If you are a busy mom on the go, you have got to check out Medela Freestyle! I seriously never thought I would ever own something so awesome! Freestyle is Medela's first hands free, double electric pump. First of all, if you think all pumps are created equal, I can assured you that they are not. As I have mentioned before, I have tried other pumps before and I was not satisfied with their performance. I still remember that when I gave birth in the hospital, a few nurses told me that if I plan on breast feeding, I should try to pick up a Medela. Some of them mention that although Medela pumps might cost a bit more money, but they are well worth the sticker price. Well, I can truly say that love Medela breast pumps!
So, what's so awesome about Medela Freestyle breast pump? There are so many reasons why I love the Freestyle pump that I don't even know where to start, lol.
* Lightweight: The pump weights less than 1 lb so it is very light and easy to clip it onto yourself.
* Memory button: The pump comes with a memory button that allow you to record a pumping pattern best suited for your need.
* Let down button: I love the let down button because it allows your milk to flow more comfortably-- not sure if this makes sense, but for your breast feeding mommies I am sure you know what I am talking about ;).
* Rechargeable battery: The rechargeable battery is good for 3 hours! Ok, I have owned other electric breast pumps before but I was permanently attached to an outlet because the pump needs to be plugged in when I was pumping. The fact that the battery can last up to 3 hours and gives you the freedom of not being stuck next to an outlet is so awesome.
* Hands free accessories: The hands free accessories provides you the true freedom a mother wants! The bra attachments will work with most nursing bras, so you will no longer need to hold the bottles in your hands (seriously, how awesome is that?!). With the hands free accessories, you will be able to do all of the things you would still like to do while pumping. You can blog, wash the dishes, fold the laundry or help your other children with whatever they need.
Even if you only have 1 child, I think the Medela Freestyle is a great investment because it allows you the freedom to carry on with your normal activities. Furthermore, the breast pump is comfortable to use. If you are familiar with the Medela brand, you know what kind of great quality you can expect from the company. If you have multiple children, I would definitely recommend this product. When you are caring for more than 1 child, you will want to keep your hands free so that you can help them whenever you are needed (and being a mom, you probably already know that you will be busy the moment your kids wake up until they fall asleep at the end of the day). Being a busy mom is not easy, but with Medela Freestyle you will have one less thing to worry about and have to fuss over.
To buy this fantastic product, please go to Medela's Online Retailers page to locate a store you would like to purchase from.
Many thanks to Mariana of Medela. She has generously offered 1 Medela Freestyle as a giveaway prize to one of my lucky readers (US residents only please). The Medela Freestyle retails for $379.99.
How to enter:
In order to enter my giveaway, you MUST be a public follower of my blog through Google Friend Connect. To follow me, click on the "Follow" button on the right hand side of my blog. If you are not a follower and you enter my giveaway, ALL of your comments will be automatically forfeited.
1). Please go to Medela and then come back to tell me something interesting you learned about the company or its products. Also, please tell me why you want to win (you MUST be a public follower of my blog to enter this giveaway, and your profile can not be set at private).
How to earn additional entries (please leave a separate comment for each additional entry):
2.) Blog about my giveaway- with a link back to here, when you leave the comment make sure you include the URL of where your post of my giveaway is. Please do not copy and paste my review over to your blog, please write about why you would like to win this giveaway and provide a link back to this post. The Contest ends May 1st, 2010 at 11:59pm PST. Blogging about my giveaway earns 2 additional entries.
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Read the fine print:
* Lucky winner or winners will be selected through True Random Number Generator.
* If your profile page does not show your email address, please include your email address in your comment. For example: sugarpopribbons at yahoo dot com -- so that I may get in touch with you if you are selected as the giveaway winner.
* Each giveaway winner has 48 hours to respond to my email about getting the awesome giveaway prize to him/her. If the winner does not reply to my email within 48 hours, I will choose another winner using the True Random Number Generator.
* I do contact each winner via email. If anyone is curious about who the giveaway winner is for any of my giveaways, please go back to the original post of that giveaway. Once a winner is selected through random.org, I will post a screen shot of the the number random.org picked. You will be able to see which number has been selected and if you scroll down to the bottom of the page, you can cross check who the giveaway winner is.
*I received a free product (or products) for review purposes. I did not receive any form of compensation from the company. All opinions are my own and not influenced in anyway. My reviews are not always positive, but they are my personal and honest opinions. Other people's views and experiences with the product or products might be different from mine.