5 Reasons You Should Buy A Medela Swing Breastpump

5 Reasons To Buy A Medela Swing! - Medela swing, tulips, cup of team & book

Here’s a Little Post That Could Change Your Life

Every once in a while a product comes along that is a complete game-changer, like the Medela Swing breast pump.

When I used to think of breast pumps I used to conjure up the stereotypical image of a mum uncomfortably glued to the sofa with a noisy, clunky, intimidating breast pump attached to her for hours literally being squeezed within an inch of her life.

Now I know differently because I have experienced the breastfeeding life-changer that is the Medela Swing.

It was a revelation from the moment I used it back in 2013 when I had my first baby, and I have since gone on to use it again with my second baby over the last year. I wouldn’t use anything else. Ever.

I tell all my friends and any pregnant ladies that want to hear it about the joys of the Medela Swing and why they need one in their lives.

It is most definitely a new baby essential and should be on your wish list. Believe me, this will change your life if you are considering or are actually breastfeeding.

But don’t just take my word for it, here are five reasons why you need to buy a Medela Swing!

5 Reasons You Need a Medela Swing

#1 It’s ridiculously quick. I mean like the time it takes to finish a cup of tea (sans children) quick.

To an extent how much milk you get each time you pump will depend on your bodies own levels of milk production, but the Medela Swing will pump out what you do produce quickly and effortlessly.

I’ve always had quite high levels of milk production so it is pretty normal for me to pump 150ml in ten minutes which I think we can all agree is pretty amazing.

#2 It’s clever. Not only can you change the level of pumping for your personal comfort, but you can also tell the breast pump when you have had a let down of milk so that it changes the way it pumps.

This is Medela’s very clever two-phase pumping technology and it basically mimics the way your baby breastfeeds. I know, ingenious.


It’s quick and easy to set up, take apart and clean. I mean seriously easy peasy.

The first time you set it up you will probably need to use the instruction manual to make sure you have got all the right bits connected to the right places unless you are my husband and just seem to know how to set these types of things up.

But after that, you will probably never need to look at the manual again because the Medela Swing is so easy and intuitive to use.


The Medela Swing is small and compact. A take me anywhere kind of pump. I’m talking the throw it in your handbag and go kind of size. You can literally take in anywhere and everywhere.

Mine has been with me on tour to Mauritius, Cornwall and the Welsh valleys because it’s so easy to pack away and take with you. Not only does it have a mains cable but it can be powered by battery too.

It can even be clipped to a belt, pocket or worn around your neck or shoulder with a shoulder strap taking pumping as you go to a whole new level of convenience.


For a breast pump it is surprisingly quiet. Noise is important. Anyone with a baby knows that. No one wants to be hooked up to a machine that sounds like a grunty old animal and the Medela Swing is anything but.

Yes, it does make a rhythmic humming noise as it pumps, but this really is nothing like what you would expect and more importantly, it’s not the kind of noise that is going to disturb you or your baby.

It Really is as Good as it Sounds

Life doesn’t have to stop just because you are breastfeeding. The Medela Swing really is as good as it sounds.

So if you are breastfeeding or considering breastfeeding I would absolutely recommend the Medela Swing as a must-have for any mum.

Disclosure; This is a collaborative post written as part of my brand ambassador role as a Medela Mum. However, all thoughts and options are my own and you will only ever find reviews of things we love on our blog.

Disclaimer; this post contains affiliate links which means that if you purchase something I may receive a small commission.

5 Things That Make Medela Breastpumps The Best On The Market



  1. February 13, 2017 / 6:46 am

    I don’t know how I would have coped without my pump! This one is fantastic and the noise thing is a big plus point – you feel less like a milked cow when you don’t have a super loud pump! xx #marvmondays
    Fi – Beauty Baby and Me recently posted…Monday Motivation – All The LoveMy Profile

  2. February 13, 2017 / 9:38 am

    I loved my pump, i really don’t think i could have loved without it! #MarvMondays

  3. February 13, 2017 / 10:06 am

    I always wanted to try the medela swing when I was bf but sadly just couldn’t afford it. I quite liked the pump I was using though. It was very effective but there’s no denying it was big and clumpy and quite noisy. The medela pump sounds amazing.
    Thanks for hosting #marvmondays

  4. February 13, 2017 / 12:04 pm

    Will look into it when I decide to have baby number 2 #MarvMondays , thanks for sharing

  5. February 13, 2017 / 7:34 pm

    I wish I had one of these! I probably would have been more inclined to breastfeed and not been so scared of getting all swollen! #marvmondays
    Amie recently posted…My MumspoMy Profile

  6. February 13, 2017 / 8:12 pm

    I wish I had one of these. I always hear good things. #MarvMondays
    Life as Mum recently posted…Life LatelyMy Profile

  7. February 13, 2017 / 8:12 pm

    I’ve heard a few people recommend this one. Unfortunately I’m not sure it would have mattered which one we used, even three days plugged into the hospital double pump did nothing for me 🙁 .Next time (if there is…!) I will definitely be keeping this in mind! #MarvMondays x

  8. February 13, 2017 / 9:06 pm

    I have this pump and it did a great job, but of course one thing I did not like was the price. Haha


  9. February 15, 2017 / 9:36 am

    I hated pumping with my first and never got much for the hours of sitting uncomfortably. With my second I got the medela swing and it made life so easy for me. I was even able to donate over 100oz of milk to hospital #marvmondays
    Michelle recently posted…Little moments of happiness week 2My Profile

  10. Rachel Heap
    February 15, 2017 / 9:17 pm

    This looks really good #MarvMondays

  11. February 17, 2017 / 7:24 pm

    Heard so many good things about this pump. I have a Lansinoh electric pump and it sounds very similar, the noise thing is so important..I couldn’t quite believe how much quieter electric pumps are to manual!xx #marvmondays
    Wendy recently posted…#BlogCrush linky – Week 1My Profile

  12. Marina Wilson
    February 18, 2017 / 12:55 pm

    My daughter is having twins early May and this would be an ideal present for her. She’s having to buy two of everything so anything which lowers that payout is wonderful.

  13. February 20, 2017 / 9:00 pm

    I would love one of these breast pumps i’ve heard they are really good i express milk quiet alot at the moment as i am never sure if my baby is getting enough milk,my current breast pump is so loud
    HAYLEY TURNER recently posted…Marvellous Spring MondaysMy Profile

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.