The Philips Avent Comfort Double Electric Breast Pump is a compact system for simultaneously pumping breast milk comfortably at home or in the office. This pump has petal-like pumping cushions that create a massaging technique for stimulating maximum milk flow. It's an effective pumping system and all the accessories easily fit back inside the pump's compact carrying case.
This double electric breast pump has two breast shields that are padded with a removable five-petal cushion. They provide comfortable suction that emulates the natural sucking motion of an actual baby, to stimulate consistent milk flow. The shields attach to two tubes that feed into the pump body. These tubes are also removable for storage or cleaning (although they only suck in air to create the vacuum suction within the breast shields.) The breast shields keep the breast milk contained as it flows into the attached bottle and also come with snap-on covers that keep them clean in between uses.
I found the Avent system to be a lot more streamlined and powerful than other systems I've tried. I've often had trouble with creating a tight seal when pumping, which isn't a problem at all with the Avent Comfort Double Electric Breast Pump due to the padded cushion attached to each shield. The pump's ergonomic design also eliminates any need to lean forward while pumping and it has 3 pump settings which provide varying pumping strengths. This pump allows me to efficiently pump in between feedings and in lieu of a feeding without making the pumping routine seem like a chore.
The Avent Comfort Double Electric Breast Pump is powered with a small motor body that stands alone and cleanly attaches to each suction tube. It also has a power cord. The power and setting buttons are built into the top of the body, which has minimal features that could collect grime over time. I like the streamlined style and smooth body that is free of cracks, corners or dials that could easily collect dirt or break. This pump motor can be conveniently cleaned with a baby wipe.
The pump and all accessories fit into the thin black carrying case with room to spare. The interior of the case has two pockets to hold the breast shields, and the motor and tubes fit perfectly in between. There is also extra room for pads or bottles.
A small zipper bag conveniently holds bottle tops, the breast shield covers, and any additional accessories. This bag is decorated with small silver flowers and has a mesh pocket inside — it could also double as a cosmetic bag.
This pump is designed to help a mom feel comfortable and relaxed while simultaneously pumping at both breasts. It features a gentle stimulation mode to get milk flowing and 3 pumping settings. The massage cushion has a soft velvety texture that gives a warm feel to the skin and gently mimics a baby's suckling for natural let down and clinically proven effectiveness.
This pump allows me to pump in minimal time, intermix breastfeeding and bottle feeding, and maximize milk flow by pumping after a feeding. I like the flexibility of bottle feeding my baby while still offering the benefits of pumped breast milk. Pumping allows me to have more flexibility in my schedule during the infant and baby stages, and allows my husband to be more involved in feeding sessions. The Avent Comfort Double Electric Breast Pump is a wonderful tool to maximize the effectiveness of my breastfeeding routine.
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