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on May 26, 2015
good
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on May 14, 2015
This pump is only good
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on May 7, 2015
I bought this pump when I was expecting my first. I used it daily, several times a day and it always worked beautifully. Because I worked in a hospital at the time, I also had access to pump using the hospital's Medela system. It took me three times to figure out that the Medela flanges caused my nipples to crack/bleed! Apparently I was allergic to the plastic used for the Medela system. Never had a problem with the Ameda and will be using it this time around! I loved being able to adjust the suction to a level that worked best for me and the bottle holders were an absolute must for me. I never used it with batteries but loved the option in case it was needed.
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on April 30, 2015
This worked great. I used it 3x a day for a year and had good results with getting milk out.
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on April 23, 2015
Where to begin. I originally chose this pump(through insurance) because of the cost, the closed system and positive reviews. I was so excited to get a good pump. By this point, you're probably glancing at the 1 star I've left for the Purely Yours. I will stand by that rating. I am no newb to pumping. I've been breastfeeding my kids through the years and I have *never* experienced a pump with such poor suction. I've used other pumps, even manual pumps, and never experienced this. It seems the quality, or maybe just quality control for Ameda pumps has gone downhill over the last couple of years. If you look through many of the 4 and 5 star reviews, you find these are all older. If you are given options for pumps, be sure to research brands before you purchase. Ameda is a well respected brand, or was.. I'm not sure how telling this will be for their future. I just know I have connected with many moms who have the PY, and they're all very unhappy with the pump they've received. I shouldn't have to go jump through hoops to get some mediocre suction. That's ridiculous. I can go buy another popular brand and know I can depend on it when I need it.
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on April 16, 2015
I am a mother of 3 and this is by far the best pump I have ever used! Its quick, efficient and worth every penny. Custom settings make this pump a great fit for anyone!
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on April 1, 2015
If you plan to EP or work full time you are probably better off with Madela. But as a SAHM who pumps occasionally, this works fine. I think it would be fine if you work parttime too. Also, their customer service and warranty are awesome. I had an issue and the FedExd me a new pump overnight for free and gave me new flanges/diaphragms and free shipping to return the other one. I haven't had a problem since. If you will be pumping a lot, the freemies hands free Is awesome.
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on March 16, 2015
Like others have said, Ameda's customer service is great but the product is just awful. This pump started out OK; I was filling both bottles (and sometimes more) in less than 15 minutes. However, at around week 5 of pumping the suction started to fail. Over the course of the next week I replaced every single external part: shields, tubes, valves, caps, diaphragms, literally every part. This did nothing.

I called Ameda's customer service and after a lengthy call they shipped me a new motor, power adapter, and valves. I was sure that this would fix the problem but here I am a week later with a second pump that has already failed!! Only the first 2 or 3 draws are able to get any milk out so I have to keep turning the pump on and off to get the required suction. I also have to pop the caps off a dozen or more times per session to get any suction. Even when I'm engorged this pump gets very little milk out! As an added bonus the new pump completely shut off twice, mid-pump, for no reason. I seriously want to cry! For a company that claims to "want to help mothers meet their breastfeeding goals" they sure sell a crappy product.

I'll be going out today to purchase a Medela out of pocket; I wish I hadn't wasted my insurance on the Ameda. Please avoid this product!
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on March 14, 2015
Thanks ! It's helpful.
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on March 11, 2015
I love this pump! Way better than my medela I used with my first. Very easy to use.
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