October 10, 2019 5 min read
Breast pumps are nursing moms’ closest companions during lactation. They are used to remove and collect milk from your breasts for your baby. Mostly used by moms who are on the go, working or even stay at home moms. milk collected can be fed to the baby immediately or can be stored in breast milk storage bags or cups. The milk is stored in a fridge and most bags come with a write-on pad where you can be able to track the date.
The Best Breast Pumps in Nairobi Kenya are in the article below.
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Some of the reasons why moms use breast pumps include:
There are different types and brands when it comes to breast pumps. Choosing a breast pump can be a bit overwhelming, you should first consider your budget and the time you'll need to express milk. We have two types available, manual breast pumps and electric breast pumps.
How much does breast pump cost?
Breast pumps range in terms of cost. The price varies based on it being manual, electric and being single or double electric. This makes it possible to pump faster. The prices start from KES 2,500 up to KES 66,352.
Which breast pump brand is the best?
The best brands available in Nairobi Kenya are;
Manual pumps are pumps operated by hand, they are easy to carry around, affordable, simple to use and mostly used for occasional pumping. Below are simple steps to help you when it comes to using a manual pump.
You can check out some of the popular manual breast pumpshere.
Electric Breast Pumps
They express milk more quickly as compared to manual pumps, are less time consuming, require less effort when pumping and some offer the double pumping function i.e allows you to pump from both breasts. Electric pumps are however noisy, a bit heavy and expensive. There are several features to look out for before purchasing one:
There are several brands of breast pumps available worldwide. Whichever you choose depends on your needs, pocket, and functionality. Some of the most popular brands include Lansinoh, Medela, Avent and Beurer, Intelligent and others.
For breast pumps to work efficiently, pumping accessories are needed.
Most pumps come with the basic pumping accessories that include: a portable charger, a carrying bag, rechargeable batteries, milk storage bottles, etc. A handful of essentials are still needed to make the pumping journey less messy and easy for moms:
If you have any interest in pumping accessories, check them out here.
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