Must Have Breastfeeding Products to Support Your Feeding Journey!

It can be really hard to know which breastfeeding products to buy/not to buy for baby, but luckily got some great ideas from real mums for which products worked well for them! From the must have tea, to some more ideas you might not have thought about, let our wonderful community of Medela Mums guide you through what you really need for breastfeeding your little one.

Although breastfeeding is one of the most natural and beautiful things in the world, that you don’t need a lot of equipment for, there are certainly a lot of breastfeeding products out there that claim to make the whole process easier!  

We’ve asked our Medela Mums community for their top tips for must-have products that helped them with their breastfeeding journey.


 “A variety of well fitted comfortable feeding bras to see you through the year.” Aimee Gladden


Medela nipple shields! Couldn't have done it without them.” Sophie Hood


“Tea!! And lots of it!”  Zoe Ludgate


“Washable breast pads! So much cheaper and nicer to use than disposable ones!” Francesca Nicole Pattenden


Medela Symphony hospital grade rental pump. Lifesaving for me and my premature baby boy who arrived six weeks early.” Sam Collins


Medela products are fab! Also, the medicated compress pads for healing cracked sore nipples.” Tricia Welsh


“Earth mama all-natural organic nipple butter and Snuzpod.” Errin Karno


Medela Swing Flex and muslin squares!!!”  Danielle Richardson


“Boppy/breastfeeding pillow so baby is more comfortable in position as she/he gets older.” Fiona Chapman


“A good feeding cushion!” Kate Fever


“The Medela Swing definitely and babywearing. Being able to "boob on the move" has been a life saver.” Eden Aspinall


“For twins - Medela Swing, muslin squares, infacol, milk storage bottles, breast pads and a feeding pillow."  Ffion Kate Bertie


“Medela nipple shields, Swing double pump (well worth the money), feeding pillow, muslin squares, lots of TV recorded to help you through the night!” Lucie Anderson

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