011, 10:40 AM

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i'm a father but i bought breastpump for my wife.. its all depends on your budget.. but my advice would be electric and double pump especially for a working mom.

i bought it from ebay around 3 years ago and the price is almost 1k cheaper than buying here. Medela Freestyle. If not mistaken you can also get a cheap price from http://www.mybreastpumpshop.com/ where the owner get the stock directly from US.
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post Apr 4 2011, 12:32 PM

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qarezma, way to go~! tongue.gif like saladin7 said, get a double pump n electric one... if can use battery is a surplus... i'm using spectra3... cheap but works as well... some say medela advance pump in style while others say ameda...
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post Apr 4 2011, 01:33 PM

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I used avent manual pump as my cousin lent me hers..and then I bought the same one. At that time..I didn't know any support group like this or breastfeeding advocates..thus didn't know which brands are the best. Avent served me well but tiring at times. I'll suggest getting double pump as it saves time and I heard that it also helps to increase supply (dunno if it's true or not).
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post Apr 4 2011, 01:36 PM

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phythia, double pump helped me to increase my supply tongue.gif coz it'll trick the body that u're feeding twins thus producing more smile.gif
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post Apr 4 2011, 01:56 PM

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I am using ardo calypso. It can be use with batteries as well. Can be converted into a double pump if u buy the upgrade set. Satisfied with it but given a choice, I would still wanna try medela FS.
TSqarezma
post Apr 4 2011, 02:13 PM

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QUOTE(nicKit @ Apr 4 2011, 12:32 PM)
qarezma, way to go~! tongue.gif like saladin7 said, get a double pump n electric one... if can use battery is a surplus... i'm using spectra3... cheap but works as well... some say medela advance pump in style while others say ameda...
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how much is spectra3? thinking of medela FS too, but so expensive!! ameda seems ok

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I used avent manual pump as my cousin lent me hers..and then I bought the same one. At that time..I didn't know any support group like this or breastfeeding advocates..thus didn't know which brands are the best. Avent served me well but tiring at times. I'll suggest getting double pump as it saves time and I heard that it also helps to increase supply (dunno if it's true or not).
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i heard avent has better suction.. u bought the manual or electric one?
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post Apr 4 2011, 02:49 PM

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i bought the avent manual pump for wife and she likes that compare to electric 1...
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post Apr 4 2011, 03:32 PM

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qarezma, i bought it wif back to work set... cost me below rm600
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post Apr 4 2011, 04:28 PM

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what does back to work set include?
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post Apr 4 2011, 05:10 PM

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Mine was manual. Suction is ok I guess coz I don't hv any other to compare to. Oh..if possible get the handsfree one..so u can multitask while pumping. I think they hv a bra for these kind of handsfree one right?

I read in a pumping group that they even pump whilst driving..using the handsfree one.
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post Apr 4 2011, 05:51 PM

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qarezma, it's included wif nursing bra, washable nursing bra pads, microwave sterilizer bags, backpack, 3 ice packs, thermal bag, 6 bottles... i think that's it if my memory din fail me smile.gif bought from fabulous mum if u wanna know...

phythia, the handsfree bra is quite expensive >.< nursing poncho would b nice too n nursing pillow tongue.gif
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post Apr 4 2011, 09:47 PM

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I use Medela FS. If I didnt have money back then I'd sell me laptop to buy it.

Best investment ever.
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post Apr 5 2011, 09:47 AM

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We bought a breast pump for my firstborn and it worked great. Wish I could remember the name, but somehow it slipped my mind. It's lying around somewhere downstairs but really un-enthused to rummage for it tongue.gif ...a quick dig in google netted me this though--->

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...but could've sworn the name is different from the one in the website i.e. Snowbear Natripump... looks identical but distinctly remember the name as being more a household one... hmmmm...

...anyways, it gave up the ghost when I was testing it last year for our youngest's (and fourth) arrival. Wife told me to get either avent, spectra or medela, dual pump (?) as her forums and friends were all recommending those. She should've prepared me for the price of those things... would've saved me the trouble of cardiac arrest when I saw the prices at the shop. Dang people... anyways, always one looking for value for money (not that anyone here isn't), I spotted pureen's breast pump which looks eerily similar... check it out-->

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... needless to say, bought it just for testing purposes... belum try belum tau, right? ...well, after the earful from the wife, she agreed to try it and know what? ...running purely on batteries the suction wasn't too hot, so hooked it up on a/c, and wife agreed it worked as well as the one before it... just a tad noisier but knowing her husband, my wife said no need to buy the more expensive one...

...So, my point here is, and No, neither my wife nor to a much lesser extent I have tested or used the avent/medela/spectra ones so we can't rightly compare, but purely on cost to effectiveness factor alone, the pureen is just fine... though it is not compatible with avent bottles, so that's a minor disadvantage... but just laying out choices for the mothers-(and fathers)-to-be in here...


P.S. To add, in hindsight, I really should've bought one with dual pumps, since I admit the single one takes a long time to fill up... the thing about the dual pump thing (which I told my wife) is it looks too much like the ones at the dairy farm sweat.gif ...but again, it would definitely be a timesaver for my wife... *kicks self*

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post Apr 5 2011, 02:28 PM

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i am planning to buy one for my wife (5 months pregnant now). dont want to wait till last minutes..from my observation, manjaku wangsa maju is selling the manual avent (comes with 1 small bottle) with 2 8oz 'glass' bottles at reduced price almost 400 if im not mistaken..but if u browse through pa&ma magazine, there is currently promotion running for various set of b.pump with accessories+nursing bra..the price depends on the packages u choose. madela & spectra
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post May 1 2011, 03:55 AM

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I have a set of Avent breast pump would like to let go in half price, totally new , un-open box. Detail please refer to

http://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?showtopic=1818307&hl=

as nickKit mentioned, double breastpump will help you increase milk supply and also shortern your pumping time.
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post May 1 2011, 04:39 AM

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i've tried both manual and electric pump, at first i bought the avent manual, it was effective but like phythia79 said, it was really tiring. sweat.gif my hand all lenguh from all the pumping, in then end i gave up and bought myself medela the single batery pump one, cant remember the name, it was ok, but if u plan to use it in the office, try to find some place really private, because this one is so noisy punya. biggrin.gif i heard spectra 3 is the best. silent and all that,wish i hv bought that one instead of medela. sad.gif


learn from my lesson, do a thorough research b4 buying one. or end up wasting money like me sad.gif sad.gif

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post May 1 2011, 11:01 AM

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my wife totally love the avent manual pump smile.gif
can check it out here http://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?act=ST&f=215&t=1797143
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QUOTE(kei18kun @ May 1 2011, 11:01 AM)
my wife totally love the avent manual pump smile.gif
can check it out here http://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?act=ST&f=215&t=1797143
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Do you think Avent is better thab Medela? im plannning to buy breast feed pump to my wife, next wonth my wife will start working again i just want to make sure i invest wisely
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post May 1 2011, 08:49 PM

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sorry can't help about this since i only buy first one pureen manual pump for RM20 which doesn't work at all

after i search for alternatives i found the cheapest option which is Avent

u need to budget then get the one u need. the brands recommended here should be ok
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post May 10 2011, 02:52 PM

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QUOTE(kei18kun @ May 1 2011, 08:49 PM)
sorry can't help about this since i only buy first one pureen manual pump for RM20 which doesn't work at all

after i search for alternatives i found the cheapest option which is Avent

u need to budget then get the one u need. the brands recommended here should be ok
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i've used medela pumps for both my kids. perfect.. never have to worry about cannot pump out enough milk. just buy from ebay. a lot cheaper & you can buy new tubings if you want too from any of the baby shops that sells medela. the best is to get the the electric double pump.
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post May 27 2011, 10:36 AM

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No one using First Year MiPump? We got that since all the bottles we bought was that brand...but baby only coming out next month..so not sure how good is it tongue.gif

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QUOTE(valoo @ May 10 2011, 03:52 PM)
i've used medela pumps for both my kids. perfect.. never have to worry about cannot pump out enough milk. just buy from ebay. a lot cheaper & you can buy new tubings if you want too from any of the baby shops that sells medela. the best is to get the the electric double pump.
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How much you buy from e-bay?
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post May 28 2011, 01:38 AM

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Here's my recommendation:

