LactaMed Survey Points to Faster Pumping Time with Simplicity Hands Free Bra Kit
LactaMed has been conducting a survey of its customers to find out more information on how they use the Simplicity Hands Free Bra Kit. Below are partial survey results. The most surprising results of this survey are the mothers who massage almost 75% reported faster pumping times and 90% reported increase in milk volume using the Simplicity Hands Free Pumping Bra Kit. This is an ongoing survey so we will keep you updated on results. N=30
What is your bra and cup size? NA
Overall how do you rate your Simplicity? 1-5 stars 5 being best and why? 4.6
How did the Simplicity fit and hold the breast shields? 4.7 out of 5 stars
Did you use the Massage and Pumping technique? How did this work? What technique worked best? How many times per day do you use your Simplicity? Massage was practiced by 71% of all mothers. If we drill down in the data, the Mothers that massaged 91% of these mothers reported additional milk output. Mothers that did not massage some had oversupply, others just wanted to multitask. Some did not answer the question.
If yes, how much more milk did you get with Massage + Pumping versus pumping alone?
Most no answer on amount, OF the mothers that answered the range was .25 to 3 ounces more per session on those that reported results
How long are you planning on Breastfeeding? Will Simplicity help you breastfeed Longer?
Average = 11.75 months Yes Mothers reported that Simplicity will help 71% of the time … 25% no answer to this part of question
Is using Massage plus Pumping faster than pumping alone? Yes, according to 61% of all mothers responding to the survey. Drilling down on the data, mothers that massaged while pumping 76% reported faster pumping times. For some mothers the question was not applicable such as if they had an issue with oversupply of breastmilk and did not massage. The faster pumping times is very significant as this is an issue that many mothers are looking for solutions to.
If you said faster on question 8, how much faster is massage plus pumping? Most had no answer. The range was from a little bit more to scattered response of 5-10 minutes faster or 2X.