As a mom who’s recently breastfed a child, I was pumped (heh) to hear about some new innovations arriving in the form of the Elvie breast pump. It comes from the makers of the revolutionary Elvie Kegel trainer (from all of us who’ve had babies, thank you for that!) and is wearable, silent, cordless, and bluetooth-enabled. Intrigued? So was I.

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The Elvie breast pump: The single or double nestles into your bra and you can monitor it using a companion app

The Elvie nestles discreetly into most nursing bras and draws power from a rechargeable battery–not a cord that forces you to sit arm’s length from an outlet. Plus it’s controlled by an app on your phone that also tracks the volume of milk you’re producing in real-time.

The Elvie breast pump: The single or double nestles into your bra

As much as I want to fall in love with Elvie, the $499 pricetag at Target for a double unit, or $279 for a single Elvie Breast Pump  at Bed Bath & Beyond dampens my enthusiasm a bit. And I was also hoping for more progress on the actual suction mechanism, which as far as I can tell hasn’t changed from earlier models — A.K.A. the same technology originally used to milk cows.

That said, I realize innovation isn’t cheap, and if you’re a working mom who really values pumping discreetly at your desk rather than hiding in a glorified closet, the Elvie might be just the thing for you and your liquid gold.

You can also learn more about the Elvie breast pump on their website.

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