Pumpables Breastmilk Tracker App Giveaway

breastmilk tracker app

We have an app coming out! Optimise your pumping experience with help from the Pumpables tracking app.  Add pump sessions with a single touch, track your progress and even integrate with Fitbit to optimise your pump routine. We’ve taken feedback from hundreds of pumping mamas and got the perfect app ready to make your life a […]

What does a breast pump feel like?

breast massage while pumping

If you’re expecting a baby and you haven’t pumped before, you might be nervous about using a breast pump. If you’re wondering what a breast pump feels like, there’s nothing to worry about. We wouldn’t compare it to a nice massage, however; with a properly fitted breastshield and using the correct settings, using a breast […]

Breastfeeding with Flat Nipples

Nipples come in all different shapes and sizes, and sometimes the shape of the nipple can make it more difficult to breastfeed or pump. When breastfeeding, the nipple will swell and extend outward as baby draws it into his or her mouth. When you pump, you can watch something similar happening within the flange. A […]

We love this pic of Jenny Mollen using her Pumpables Genie in the airplane toilet!

Jenny Mollen uses breast pump in airport

We love seeing these pics of celebrity mums mixing it up with their breast pump like the rest of us! Jenny Mollen using her Pumpables Milk Genie breast pump in an airplane lavatory is beyond impressive to us because there’s barely enough room to sit down in those things! Luckily, our Genie is super small […]

How did a Transgender Woman Induce Lactation?

How did a transgender woman induce lactation?

In a breakthrough study, the Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery demonstrated that it’s possible for a transgender woman to induce lactation. A 30 year old transgender woman was able to exclusively breastfeed her adopted infant. How did a transgender woman induce lactation? A 30-year-old transgender woman, who had been receiving feminizing hormone therapy […]

Breastmilk Storage

breast milk storage

If you’re using a breast pump you might be wondering about breastmilk storage. Here’s everything you need to know about storing freshly expressed breastmilk. Breastmilk storage guidelines You can save freshly expressed breastmilk for use at a later date. We’ve gathered current recommendations from the CDC – if your care provider has given alternative advice, […]

Can I drink caffeine while breastfeeding?

Can I drink caffeine while breastfeeding? It’s generally recommended to limit caffeine while pregnant, so you might be wondering if it’s safe to drink caffeine while breastfeeding. A small amount of caffeine does get into your breastmilk if you’re breastfeeding. However, the amount of caffeine is very small, and considerably less than what crosses the […]

Breast Pumps Through History

breast pumps through history cycle speec

The Industrial Revolution brought about some major changes to breast pumps – which had been, for hundreds of years, glass vials. These mechanical breast pumps paved the way for the electric breast pumps we know today. Here’s a brief look at breast pumps through history. 1854 – The first mechanical breast pump patent The first […]