Who is the Lansinoh® Breastmilk Collector recommended for?
The Breastmilk Collector was designed with the breastfeeding mom and baby in mind. The collector is specially designed to catch extra breastmilk produced by a mother’s opposite breast when she is breastfeeding.
What is the best way to clean the Breastmilk Collector?
The Breastmilk Collector should be sanitized before its first use. Place the Breastmilk Collector in boiling water for 5 minutes, remove it, allow it to cool, then air dry. Always wash all components immediately after use, in either hot soapy water or by dishwasher on the top rack only. Make sure all components have been rinsed with clean water and allowed to air dry prior to next use. The Breastmilk Collector may also be cleaned in a microwave-safe, steam sanitizing bag.
How does the Breastmilk Collector work? Do you need to squeeze the Breastmilk Collector to get it to work?
The Breastmilk Collector works by fitting securely to the breast and forming an airtight seal. Gently squeeze the center of the Breastmilk Collector, place over the breast, and release to form the seal. This seal creates a gentle vacuum, collecting breastmilk that leaks from the opposite breast while feeding; no additional squeezing of the collector is required.
Is the Breastmilk Collector BPA and BPS free?
Yes, the Breastmilk Collector is BPA and BPS free.
What makes the Breastmilk Collector different from other brands?
The Breastmilk Collector is not a manual pump but specifically designed to catch extra breastmilk produced by a mother’s opposite breast when she is breastfeeding. Our collector comes with a built-in spout and suction base to prevent spills. The Breastmilk Collector also has a unique neck strap that mom can wear while breastfeeding to prevent spills in case baby kicks the Breastmilk Collector, or its accidentally nudged or knocked off.
Where can the Breastmilk Collector be purchased?
The Breastmilk Collector is currently available through a wide variety of online retailers including Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Target.com, and Lansinoh.com.
Is the Breastmilk Collector recyclable?
The Breastmilk Collector is not recyclable, but the cap may be recycled by facilities that can process #5 plastics.
Can the Breastmilk Collector be used while pumping?
Yes, the Breastmilk Collector is perfect to be used alongside a breast pump.
Can the Breastmilk Collector be used to store breastmilk?
No, the Breastmilk Collector is not meant to be used for storage. Once the collector is full or you have stopped feeding, pour the collected breastmilk into a breastmilk storage bag or bottle.
Does the Breastmilk Collector come in different sizes?
No, the Breastmilk Collector's flange is designed to fit all breast shapes and sizes.
Could my baby pull the Breastmilk Collector off while feeding?
The Breastmilk Collector works by fitting securely to the breast, forming an airtight seal for easy hands-free use. If nursing via the cradle or cross-cradle feeding position, make sure there is enough room between the breastmilk collector and the baby's feet. The neck strap that can be attached to the Breastmilk Collector keeps the collector from dropping and spilling the breastmilk, if accidentally nudged by the baby.
Does the Breastmilk Collector come with a lid? What is the lid used for?
Yes, the included lid is designed to prevent dust and debris from entering the Breastmilk Collector when it’s not in use; and may also be used as a base for the collector. Please note that the lid is not meant to cap the collector to store the milk; please pour the collected breastmilk into a breastmilk storage bag or bottle.