Comfort and Effectiveness of the Symphony Breast Pump for Mothers of Preterm Infants

Comparison of Three Suction Patterns
  • P. Meier
  • N. Hurst
  • N. Rodriguez
  • B. Ackerman
  • K. Howard
  • M. Allen
  • J. Engstrom
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 554)

Abstract

Sustaining an adequate milk volume is difficult for mothers of very-low-birth-weight (≤ 1,500 g) infants who must use a breast pump long term. A comfortable, effective, and efficient pump facilitates efforts of mothers, and may result in a greater volume of milk.

Keywords

Human Milk Efficient Pump Milk Ejection Breast Pump Milk Volume 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Meier
    • 1
  • N. Hurst
    • 2
  • N. Rodriguez
    • 1
  • B. Ackerman
    • 3
  • K. Howard
    • 4
  • M. Allen
    • 4
  • J. Engstrom
    • 5
  1. 1.Rush University Medical Center (RUMC)ChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Texas Children’s HospitalHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Yale-New Haven Medical CenterNew HavenUSA
  4. 4.Brigham and Women’s HospitalBostonUSA
  5. 5.University of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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