Originally Posted by leighahh
Just for clarification, do you currently have mastitis?
What kind of pump do you have now? What kind of pump are you looking for? How much would you like to spend on your pump?
In the meanwhile, please do all you can to keep your breasts drained. Offer to nurse your baby frequently. Pump as often as you can. If your pump does not drain your breasts well, follow up with manual expression. A good technique to try is this one by Chele Marmet: http://www.lacationinstitute.org/MANUALEX.html This will get you through until you can get a better pump.
These video clips are a good resource, and they may be a help until you can *see* someone about the latch issues.