Babyation Review

Babyation review

This review is the most challenging yet. I am going to state the facts that hindered my pumping experience, all while staying respectful to the brand and dedication that was put into the development of this pump.

As a whole, the one and done concept is very appealing. Everything you’d possibly need to pump on the go is self contained within this device; flanges, tube, bottles & ice pack. Capable of storing 20 ounces on the go with no need of additional coolers or bags. However, I had one too many issues which would ultimately make this pump a no-go for me.

Let’s start with a fact before getting into my personal issues. The tube is the means of transfer from breast to bottle, I’ve never been a huge fan of this method. The Babyation tube must be replaced every 24 hours or 6 hours if not used for that period of time. This detail alone has me rethinking the entire setup.

Upon opening the box there is a “how to” info card of what/what not to do. I respect the need for guides but this card was full of such basic information that it had me worried what to expect next. It was one of many red flags to come.

Let me begin by saying I measure 36DD and maybe, just maybe, women with smaller breasts may not have such issues with the flanges as I have? The idea behind the flanges are to be worn discreetly. They’re the tiniest flanges you’ll ever find and a provided pad is to be worn over them to help keep the contour of the breast. This design was an absolute fail from the first try for me. The way the flange sat within the pad and the pressure it applied to my breast was a recipe for disaster. Also, the way these flanges depressed my breasts was very uncomfortable and limited suction ability.

Unfortunately I didn’t respond to this pump, hardly at all, never getting a full ounce in 15 minutes of using it. I have a natural oversupply and respond to just about anything, so this was a huge testament to how ineffective this pump is.

I try to stay as open minded when reviewing, but I just could not for the life of me figure this pump out. I am all about easy, simple and something that makes pumping less cumbersome. Unfortunately this pump did not do that for me.

 

To be continued!

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