Manual: Unimom or if u have more budget go for avent

Electric: Spectra 3 and if u r hard core pumping mother...Medela Free Style
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post May 28 2011, 07:12 AM

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QUOTE(kombenasai @ May 28 2011, 01:38 AM)
Here's my recommendation:

Manual: Unimom or if u have more budget go for avent

Electric: Spectra 3 and if u r hard core pumping mother...Medela Free Style
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Hello dear frens.. i'm fully BF my baby gurl.. she's 1yrs 2 mon rite now.. i use Spectra 3 with double pumping, (got cooler beg with 3 icepack and 2 box of milk bottle). i buy at Mom's Little one @ seri kembangan. Plez dear frens, if u hv a bb, bf them. many benefit there, n u can maintain ur body likes befor3..hehe..slim..slim.. before deliver ur bb,brings ur Husband together attend d' breastfeeding course. rclxms.gif


this is one of the forum in fb that can guide me n i'll share wif u'lls

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=217...166907716669964

or search @fb : kump ibu menyusukan thumbup.gif
TSqarezma
post Jun 29 2011, 10:42 AM

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saw this spectra DEW 350 pump.. is it new model? any idea how it works in comparison to spectra 3?

http://www.enjoybreastfeed.com/product_inf...ield-set-p-1281
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my wife use medela swing... well, its good thats all i can say... i decided to buy this after my research and comparisons... there's another brand, ameda, but i found this a bit plasticky although this seems to have good ratings too..

avent good because easy to find, but i heard the leaf petals not very fitting... so leak milk thats all..
TSqarezma
post Jul 25 2011, 09:32 AM

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im getting anxious with this pump purchase

now i notice most online shops are having sale, and i am afraid if i wait to buy after my delivery end aug, i might miss the good deals... what say u ladies?

also i will be working only for 1 or 2 mths after my delivery before becoming a SAHM... should i settle for manual pump? budget budget...
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post Jul 25 2011, 05:05 PM

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qarezma, i bought my spectra n used it just to keep my supply when i went back to work for 1 mth smile.gif if u feel like getting one n not spend a lot y dun u get from FSOT? smile.gif
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post Jul 25 2011, 09:46 PM

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QUOTE(nicKit @ Jul 25 2011, 05:05 PM)
qarezma, i bought my spectra n used it just to keep my supply when i went back to work for 1 mth smile.gif if u feel like getting one n not spend a lot y dun u get from FSOT? smile.gif
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as i told u last time.. i kinda skeptical in getting used one tongue.gif
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post Jul 25 2011, 10:53 PM

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qarezma, aiya... then le? tongue.gif if u REALLY miss the deal then get 2nd hand oso nvm de ma... just 1-2 mths... Syd G oso bought 2nd hand i think... just change the other parts that touches the breast n milk tongue.gif i dunno if got enuf time to pump for manual pump tongue.gif anyone do pls enlighten me smile.gif
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post Jul 26 2011, 03:02 AM

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No matter what u do, do not settle for a manual pump. I have friends and relatives surrendering bf just because they are using a manual pump.

They thought thats the only option they have to pump and its super tiring.

a breastpump is a good alternative if u have sore and bloody nipples and wish to let it heal first before latching on again. So, its better to buy a pump before delivery.

If i am not mistaken, there is a bf friendly baby shop in Klang that have trial sets for u to try on.



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post Jul 26 2011, 08:49 AM

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QUOTE(sbux @ Jul 26 2011, 03:02 AM)
No matter what u do, do not settle for a manual pump. I have friends and relatives surrendering bf just because they are using a manual pump.

They thought thats the only option they have to pump and its super tiring.

a breastpump is a good alternative if u have sore and bloody nipples and wish to let it heal first before latching on again. So, its better to buy a pump before delivery.

If i am not mistaken, there is a bf friendly baby shop in Klang that have trial sets for u to try on.
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enjoybreastfeed in klang rite... i came back to jb in such a rush that i din make it there...
but fab mom here has some trial sets too
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post Jul 26 2011, 11:30 AM

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QUOTE(sbux @ Jul 26 2011, 03:02 AM)
No matter what u do, do not settle for a manual pump. I have friends and relatives surrendering bf just because they are using a manual pump.

They thought thats the only option they have to pump and its super tiring.

a breastpump is a good alternative if u have sore and bloody nipples and wish to let it heal first before latching on again. So, its better to buy a pump before delivery.

If i am not mistaken, there is a bf friendly baby shop in Klang that have trial sets for u to try on.
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QUOTE(qarezma @ Jul 26 2011, 08:49 AM)
enjoybreastfeed in klang rite... i came back to jb in such a rush that i din make it there...
but fab mom here has some trial sets too
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sigh..i never knew about all these trial sets...anyways..i ended up with the avent manual breastpump...and didn't surrender..

I think..no matter what method that we choose to remove milk (ie direct/pump)..it's the determination of mommies to continue bf.
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post Jul 26 2011, 01:07 PM

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phythia, well said~! cheers.gif
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post Sep 16 2011, 04:01 PM

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qarezma, i write here la coz sms not enuf space laugh.gif here's wat i think

u should get an electric breastpump if
1) u intend to give sanju no2 bottle... u can give sanju ebm too... u can feed them both at same time n spend some time wif sanju... i mean when u're SAHM...
2) u intend to increase ur supply... even SAHM wif DL u may wanna increase ur supply... so double pumping is a good way to trick ur brain that say "hello i need more milk"
3) u intend to pump of one side n latch on the other... seriously electric is soooooo much better than manual... trust me tongue.gif been there, done that... oh n this is the way to tell ur brain "hello i'm feeding twins"
4) in case got no 3 laugh.gif tongue.gif
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post Sep 17 2011, 10:23 AM

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QUOTE(nicKit @ Sep 16 2011, 04:01 PM)
qarezma, i write here la coz sms not enuf space laugh.gif here's wat i think

u should get an electric breastpump if
1) u intend to give sanju no2 bottle... u can give sanju ebm too... u can feed them both at same time n spend some time wif sanju... i mean when u're SAHM...
2) u intend to increase ur supply... even SAHM wif DL u may wanna increase ur supply... so double pumping is a good way to trick ur brain that say "hello i need more milk"
3) u intend to pump of one side n latch on the other... seriously electric is soooooo much better than manual... trust me tongue.gif been there, done that... oh n this is the way to tell ur brain "hello i'm feeding twins"
4) in case got no 3 laugh.gif tongue.gif
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well said there!

so far i have both manual and electric. but depends on your preference. I did let one of my friend my FS (freestyle) and she said not efficient in clearing the breast than the manual avent. for me, it's good but i think maybe it's slow, coz the suction got rhythm one and you cant increase the speed but only to the suction level.

now that i'm using FS, when I did try back my manual (harmony + avent - dont ask me why i bought 2 manual.. lol) , it was difficult for me since i'm already so used to electric. Some use 10 mins to clear both but for me, i need at least 20-25 mins per session....

as for increasing the millk quantity, i guess its yes for me as i used to pump 6 oz per session, and slowly increase.. til now sometimes can get 12oz per session wink.gif


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QUOTE(EnPoiNte @ Sep 17 2011, 10:23 AM)
well said there!

so far i have both manual and electric. but depends on your preference. I did let one of my friend my FS (freestyle) and she said not efficient in clearing the breast than the manual avent. for me, it's good but i think maybe it's slow, coz the suction got rhythm one and you cant increase  the speed but only to the suction level.

now that i'm using FS, when I did try back my manual (harmony + avent - dont ask me why i bought 2 manual.. lol) , it was difficult for me since i'm already so used to electric. Some use 10 mins to clear both but for me, i need at least 20-25 mins per session....

as for increasing the millk quantity, i guess its yes for me as i used to pump 6 oz per session, and slowly increase.. til now sometimes can get 12oz per session wink.gif
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QUOTE(Z_LYN @ May 28 2011, 07:12 AM)
Hello dear frens.. i'm fully BF my baby gurl.. she's 1yrs 2 mon rite now.. i use Spectra 3 with double pumping, (got cooler beg with 3 icepack and 2 box of milk bottle). i buy at Mom's Little one @ seri kembangan. Plez dear frens, if u hv a bb, bf them. many benefit there, n u can maintain ur body likes befor3..hehe..slim..slim.. before deliver ur bb,brings ur Husband together attend d' breastfeeding course. rclxms.gif


this is one of the forum in fb that can guide me n i'll share wif u'lls

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=217...166907716669964

or search @fb : kump ibu menyusukan thumbup.gif
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how much u bought for it?

