Electric breast pumps are gradually replacing manual breast pumps and becoming more and more popular for mothers. At which time mothers can choose single machines with one suction funnel or double machine with two suction funnels to use parallel. So which product is the best breast pumps for low milk supply and bringing the most benefits to mom. Please consult us!


Most breast pump brands on the market have single and double models. Most of them have the same mechanism of operation. The only difference is that the double pump can suck two breasts in parallel. At the same time, a single machine can only suck on one side at a time.

Therefore, the outstanding advantage of a double electric breast pump is that the product will help mothers can reduce the time to breastfeed by half, which makes sense even when she is busy at home with hundreds of jobs? The good name came back to the job need to enlist lunch break time to pump.

Besides, sucking the two sides at the same time will help the mother avoid the phenomenon of milk leaking when sucking only on one side, helping her not to hurt pain and also more hygienic. Also, when mothers pump milk on both sides at the same time, It will work to make the pituitary gland to work strongly, releasing more hormones and as a result. The amount of milk is gradually increasing more than when using a vacuum.

Another benefit that moms can get when buying a double electric breast pump is the accessories that come with it, such as a hopper, scrub, replacement tool or bra for breastfeeding, whereas if you buy a double pump then these gifts are very few I would recognize that if I learn about these products on the market.

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Cost of a double and single electric breast pump

Obviously, with double suction hopper, transmission line, the price of the double machine will be higher than the single machine, and depending on the product line. The difference may be more or less.

However, according to the comments of many mothers who have used, especially working mothers, need to take advantage of the time at work as well as at home to pump milk, the extra amount of money to spend for shopping a double electric breast pump is very worthwhile and reasonable, because, with about 3 – 5 pumps in a day, the product will help mom save a lot of time and effort for resting or doing the work for other necessities.

Note when using the electric vacuum

As an electrical product is used frequently for a long time, so to ensure the quality and durability, it is necessary to carefully read the manufacturer’s manual to avoid unfortunate errors.

How to clean the breast pump

Mothers use the bottle and warm water cleaning schedule to wash the breast pump parts (the parts of the breast are in direct contact with breast milk after each use). Avoid using the brush because it is easy to scratch or break the parts of the machine, so use specialized cleaning liquid for bottles, do not use common types of dishwashing liquid to clean.

After washing, mothers need to rinse the parts under warm water to clean. Then placed them on a clean towel and allowed to air dry. If you’re busy, at least rinse them well under warm water until you clean your breast milk or wipe down their surfaces with a damp washcloth. Breast pump should be cleaned and dry the straw before continuing to use. After the completion of the work, the breast pump should be removed from the motor’s engine, rinsed with a specialized cleaning solution, and rinsed with warm water.  Note that before and after using a breast pump, washing hands with soap and warm water will avoid cross-contamination.

How to sterilize breast pump

Experts or manufacturers recommend that moms should sterilize or boil all parts of a breast pump once a day. However, in some cases, doctors recommend that mothers sterilize the device after each use. To ensure absolute safety, the mother should consult the doctors and consultants to see how many times a day should be sterilized as well as the most appropriate.

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When sterilizing breast pumps and feeding equipment. Mothers should use hot water to sterilize at least at 80 degree C so that it can kill all bacteria and virus if any. The maximum temperature during the sterilization process should be kept at 100 degree C. Mothers can use a dedicated sterilizer to easily reach this temperature.

With the above analysis and suggestion. Hope has helped the mothers somewhat to have an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of products on the market.