By the time you read this story, my pumping journey will be over. I spent over a year nursing my child, and that time of my life was dictated by either the demands of my hungry infant or my proximity to an electric breast pump. It made me wonder—what makes a good breast pump? Are wearables worth it? Why are some pumps over $500?!
After trying nearly a dozen popular pumps, these are the ones I recommend. If you’re not sure what type of pump you want, or what you should keep in mind when buying one, check out our guide to shopping for a breast pump.