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post Jan 30 2012, 11:15 PM

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Hello mummies,

I'm interested to buy medela freestyle double pump.. Anyone know which local seller selling with warranty? I heard buy online is cheaper than shops.. Please share with me ya. Tqtq...
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Hello mummies,

I'm interested to buy medela freestyle double pump.. Anyone know which local seller selling with warranty? I heard buy online is cheaper than shops.. Please share with me ya. Tqtq...
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try http://www.mybbstore.com/ or visit their stores.

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QUOTE(CoolerMR @ Jan 31 2012, 01:22 AM)
try http://www.mybbstore.com/ or visit their stores.
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this website selling at the original price.. kind of expensive.. looking for discounted rate.. thx
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post Jan 31 2012, 01:54 PM

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QUOTE(feralee @ Jan 28 2012, 09:33 PM)
how much u bought for it?
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i bought last 2 year RM 7++. Double pumping + got some stuff for bf (refer from package offer).

if buy 1 single pump : RM3++. better buy a package can get extra things
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post Jan 31 2012, 02:14 PM

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i had purchased spectra 3 breastpump to breastfeed my second baby,what i can say is the suction is good,can produce milk faster as it has double pump but the suction kinda hurt a bit and it is not convenient to bring around as it bulky and heavy.my officemate use spectra also but one day she brought medela freestyle and she said it is highly recommended,make pumping very easy and convenient
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my wife used :-
a) Madela Swing cost at RM7** + Gift = single 'Home & Travel'
b) Spectra: Spectra DEW 350 RM49*= double 'Workplace and as backup'

i buy from http://www.littlewhiz.com/cat-breastpumps.cfm nice price not everything cheap, but mostly Breast Pump are cheap there smile.gif No postage fee + got point to redeem thumbup.gif

all nice product but Madela swing light, compact and mobile, spectra also nice but heavy.

if looking for Madela Freestyle it cost +- RM2000 for double pump better got Madela Swing and convert it as video below



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post Feb 2 2012, 09:06 AM

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Bought Medala Swing and regretted it. Very slow 'cos only 1 side is pumping. With double pump, the pumping time is shortened by half.

This is a personal belief la but I feel the breast pump can only be used for 1 pregnancy (unless within 1 year again) 'cos the parts like the funnel, bottles and tube all yellowed from the breast milk. Don't feel like using it again.
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QUOTE(opifan @ Feb 2 2012, 09:06 AM)
Bought Medala Swing and regretted it. Very slow 'cos only 1 side is pumping. With double pump, the pumping time is shortened by half.

This is a personal belief la but I feel the breast pump can only be used for 1 pregnancy (unless within 1 year again) 'cos the parts like the funnel, bottles and tube all yellowed from the breast milk. Don't feel like using it again.
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yes. definitely will go for electric double pump. but what u said is true too. the parts are yellowed. but however, we can always buy the parts separately. hence, i believe no issue here. smile.gif
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i am having my first baby and saw mixed reviews on all these brand..

i am small size and wonder if i have enough milk supply..

i am thinking spectra dew 350 as the price is affordable, however i heard medela is better.. how about avent?

anyone is using ardo calypso?
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QUOTE(jiaenn83 @ Feb 3 2012, 11:15 AM)
i am having my first baby and saw mixed reviews on all these brand..

i am small size and wonder if i have enough milk supply..

i am thinking spectra dew 350 as the price is affordable, however i heard medela is better.. how about avent?

anyone is using ardo calypso?
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one of my friend who is VERY VERY slim just give birth to a baby boy and guess what? her baby boy weight 4.1kg!!! omg. and she also like you, worry no milk as she is very slim one. but fortunately, she told me that her milk comes in. so, do not under estimate yourself. if u let your baby latch on frequently, the milk flow will establish. if there is demand, then there will be supply.

good luck! smile.gif
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im currently using spectra 3...so far still ok.
after pump, i prefer use hand to express out
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post Feb 7 2012, 08:08 PM

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QUOTE(hellokitty82 @ Feb 6 2012, 09:01 AM)
one of my friend who is VERY VERY slim just give birth to a baby boy and guess what? her baby boy weight 4.1kg!!! omg. and she also like you, worry no milk as she is very slim one. but fortunately, she told me that her milk comes in. so, do not under estimate yourself. if u let your baby latch on frequently, the milk flow will establish. if there is demand, then there will be supply.

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Wow..then does her tummy looks big when pregnant?? I'm thinking of trying to let baby to latch on and hand express after I delivered. Then only decide whether to buy breast pump or not. Im afraid I might just give up bf within the short period and wasted the money to buy breast pump.
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QUOTE(Kasumie @ Feb 7 2012, 08:08 PM)
Wow..then does her tummy looks big when pregnant?? I'm thinking of trying to let baby to latch on and hand express after I delivered. Then only decide whether to buy breast pump or not. Im afraid I might just give up bf within the short period and wasted the money to buy breast pump.
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yea...it looks big of course. yea..my fren too..try to let baby to latch on but sadly, she got engorged. so she pump.
some people says, after u buy a breastpump, it will encourage you to bf long term. brows.gif
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I strongly recommend the Ameda double pump, cost RM700+. It has helped me to breastfeed till my son was 2 years 7 months before I stopped as I was pregnant again. I recommended it to my sis in law and she is happily pumping since. For cheaper brands, the only other brands I would suggest would be spectra and medela and no more than that.
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QUOTE(leonamanutd @ Feb 8 2012, 04:35 PM)
I strongly recommend the Ameda double pump, cost RM700+. It has helped me to breastfeed till my son was 2 years 7 months before I stopped as I was pregnant again. I recommended it to my sis in law and she is happily pumping since. For cheaper brands, the only other brands I would suggest would be spectra and medela and no more than that.
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Added on February 9, 2012, 8:31 pmmade some research today bout breastpump.. decided to purchase spectra 3 which fits into my budget more.. hopefully will be able to find a good deal in motherhood expo end of this month..at the same time looking for travel system too.

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I bought First Year miPump during Motherhood Expo last year, RM299.94 (40% off market price), electric dual pump with unique handle (electric or battery-operated), allowing me to double pump with only one hand. Compared to others dual breastpumps such as Avent and Medela, it's value in money. I can surf forum online while expressing breastmilk, killing 2 birds in one stone.
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I used Avent manual single during my first baby. It's relatively time-consuming and my hand really sore at the end of pumping. For the peace of mind and time-saving reason, I gave First Year miPump a try and luckily it did not disappoint me. smile.gif

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1st pump purchased avent manual,too lazy, too tired & take longer time to pump, sold that one & purchased ameda lactaline from fabulous mom around RM7++. Until now very satisfied with that ameda.bb 3mth old. Start using ameda when bb around 2weeks until now, working mom so only at night direct bf...
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I only bought the pureen electric breast pump. So far still ok for me. But I feel like a little slow while using it.
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anybody here with ameda purely yours carry all? Comment plz...
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i am thinking whether to purchase medela freestyle or pump in style... which is better?

any other brand which has similar feature with medela freestyle?
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Freestyle is popular with Malaysian, but if you look at amazon.com on these two, in style got better review.
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Was using Avent Manual pump till hands get so tired and changed to Avent Single Pump for my second baby, since all my bottles are Avent brand. A great helper for bf mom. smile.gif
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Just found out that ameda purely yours (us market) = lactaline (outside us). tongue.gif
Is the valve really easy to koyak, can it go pass 6 month?
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my wife's is using freestyle, as compare to pis, its smaller, light, comes with hands free, more suction level, lcd display for time usage, etc smile.gif
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buy medela swing and convert to double pump biggrin.gif
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Medela swing has d similar with freestyle?


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8HtLRG6MqI

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got 1 secondhand medela freestyle let go...PM me if interest...
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the feeding bottles that we already have are Avent. does that mean that we need to buy Avent breastpump? or Avent bottles can fit Medela pump?
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Hi

Can i know Avent single bump better or twin pump?

very confused, dunno wan to buy single or twin..

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Can i know Avent single bump better or twin pump?

very confused, dunno wan to buy single or twin..

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Coz when u start pumping the left side..the right side milk also will ooze out..such a waste sweat.gif

Previously i used to hold my bottle at the opposite breast but its troublesome.

