Giveaway! Simplisse Double Electric Breastfeeding Companion [closed]

by Ashley on May 24, 2011



A few months, we went to Giggle to get some help with our registry. We were being helped by a really nice guy who was spending a ton of time with us–having Aron try on carriers, taking us through all of their stroller options, and telling us about their apartment-sized cribs–and we were loving it! Then came the breastfeeding section. He was doing pretty well at first, but suddenly got a bit more sheepish: “well these are the br…Β  the pumps for the milk.” “Yes,” we said, “and what is the difference between the two?” (They carried Medela and Simplisse.) “Well, it all depends on the size of your br…Β  your…Β  Hang on, let me get one of the other sales associates.” We chuckled as he left, but the woman he brought back was super helpful and, having used both systems herself, recommended Simplisse as she felt their softer silicon cups were more flexible and thus more comfortable. And onto our registry it went.

So I was so excited when Simplisse contacted me and offered to give away one of their Electric pumps to a lucky reader! (It’s a $300 value!) Some details: The pump’s compression technology is designed to help minimize tugging and pinching and gently elicit milk expression and the inner and outer Super-Soft BabyFace flexible breastcupsΒ  work together to mimic baby’s tongue and suckling motions to encourage let-down. It’s dishwasher safe and BPA Free, and includes four collection bottles, a tote Bag, an insulated cooler with 2 ice gel packs, and a wet storage bag.

To enter and win one of their double electric pumps, leave a comment below by Thursday 11:59 p.m. The winner will be chosen at random and announced here Friday. Be sure to leave me a way to get in touch with you, should you win. Sorry, U.S. shipping addresses only.

Good luck!

[Update: Congratulations, Dana! Comment #58 was selected using Random.org; I’ll be contacting you via email. Thank you, everyone, for entering–it was so nice to hear from so many expectant moms and generous friends of expectant moms!]

{ 121 comments }

Kelly E May 24, 2011 at 8:42 am

I’m due in Sept and am looking for a good breast pump. I would love to win this!

Katie May 24, 2011 at 9:15 am

Great giveaway! My sister is breastfeeding, this would be wonderful for her.

Clare May 24, 2011 at 9:17 am

I used a Medela pump on loan from the hospital before (which was good and very efficient), but I would love to have my own and not have share πŸ™

sara May 24, 2011 at 9:18 am

I have a lovely friend who would be so excited!

Ali May 24, 2011 at 9:21 am

This would be amazing to win! Thanks for the giveaway.

Alexandra May 24, 2011 at 9:29 am

Great story about registering…I can just imagine! Thanks for registering me!

Jenni May 24, 2011 at 9:39 am

I’m due in August. Thanks for sharing your experience of searching for a breast pump. And thanks to you and Giggle for offering this opportunity!

Michelle May 24, 2011 at 9:40 am

Oh, this would be so wonderful to win! I have my first baby coming in November and DEF need one. Thanks for the giveaway!

sarah May 24, 2011 at 9:45 am

i’m due in august and will need a pump when i return to work – it would be so great to win this one! thanks for entering me.

Carolyn May 24, 2011 at 9:50 am

I am due in December with our first, so I would love to get some free swag. Is a breast pump considered swag?

Michelle May 24, 2011 at 9:53 am

I’m due in December and starting to shop around for registry items. It would be great to have this already taken care of. Thanks for doing this!

Kathryn Hager May 24, 2011 at 10:01 am

Oh! How exciting! I, like you, am expecting my first child and a breast pump is just what we need for when I go back to work.

sarah May 24, 2011 at 10:08 am

wow! that’s awesome. I am hoping to become pregnant soon and will need a pump, as I plan to go back to work. this one sounds very nice.

Ashley May 24, 2011 at 10:18 am

Ashley- I’m a Hither and Tither reader and was so excited when this blog started, since I’m expecting my first as well! This is such a great giveaway-I’m planning on buying my own since this seems like a personal item. Enjoy the rest of your pregnancy!

janet May 24, 2011 at 10:21 am

Haven’t heard of this pump. Seems fantastic!

Melissa May 24, 2011 at 10:22 am

I am due in December, this would be so great! Thank you for the opportunity!

Lindley May 24, 2011 at 10:23 am

I was only familiar Medela until this post, but I’m happy to see other products that continually try and improve the pumping process for moms! I’d love to give this as a gift to my friend who is expecting in July!

marΓ­a May 24, 2011 at 10:24 am

It would be awesome to win this (and not to have to buy one)! mcb2151 at columbia dot com.

