Symphony Hospital-Grade Breast Pump

The research-based Symphony Hospital-Grade Breast Pump has been developed specifically to support mums throughout their breastfeeding journey: to Initiate, Build and Maintain an adequate milk supply. Symphony is ideal for long-term and frequent pumping.

Many mothers in India have used Symphony in the maternity unit of hospitals, when they needed to bring their milk supply up to adequate levels. Now you can have the same high-quality experience of expressing adequate milk for your baby from the comfort of your home.  After that, you can continue using the hospital-grade pump or decide which Medela personal pump to buy. Symphony and its pump sets provide you with everything you need as a breastfeeding mum. 

Renting the Symphony is an easy 1-step process: Get in touch with us and give us your requirements. To rent your own Symphony, contact us via any of the following methods:

Call MOB  : (+91)   93113 02712 / TOLL-FREE:   1800-102-3645
E-mail us at medelaindiacare@medela.in or fill out our contact form.

Natural breast pumping

The emotional closeness and the bond between mum and baby during breastfeeding are very special. It is no wonder, then, that mums are reluctant to place their trust in a breast pump. But when direct breastfeeding is not possible or you are experiencing difficulties, switching to a breast pump might be very helpful.

Based on clinical research, Medela developed the breast pump Symphony that mimics the natural sucking behaviour of your baby at the breast, thereby stimulating the flow of milk. This means that you can pump more breast milk in less time, when pumping at maximum comfort vacuum.

Symphony Double Pumping

Benefits of Symphony breast pump

The hospital-grade, multi-user Symphony breast pump with its technical features and accessories is based on clinical research and is designed to help you meet your individual needs throughout your breastfeeding journey.

Symphony features Medela’s initiation technology and 2-Phase Expression technology, comes with overflow protection and is equipped for double and single pumping.

The pump set includes a PersonalFit Breast Shield in size M (24mm). Additional sizes are available separately: S (21mm), L (27mm), XL (30mm) and XXL (36mm).

All parts that come into contact with milk are BPA and phthalate free.

Rental fees may be covered by some health insurance companies.

  • Supports you to successfully initiate, build and maintain an adequate milk production.
  • Helps you initiate lactation when using the INITIATE program
  • Assists you to build and maintain your milk production when using the MAINTAIN program.
  • Particularly gentle on extremely sensitive breast tissue
  • Alleviates symptoms of engorgement and helps heal mastitis
  • Brings out flat or inverted nipples
  • Easy to use and pleasingly quiet operation

Benefits of double pumping and 2-Phase Expression technology

The combination of double pumping and Medela's 2-Phase Expression technology provides the following benefits:

  • Time saving – you can pump more milk in less time
  • Maintains your milk supply when direct breastfeeding is not possible
  • Your milk has a higher energy content – especially beneficial if your baby was born preterm
  • Comfortable and efficient to use

 

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Instructions for use

Pumping with Medela breast pumps

Cleaning instructions

Medela Symphony media separation

Double Pumping

2-Phase Expression technology

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