Plus..when u do double pumping..it can increase ur milk supply laugh.gif
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i only use snowbear auto single pump... rm189 coz not enough budget for medela swing ;( but its good...
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just buy for a everage price cause only use max 2 month . . .
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found Ameda Lactaline Dual Breast Pump much more cheaper than Medela FS. Any satisfied user here? Is it good? I'm also concerned if it is light and not bulky to carry as I intend to BP at work. And also if it's quiet. your feedback is highly appreciated. thanks!

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I have BRAND NEW Medela Freestyle to let go.

More detail @
http://www.ebay.com.my/sch/livelytext/m.html

For Breastfeeding mum, highly recommend the Facebook Breastfeeding support group.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheBreastfe...vocatesNetwork/

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Mikanico, I can't access your page, dunno why.

Anyway, I'm looking for preowned breastpump now as my current one is out of order, because of the stupid transformer.

Preferably double pump, electronic. If you can sell the bottles together that will be awesome, pls pm me. Thanks!!
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my wife uses spectra (korean brand automatic) which is not bad
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just wondering... if i buy from amazon, can i service it in local medela service centre? i know the warranty is not accepted here, just scare they wont repair for me even if im willing to pay
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From what i heard you will be charge much more compared to local unit. The amazon price is surely tempting, but if you're scared that anything bad happen to your pump, better buy locally. Buying oversea is like gambling on your fate. FYI, mine bought from ebay and still fine till now. Hopefully can be used for a longer time.
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QUOTE(cokelatpanda @ Aug 29 2012, 03:23 PM)
From what i heard you will be charge much more compared to local unit. The amazon price is surely tempting, but if you're scared that anything bad happen to your pump, better buy locally. Buying oversea is like gambling on your fate. FYI, mine bought from ebay and still fine till now. Hopefully can be used for a longer time.
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Can share what brand and price you bought from ebay?
Is it eBay Malaysia or eBay US?
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Ebay US. Medela PISA. About rm1100 including shipping and local adapter. Lucky for me, no tax imposed. smile.gif
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Firstly i tot of buying electrical , n i told my husband this idea. Den he replied, u dun scare like final destination? Bump cant stop n blah blah blah...scared me: (

but i m really curious on how does the bump work, how v operate it. Can anybody share? Manual or electric one oso welcome. Thx a lot: )
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How about Medela Freestyle, any online shop offer good price?
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The best price is amazon.com
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I wonder if I buy Medela freestyle from ebay or amazon will I be taxed? How much you guys managed to get from ebay or amazon including shipping?
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Ebay US. Medela PISA. About rm1100 including shipping and local adapter. Lucky for me, no tax imposed. smile.gif
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sent directly or used forwarding agent? im so tempting to get 1 from amazon
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Direct thru us postal service. no ups, fedex, dhl whatsoever.
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For Medela Pump in Style,
Amazon cost about RM 793 (USD 254.99)
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url...a+Pump+in+Style

eBay US cost about RM 933 (USD 299.99)
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?LH_TopRated...ItemCondition=3

eBay MY cost between RM 1,099.00 - 1,360.00
http://www.ebay.com.my/sch/i.html?rt=nc&LH...d=p3286.c0.m282

Outlets in KL sell between RM 1400 - 1600


Amazon is the cheapest.
eBay US is expensive by RM 140
eBay MY is expensive by RM 306 - 567
Outlets in KL is expensive by RM 607 - 807

Gosh... the outlets in KL is very expensive !!!
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QUOTE(geng_m @ Aug 24 2012, 05:59 PM)
found Ameda Lactaline Dual Breast Pump much more cheaper than Medela FS. Any satisfied user here? Is it good? I'm also concerned if it is light and not bulky to carry as I intend to BP at work. And also if it's quiet. your feedback is highly appreciated. thanks!
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I've been using Pigeon Silent Electrical Breastpump sfter i'm back at work~ No one's knows while I was pumping publicly as it has a silent motor. Satisfied ^^
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I wonder if I buy Medela freestyle from ebay or amazon will I be taxed? How much you guys managed to get from ebay or amazon including shipping?
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Or you may buy medela freestyle locally @ RM1,350 exactly like what you'll get from ebay or amazon.
There's an option to get shop warranty of 12 months for additional RM100



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What is the diff btw medela freestyle and in style?
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Or you may buy medela freestyle locally @ RM1,350 exactly like what you'll get from ebay or amazon.
There's an option to get shop warranty of 12 months for additional RM100
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You can get them from ebay or amazon at price below rm1k..
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You can get them from ebay or amazon at price below rm1k..
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I only manage to get from eBay Malaysia lowest @ RM1,299
http://www.ebay.com.my/sch/livelytext/m.html

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QUOTE(MPA @ Mar 5 2012, 01:57 AM)
I bought First Year miPump during Motherhood Expo last year, RM299.94 (40% off market price), electric dual pump with unique handle (electric or battery-operated), allowing me to double pump with only one hand. Compared to others dual breastpumps such as Avent and Medela, it's value in money. I can surf forum online while expressing breastmilk, killing 2 birds in one stone.
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I used Avent manual single during my first baby. It's relatively time-consuming and my hand really sore at the end of pumping. For the peace of mind and time-saving reason, I gave First Year miPump a try and luckily it did not disappoint me.  smile.gif
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Hi,

can i know wats the feedback from using this pump? i saw it too....cheaper compared to avent n others........so i m wondering........how good is it? can share the experience?
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can i know wats the feedback from using this pump? i saw it too....cheaper compared to avent n others........so i m wondering........how good is it? can share the experience?
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For me, it done the job equally well, just that it's more bulkier (not a concern for me, as I'm not a heavy traveller) wink.gif
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QUOTE(MPA @ Nov 11 2012, 01:24 AM)
For me, it done the job equally well, just that it's more bulkier (not a concern for me, as I'm not a heavy traveller) wink.gif
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Oo....will it be painful during the suction? I got a fren complaint tat during the suction it hurts a bit....make me so scared....
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anybody here with ameda purely yours carry all? Comment plz...
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Currently there is a big discount on Medela's appointed Malaysia distributor for the month of Nov..

http://incomingincomingbaby.blogspot.com/2...-milk-pump.html
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For me, it done the job equally well, just that it's more bulkier (not a concern for me, as I'm not a heavy traveller) wink.gif
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HI , I'm selling my medela breast pump (PISA) , used for 1 yr , good condition , any interested buyer , pls contact my mobile 012 377 2881 . Thanks
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my wife is using spectra 3 but after pumping for certain time the plastic breast shield always sweat which caused the flowing slower. any idea how to solve?
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Hi all,

I am selling my MEDELA MINI ELECTRIC BREASTPUMP, used for less than 2 months, in an excellent condition and is still under 4 months warranty. Please PM me if you are interested smile.gif

Thank you.

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medela Swing i use. so far so good smile.gif
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medela Swing i use. so far so good smile.gif
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Hi everyone,

Just to let everyone know i am selling a slightly used set (less than 5 times) of medela freestyle and Japlo set.

Thanks
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pm the best price plz.
very interesting to buy..

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medela Swing i use. so far so good smile.gif
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helo, using Medela PISA. currently have another new set, please PM me if interested, letting go with 1 year warranty
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medela swing and medela pisa, which one is better?
So far, I found Medela Swing at [email protected] for Rm 799.
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Depends... if you're planning to travel with your pump then Swing is better.
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Hi,

I read a complain in Medela Malaysia FB, stating the new Personal Fit breastshield will cause the nipples to bleed and pain?
Issit true?

I plan to get their Swing Maxi.
anyone can advice?
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i'm planning to get the swing maxi too...
currently saw the package is rm1499 plus free citystyle ba + breast pad

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Hi,

I read a complain in Medela Malaysia FB, stating the new Personal Fit breastshield will cause the nipples to bleed and pain?
Issit true?

