If you read my Philips Avent breast pump reviews, you will know that I am using Avent and Medela Swing simultaneously.
But since I trust my Avent breast pump so much, usually I don’t make full advantage of my Swing. Every pumping session, I simply attach Medela Swing to one breast, turn on the pump, and at the same time working harder (and paying more attention) to the other side where I pump with Avent.
Until last week, when suddenly my Avent suction got weaker and it was unable to extract a lot of milk as usual. It turned out, the diaphragm has torn out, and I didn’t bring any spare!
What to do? Hand expression is certainly not my expertise, and my Swing has been performing poorly. I began imagining that my milk supply would dwindle down quickly and I would no longer able to pump enough milk… [Read more…]