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Any reason not to use two single pumps?

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HJBeans Mon 13-Jun-16 11:01:34

Going back to work with DS2 at 3 month as I did with DS1, so will do a lot of pumping. Happily used an avent comfort single pump last time and it's still going. In a more demanding job now, though, and want to pump more quickly so considering a double. With avent double costing over £250 and another single costing about £80, I'm wondering why it's not common to just use two singles. Is there any good reason not to do this?

MrsMarsch Mon 13-Jun-16 11:09:22

Ooh I'm following this too, surely it makes sense to have 2 singles, then if one breaks you still have one working, if you don't mind the extra noise?

HJBeans Mon 13-Jun-16 12:28:00

Exactly - and could bring one home at the weekend / at night and still have one in the office if I forget to bring it back. Seems a win-win to me, but can't imagine how the double versus single pricing structure works if there are big disadvantages to using two singles?

HJBeans Mon 13-Jun-16 12:31:56

aren't big disadvantages

coveredinhopeandvaseline Wed 15-Jun-16 23:04:48

The Ameda lactaline Dual pump is mega effective...double pump around £100.

I'm exclusively pumping for a 10 month old and it is every bit as good as the hospital grade Medela I rented...I relactated after a 2 month break and it was brilliant for that also.

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