I plan to get their Swing Maxi.
anyone can advice?
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Not too sure if it is a single independent case but so far, I have no issue with any Medela products. I changed the breast shield last December.
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QUOTE(periwater @ Mar 16 2013, 02:32 PM)
Not too sure if it is a single independent case but so far, I have no issue with any Medela products. I changed the breast shield last December.
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started to breastfeed since 2007. my choice always be avent manual. tried medela harmony in 2009, but for my latest baby, i opt avent manual again.

a bit tiring but my body just dont clique with electric/battery operated pump.
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i just want to share, find the one with some massage function...
usually use it just before you pump..

i know a lot of popular brand, but some pricey...

there a several new brand that so popular but got a lot of function...

avoid Pureen....

cant use it too long, it will hot, plus some friend use it for 4~5 times then out...
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Oh thanks for the info..medela have massage function?
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QUOTE(childish_gal81 @ Mar 18 2013, 09:32 AM)
Oh thanks for the info..medela have massage function?
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oh great!! hehehe..good good..
17xx should be freestyle..I plan to get the swing maxi..
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wow, all is very pricy, can someone recommend me a budget one.
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what is ur budget? plan to go for manual or auto?
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medela is good.. mine is passed down from my family, i'm the 3rd user.. still working..
and go for double pump if possible, free ur hand and save time.
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first time asking here, i bought my waifu Madela harmony manual...
when she pump, if lucky around 1-2 oz...
sometimes half oz only


wanna ask, if use electric pump, will the milk increase?
i mean does electrical pump perform better than manual?

if better, provide me real life experience of your own...please
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Thanks for the reply..so you using their personal fit breast shield too? Seems like its just happen to her as I have couple friend using aso no complain..
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oh great!! hehehe..good good..
17xx should be freestyle..I plan to get the swing maxi..
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Yup, I'm using the personal breast shield. Btw I'm using Medela Swing which has massage function As well.smile.gif
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hi ,i wanted to buy a set of breast pump for my wife,our 1st baby deliver on november..


it is ok i buy for her birthday present this mid april..

can keep it 1st?



any can suggest me breast electric/manual pump

my budget around 600-1000 MYR

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I bought the electric one, they said save time..not too sure..havent start to use it though..
I get the medela swing maxi - dual pump
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QUOTE(Dragon_Boy @ Mar 20 2013, 05:02 PM)
first time asking here, i bought my waifu Madela harmony manual...
when she pump, if lucky around 1-2 oz...
sometimes half oz only
wanna ask, if use electric pump, will the milk increase?
i mean does electrical pump perform better than manual?

if better, provide me real life experience of your own...please
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My wife uses Medela PISA and she can free her both hand to play games/read/watch movie on iPad icon_rolleyes.gif icon_rolleyes.gif
As to increase milk, it's best to let baby suckle more often and drink some tea that can stimulate milk production... but be warn, once ya wife milk production increases a lot, then ya wife will may have some discomfort due to engorgement.

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Hi all, just wanna share my journey to buy a new breastpump for my wife. Before this, we already bought single electric pump from Japlo. We bought it at RM150(but you can find for RM130 at some stores). Don't be fooled by its price, Japlo does its job nicely. It has 2 layers suction cup that not only sucks on vacuum, but by physical pressure of the inner layer of the suction cup. It's slightly noisy but it does its job well. We are going to keep this as a backup pump.

After we confirmed that the milk supply is good, we are going to upgrade to double pump to save time. The first brand that I though is Medela, either the Swing Maxi or Freestyle. But I went to a lot of online reviews like in Amazon UK and US, the review over there is a combination of good and bad. Some swear they were good, some not. So I don't want to spend that much money for something that is 50/50.

After much research, we went for S2:

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Exterior:
The first time I saw S2, I was like wow, finally a good design from Spectra. I was previously more inclined to Dew 350, but I thought the design was silly. The design for S2 is very purposeful. It has handle that double up as nightlight, bottle stander at the back and high quality plastic that's easy to the eyes and touch. It's a bit larger than Dew350 but weight around the same. To me, it's okay if it's bit bulkier because my wife is going to leave the pump in her office. At home, we can either breastfeed or use the Japlo.

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Operation:
It has more button than Freestyle and Dew350. That's because you can configure the frequency and the vacuum level. There are two phase of expression, just like Medela's. The first one, which is quicker but milder suction phase is supposed to massage and prepare the breast for 'let-down' phase. After the milk start to flow, you have to manually change to 'let-down' phase which is much stronger and less frequent. At this phase, you may adjust the frequency and vacuum level(in massage phase, you can only set vacuum level). The suction on S2 is very smooth. Smoother than Freestyle, but of course, Dew350 is the best which is piston-based.

One thing that I dislike about S2 is that after you turn off after use, it doesn't goes back to massage phase. So you have to manually change its phase right after you turn on next time. What we do is, we turn back into massage phase, after you finish with the expressing.

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Noise level:
S2 is very quiet due to noise insulation layer inside the case. It doesn't sound too frog-like compared to Medela freestyle. S2 sounds much more controlled and there is a sounds of air released for each round. I find it quite relaxing. Something like errrrg-psst errrrg-psst

Here's the youtube video to show noise comparison.

note: if you notice the noise for each suction on S2, it's not there in actual operation. Maybe because it's not attached to breast.

In conclusion, I think S2 is the best buy at RM620(i bought from lelong.com). I think you may also want to consider Dew350 at RM465++.

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QUOTE(irwan6179 @ Sep 13 2013, 05:57 PM)
Hi all, just wanna share my journey to buy a new breastpump for my wife. Before this, we already bought single electric pump from Japlo. We bought it at RM150(but you can find for RM130 at some stores). Don't be fooled by its price, Japlo does its job nicely. It has 2 layers suction cup that not only sucks on vacuum, but by physical pressure of the inner layer of the suction cup. It's slightly noisy but it does its job well. We are going to keep this as a backup pump.

After we confirmed that the milk supply is good, we are going to upgrade to double pump to save time. The first brand that I though is Medela, either the Swing Maxi or Freestyle. But I went to a lot of online reviews like in Amazon UK and US, the review over there is a combination of good and bad. Some swear they were good, some not. So I don't want to spend that much money for something that is 50/50.

After much research, we went for S2:

user posted image

Exterior:
The first time I saw S2, I was like wow, finally a good design from Spectra. I was previously more inclined to Dew 350, but I thought the design was silly. The design for S2 is very purposeful. It has handle that double up as nightlight, bottle stander at the back and high quality plastic that's easy to the eyes and touch. It's a bit larger than Dew350 but weight around the same. To me, it's okay if it's bit bulkier because my wife is going to leave the pump in her office. At home, we can either breastfeed or use the Japlo.

user posted image
Operation:
It has more button than Freestyle and Dew350. That's because you can configure the frequency and the vacuum level. There are two phase of expression, just like Medela's. The first one, which is quicker but milder suction phase is supposed to massage and prepare the breast for 'let-down' phase. After the milk start to flow, you have to manually change to 'let-down' phase which is much stronger and less frequent. At this phase, you may adjust the frequency and vacuum level(in massage phase, you can only set vacuum level). The suction on S2 is very smooth. Smoother than Freestyle, but of course, Dew350 is the best which is piston-based.

One thing that I dislike about S2 is that after you turn off after use, it doesn't goes back to massage phase. So you have to manually change its phase right after you turn on next time. What we do is, we turn back into massage phase, after you finish with the expressing.

user posted image
Noise level:
S2 is very quiet due to noise insulation layer inside the case. It doesn't sound too frog-like compared to Medela freestyle. S2 sounds much more controlled and there is a sounds of air released for each round. I find it quite relaxing. Something like errrrg-psst errrrg-psst

Here's the youtube video to show noise comparison.

note: if you notice the noise for each suction on S2, it's not there in actual operation. Maybe because it's not attached to breast.

In conclusion, I think S2 is the best buy at RM620(i bought from lelong.com). I think you may also want to consider Dew350 at RM465++.
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guys between medela and spectra s2 which one is good?
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QUOTE(milky @ Sep 14 2013, 07:42 PM)
OT: can you recommend the seller on lelong?
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Got it from here: http://www.lelong.com.my/spectra-s2-hospit...4-08-Sale-P.htm

LittleWhiz also got: www.littlewhiz.com/pd-spectra-spectra-s2-electric-breastpump.cfm


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QUOTE(irwan6179 @ Sep 15 2013, 06:36 PM)
Got it from here: http://www.lelong.com.my/spectra-s2-hospit...4-08-Sale-P.htm

LittleWhiz also got: www.littlewhiz.com/pd-spectra-spectra-s2-electric-breastpump.cfm
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ohhh.. thanks.. today went to Onebabyworld @ tmn permaisuri also same price.. but they said will have some package promo next early month
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medela currently having offer RM1288 in bangsar UOA. i just bought mine performance extremely good, from 1 oz to 5 oz,
but please drink more sup such as green papaya and fish head will help to increase milk volum
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Hi. .. I am currently 6 months pregnant..
Still hesitate on which breast pump model to choose.

