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    Default Medela Swing or Spectra s2?

    Hi ladies, just looking for opinions on which pump is better, the Medela swing (single) or spectra s2 (double)? I don't think I really need a double but the single Medela is a similar price to the spectra double.

    ETA actually I can get Medela single on special from toys r us for $216 at the moment, or from what I've seen spectra double is $300.

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    Spectra all the way, is hospital grade, the swing isn't, also Spectra is closed system so much more hygienic.... plus the best part, I got way more BM (like heaps more!!) with the spectra than Medela... also the customer service from spectra is amazing, I'm in Perth & I got stock the next day, they will send you a loan machine if you have any issues so you don't have to go without... short answer, I'd never go back to a Medela after using a Spectra!

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    Very happy with my spectra. I rarely used it as a double pump, but nice to have the option. The closed system was a big plus for me.

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    My spectra was great. And absolutely their customer service is fantastic.

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    Spectra S2 is amazing. Worth the money!!

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    Spectra 9 plus. I exclusively pumped for 3 weeks with a hire hospital grade medula and then switched over to the spectra which I've used for coming up to 10 mths. Took my boobs a few pumps to get used to the spectra and I hated it at first. That quickly changed and I am now pumping away whilst overseas (I BF after that 3 weeks pumping as he breast refused initially). I pumped every day to donate as I had an oversupply. Great service also.

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    Looks like spectra it is! Does anyone know if they ever have sales? Or is it the same price year round?

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    Loved my spectra. I got it super cheap in an online special. Maybe it was mumgo? Don't think they operate anymore. But I think I paid like $120. I was so impressed with it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AmyEL View Post
    Spectra all the way, is hospital grade, the swing isn't, also Spectra is closed system so much more hygienic.... plus the best part, I got way more BM (like heaps more!!) with the spectra than Medela... also the customer service from spectra is amazing, I'm in Perth & I got stock the next day, they will send you a loan machine if you have any issues so you don't have to go without... short answer, I'd never go back to a Medela after using a Spectra!
    Yes - all of this!

    I also got the double with the rechargeable battery. I used it mainly at work and it was great as it cut my pump time in half. I had a Medela for my first baby but struggled to get anything with it after my second. I took a chance and tried the Spectra and wasn't disappointed. I also found it easier to clean than the Medela.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JR03 View Post
    Looks like spectra it is! Does anyone know if they ever have sales? Or is it the same price year round?
    They do often have sales - i think I got mine 20% off. If you sign up for the newsletter you get 10% off I think.

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