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  • Trouble With My Medela Pump In Style Advanced

    My Medela Pump In Style Advanced worked great after I had Alex and I couldn’t recommend it highly enough. Naturally, I’ve been using it again after having Tyler, although I did replace the tubing and membranes before he was born.

    For the last several months, though, the rubber part that you move depending on whether you want to pump one or both breasts has been slipping out, reducing the suction. I asked my lactation consultant, Ellen Steinberg, for a new part but she said I needed a new face plate. On her recommendation, I called Medela and was told that they’ve redesigned their face plates since I bought my pump and they would send me a new one for free. So, I’m now waiting for it. Hopefully, it’ll be easy to install and will solve the problem. I’ll keep you posted.