Women rank pumping as one of the least enjoyable activities associated with having a new baby.
It's no surprise, the hard funnel, the mechanical suction, that noise and the disappointing volumes don't really leave us feeling empowered or satisfied.
Don't get us wrong, we're grateful for pumps. They help us feed our babies when they can't suck well, they help us store milk, and they help us get back to work. We just think we could improve upon the experience.
This report shares some insights we gleaned from our early research into the experience of mothers using breast pumps.
We look at three things: