Video interview: Are we ready to reconsider pumping in Switzerland?

Breast milk pumping in Switzerland, sadly, is a controversial topic. It still considered embarrassing or taboo talking about it. People often assume breast pumping is something unnatural and cannot be considered as breastfeeding. Pumps are being associated with pain or as a solution for nursing problems. A lot of moms feel that pumping devices are bizarre, humiliating and exhausting. Despite the fact that mothers in Switzerland have to go back to work after 3 months, a lot of moms struggle to pump their milk at work and as a result, decide to stop breastfeeding at all.

But if you want to know the truth about pumping, watch our video interview with the major breast pump manufacturer Medela and learn that pumping can be as nice as nursing (see my previous article). But just look at those thousands of moms pumping their milk and share their pictures #medelamom on social media encourage and inspire each other. If you look for supporting moms in your local community, you can join the Breastfeeding Mamas in Switzerland group on Facebook.

If you want to leave a comment on this topic, please don`t hesitate to start a conversation on our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. We will be happy to hear from you!

Interview with Susanne van Gogh, Education Manager Human Milk Market Switzerland, Medela Schweiz.

Watch on Youtube ↗


Events for kids today

This might be interesting for you too

  • Babyblog Schweiz auf Family First

    Mama photo blog: simple life, morning, Stokke, Family First

    As a new mommy again I take tons of pictures of my family everyday now and this time I would love to share some with you. Our life is simple and there is nothing special in the morning breakfast time but since we got this new Tripp Trapp with newborn sit from Stokke, I love to spend even more time… Read more 

  • Basel mit Kindern bei Family First Schweiz

    Basel with kids and family

    Basel with kids and family is great because it is surrounded by two countries at once: France and Germany. The city itself has a modern and an old town that has plenty to offer for family and kids, such as playgrounds and badies, as well as a lot of cultural things. Not only in summer is Basel a great place… Read more 

  • Kinderfestivals der Schweiz - The best fesivals Switzerland

    The best Open Air Kids Festivals in Switzerland

    There’s tons of family and kids friendly festivals in Switzerland that bring you the best of two worlds: fun, music and entertainment, but also family friendly facilities and activities. We have compiled for you below the ultimate list of the best Open Air Kids Festivals in Switzerland. Almost halfway into the year, it’s finally time to leave the cosy couch behind and… Read more 

2 Recommended