Purely Yours Una Electric Breastpump, £119.99, Ameda
The Purely Yours Una Electric Breastpump has been designed using hospital grade technology. Features include custom control, custom fit and airlock protection to protect your breastpump and breastmilk from bacteria and viruses.
ClevaCushion 10 in 1 Nursing Pillow, £49.9, Clevamama
The ClevaCushion 10 in 1 Nursing Pillow is the perfect pillow from pregnancy right up to stroller and everywhere else in between. Made with ClevaFoam which is scientifically proven to prevent flat head syndrome it offers the perfect back support while pregnant. The extra comfort insert cushion also allows you to transform the nursing pillow into a luxurious baby nest and it makes the perfect bolster seat for when your baby is learning to sit upright.
The MAM Breastfeeding Starter set contains all the essentials a new mum planning to breastfeed will need. With a manual breast pump, breast pads and nipple shields, it’s a must have for breastfeeding. The included anti-colic bottles have a teat that feels like your skin.
The Medela Swing essentials pack includes everything you need to pump, feed, store and clean. The pack includes a swing electric breast pump, a calma feeding device designed to make switching between breast easy, a clean bag, pump and save bags, plus disposable breast pads and nipple cream.
NUK Nipple Shields help protect sensitive nipples during breastfeeding. Made from soft, thin silicone for greater comfort, they have a unique triangular shape which offers maximum skin-to-skin contact to help retain a natural feeling during breastfeeding.
Phillips AVENT SCF332/01 Comfort Single Electric Breast Pump, £115, Philips AVENT
The Philips AVENT Comfort Electric Breast Pump features a unique design, so that milk flows directly from the breast into the bottle, even when sitting up straight. During pumping, it gently mimics baby’s suckling for natural let down and clinically proven effectiveness. It has four pre-set modes which can be selected for comfort and efficacy. The breast pump also has a quiet motor making it easier to relax and express.
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