Definition of breast pump in English:

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breast pump


A device for drawing milk from a woman’s breasts by suction.
Example sentences
  • A woman can continue to breastfeed when she returns to work by expressing her milk with a breast pump every three or four hours.
  • If you cannot carry on breastfeeding then you should use a breast pump to express the milk.
  • Insufficient milk supply, if suspected, is better managed with a breast pump to stimulate milk production.

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