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Global Breast Pumps Market $4.3 Billion by 2029

The global market for breast pumps expected to reach $4.3 billion by 2029, growing at CAGR of 8.2% over the forecast period, driven by surge in home healthcare equipment market, technological advancements, and increasing worldwide population.

  • Growing consumer preference, changing lifestyles and increasing disposable income, and favorable reimbursement policies have emerged as some of the key factors impacting the growth of this market.
    • Additional factors potentially contributing to “pumping culture” include widespread provision of individual breast pumps for postpartum women under the 2010 Affordable Care Act, increased marketing of pumps and bottles to women, and rise in the “technomedical discourse” on breastfeeding.
Global Breast Pumps Market

Breast pumps are either manual devices powered by hand or foot movements or electrical devices powered by electricity or batteries. Breast pumps are medical devices regulated by the US FDA. The two types of electric breast pumps are hospital grade and personal use pumps.

  • Manual or electric, single or double pumps with number of options are available in the market.
    • Manual pumps are less expensive, but can be tiring.
    • The smaller electric portable pumps, do not produce the same amount of suction as the hospital grade ones.
      • These pumps have quick cycling times, adjustable sucking levels and double-pumping action.
    • Hospital grade pumps are larger and intended for multiple users.
    • Personal use pumps are smaller and generally intended for one user.

The global breast pumps market report provides market size estimates ($million 2019 to 2029), market volume (number of units sold), market share, growth trends and forecast (CAGR% 2023 to 2029).

The global market for breast pumps segmented by product (manual breast pumps, single electric breast pumps, double electric breast pumps, hospital grade breast pumps), and geography.

  • Based on the products, the single electric breast pumps segment accounted for the largest share, followed by the hospital-grade breast pumps segment of the total breast pumps market.
  • The single electric pumps are preferred for the speed and efficiency of an electric pump, as well as the convenience and portability of a simple, compact, handheld pump.
    • Increasing numbers of mothers in the United States are using electric breast pumps to express milk and bottle-feed healthy infants. The initiative sparked a movement, leading to an influx of newcomers to the electric breast pump market and spurring traditional brands to innovate and update.
      • The update of single electric breast pumps anticipated to grow in emerging economies of Asia Pacific and Eastern Europe, attributed to improvement in the standard of living and disposable income in these regions.
        • Some of the major brands currently available in the market include the Medela Swing Electric Breast Pump, Comfort Single Electric Breast Pump by Philips AVENT and the Expressive Single Electric Breast Pump by NUK.
  • The double electric breast pumps segment expected to witness the fastest growth rare (double-digit) throughout the forecast period, due to the higher convenience of use and reduced risk of contamination as against other multiple user hospital grade pumps.
    • Use of double electric breast pumps also allows reduced expression time for every pumping session, thereby rendering advantage over single electric breast pumps, and are usually recommended for full time working population.
      • Some of the brands available in the market include Philips AVENT Twin Electronic Breast Pump and Comfort Double Electric Breast Pump, Medela Pump in Style and Swing Maxi, Ameda Lactaline Double Electrical Breast Pump, and Lansinoh Affinity and Affinity Pro Double Electric Breast Pumps.

The global breast pumps market research report is further divided by geography into North America (U.S., Canada), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU), Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA) and Rest of the World.

  • Geographically, the market for manual breast pumps anticipated to register the fastest growth rate in the Asia Pacific region, and Latin American countries, due to  increasing awareness about breast pumping and the associated benefits leading to high consumer base, rising literacy and working women population.
  • The majority of new mothers (about 85%) in the U.S. use breast pumps in the first 4 months post birth in order to achieve their personal human milk feeding goals.
    • Given the prevalence of breast pump use in the United States, it is important that perinatal healthcare providers are able to provide evidence-based recommendations about breast pump types in order to help mothers meet their individual human milk (HM) feeding goals.
  • The neonatal care in developing nations is fast emerging compared to developed countries leading to survival of more premature babies and extreme preterm babies.
  • Use of breast pumps has become a necessity in many situations and certainly its use is going to increase over the forecast period.
    • The major manual breast pump brands currently available in the market include Comfort Manual Breast Pump by Philips AVENT, Closer to Nature Freedom Breast Pump by Tommee Tippee, Harmony by Medela, Lansinoh Manual Breast Pump, One-Hand Manual Breast Pump by Ameda, Sensitive Manual Breast Pump by NUK and others.

The report also provides the detailed market landscape and profiles of major competitors in the global market including company overview, financial snapshot, key products, technologies and/or services offered, and recent trends in strategic management.

Major competitors operating in the global breast pumps market and included in this report are Ameda AG, ARDO Medical AG, Bailey Medical Engineering, Hygeia Medical Group II, Lansinoh Laboratories, Inc., Mayborn Group Limited, Medela AG, NUK USA LLC, Pigeon Corporation, Royal Philips Electronics NV, and Whittlestone, Inc.

  • Product
    • Manual Breast Pumps
    • Single Electric Breast Pumps
    • Double Electric Breast Pumps
    • Hospital Grade Breast Pumps (HGBP)
  • Geography
    • North America (U.S., Canada)
    • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU)
    • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC)
    • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA)
    • Rest of the World
  • Company Profiles
    • Ameda AG
    • ARDO Medical AG
    • Bailey Medical Engineering
    • Hygeia Medical Group II
    • Lansinoh Laboratories, Inc.
    • Mayborn Group Limited
    • Medela AG
    • Pigeon Corporation
    • Royal Philips Electronics NV
    • Whittlestone, Inc.

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