Looking for double breast pump, working on both electric and battery. Medela freestyle or Spectra S1?
What about the shield that comes together with the bump?
Should I wait until near delivery to purchase a pump as by then will know the shield size?

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QUOTE(AjiAjo @ Nov 18 2014, 11:02 PM)
Hi. .. I am currently 6 months pregnant..
Still hesitate on which breast pump model to choose.

Looking for double breast pump, working on both electric and battery. Medela freestyle or Spectra S1?
What about the shield that comes together with the bump?
Should I wait until near delivery to purchase a pump as by then will know the shield size?
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breastpumps are so expensive. i would definitely wait until i deliver and start breastfeeding and see how it goes before i invest on a good pump.

i bought a cheap pigeon pump when i was pregnant because i'm not sure how long i plan to breastfeed (or if i even have milk). after i get the hang of it and decided to continue after i resume working, i bought spectra m1. the sales person told me the pump comes with standard flanges size. if i want another size, i have to find out from the distributor on the availability. but luckily, the standard one fits me just fine.
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the new spectra backflow is very fragile..my wife m1 already replaced twice..price is RM50 with postage for for that spare part..
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Dear BF-successful moms, pls suggest/discuss good, effective and reasonable priced BP.. i am planning to buy one in the next 4 months (before my delivery).
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I recommend Spectra as well! You can get it cheapest at www.babydash.com.my

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QUOTE(Amanda85 @ Nov 25 2014, 05:23 PM)
breastpumps are so expensive. i would definitely wait until i deliver and start breastfeeding and see how it goes before i invest on a good pump.

i bought a cheap pigeon pump when i was pregnant because i'm not sure how long i plan to breastfeed (or if i even have milk). after i get the hang of it and decided to continue after i resume working, i bought spectra m1. the sales person told me the pump comes with standard flanges size. if i want another size, i have to find out from the distributor on the availability. but luckily, the standard one fits me just fine.
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Thank you Amanda85. Yes. The pump these days does not come cheap.
A lot of my friends recommend Medela freestyle and encourage me to invest in one if insist on breast feeding.

However, after my research from the website, it seems Spectra S-series has a better review and it comes with relatively low price.
But I have not come across any Spectra user who can share their experience with Spectra.

Anyone here?
Appreciate if you have experience on both medela and spectra.
Please share your experience on the cost of parts, portability, convenience etc.
Thank you very much.

Aji.

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using Autumnz double pump <rm400
so far good I guess, not much yield but I'm not sure if its the pump or what, I think that's all the milk I have LOL.
do remove the silicon cover on the pump, makes it very painful to remove the pump head from breast.


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QUOTE(AjiAjo @ Nov 26 2014, 09:06 PM)
Thank you Amanda85. Yes. The pump these days does not come cheap.
A lot of my friends recommend Medela freestyle and encourage me to invest in one if insist on breast feeding.

However, after my research from the website, it seems Spectra S-series has a better review and it comes with relatively low price.
But I have not come across any Spectra user who can share their experience with Spectra.

Anyone here?
Appreciate if you have experience on both medela and spectra.
Please share your experience on the cost of parts, portability, convenience etc.
Thank you very much.

Aji.
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i did alot of research too before i decided to buy. here are some that i read

http://the-after-i-do.blogspot.sg/2014/04/...spectra-m1.html

http://mama2baby.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/...the-spectra-m1/

https://mummylilthought.wordpress.com/2014/...p_reviews_blog/

https://mummylilthought.wordpress.com/2014/...-vs-spectra-s1/

I've not use medela myself. but what i like from spectra m1 is the small size and low noise level. i can pack my pump, ice pack and bottles in just one cooler bag. as i pump in a small surau, the noise is pretty low, definitely more quiet than the fan. best of all, only 2 part to wash. the shield and bottle! so far, i have no problem with the backflow. i've used it for only 2 months, durability wise, still have to wait and see.
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On the other hand, when I am considering a manual breast bump. Avent is the only brand pop up in my mind. To make thing simple (I thought), I just opt for one Avent manual breast pump.

Unfortunately, I found out that there are a few model of Avent manual breast bump. yawn.gif What is the different?

I cannot even find the different from Avent website. sad.gif

http://www.myaventstore.com/compare.php?96/30/29






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QUOTE(AjiAjo @ Nov 30 2014, 05:40 PM)
On the other hand, when I am considering a manual breast bump. Avent is the only brand pop up in my mind. To make thing simple (I thought),  I just opt for one Avent manual breast pump.

Unfortunately, I found out that there are a few model of Avent manual breast bump. yawn.gif What is the different?

I cannot even find the different from Avent website. sad.gif

http://www.myaventstore.com/compare.php?96/30/29
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u will regret buying a manual... coz your hands will go tired everyday... go for electric pump... u wont regret.

i bought a manual before... used it less than 3 days... fully regret it... your wife sure will complaint tired.
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if you are a stay at home mum that mostly bf directly, you can go for a manual pump since u will only use it occasionally. but if you are working, it will take you forever to pump both breast.

i use my pigeon electric pump during my confinement which consider partially manual, because i still need to press the level softly to initiate the suction. i have a seriously case of sore hand too. i run to buy myself the the fully automated one after i can finally allowed to leave my house.

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Factors to consider in choosing your pump:

How often and how long will you be pumping? To me, manual pump is a waste of money. Hand expressing is actually more effective than manual pump, and cheaper! Since the first month, you should just latch latch latch, that gives you a whole month to practice expressing by hand and IF expressing by hand doesn't work by the end of that first month, THEN only you buy manual pump. Click here for my favourite hand expressing video.

It took me about two weeks of trying every day to get the milk to come out by hand expression. When I first started, I just practiced getting the milk out. I practiced in the shower until my arm was sore, and then stop. I repeat only once a day. One day, it just shoot out! Only when I could make the milk shoot out from every angle of the breast 360degree, then only I practice to collect the milk. Hand expressing is soooooo useful and so convenient. I just keep a clean bottle in my car, in my handbag. Any emergency, I just wash my hands and express. I never have to worry about what if I forgot my pump! Even if I forgot the bottle, I just go to a baby shop or baby section of dept store and buy milk bags. Can pump straight in without washing.

However, if you're planning to go back to work full time, or you're going to be separated from your baby for more than 6 hours at a time, then you should definitely buy a double electric. To bf successfully, you should latch OR pump every 3 hours around the clock for the first 6 months. Let's say you're a typical working mum, so you're going to be separated from your baby for 8 hours + 1 hour commute between home and office. That's 9 hours separation, and that means 3x pumping.

When you're pumping, you should pump 20 minutes each breast. If you use a double pump, each session will be 20 minutes x 3 sessions, which means total amount of pumping at the office is 1 hour. If you use only a single pump, you have to do 20 minutes left breast than only 20 minutes right breast, meaning 40 minutes x 3 sessions! That's 2 hours of pumping at the office, not to mention that you'll be disappearing for 40 minutes 3x a day. Your boss will NOT be happy with you.

Double pump is about saving time. You HALVE the time of pumping with double pump, because you pump both breasts at the same time. If you buy a hands free bra, then you can pump AND do other things at the same time. (I liked to nap while pumping; the first 6 months of newborn baby, it was the only sleep time I got!)

Where will you be pumping? Will you have a plug point? If you have a plug point, then you don't need rechargeable battery types, which are more expensive. Will you be pumping in your car? Then you need a pump where you can buy the car charger addition, or consider rechargeable battery types. Will you be carrying the pump around? Then you want to consider a lightweight pump. Heavier, bigger pumps that you can just leave in the office would have better suction so you can pump more milk in less time, if you're just pumping at the office. Will you be pumping in the middle of the office with everyone around you? You may want to make sure that your pump is as quiet as possible. Some pumps can be very loud and embarassing, but no pump is completely silent. I once entered an elevator while pumping. It was a very quiet pump, and normally no one can hear it, but in an enclosed elevator that echoes, the people sharing the elevator with me heard the pump and freaked out a bit by the weird noise echoing so quietly.

