With all of the great breast pumps out there, it can be hard to know which one to choose. We wrote about the Best Insurance Breast Pumps of 2020 and decided it was time to provide an update and highlight the latest and greatest in breast pumps. Below, Pumps for Mom rounds up the best breast pumps of 2022 as new moms head into the new year.
Here’s a quick overview of the pumps we’ll cover:
- Spectra S2 Plus with Tote and Cooler
- Medela Freestyle Flex
- Lansinoh Smartpump 2.0 Deluxe
- Ameda Mya Joy PLUS
- Elvie Double Electric
We’re here to help you find the perfect model on your breastfeeding journey, from the classics to the most modern. Plus, most insurance providers cover these pumps, so you won’t pay out of pocket!
Spectra S2 Plus with Tote and Cooler
The Spectra S2 Plus with Tote and Cooler is a popular choice for moms looking for a portable and discreet breast pump. Weighing only 2.5 pounds, this pump is comfortable for moms on the go. Its massage mode simulates the natural suckling of your baby, creating a realistic feel that makes it easy to use.
The Spectra S2 Plus has an ultra-quiet motor, making it a perfect option for those times when you’re out and about and need to pump. The pump also comes with a backflow protector that protects your breast milk from harmful bacteria and adjustable suction levels that provide a more natural milk flow. This model is accompanied by a cooler bag with a handle and insulated material, as well as a specialty Spectra tote.
Medela Freestyle Flex
Medela’s Freestyle Flex™ Double Electric Breast Pump is made for those with an active lifestyle. It’s lightweight with a rechargeable battery, making it portable for moms who need a flexible pump. Overflow protection prevents your breast milk from entering the tubing and motor, and PersonalFit Flex™ Breast Shields provide personalized comfort and faster milk flow.
This pump connects to the MyMedela® app, which allows you to create a personal profile that meets your needs. As far as the technology of the pump itself, 2-Phase Expression® mimics your baby’s natural suckling rhythm, providing more efficient pumping. Flexibility, comfort, and efficiency are all the critical factors in the Medela Freestyle Flex.
Lansinoh Smartpump 2.0 Deluxe
The Lansinoh Smartpump 2.0 Deluxe is one of the quietest models on the market, allowing you to pump discreetly from anywhere. It’s also comfortable, with ComfortFit® flanges that are soft and flexible for ideal suction. There are eight easily adjustable hospital strength suction levels for power and comfort and three styles to choose from to help mimic your baby’s natural feeding pattern.
As a lightweight pump with a handle, the Lansinoh Smartpump 2.0 Deluxe is easy to carry around no matter where you need to go. It seamlessly connects to the Lansinoh Baby 2.0 app via Bluetooth®, automatically tracking your pumping sessions. This pump is one of the most convenient breast pumps for any mom who is always on the move.
Ameda Mya Joy PLUS
The Ameda Mya Joy PLUS is an excellent option for any mom looking for hospital strength performance in a small pump design that fits in the palm of her hand. It’s quiet, convenient, and thoughtfully designed with a long-lasting rechargeable battery and two pumping modes.
This pump accommodates busy new moms with a 2-Phase adjustable Stimulation Mode and Expression Mode, adaptability for single or double pumping, and an integrated, rechargeable battery. It also comes with a wide range of suction and speed settings and functions. The Ameda HygieniKit Milk Collection System and compatibility with Ameda’s CustomFit Flange System ensures a seamless transition from hospital to home.
Elvie Double Electric
Pump anytime, anywhere with the Elvie Double Electric Breast Pump. It’s silent, wearable, and connected to a free app for additional features. Every pump has only five parts to clean and takes just a few seconds to assemble, making it hassle-free to use.
All you have to do is place the pumps in your nursing bra, turn them on, and start your session by pressing “play” in the app. The Elvie Double Electric Breast Pump will automatically switch from Stimulation to Expression mode and stop pumping when the bottle is full. Elvie designed this product to fit easily into your life and make it easy to incorporate breast pumping into your routine.
No matter which insurance breast pump you choose, select the best one based on your individual needs—all are great options! If you have any questions or need help understanding how to qualify for a breast pump through insurance, reach out to our product experts for more information.