Can help boost milk supply
Comfortable breast shields
Device is rather bulky
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Terrible customer service
Initially this pump was perfect. After a week of using it I decided to order another tube as I damaged one. Spectra sent me another tube different to the tube that came with the pump - this new tube has terrible suction compared to the original tube. When I emailed customer service regarding this they were very rude, and unprofessional. They made no attempt to remedy this situation. I let them know before writing this review that I was disappointed in their management of my complaint, and they just ignored me.
Absolutely terrible customer service. I gave 2 stars instead of 1 purely because the pump was very good to start off with.
Quiet and comfortable, amazing for early breast feeding days
I love my spectra s1, battery lasts a long time, it has a handy light which has 2 brightness options and it is easy to assemble and keep clean. The pump is very comfortable and quiet. I can not recommend this enough!
Purchased in March 2021 at Spectra Baby for $279.00.
This pump is absolutely worth every cent! Combing Fenugreek (8000mg per day as advised by midwife) and a lactation Biscuit recipe www.thebakermama.com whilst pumping for 15mins every 2/3 hours increased my supply from 30ml to 180ml plus in a matter of weeks! Easy and comfortable... cannot fault this product at all.
Purchased in December 2020 for $250.00.
Breastfeeding mum's best friend!
This pump saved me so much time, effort, and from getting constant bouts of mastitis.
I used the tommee tippee brand single pump to start off but it became too time consuming and wasn't helping get my milk supply increased.
I bought the spectra s1 pump second hand as we were a bit tight on cash with a newborn.
IT WAS A LIFE SAVER!
I bought all new accessories from eBay and the spectra website ( for health reasons). Wasn't disappointed at the amount of options available and price range for them.
The minute I put the pump to work it was insta...
Purchased in April 2020 at The CPAP Clinic Physical store for $200.00.
Portable and easy to use!
Got Spectra S1 breast pump second hand and It worked beautifully for my first baby. Portability was the key because I needed to pump at work and sometimes on the go in the car. The machine is bulky but I didn’t mind as it worked well, though I did find the suction was more powerful when I used it only as a single pump rather than a double pump. Different settings of speed and suction as well as a “let down” mode was super handy as well. Really great product!
I love my pump!
It has a massage mode to trigger letdowns and a backflow protector to keep the milk and machine safe and clean.
It is powerful.
The only con to this pump is while it’s rechargeable, it’s not super portable. It’s quite bulky to carry around.
But I’m still very happy with my purchase.
Purchased in April 2020 at Spectra Baby for $341.10.
Love this pump!
This pump is exactly what I needed. I'm exclusively pumping as my baby was is special care. It is potable enough that I can still move around the house if needed. The suction and cycles are fantastic. Being able to double pump is life saving.
Purchased in May 2020 at Spectra Baby for $320.00.
A good breast bump
I bought this product for my wife when she just gave birth to our son but found it difficult to produce any milk by herself. The bump was comfortable enough to use, but we found it did not work that effectively as we expected, it took quite a long time to bump little milk though, so my wife had to sit on the bed for quite a while to produce enough milk for our child very often, so we eventually gave up using it because it just took forever waiting the milk. We had never tried to carry it elsewhere because we did not use it frequently after a co...uple of weeks, but I'd image it would not be difficult to carry it around. Overall speaking, the breast bump does produce some milk but the amount of milk you get also entirely depends on yourself, if you do have enough milk, then you will get a good result.
Purchased in August 2018.
Hospital grade and closed system
Has built in battery
Has kept my supply great
Double pumping makes it so much quicker
Can review how many hours you’ve already pumped from day 1.
Many options for pumping cycle and suction preferences.
Purchased in October 2019.
Best breast pump !
Was recommended the spectra 1 by another mum. Love how I can transport it around the house without being bound to a PowerPoint, Ease of use , that is is hospital grade so I can sell it after I'm done with it, and how much Milk I can get out of it. Great price esp compared to other well known brands like medela. It was just as good as the Medela I used in the hospital. Love it and highly recommend it to other mums.
Purchased in November 2019 at Spectra Baby for $303.00.
The best breast pump
I brought the S1 to the hospital with me when I had my second baby and it was even better than the hospital grade pumps there! The shields are really comfortable and I love how customisable the suction and frequency is.
