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question about tommee tippee breast pump

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muslimah28 Thu 04-Nov-10 17:50:10


i have a tommee tippee closer to nature breast pump and today i've been using it and every few minutes the air pipe gets a bit of milk in it. does anyone have any idea what's causing this? im keeping the bottle upright...

i haven't used the pump much, i just used it for keeping up milk supply in the past but now am weaning DS i want to pump off the extra milk that he doesn't need anymore to build up some stock.


Ieattoomuchcake Thu 04-Nov-10 18:04:30

I have this and it gets milk in the tube whenever the milk starts flowing well. It's nothing you're doing wrong.
From other threads I've read this is a common fault.

The only thing I do to get around if is to stop pumping every so often and give it a shake. But if it's fairly new maybe you could try returning it to where you bought it?

muslimah28 Mon 08-Nov-10 18:44:30

thank you. no receipt (as DH bought it and never keeps receipts!). i emailed tommee tippee and they made a few suggestions including to make sure the membrane points away from the breast. i did this today and it seemed to help, though my milk flow wasn't as much as when i had this problem the other day as i was pumping after a feed rather than between feeds. will keep trying....

thanks for your help.

ItsMumkara Sat 23-Jan-16 19:29:43

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