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Breast Pumps Treatment Information
High-quality equipment, supplies and training make breastfeeding more efficient. Breast pumps can also be used to increase your milk supply, relieve engorged (swollen) breasts and unclog milk ducts.
Our products and services include:
- Pumps. Electric breast pumps vary in size, weight, adjustability and ease of use. Additionally, some pumps extract milk from only one breast at a time, while others are dual pumps. The basic design of a breast pump includes a cone-shaped cup that fits over the nipple, a pump that attaches directly or via a plastic tube to the shield, and a milk container. Several factors should be considered when you are deciding which is the right breast pump for you: your schedule, whether you need to transport the pump, your insurance coverage and whether you plan to travel while breastfeeding.
- Education. Our experts teach you how to use your breast pump and help you make breastfeeding work with your lifestyle. We answer any questions you may have about breastfeeding, pumping and milk collection. We also offer classes on breastfeeding and many other aspects of pregnancy and parenting. Our breastfeeding support groups allow you to meet other breastfeeding mothers to discuss a wide range of topics with the guidance of an experienced lactation (breastfeeding) consultant.
- Accessories. Some breast pumps come with a pumping kit that includes items such as breast flanges, tubing and bottles, but in other cases you must buy such products separately. We offer a full range of breast pump supplies and accessories to meet your needs. Other products include nursing bras and garments, along with cleaning supplies and breastfeeding educational materials.
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Breast Pumps Support Services
More information on breastfeeding and breast pumps is available from these organizations:
A Sampling of Breast Pumps Support Services
The American Academy of Pediatrics society has created a series of patient-friendly articles on breastfeeding.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
This U.S. government agency provides an overview of the types of breast pumps and how to decide among them.
This agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers details on many aspects of breastfeeding, including pumping and milk storage.
U.S. Breastfeeding Committee
This nonprofit organization works to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.