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Thread: Medela SNS vs. Lact-Aid

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2010

    Default Medela SNS vs. Lact-Aid

    Any thoughts one these two supplementary nursing systems; Medela SNS and Lact-Aid? Does one work better than the other?

    Please share your thoughts and experiences.

  2. #2

    Default Re: Medela SNS vs. Lact-Aid

    I don't have any personal experience, but word on the street is that a lot of moms prefer the Lact-Aid.

    Anybody have experience with one or the other (or both)?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Sunny England

    Default Re: Medela SNS vs. Lact-Aid

    I'm told that the Lact-Aid is a much better system, and that the SNS tubing needs replacing fairly often as it is prone to breakage. I'd happily get myself a Lact-Aid for my DD but unfortunately they don't sell it in the UK and postage would be around $50, almost double what I found the actual Lact-Aid for! Ah well.

    Go with the Lact-Aid if you can. I've also done a load of research into the two systems and most mothers swear by it over the SNS.

    Good luck!

    Jarred - 12/June/2007 - BF for 3 months - stopped due to medical reasons
    Lilly - 4/May/2010 BF for 8 months - On strike between 1/1/2011 - 29/3/2011 - That's 12 Weeks and 3 days!! It is FINALLY over!
    Together we battle with Cows milk, nuts and soya allergies, but we're making it!
    We , , and too, but we had problems..
    EP'ED for 3 months!
    Thomas born Feb 14th 2015 by emcs due to him presenting sideways with a hand first! Trying EBF again!

  4. #4

    Default Re: Medela SNS vs. Lact-Aid

    One consideration with the Lactaid is that you have to replace the disposable bags. 50 bags is only a week's supply for a baby nursing 7 times per day. And the Lact-Aid is only sold by the manufacturer as far as I know...

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