Breast Pump Models for Busy Women
It’s a fact. In our fast-paced society and demanding economy, more and more new mothers are facing the challenges of caring for their infant while contributing to the household income. The challenge involves no compromise. Concerned mothers desire to give their infant the best care possible while at the same time producing an income. If you’re a mother, you should know that the best way to feed and nourish your infant is through breastfeeding. Scientific studies have long proven the benefits a mother’s breast milk has on their child’s development and growth. However, breastfeeding is not always a feasible option. But using electric breast pumps or manual breast pumps is.
Many women use electric breast pumps and manual breast pumps to continue breastfeeding once they’ve returned to the workforce. They use either an electric breast pump or a manual breast pump to retrieve a sufficient supply of milk while they’re away from the child. They have the father, grandmother, nanny, or other caregiver feed the baby until they return home to do it themselves. But using electric breast pumps and manual breast pumps have many more additional benefits.
Electric breast pumps and manual breast pumps also serve many other purposes for new mothers. Electric breast pumps and manual breast pumps are used to activate lactation for women with a low milk supply, or who have just given birth. Electric breast pumps and manual breast pumps are also used to relieve engorgement – the painful overfilling of breasts with milk – the second most common reason mothers stop breastfeeding. If this condition isn’t remedied, it can prevent the infant from properly latching to the breast during feeding. In the case that the infant does not properly latch to the breast, and the mother still desires to breastfeed – sustaining her child with the benefits of breast milk – then the best option the mother has is to use either an electric breast pump or manual breast pump. As well, pumping breast milk is a practice many mothers use in order to continue lactation. Lactation, and the hormonal effects associated with it, can aid in recovery from pregnancy.
With all the mention of electric breast pumps and manual breast pumps, it’s necessary to explain the difference between the two types. The typical manual breast pump works by literally pumping a handle. Manual breast pumps allow the user to directly control the pressure and frequency of the pumps, thereby manually controlling the output of milk. However, if a breast pump is going to be used as a long-term alternative to breastfeeding, an electric breast pump should be used. An electric breast pump operates with a small motor that supplies suction through a plastic tube to a cup that fits over the breast. No matter what type of breast pump is used, it is absolutely critical that the portion of the pump that comes into contact with the breast milk be sterilized in order to prevent contamination.
As for the beneficial properties that a mother’s breast milk has for her infant, there is a plethora of documented, proven scientific and medical evidence to support such claims. It’s simply too large to document here. Nevertheless, this information is readily available to the public and easy to find.
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