Breastpump brand Spectra Vs other brand

Hi mummies. It's my first time using breastpump. Was wondering if you can share reviews on Spectra or any other brands you would like to recommend. Some qns I have will be, How long does it take to pump? Is it electric portable pump or wired? Thanks! #breastpump

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For me, I Love spectra S1 . Suction is good n strong:) The Downside is not portable and heavy, but for home use is prefect. 10-15 mins per boobs , once u clear everything. If still not clear ( example 4-5 hrs didn’t pump) , I did max was 25-30 mins per boobs till clear. If feel pain can adjust suction to lower, then 20-25 mins also ok. I had Spectra S9+, Real Bubee ( it’s cheaper) is portable but not as good as S1 suction. So I still depend on S1. If I’m outside, usually I will just breast feed then go home and pump 3 hrly. Some mummies go for portable ones if they are at work at least can release milk n put in milk bag :) So depends on your comfort level , some mummies ok w either spectra , Medela Freestyle , Real Bubee etc If you want good suction then go for spectra S1 / Medela .

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11mo ago

thank you mommy! definitely something to consider 🥰

I'm using spectra 1 and pumpables genie plus (portable for office usage) both givee me good output. 1. for a full pump session I do 30min. do not overpump because you may injure your nipples. 2. spectra 1 is bulky and wired. good for home use. for office or on the go, I'll use my pumpables. my pumpables give me similar output to spectra so I'm really satisfied with it. pumpables also have a hospital grade pump which some of my friends said is same as spectra 1. you can consider pumpables too :)

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11mo ago

Thank you mummy! really helps alot 🥰

I used Real Bubee at first but after a while I feel that the suction is no longer strong even with new flange and duckbill and the downside of it is need to charge after 2 uses but it's lightweight which is good. I have a budget so I bought 2nd hand Spectra S1+ @ Carousell and love it! The suction is way stronger than RB but it's very bulky lah so a bit troublesome to move around and I make sure someone else helps me to look after my baby while I pump for a bit.

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11mo ago

Yup definitely! It's a hospital grade breast pump hence it's popular.