Avent Manual Breast Pump Reviews


The Old Model Was Better


Pros: Good pumping power, Convenient for Avent bottles

Cons: Tiny valve always pops out, lots of parts needed

With my first child in 2002 I bought the Avent Manual pump and after the initial period of getting used to the assembly and method, it worked like a dream and helped me to breastfeed and pump for about two years.  I used the Avent bottles as well, so it was perfect. It was also pretty hardy as I also got to use it for my second child in 2005, also for nearly 2 years.  I always handwashed it, and used the steam sterilizer for about 7 months, after which I simply poured boiling water. With my 3rd child in January 2008, my trusty old pump finally gave in and cracked about a month after my son was born and so I purchased the new Avent Manual pump.  There were less pieces now, which I thought...
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Not a fan


Pros: fits the bottles we use

Cons: maintanance

I bought the ISIS pump on the go set for using at work and when out of town and it worked wonderfully for a couple weeks. Then it got where I had to boil the peices every time I used it for them to fit correctly. I talked to avent about it maybe being defective and they said it wasn't that boiling continuely was the only solution to the issue of the peices not fitting correctly, to boil them inbetween every use- not very good when using it for work. I told them so and they agreed, and weren't at all suprised by my complaint and the woman I talked with said it was a common one. If I didn't boil them between EVERY use the peice in the suction chamber expecially would pop off and the piece...
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