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I ended up using this pump as it's the secondary option to the electric version I have (which broke...).
While it works a lot better than the electric one, it is still quite slow a lot of the time as I fail to get a let down 3 out of 5 times I use it. It can also be quite painful if I get it even in slightly the wrong position. It doesn't come with different sized cushions etc unlike some, and having (now) fairly large (DD) boobs I do sometimes wonder if they are too big for the pump.
That said I can (eventually) get enough out with it, but if I ever want to start going out baby-less more than twice a week for a couple of hours a time I'm going to need another option as it can take as long as I'm out to get enough milk for the trip.
The pump itself is easy to assemble now I've got the hang of it although at first there was one bit in particular I kept putting in upside-down which was unhelpful. The whole thing is dishwasher and steriliser friendly too which is great as sometimes it can be a right bugger to get the milk residue out of some of the corners.
It could be quieter to use - I can't use it in the same room as bub as it is somewhat squeaky and she's very posessive over my boobs - seeing me pumping is like waving a red rag at a bull and it wakes her up every time =( I don't know why it's so loud but I've not managed to quieten it down yet.
All in all I'm glad I have it although I'm also glad I didn't pay too much for it as I would have been very disappointed. I'd probably recommend it to people with smaller boobs, and who want a smallish pump perhaps for travelling.
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