I had a different brand with my first baby and the Spectra is just so much better. I get heaps of milk comfortably and easily, and the parts are easy to clean.
And the shipping and support is SO FAST! I ordered new breast shields to get a better fit and they came the next day. I cannot recommend Spectra highly enough. It is less expensive than other brands and yet the product is far superior.
Also, my toddler loves playing with the light on it! Haha!
Purchased in February 2018 at Spectra Baby.
Efficient double pump
Fantastic efficient pump. Relatively quiet compared to others. Can be portable unlike the S2 and allows for double pumping. Only negative is that pump itself is a little bulky, but makes up for this by the superior pumping. Lots of different settings ensures comfort.
Excellent breast pump
Really happy with this purchase of this breast pump, I like the fact it is portable once charged without use of cords which is the reason why I purchased. Excellent suction and easy to use. The light on the machine comes in handy
Purchased in December 2019 at Spectra Baby.
Excellent range of settings, fantastic quality pump and the battery life is fantastic. I pump while at work and can easily get 2 weeks (if not longer) without having to charge the battery. It's comfortable and for a hospital grade pump is not hard to carry around. The pump itself is very quiet, the only thing I wish was that Spectra sold more flange size options directly (I use the pumpables parts and they work great).
Purchased in November 2018 at Spectra Baby for $300.00.
Easy pumping and can be used single or double
Started off using as a double pump but didn’t have enough hands. Now use as a single with one tube connected and a Haakaa to collect the runoff from the other crease.
Chose the S1 to port around without having it plugged in but it’s so bulky that I mostly keep it plugged into the wall. Probably could’ve gotten the S2, which has to be plugged into mains.
Use it with avent bottles interchangeably.
Took a while to find what settings worked for me but now I do massage mode on 75 and low (2-3) for a couple minutes, drop the frequency to 54 and 4 strength for about 5-10 mins and finish on 75 and 4 for a couple minutes
Purchased in May 2019 at Spectra Baby for $303.20.
Questions & Answers
Help my spectra pump has turned on but now none of the buttons will work to switch between modes, increase suction or even turn it off.
Just had the same problem! Did you find any resolution?
I was pumping and all of a sudden the Spectra turns off! I tried to turn it back on and the screen turns in but there’s no suction or pumping sounds from the pump. After a few seconds, it shuts off.
The battery is fully charged! Can someone help?!
Hi Sam, oh no!
Could you please send us a message to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can do some troubleshooting with you to see what is happening?
I will keep an eye out for your message and go from there.
The Spectra team
This is the exact problem I just started having, did you get any answers?
Hey Sarah, so sorry to hear you're having this issue too :-( If you contact us at email@example.com we can help you :-)
Hi it’s my first time to charge my spectra s1 and it takes forever to charge. It’s been drained and currenty charging 1-2 bats for 24 hours! please help?
Hi Jen, oh no! It sounds like your adaptor is not assembled together correctly! :(
This is an easy for for you, but if you contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org we will help you with this. :)
The Spectra team
Get an answer from our members and Spectra representatives
- The Spectra S1+ Hospital Grade Double Electric Breast Pump has an inbuilt rechargeable battery, making it more portable and able to be used anywhere, anytime.
- It has a motor life of 1,500 hours.
- It comes with a double kit for double pumping, letting you save time by expressing milk from both breasts simultaneously.
- The breast pump has powerful and adjustable suction ranging between 0-320mmHg, letting you easily choose the setting which is most comfortable for you and produces the desired amount of milk.
- It’s a closed system device, making for a hygienic pumping experience.
- A night light and a timer are both features on this Spectra breast pump, making it easy for you to pump in low-light settings and keep track of how long you’ve been expressing.
- It has a cycle length of 38-54rpm and weighs 2kg.
Points of praise:
- Most reviewers found that this Spectra breast pump had excellent suction, and they also enjoyed how customisable the cycle and suction preferences were.
- According to many reviewers, this breast pump helped boost their milk supply.
- They also said that the breast shields as well as the overall expressing experience were comfortable.
- One pain point noted by reviewers was that this breast pump was quite bulky and thus not very portable. However, this is to be expected of hospital-grade breast pumps.
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