How long do you intend to use it for? Are you planning to have multiple children? Do you plan to re-use the pump for second and third and fourth child? Then make sure you know where to send the pump for servicing and how easy/affordable servicing will be. You will need to send the pump for servicing at least, if not more often, every time you get pregnant with a new baby. Malaysian Medela service center no longer services US-bought pumps at all. Medela pumps bought from US are for 1-baby use only. They say it in their manuals, on their website, etc. If you're only using for one baby, then you might really be saving by buying US medela pump, but if you want to use for even two babies, you might as well just buy the more expensive version. Spending RM200 more is cheaper than having to buy a completely new pump when you're pregnant again because your USA pump refused to work (personal experience).

Also if you live far away from the service center, will it be expensive to ship to the service center? Or will the shop you buy it from pay for the shipping? What will you pump with while your main pump is away? How long is warranty?

Do you plan to buy second hand from a stranger or re-sell your pump after you're done? If you do, then consider avoiding medela, avent and other brands with open-pump system. Open-pump system means that the pump itself is not protected from the user. It is possible that any infections of the previous user can pass to the new user AND HER BABY through open-pump systems. There is no evidence that any infections/diseases have been acquired through breast pumps though, so if you wish to take the risk to yourself and your babies, or risk infecting other people's babies, that is up to you. I just tell you what is known. If you don't want to take this risk, look for closed-pump systems.

Lowyat's previous breastpump thread

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QUOTE(AjiAjo @ Nov 30 2014, 05:40 PM)
On the other hand, when I am considering a manual breast bump. Avent is the only brand pop up in my mind. To make thing simple (I thought),  I just opt for one Avent manual breast pump.

Unfortunately, I found out that there are a few model of Avent manual breast bump. yawn.gif What is the different?

I cannot even find the different from Avent website. sad.gif

http://www.myaventstore.com/compare.php?96/30/29
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I just bought the cheapest, no need to headache on this. What you need to headache more is baby's health.

QUOTE(cmk96 @ Nov 30 2014, 06:00 PM)
u will regret buying a manual... coz your hands will go tired everyday... go for electric pump... u wont regret.

i bought a manual before... used it less than 3 days... fully regret it... your wife sure will complaint tired.
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Not really, if you BF exclusively, motor pump is waste of money. And if you use pump too much, the milk production will go to minimum and stop after few months.


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QUOTE(supersound @ Dec 4 2014, 11:48 PM)
I just bought the cheapest, no need to headache on this. What you need to headache more is baby's health.
Not really, if you BF exclusively, motor pump is waste of money. And if you use pump too much, the milk production will go to minimum and stop after few months.
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My wife hv been 6 mths now using electric breast pump...no more complaint tired hands... no issue of milk getting less... unless your wife is there 24 hrs with the baby... if working, sure need to pump out the milk for storage.
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QUOTE(cmk96 @ Dec 5 2014, 10:05 AM)
My wife hv been 6 mths now using electric breast pump...no more complaint tired hands... no issue of milk getting less... unless your wife is there 24 hrs with the baby... if working, sure need to pump out the milk for storage.
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My wife also have to work, but I already asking her to retire early. Baby's health are more important. The relationship between mother and son are very important.
BTW, pumping using manual can train our hand and preventing numbness.
Unless your wife spending too much time on tabs and touch screen phones.

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QUOTE(supersound @ Dec 5 2014, 10:07 AM)
My wife also have to work, but I already asking her to retire early. Baby's health are more important. The relationship between mother and son are very important.
BTW, pumping using manual can train our hand and preventing numbness.
Unless your wife spending too much time on tabs and touch screen phones.
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use breast pump doesn't mean never direct breast feed... ppl normally direct breast feed in the morning and night.... office hour how to breast feed bro? can tahan 10 hours without pump out the milk ? maybe your wife milk is very less... no need pump out la.
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QUOTE(cmk96 @ Dec 5 2014, 10:19 AM)
use breast pump doesn't mean never direct breast feed... ppl normally direct breast feed in the morning and night.... office hour how to breast feed bro? can tahan 10 hours without pump out the milk ? maybe your wife milk is very less... no need pump out la.
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Sorry brother, my wife's milk generation are a lot but we still choose to use manual hand pump mainly the pump design are not that good. Can spoil very fast, even the shop owners says the same.
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QUOTE(supersound @ Dec 4 2014, 11:48 PM)
I just bought the cheapest, no need to headache on this. What you need to headache more is baby's health.
Not really, if you BF exclusively, motor pump is waste of money. And if you use pump too much, the milk production will go to minimum and stop after few months.
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first time i hear use breast pump can minimise milk production. who told you?
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first time i hear use breast pump can minimise milk production. who told you?
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QUOTE(supersound @ Dec 5 2014, 10:22 AM)
Sorry brother, my wife's milk generation are a lot but we still choose to use manual hand pump mainly the pump design are not that good. Can spoil very fast, even the shop owners says the same.
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its ok if u prefer manual... no issue... spoilt or not... see what brand la... so far mine no problem.
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General hospital's nurse.
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milk more or less. depends on many factors. primarily its the food you eat. must be nutritious. everyday nasi lemak, roti canai sure not enough.

i dun think breast pump effects milk reproduction. my fren direct breast feed also very less milk. less than 1 mth. no more milk. never use breast pump.

electric breast pump hv many mode u can control (if u buy branded la), soft, medium and strong mode of suction.

one of my colleague just delivered 2 mths ago. just came to work.she also use electric pump. during lunch time.



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QUOTE(rachel9966 @ Dec 5 2014, 10:41 AM)
milk more or less. depends on many factors. primarily its the food you eat. must be nutritious. everyday nasi lemak, roti canai sure not enough.

i dun think breast pump effects milk reproduction. my fren direct breast feed also very less milk. less than 1 mth. no more milk. never use breast pump.

electric breast pump hv many mode u can control (if u buy branded la), soft, medium and strong mode of suction.

one of my colleague just delivered 2 mths ago. just came to work.she also use electric pump. during lunch time.
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Hormone is the main factor, using pump will greatly affect this.
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Hi, I think you are new parents and have lack of knowledge in breast feeding and breast pump.
Please join the breastfeeding advocates network(TBAN) in facebook to learn more info from there.

Do you know there are mummies who fully use breast pump from day 1 and able to feed their toddler > 2 year old?
My baby don't want direct latch after he turn 1, and I continue pump till I pregnant again... ( I fully breastfeed him till 1 year old, then only slowly introduce fresh milk, cheese and yogurt)

There's no short cut in breast feeding journey and it need great support from your love one.
I appreciate my husband support me in breast feeding journey by helping to look after baby, help on house chores and washing pump parts.

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QUOTE(vandoren @ Dec 9 2014, 11:30 AM)
Hi, I think you are new parents and have lack of knowledge in breast feeding and breast pump.
Please join the breastfeeding advocates network(TBAN) in facebook to learn more info from there.

Do you know there are mummies who fully use breast pump from day 1 and able to feed their toddler > 2 year old?
My baby don't want direct latch after he turn 1, and I continue pump till I pregnant again... ( I fully breastfeed him till 1 year old, then only slowly introduce fresh milk, cheese and yogurt)

There's no short cut in breast feeding journey and it need great support from your love one.
I appreciate my husband support me in breast feeding journey by helping to look after baby, help on house chores and washing pump parts.
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What ever, not my problem anymore since my wife got no milk already, thanks to my mother in law and the stupid confinement lady's advise cry.gif cry.gif cry.gif cry.gif cry.gif
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post Dec 17 2014, 01:46 PM

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Agree there's no shortcut . Everyone journey is not the same. Bf needs positive and moral support from family. Not only a mother problem and issue. I really salute those husband very persistent help their wife to hv successful breast feed.