Nicole May 24, 2011 at 10:39 am

This is awesome! Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

rachel May 24, 2011 at 10:43 am

I am due with my first in December and have SO enjoyed reading your blogs! Would LOVE to get my first baby gadget! πŸ˜‰

Sinead Keogh May 24, 2011 at 10:58 am

I am due in July and would love to get some play things for my girls. Medela had been recommended to me, but happy to get my mind changed by Simplisse.

Emily May 24, 2011 at 11:14 am

I would love to try a new pump! We borrowed our last one and would love to have one of my own πŸ˜‰

mandie segura May 24, 2011 at 11:20 am

Wow! SO generous! We’ve been talking more & more about when we finally get to start trying, and it’s getting closer! I’d love to have one of these for when we finally have our babe!

bridget May 24, 2011 at 11:26 am

i am in need of a breast pump!! i think its one of those registry items that your guests are not super excited to get you. thus… it sits.

but i would love to win this!

Christine May 24, 2011 at 11:33 am

Thanks for hosting a giveaway! I’m having my first in October, so this would be great!

paige May 24, 2011 at 11:34 am

Haha…funny story, but poor guy. πŸ˜‰
Great giveaway, thanks so much!
We had decided on the Medela, but I certainly wouldn’t complain if I won a Simplisse pump.
Fingers and toes crossed!

Teryn May 24, 2011 at 11:38 am

Great giveaway! Definitely sounds like a set up from the pump I’ve used in the past. Would love to have it for the new baby on the way πŸ™‚

Heather May 24, 2011 at 11:46 am

I just had a baby in February, and would love to be able to use such a nice breast pump!

danielle May 24, 2011 at 12:02 pm

my sweet sister has a 1 year old and a baby due in just a few weeks, and this would be such a perfect way to ease the stress for her! i would be the happiest camper bringing this to her baby shower next week. such a great giveaway, thank you ashley!! xo

Dana May 24, 2011 at 12:07 pm

I’m due in 3 weeks and I don’t have a pump yet. What a great giveaway!!

Liana May 24, 2011 at 12:08 pm

Would love to be able to give this to my daughter!

simplyblythe May 24, 2011 at 12:18 pm

my twin sister is due in three weeks! thanks for the chance to win.

redfrizzz May 24, 2011 at 12:18 pm

Would LOVE to be able to give this to a client!!

Laura May 24, 2011 at 12:20 pm

this is such a great give away. This is something we really need before our baby comes and I would love to win it rather than pay for it:) my email is [email protected]. thanks.

Rachael May 24, 2011 at 12:25 pm

What an amazing opportunity!!! Thanks!

Jessica Raba May 24, 2011 at 12:35 pm

I am due in December and this would be amazing! Love both of your blogs! My email is [email protected].

NicoleD May 24, 2011 at 12:50 pm

How funny! The poor guy πŸ™‚ Amazing giveaway!

Sam Sidney May 24, 2011 at 1:12 pm

This is my 3rd baby (in under 4 y ears). I nursed my other 2 for 6 months each but really am hoping to make it the full year this time. I think this pump would totally help me reach my goal… xo.

[email protected]

Erin May 24, 2011 at 1:17 pm

Thank you for the wonderful give-a-way! As an expecting mother, having one less thing to buy (especially something like a breast pump!) can be such a relief. Thank you again!

Britteny Schwoerer May 24, 2011 at 1:20 pm

I’m due in December with my first child. This pump looks great. I’ve not heard of this brand before.

Sara Faas May 24, 2011 at 1:37 pm

Just starting to gather the necessities for our little one due 12.1. This would be fantastic! Thanks for the giveaway.

Ann May 24, 2011 at 1:42 pm

I pumped for over a year with my first baby and felt the pump was beginning to wear out towards the end. I’d love a new one for my second baby – coming this October!

MM May 24, 2011 at 1:56 pm

What a great give away!

Audry May 24, 2011 at 1:59 pm

Great giveaway! It’s good to know that there are other options out there besides Medela.

Meghan May 24, 2011 at 2:18 pm

Fantastic! Would love to win!

