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Breast Pumps Through History
Breast Pumps Through History

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 k...

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Reuse a Breast Pump for a Second Child?
Reuse a Breast Pump for a Second Child?

If you’re using a breast pump on a routine basis then you’ve probably spent a lot of time getting comfortable with your breast pump and the settings that work for you. As your pumping journey comes to an end...

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Tips & Tricks for Using Breastmilk Storage Bags
Tips & Tricks for Using Breastmilk Storage Bags

If you’re a mum who is pumping or plans to pump a lot, then you will probably find you use breastmilk storage bags to store your milk. Bottles simply take up too much space in your freezer. Pumpables make so...

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Help! There’s Milk in my Backflow Protector!
Help! There’s Milk in my Backflow Protector!

The backflow protectors are there to prevent milk from getting into the tubing and pump motor, but should you be worried when milk actually enters the backflow protector?   Milk in the back flow protector is...

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Breast Pump Suction Level: What to Consider when Buying a Breast Pump
Breast Pump Suction Level: What to Consider when Buying a Breast Pump

Are you looking for a strong suction breast pump? How much suction strength should a breast pump have? If you’re looking to buy a breast pump, you may have noticed that breast pump suction level varies quite...

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8 Breast Pumping Techniques to Maximize Milk Output
8 Breast Pumping Techniques to Maximize Milk Output

Using the correct technique while breast pumping can make all the difference in milk output. Here are 8 techniques to master to get the most out of your breast pump.   1. Correctly position the nipple in the...

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To Sleep or Not to Sleep? - Tips for Breast Pumping at Night
To Sleep or Not to Sleep? - Tips for Breast Pumping at Night

If you’re pumping to maintain milk supply then you’ll probably need to pump at night. Pumping at night can be exhausting, but there are some ways to make it easier.   Should  I be pumping at night? If you’ve...

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Your complete guide to replacing and  recycling breast pump parts
Your complete guide to replacing and recycling breast pump parts

The most common cause for a decrease in milk supply while pumping are worn out parts. Worn out pump parts decrease the performance of the pump and also make the pump work harder, putting unnecessary stress o...

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9 Myths about breastmilk debunked by Pumpables
9 Myths about breastmilk debunked by Pumpables

Do you ever wonder about some of the things that are considered common knowledge about breastmilk? Here at Pumpables we’ve debunked 9 of the most common myths about breast milk.   #1 Breastmilk should not be...

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Tips for Pumping More Milk
Tips for Pumping More Milk

Whether you are pumping to prepare for long periods of time away from your baby or just want a backup freezer stash, you are going to want to make every pumping session count. You might be surprised to know ...

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Breast Massage while Pumping
Breast Massage while Pumping

Do you want to increase the amount of breastmilk you get while pumping? Continue reading to learn all about breast massage while pumping, an easy technique that can make all the difference.   Why you should ...

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Help! How do I clear a plugged duct?
Help! How do I clear a plugged duct?

You may have a plugged duct if you’re experiencing a sharp pain while nursing or pumping, soreness of the breast in just one area, or if your breast is tender to touch in just one area. Many pumping mamas wi...

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