This review was written and performed by Kristen, DDL Contributor, for the New Baby Event.
Milkies Milk Saver is a silicone cup that collects your breast milk on your non-nursing side. When I first heard about it, I honestly thought it was a little strange but interesting. I know that I leak a lot but didn’t ever think about collecting the milk from the non-nursing side while I breastfed. Even once I read about it, I questioned how much I would actually collect while breastfeeding.
When I got the Milk Saver, I made sure to try it out while I was at home. It does say on the website that you can slip it easily in your bra and it will be unnoticeable, but I wasn’t so sure. After positioning it, I did find that it was mostly unnoticeable, but you could see the edge just a bit. I am not sure if it is something that I would try to do out in public anyway, but it was easy to use for when I am nursing at home.
After using it the first time, I was totally surprised at how much milk was collected in there! It seemed to be about an ounce. I couldn’t believe that I was essentially wasting that much milk on my non-nursing side when I breastfed! I was pretty excited that I collected that much and after my daughter was done nursing, I went to go put her down in her swing so I could empty out my Milk Saver into a storage bag. Well, when I bent over to put my baby down, all the milk spilled out of the top of the Milk Saver and onto my baby and the swing! Haha. So, I learned the hard way to take the Milk Saver out of my bra, and rest it in the case it came with, which also doubles as a stand. Fantastic idea!
Since then I have continued to collect milk with the Milkies Milk Saver, yielding different amounts each time. However, I can easily get a few ounces a day. It’s amazing to me that all this milk was getting wasted each day. This product would be great for mom’s who need or want to store milk for future use. I have no particular reason for “needing” to save my milk since I am currently a SAHM, but now that I know how much I can collect in one day, which would otherwise go wasted into a breastpad, I make sure to grab my Milkies Milk Saver so I can collect whatever I can for future use.
If you aren’t lucky enough to win one, you can find Milkies on their website or on Amazon.com. They run 25-30.00 for a set.
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