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PersonalFit™ PLUS sterile disposable pump set for Symphony®

PersonalFit™ PLUS pump sets for the Medela Symphony® optimise each part of the expression process to help ensure more infants can receive the benefits of a human milk diet. Our single-use sterile disposable version is a particularly convenient, easy-to-use choice for busy hospitals.

 

At a glance

  • Tested and proven in clinical studies
  • Offers more comfortable,1,2 efficient1 milk removal
  • Quick and easy to use straight from packaging
  • Helps streamline hospital processes 
  • Certified as sterile for entire shelf life 
A nurse showing a mother how to use a breast pump set and Medela Symphony® and double electric breast pump.

Innovative features of Medela PersonalFit™ PLUS

The PersonalFit™ PLUS sterile disposable pump set for Symphony® is part of Medela’s innovative PersonalFit™ PLUS range. All these breast pump sets have a groundbreaking design, based on Medela’s unique research and expertise.3

The characteristics of the pump set’s fully rotatable breast shield, including its oval shape and 105° opening angle, improve fit to the natural contours of the lactating breast to promote gentle pumping.3 It comes in a range of tunnel sizes to help ensure optimum nipple fit.

In addition, the breast pump set as a whole has fewer parts, that are larger and easier to handle, than those of standard pump sets.

All PersonalFit™ PLUS pump sets have integrated overflow protection (also referred to as a closed system) for increased levels of hygiene: a membrane within the connector helps stop milk overflowing into the tubing or motor during use. As a result, mothers do not have to sit upright when expressing, allowing them to find the most comfortable position for them.

Proven benefits of PersonalFit™ PLUS breast pump sets

When the new design was tested against the standard pump set in clinical trials, the results showed the following advantages.

More milk: After 15 minutes, the PersonalFit™ PLUS pump set obtained 11% more milk.1 There was also a 4% improvement in breast drainage1 – significant, as a key principle of maintaining milk production is to drain the breast well.4

More comfort: Mothers who rated their experiences of using the PersonalFit™ PLUS breast pump set described expression as feeling more gentle and natural. In addition, 100% of the mothers who tested PersonalFit™ PLUS positively rated the breast shield fit.2

More efficiency: Healthcare professionals observed mothers using the new breast pump set in hospital for five days. They recorded significant improvements in the cleaning and overall usability and handling of PersonalFit™ PLUS.5

Using the PersonalFit™ PLUS sterile disposable pump set

To make life easier for healthcare professionals and mothers, this single-use pump set can be used straight from the packaging.

After washing their hands, the user simply slots the breast shield into the connector, attaches the tubing, and screws on a milk collection bottle. The pump set can then be connected to the Medela Symphony® to start expressing.

Once used, the breast pump set should be disposed of immediately. Full details are in the instructions for use, which can be found below.

Enhancing the Medela Symphony® hospital-grade breast pump’s performance

The Medela Symphony® is a trusted choice in thousands of hospitals worldwide, thanks to its proven quality and reliability. Its unique suction patterns mimic nature to support mothers to initiate, build and maintain adequate milk production over time.6–8 PersonalFit™ PLUS pump sets further enhance the performance of the Symphony® breast pump by improving the comfort1,2 and efficiency1 of each pumping session. Together, they create a complete system for optimising breast milk expression, making more milk available when it’s needed most.

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References
1 Prime DK et al. 6th ABM Europe Conference, Rotterdam, NL; 2018

2 Clinical study. (NCT02492139). 2016.

3 Schlienger A et al. Breastfeed Med. 2016; 11(2):A28-A29.

4 Kent JC et al. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2012; 41(1):114–121.

5 Clinical study. (NCT02496429). 2015.

6 Meier PP et al. J Perinatol. 2012; 32(2):103–110.

7 Post ED et al. J Perinatol. 2016; 36(1):47–51.

8 Torowicz DL et al. Breastfeed Med. 2015; 10(1):31–37.