Household: Ameda

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Ameda vs Medela Pump

I bought the Ameda pump and have only been able to pump a maximum of 1.5 oz with it, regardless of when I pump. I'm wondering if the Medela Pump N Style would pump more milk? Has anyone tried both pumps and noticed a difference in output?


Info on Breastpumps

I an in the process of researching breastpumps. I have looked at several...

Cleaning & Housekeeping

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Cleaning a Breast Pump

Hello smart mommas. I am hoping that you either know of a product out there that I don't know about, or have more creativity than I do. You know in the breast pumps how there is that tiny chamber that separates the air flow from the milk flow? You know how milk can sometimes build up in there and get gnarly? Anyone have any tricks to clean that? It is too tiny for a bottle brush, and q-tips aren't strong enough and can't get in the crevice. it is really grossing me out, and I really want to get rid of it. Soaking might make it softer...

Social Life

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To Breastfeeding Moms

I have two sons that I chose to use formula with, I'm at peace with that choice. I'm very uncomfortable, however, about doing any breastfeeding in public. No offense, but I think it particularly offensive when ladies choose not to cover up while breastfeeding in public, like at a resaraunt. With that said, I am pregnant with baby number 3 and would like explore the option of pumping only so that my baby has the benefits of breastmilk without having to breastfeed in front of anyone. Walk me through it- how big of a pain would it be to just...