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i am one of those mum who don't like letting my baby latch. i'm selfish i know. but breastfeeding is not flower and roses like some ppl said.

i only let her the latch over the weekend. on weekdays i pump 6x a day. it doesn't affect my production. i even had a freezer full of milk, which i don't know when to use.

and i second on that benefits of hand expression. totally works and can empty my breast better than the baby and the pump.
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Anyone knows where to get a voltage converter as my cousin passed me a medela pump from US. Also, where is a good place to buy medela parts?
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QUOTE(wateverjunk @ Mar 17 2015, 05:21 PM)
Anyone knows where to get a voltage converter as my cousin passed me a medela pump from US. Also, where is a good place to buy medela parts?
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U can get it fr Mendela at PJ. Somewhere near Jln222, Federal Highway. Try google d address.
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anyone using philips avent comfort double electric breast pump?
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QUOTE(carmenlkm @ Feb 24 2016, 03:50 PM)
anyone using philips avent comfort double electric breast pump?
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My office mate is using it..we find it noisy and not as efficient..I'm using Spectra S1..it is bulkier but suction is so much better and my friend who change from phlips avent double breast pump finds it more efficient too
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I'm currently surveying for this as well. Was planning to buy the Spectra M1 online due to quite a lot of +ve reviews, but was told by some friends that it's better to go and test it out at the shop first as certain pumps might be more suitable for certain people.

What's your opinion about this?

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QUOTE(craftsnknots @ Feb 25 2016, 10:26 AM)
My office mate is using it..we find it noisy and not as efficient..I'm using Spectra S1..it is bulkier but suction is so much better and my friend who change from phlips avent double breast pump finds it more efficient too
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Hello, may I know can Spectra S1 directly pump into Avent Natural Bottle?
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Hello parents,

I know my reply will be out of place here. But really need your help thou.

I'm helping to recruit participants for a focus group discussion. In particular, we're looking for couples of non-Malay[U] descent (we already did a few groups with Malay participants), with one or more young children. Said couple would have to have at least 1 child between the ages of 1-3, to participate in a group discussion which will last around 45 - 60 minutes. Parents (or parent) can bring their children along as there will be a babysitter on hand. The cash reward for participation is RM 100/person. Do help out by participating or passing the word around. The session will be held in my office in PJ, timing is yet to be determined but will depend on the needs of the majority but will be sometime in the next 2 weeks.

This is legit.

Best regards.
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QUOTE(lowyat101 @ Feb 25 2016, 04:00 PM)
I'm currently surveying for this as well. Was planning to buy the Spectra M1 online due to quite a lot of +ve reviews, but was told by some friends that it's better to go and test it out at the shop first as certain pumps might be more suitable for certain people.

What's your opinion about this?
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I used Spectra M1. I like that is small, portable, chargeable and quiet. No backflow problem and easy to wash, as there are less parts.
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I'm currently using Autumnz Serene - it's a Medela freestyle copycat. I used Medela FS for my first baby.

Costs less than RM500, it's quieter and lighter as well. No backflow, parts can take out easily. Can change battery. Would recommend this to those who has no pumps yet.
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Hi is any mummies here using Tiny Touch breast pump?
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QUOTE(Amanda85 @ Mar 23 2016, 01:43 PM)
I used Spectra M1. I like that is small, portable, chargeable and quiet. No backflow problem and easy to wash, as there are less parts.
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amanda85, is spectra M1 double breast pump? I went to a shop and they told me is it single but can add on accessories to become double but suction will be slower.
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QUOTE(carmenlkm @ Apr 11 2016, 04:45 PM)
amanda85, is spectra M1 double breast pump? I went to a shop and they told me is it single but can add on accessories to become double but suction will be slower.
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Spectra suction is very strong. So "lower" suction from a very strong suction is perfect fine.

I was using Medela Pump in Style Advanced, for my first born 4 years ago, at maximum suction. 4 years ago, PISA supposedly had the strongest suction in the market for non-hospital pumps. With Spectra M1 double, I'm using level 3 out of 5 levels.

What many people aren't aware of though is that to maintain the strong suction, you have to replace the valve often. The valve is about RM15-RM20 a piece, and I've had to replace a valve three times in 9 months of pumping to maintain the strong suction. I have a friend who replaced the Spectra valve with Medela's valve and she says it keeps the suction strength really well. But Medela's valve is more expensive upfront at about RM80 a pair although once you buy, you don't really have to replace the valve anymore. You might break warranty by using a different valve than Spectra's though.
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QUOTE(yean1208 @ Apr 11 2016, 02:30 PM)
Hi is any mummies here using Tiny Touch breast pump?
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I dont but I've tried it at pumponthego.

The double pump with touch screen one is very light but it felt too plasticky for me.. like a toy that's easily broken hmm.gif
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QUOTE(hanishoney @ Apr 11 2016, 07:24 PM)
Spectra suction is very strong. So "lower" suction from a very strong suction is perfect fine.

I was using Medela Pump in Style Advanced, for my first born 4 years ago, at maximum suction. 4 years ago, PISA supposedly had the strongest suction in the market for non-hospital pumps. With Spectra M1 double, I'm using level 3 out of 5 levels.

What many people aren't aware of though is that to maintain the strong suction, you have to replace the valve often. The valve is about RM15-RM20 a piece, and I've had to replace a valve three times in 9 months of pumping to maintain the strong suction. I have a friend who replaced the Spectra valve with Medela's valve and she says it keeps the suction strength really well. But Medela's valve is more expensive upfront at about RM80 a pair although once you buy, you don't really have to replace the valve anymore. You might break warranty by using a different valve than Spectra's though.
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thanks for yr reply hanishoney. so means spectra suction is very strong so is ok to have slower suction. i am looking into buying spectra m1, am a first time mother here. i've read a lot about ppl changing to medela's valve for better suction too, guess just can do it after warranty period.
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QUOTE(Syd G @ Apr 11 2016, 08:11 PM)
I dont but I've tried it at pumponthego.

The double pump with touch screen one is very light but it felt too plasticky for me.. like a toy that's easily broken  hmm.gif
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How bout the noise? dry.gif my office din have a room specifically for us to pump so i need to pump at my place, i need something with lesser noise...
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QUOTE(yean1208 @ Apr 12 2016, 01:19 PM)
How bout the noise? dry.gif  my office din have a room specifically for us to pump so i need to pump at my place, i need something with lesser noise...
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Quite quiet. So can pump at table. The reason I bought the other pump was because of non-touch screen and build quality.
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philips avent good or not ?
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QUOTE(GamersFamilia @ Apr 17 2016, 09:02 AM)
philips avent good or not ?
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Good but pricey.
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QUOTE(Syd G @ Apr 17 2016, 08:58 PM)
Good but pricey.
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any other brand that you can recommend ?
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QUOTE(GamersFamilia @ Apr 17 2016, 09:40 PM)
any other brand that you can recommend ?
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Depends on

1) Your budget (below RM300? below RM500? below RM700?) .. Medela freestyle can go up to almost RM2k.
2) Where will the pump be used - home vs office (if at home to supplement direct feeding then single pump will do)
3) Do u want portability or toughness (hospital grade pumps tend to be heavier)
4) Do u want the ability to convert to manual pump (in case battery runs out)

The rest are quite standard.... most pumps are really good nowadays compared to 6 years ago when I breastfed my first.

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QUOTE(Syd G @ Apr 18 2016, 11:52 AM)
Depends on

1) Your budget (below RM300? below RM500? below RM700?) .. Medela freestyle can go up to almost RM2k.
2) Where will the pump be used - home vs office (if at home to supplement direct feeding then single pump will do)
3) Do u want portability or toughness (hospital grade pumps tend to be heavier)
4) Do u want the ability to convert to manual pump (in case battery runs out)

The rest are quite standard.... most pumps are really good nowadays compared to 6 years ago when I breastfed my first.
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1. rm500 will do
2. home
3. yes prefer protability
4. yes able to convert to manual
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QUOTE(Syd G @ Apr 12 2016, 02:35 PM)
Quite quiet. So can pump at table. The reason I bought the other pump was because of non-touch screen and build quality.
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QUOTE(carmenlkm @ Apr 11 2016, 04:45 PM)
amanda85, is spectra M1 double breast pump? I went to a shop and they told me is it single but can add on accessories to become double but suction will be slower.
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I straight away bought the accessories and make it into double pump. So I don't know the difference in the suction level. But M1 suction was strong enough for me. As per others mentioned, there is 5 level, and I usually use level 3 only. Sometime will move to level 4 when the valve is worn out. I actually replace the valve about 6 months or so, as long as I didn't notice any drop in my production, I just let it be.
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Hi breast pump user, you can use 3rd party power cable (USB connector) to power your breast pump thru a power bank. It so convenience that you don't have to look for a wall plug or rechargeable battery. You can now pump any where you want at anytime. Bought one for my wife and she's happy!
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vote for Spectra M1. Best pump ever with reasonable price smile.gif

 

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