Sitting down for one of my real first pumping sessions after Addison was born, I swore my breast pump was trying to send me subliminal messages.
I remember thinking, No way. This is not happening … a breast pump can’t TALK!
Well, I guess I was wrong, since I’m not the only one out there who has heard their breast pump delivering secret messages …
Melissa Sher wrote a lovely essay on her talking Medela, which sparked a ton of comments from moms insisting their breast pumps were also chattin’ it up with them during those intimate pumping sessions.
So we asked readers on our Facebook page to tell us the phrases they’ve heard their breast pump mouthing off, and the submissions rolled in. Ranging from the encouraging (“You can do it!”) to the random (“Yellow paint”), these answers just might help soothe those moms who thought they were crazy for, um, hearing things. You’re not alone!
What has your breast pump said to you? Tell us in the comments!
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