Philips Avent Comfort Single Electric Breast Pump review

from Philips
RRP  £125.00
philips avent comfort single

by Stephanie Spencer |
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When you are comfortable and relaxed, your milk flows more easily, that's why it's so important to do your research and look for the best breast pump for you. The Philips Avent Comfort Single Electric Breast Pump has been designed with this in mind, so you can sit comfortably with no need to lean forward and let our the massage cushion gently stimulate your milk flow.

When switched on, the single breast pump automatically starts in gentle stimulation mode to get your milk flowing. Then choose from 3 pumping settings to make milk flow in the way that is most comfortable for you. The cushioned teat is designed to gently mimic your baby's suckling to help stimulate let-down, with a soft, velvety texture that gives the skin a warm feeling for comfortable, gentle stimulation of your milk flow.


  • Intuitive assembly 
  • Easy cleaning 
  • Fully compatible range


  • Noisy
philips avent comfort single breast pump

Testing the Philips Avent Comfort Single Electric Breast Pump

Would you recommend this to other mums?

Laura: I would recommend this to a mum who is going back to work but wants to continue to pump during the day, as it could be easily transported in a larger handbag. It’s also suitable for a mum who is going on holiday or away from her baby for a few days. This pump would also be great for somebody who doesn't respond to a manual pump but can't afford the expensive double pumps.

Elena: I would recommend this product as pumping and expressing milk is not a glamorous or enjoyable activity, but for me and many mums it is an essential part of breast feeding. This product has made it much easier and comfortable as well as quick! It is easy to use and to assemble, as well as quick to take apart from sterilising. The lead is also very long meaning you can pump in most places. The cushion around the pump is comfortable on breasts, even engorged ones! Although it is louder than a hand pump, the sound is more relaxing than a squeaky hand pump as well as not being too loud or overpowering. Expressing whilst feeding is also possible as the sound is not too intrusive or disruptive.

How did this product make your life easier?

Laura: This is probably the most compact electric pump I've seen on the market. It's easy to assemble and would be great to take on holiday or maybe to work. The unit is very simply to use and has three different settings to suit a variance of flows and supplies. It is comfortable and suitable for larger breast sizes, which some smaller pumps are not.

Elena: This product has made expressing milk much easier, quicker, comfortable and convenient! After using a manual hand pump I can definitely say this is a massive improvement. The time is takes to pump the same amount of milk has been greatly reduced which has meant I can spend more time on more important activities like playing with my baby and sleeping.

What changes would you make to this product?

Laura: The only thing I would change about this product is that it really is quite loud. This is not so much of a problem at home (although you will need to turn the TV up), but it you were to use it at work or on holiday it would not be very discreet. I would say it is actually louder than the hospital grade double pump I have.

Elena: If there is one thing that would be useful it would be somewhere to store the product when it is not in use. In particular, it would be good to have a travel bag for when you go away. The price of this product is also quite high considering there are other very similar products on the market. In all other areas the product has been great to use!

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