Customisable suction to suit different needs
Helps boost milk supply
Easy to clean and maintain
I started off with a lower grade breast pump and switched to this one. i started off with a 24mm shield and then tried a 28mm shield and they are both awful. I only get around 20 ml from both my breasts. I find I have to stop every few minuets to change the position of my nipple otherwise it stops drawing milk. My little one is 2 months and I use to express a minimum of 60ml with a different lower grade breast pump. so I know it is not my milk supply as I breast feed the baby still and she falls asleep full after feeds.
I wouldn't recommend it
Not the hospital grade I need.
I bought the Dew prior to the birth of my twins born early at 33 weeks. Started using the hospitals Medela Symphony and ended up hiring it for 2 months as the Dew just didn't compare. Find that it just doesn't seem to get as much out and I'm left quite full. Very frustrating and scary as I hope this doesn't trigger my milk to start drying up.
Like TammyMummy, I bought the pump at the baby expo because of good online reviews.
I have started using the double pumping function and there is a noticable drop in suction. The suction seem to also drop over time, and I have only been using it for 2 weeks.
I have emailed the seller (ThePharmacy) and awaiting their response about these issues - but I'm not holding my breath because I emailed them for clarifications on sterisation previous and have not receive any response. I was told at the expo that I can contact them for any issues with pump and the staff were very helpful and friendly - very disappointed that their promise is not likely to hold up
easy to use, compact and relatively quiet
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Product very disppointing... Staff were lovely and helpful!
I purchased the Spectra breast pump at a recent baby expo.
The staff were very helpful and after discussing my needs I purchased the Dew 350.
It was marketed as a Hospital Grade breast pump which we exactly what I was after.
The staff gave me much information including reviews from this forum and after reading
them and for the price that they were selling it at thought excellent. A great product and I'll be
I have only just had my baby and so have only just had a chance to use it and I would have to
say I am extremely disappointed. ...
Questions & Answers
Hi I bought my Spectra 350 in August and have used it every day since, I exclusively pump so it gets a lot of use! I double pump and have always found its been great. Last night I turned it on to pump and found the suction to be reduced, I checked that I didn't have any damage in my valves (which were recently replaced), no damage in the tubes, made sure all parts were secured. Ive thoroughly checked the pump and all parts but can find no reason. If I close off the second hole and only do single pump it gives me my usual level of suction (this applies to both holes as I checked that both were sucking normally) and plugged in both of my kits to see if one was faulty in some way but both work perfectly on their own. I've never had reduced suction when double pumping before, it's decreased so much that I get hardly any milk coming out and barely feel the suction. Please help as I really rely on this machine to feed my daughter :( thank you in advance.
PUMP FIXED! I had a friend look inside the machine and the arm that moves the piston was bent ever so slightly so the disc inside the tube wasn't totally sealed causing a small amount of air to escape, he fitted a small washer and bent the arm straight again and now it sucks like it's new again!
Has anyone else experienced their Spectra Dew suddenly no longer suck? It was fine yesterday, I cleaned the parts and went to use it now but no suction. The machine is pumping, there is air in the tubes but no change in suction when I move the dial, even to maximum makes no difference. I've tried different tubes, valves, everything but nothing is fixing it. Thanks.
Nope. Sounds like a dodgy machine - I’d try exchange it
Hi JHS, thanks for checking in about this. :)
I would encourage you to shoot us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org as 95% of the time, suction issues are able to be corrected with some adjustments to your shield kit. :)
I will keep an eye out for your message so we can get this resolved for you.
Does this lose suction when used as a double pump or is suction the se as when you use it as a single?
Hey Ree! The suction drops slightly when used as a double compared to single, but this pump has very strong suction, not many mamas are using it on the max suction level, and therefore would just turn suction up slightly when double pumping compared with single pumping.
Please send us an email if you have any more questions!
- The Spectra Dew 250 Hospital Grade Double Electric Breast Pump has a single smooth, gentle (yet powerful) pumping action that makes expressing quick and simple.
- A larger hospital-grade motor makes for a powerful pump (with a vacuum range of 0-350mmHg) to draw out breast milk and build supply when needed.
- It’s suitable for heavy duty use (defined by the brand as 8 times a day) so it’s a great option for mothers who want to build their milk supply.
- It doesn’t have a letdown mode, so it may not be suitable for those who find it harder to express.
- This breast pump is advertised as being very quiet - Spectra says that this breast pump has a soft, constant noise comparable to heavy breathing, which could make it perfect for discreet expressing.
- The closed system and backflow filter prevents mould growth and moisture from the expressed breast milk entering the motor and - making this unit hygienic and easy to clean and maintain.
- It has a cycle length of 46rpm - this however isn’t adjustable, so may not meet the needs of all women.
- As an added bonus, the product looks like a breast! Subtle.
Points of praise:
- Most reviewers took a liking to the suction of the breast pump, saying that it was highly customisable to perfectly suit their expressing needs.
- The breast pump helped many reviewers boost their milk supply.
- It was easy to clean and maintain, according to many reviewers.
- Reviewers liked how readily the parts were available online, making them easy to replace once the recommended use time of the different components was over.
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