If you used a Breast Pump in the hospital, this is the exact same pump used in Calgary Maternity Wards. The Medela Symphony pump is Medela’s most efficient pump and the #1 choice of Alberta hospitals.
A Breast Pump rental is only $99/month for this medical grade pump that retails for over $4000. Yes, there are less expensive Medela Breast Pumps available for purchase but none of them compare to the efficiency of a Hospital Grade Breast Pump Rental.
Your hospital grade Medela Symphony breastpump rental may also be covered under your Employer Health Benefits. Ask us how to get coverage and be reimbursed back for the cost of your rental. Many plans are starting to cover the cost of a Breastpump, you just need to ask!
If you have a child in the NICU or with special medical need you will likely be able to get a Hospital Grade Breast Pump Rental covered under your health insurance. Medela surveyed the major insurance providers and 77 % of them provide coverage in this type of situation but you may need pre-authorization or a prescription.
Medela’s Double Pumping Starter Kit (compatible only with the Medela Symphony Breast Pumps) contains all the bottles, tubings, attachments and pieces you need to get started with your pump. These kits have been upgrade to include a CALMA feeding nipple, Pump n Save milk storage bags, nursing pads, Micro Steam cleaning bags and more. Everything you need!
The Double Pumping Starter Kits come with Medela’s standard 24mm breastshields. Some clients have found that they require either larger or slightly smaller shields for a comfortable pumping experience. Here is Medela’s guide to Breastshield sizing.
Wondering which breast pump is best for you? Here is a guide to all the choices. The Symphony (hospital grade pump) is designed to help build and maintain a milk supply. This is especially important if breastfeeding does not go well right away. Protect your supply by pumping on a regular basis until you and baby have figured things out. For those moms who plan to pump exclusively, save time by using the most efficient double breast pump on the market. Double pumping with a hospital grade pump can be done in as little as 15 minutes per session.