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Electric V manual breast pump.

(5 Posts)
supergreenuk Mon 05-Sep-11 09:40:51

anyone used both?

Which do you prefer and why?

cheekyginger Mon 05-Sep-11 15:46:03

I've used both.

Didnt like the electric one at first as felt that it was uncomfortable. Used a manual one for a few days but took ages to express small amounts.

When i tried the electric one again i really liked it as it could express about 6oz in 20 mins!!! Not sure if this is a good average speed.....but it was much quicker for me than the manual one. I was very lucky and borrowed both of mine, as you can just pop all the bits in the steriliser.

Happy expressing!!

supergreenuk Mon 05-Sep-11 17:11:50

Thanks x
Anyone else?

fraktious Mon 05-Sep-11 17:50:51

I have a manual Avent and an Ameda double electric. Manual has a longer suck, electric gets better letdown and less tiring on the hands. Different pumps for different purposes really.

Nevercan Fri 23-Sep-11 13:39:03

I tried a manual and found it useless. Preferred electric as it was quicker and easier

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