• Best Breast Pumps Of 2013

    10 new products that make breastfeeding as comfortable, efficient, and convenient as possible.

    By Chrissy Makris, Tashween Ali

    So you’ve found the best bottles for your baby–now it’s time to find the best breast pumps for you. These new products make breastfeeding as comfortable, efficient, and convenient as possible.

    • Ameda Purely Yours Ultra Breast Pump
      The Purely Yours line offers features an Airlock Protection barrier to keep out air and bacteria, plus 32 customizable options for speed and suction. Includes three of the most common flange sizes and is lightweight and BPA-free. 
      $299.99, ameda.com

    • Dr. Brown’s Electric Breast Pump
      This double pump electric system features Simplisse technology to minimize uncomfortable tugging and mimics your baby’s gentle sucking motion with adjustable speed and pressure. Soft, flexible breast cups provide a custom, comfortable fit. 
      $249.99, drbrownsbaby.com

    • Medela Pump In Style Advanced
      A daily-use pump designed for busy moms who pump multiple times a day, this gadget incorporates a two-phase technology system to ease babies through the stimulation and expression phases of breastfeeding. 
      $299, medelabreastfeedingus.com

    • Lansinoh Affinity Pro Double Electric Breast Pump
      To fit every need, Lansinoh’s Affinity Pro offers mothers three adjustable pumping styles and a patented “closed system” that prevents milk back-up. Easy to clean and comes preassembled. 
      $119, lansinoh.com

    • EvenFlo SimplyGo Breast Pump Simpliest Breastfeeding
      Evenflo SimplyGo’s new flange size ranges from 24.5mm to 28mm to accommodate more mothers, with soft, removable silicone inserts that can be swapped out easily. Available in battery-operated single and dual pump options.
      $44.99, evenflo.com

    • Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Double Electric Breast Pump
      This pump’s massaging nipples imitate your baby’s natural feeding rhythm, while its flexible silicone cups make for a comfortable experience. The BPA-free system has five level settings.
      $249.99, tommeetippee.us

    • The First Years Breastflow miPump Single or Double Pump
      Both the single and double pumps in this collection are designed to help moms breastfeed longer, and are both quiet, light, and discreet. The double pump’s unique handle requires only one hand to pump, freeing up the other for comfortable multi-tasking.
      $59.99 or $79.99, thefirstyears.com

    • Philips AVENT Double Electric Comfort Breast Pump
      This BPA-free double pump lets you express more milk in less time--and pump directly into a Philips AVENT Natural bottle--with a unique design that allows you to sit naturally without leaning forward. The improved massage cushion that stimulates milk flow has a soothing, velvety feel.
      $279.99, toysrus.com

    • Hygeia EnJoye LBI Breast Pump with Deluxe Tote Set
      When you don’t have access to outlets, the rechargeable internal battery in this double electric pump can run for up to four hours. Moms can even save and share hygienically with Personal Accessory Set.
      $339.99, hygeiainc.com

    • NUK Expressive Manual Breast Pump
      In this manual breast pump, the Massaging Breast Shield helps with stimulating milk flow, the ergonomic handle is strategically designed for hand-held comfort, and the adjustable suction gives moms individual control.
      $29.97, nuk-usa.com