If there is something new mothers need to have on their baby list is a good electric pump. No one wants to think on the worst scenario, but sometimes it is best to be prepare than sorry.

With social media full of unsolicited halfway advice, most new parents become overwhelm by the extensive variety of pumps and end up more confuse. Then if they choose one, later, they realized that they chose wrong.

Buying breastfeeding gadgets is not cheap and buying multiple gadgets can have an impact on the family budget.

Our goal is to provide you with a guide of the most reliable pumps on the market. We will focus our review on electric double pumps and wearable battery operated. Let’s begin…

Electric Breast Pump

These pumps are recommended in the event you struggle with milk supply issues or if you decide to pump exclusively.


Spectra S1

Medela Sonata

Lansinoh Signature PRO

Phillips Avent Double

Bella Baby Electric double

Type Electric & Battery Powered Electric & Battery Powered Electric & Battery Powered Electric & Battery Powered Electric & Battery Powered
Settings Hospital performance,

2-phase expression technology

12 suction levels in expression mode

5 levels of cycle speed

5 massage mode settings

Hospital performance,

2-Phase Expression Technology when double pumping,

2 clinically tested pumping rhythms for personalized comfort.

8 levels of cycle speed


2-phase Technology: stimulation and expression mode


3 pumping styles: Match baby’s feeding patterns

8 suction levels adjust for comfort


3 customizable settings provide effective expression and more milk


8 stimulation and 16 expression levels.


For ease of use, the pump remembers your settings for your next expression session.

4 working modes


9 levels of suction, allow you to select the setting that works best for you.

System Closed system Closed System Closed system

Can be used to pump directly into Lansinoh® Milk Storage Bags

Closed system. Closed system.


Pumping Milk to Storage Bag Directly

Pumping set All parts All parts All parts All parts All parts
Flanges 24 & 28mm breast flanges 21 & 24 mm PersonalFit Flex breast shields 2 comfort Fit – 25 mm One size fit up to 30mm.

Soft massage cushion with massaging petals help to express more milk while providing comfort

22 & 24 mm Flanges.
Warranty 2-year manufacturer’s warranty on motor 1-year manufacturer’s warranty 90 days manufacturer’s warranty. Unknown. unknown

If you were not impressed with these pumps, go check Elvie Stride, it is a revolutionary technology!

Wireless Breast Pumps

The most common misconception among new parents is that all pumps are the same… wrong! Wearable pumps offer a great deal of portability/freedom, but they do not offer the same efficiency in regards of stimulation and suction.

Here are the most efficient wearable pumps in the market.


Bellababy Wearable Breast Pump W38

Elvie Double Breast Pump

Willow 3.0

Momcozy S9 Pro Wearable 

Design Novel, fit your bra Novel, fit your bra Novel, fit your bra.

Hospital grade

Novel, fit your bra.

Hospital grade

Battery life 60  -80 min life – charge 2.5h 2.5h or 5-6 pumping sessions Last up to 5 pumping sessions 2.5h to be fully charged for 6-8 pumping sessions
Settings 4 working modes and

9 levels of suction,

2 modes of stimulation/expression and

7 intensity settings,

7 levels of adjustable suction.


2 modes of expression and mixed suction with 9 intensity levels for each
System Pumping Milk to reservoir directly.

2 ways of pouring milk

 Closed system Pumping Milk to Storage Bag Directly Pump into bottle.
Storage 5 oz / 150 ml  5 oz / 150 ml 4 oz / 120ml milk bags 6oz – 180ml
Flanges # 24mm #24 and 28mm #24mm #24mm

If you are struggling with low milk supply issues or with breastfeeding, call a lactation consultant.


Rosa Zamudio Inf, IBCLC former MW.
SOS Maman