Last updated on September 14th, 2023 at 10:36 pm
Maybe you’ve decided that exclusively pumping is best for you or you are returning to work and need some tips on what to prepare for when it comes to pumping. Check out these 11 amazing pumping must haves for busy moms!
This is the best hands free pumping bra out there. It is soft, comfortable and has a few different features that will help almost anyone get a great fit. There are also optional straps if you need a little added support. The cloth holding the flanges in place has both vertical and horizontal sections. It fits all flanges from all pumps. They stay in place very well and there’s no slipping. You will love this hands free pumping bra.
This is the best set if you are planning to pump frequently. It comes with everything you will need to pump. It’s closed system prevents milk from backing up into the tubing, which means less cleaning for you. It’s perfect position design will also give you a slouch-free pump. You can even use it in the car (it takes batteries and also has a plug). Check out the Evenflo Feeding Cooler bag accessory kit. The cool and ice packs are THE BEST!
This hospital grade pump is awesome. It is rechargeable so you can take it with you on the go and not have to worry about finding an outlet. This pump is also comfortable and lightweight. It works fast and efficiently so you can get back to work or taking care of your twinnies in a flash.
Once in a while you may need a hand pump. This is a great inexpensive manual breast pump. It is compact and easy to clean. It might take some time to get used to, but once you do it is easy to use.
This system is the best breast milk storage system out there and you should get 2 if you have twins. The Kiinde storage system allows you to collect, store, prepare and feed your babies using a single use pouchbags. This reduces the need to wash bottles, but also helps reduce excess air in the milk which is great when you have a baby with gas issues already. The Kiinde Kozii bottle warmer, which comes with this set, is super simple to use and fits a variety of bottles, not just what comes with the kit. The bags slide perfectly into a little bottle holster and then you just stick one of their nipples on top, making the process of getting a bottle ready super easy. The screw top also makes them better to travel with so you don’t have to worry about a standard zipper type bag popping open!
This ointment is better than lanolin creams and not sticky at all. It will help soothe and heal cracked, dry nipples. It has the added bonus of being organic so you know your breast milk will be okay for your babies.
This beautiful bag has plenty of space for all of your pumping supplies. It’s very spacious and will make you happy carrying a cute bag. You may even use it after your pumping journey as a gym bag or weekender. And don’t forget the Pumperoo for all of your breast pump parts!
These wipes will clean your pump kit, and clean it well. They are very large and will be a time and stress saver for you. They are great for when you need to pump in the middle of the night and don’t want to wash everything, or if you are out and about and can’t ge to a sink.
These flanges may change your pumping life forever. You’ll find that they are so much more comfortable than the regular flanges and your nipples may not be as enlarged after using. You’ll get the same amount of milk, as without using them, so no concern about lowering supply for comfort. Just sit back and relax, literally.
This is such a convenient, easy way to sterilize anytime, anyplace. Just pop it in the microwave and víola, everything you need is sterilized. Each one of the bags can be used up to 30 times.
You will love this bottle and dish soap for your pumping parts and bottles. It rinses off quickly, while still working on removing any old milk smell or residue. It’s biodegradable, free of SLS, SLES, no artificial fragrances or dyes or parabens or phthalates to worry about! What more can you ask for?
We know your time is precious. Make sure you prepare by having these amazing pumping must haves handy so you are ready when it’s time to pump.
Jenifer Roth is a busy, busy mom to 1-year-old identical twin boys Jase and Evan, full-time High School driver ed teacher, and full-time finder of random information to help others! When not running around from work to home to errands she enjoys working on her blog, making piles of stuff and just hanging with her family! Trying to find the work-life balance has been a journey of its own but push on she must!