Emily King May 24, 2011 at 2:33 pm

It seems like everyone I know is getting pregnant right now, and I can think of a few who would love to own this breast pump but could never afford it. I’d love to be able to gift it to one of them.

Joanna May 24, 2011 at 2:40 pm

Thanks Ashley, great giveaway. My third hand breast pump isn’t too comfortable, this sounds fabulous.

Ruth May 24, 2011 at 2:40 pm

Ashley, thanks so much for offering this giveaway! I’m due in early Sept. with my first (it’s a girl!) and it has been great and so helpful to read your experiences. Thanks for this opportunity.

Al May 24, 2011 at 2:48 pm

could use this to suck oil from the porsche

Jesse May 24, 2011 at 3:37 pm

what a great giveaway!

Traci May 24, 2011 at 3:44 pm

Fantastic give-away!

Megan May 24, 2011 at 3:52 pm

My sister in-law had her baby boy this morning!!! She would love to have this gift!

Christina May 24, 2011 at 4:32 pm

My friend Holli is expecting twins in October! I know this would be very helpful for her and her hubby!!

Holli May 24, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Love this pump!!!! Due with Twins in a couple of months and would love to be able to use this pump to help with nursing them!

Christen May 24, 2011 at 4:36 pm

I recently found out that I’m pregnant (due in January). This would be a great prize to win!

Octi May 24, 2011 at 4:45 pm

my future bestfeeding days will thank you

Robert Bonacquisti May 24, 2011 at 5:04 pm

Twins on the way. This would be a big help!

Dana May 24, 2011 at 5:04 pm

What a great giveaway–I’ve been looking at the Medela pumps for our little one due in August, but the Simplisse sounds like a dream!

Octavius May 24, 2011 at 5:05 pm

First time parent. Awesome give away.

Lindsay May 24, 2011 at 5:09 pm

I love your blogs! I would love to win this too!

Jill May 24, 2011 at 5:19 pm

I was just asking other moms about pumps yesterday – nice!

Yannelli May 24, 2011 at 5:23 pm

I would love an electric pump… over my manual πŸ™‚

Yannelli May 24, 2011 at 5:23 pm

opps forgot my email.. [email protected]

zsuzsi May 24, 2011 at 6:08 pm

november baby wants this reeeeeal bad! πŸ™‚
thank you for the chance to have one! xo, zsuzsi

Laura May 24, 2011 at 6:17 pm

I’m due in July and have completely put off any decision about a breast pump (not to mention a whole lot of other stuff!). But this one sounds fabulous!

Ashley May 24, 2011 at 6:27 pm

My friend’s little bean is due in September. Wouldn’t it be lovely to send her a spontaneous breast pump! πŸ™‚

Debi Bonacquisti May 24, 2011 at 6:40 pm

I’m thinking my daughter-in-law really needs this. She is due in October – with Twins, and plans to breast feed both as much as possible. She needs all the help she can get. Nice of you to do this!

melissa May 24, 2011 at 6:48 pm

ENTER!
I have a new friend who I’ve been helping, she is due in four weeks. She totally could use this.

What a generous giveaway!

Nicole May 24, 2011 at 6:52 pm

I would love to win this! I am due in 6 weeks, and have yet to purchase a pump.

Christina May 24, 2011 at 7:00 pm

love this pump!

ali c. May 24, 2011 at 7:11 pm

Great giveaway! Love your blogs!

Lisa May 24, 2011 at 7:32 pm

Oh! I would love to win this! I’m due in November!

Jessica May 24, 2011 at 7:49 pm

Amazing! My friend is due June 7th – what a great gift this would be!

Valerie May 24, 2011 at 8:28 pm

I’m due the end of August and would love to win this!

Richard May 24, 2011 at 8:38 pm

This would be great – for my wife that is. Thanks!

Natalie May 24, 2011 at 8:44 pm

Hope I win!

Chris May 24, 2011 at 8:46 pm

I could use a good pump!

Mark Persson May 24, 2011 at 9:09 pm

My fiance reads your blog daily. We are expecting in August. I would love to win this for her.

leah May 24, 2011 at 9:37 pm

I’m not pregnant, but I am a planner!

Lisa May 24, 2011 at 10:31 pm

Funny story! Bless him.
We’re expecting twins later in the year and I have a feeling this could come in very handy.

P.s really enjoying the site xx

Pamela Schulley May 24, 2011 at 11:32 pm

This would be such a great win…sounds fancy!

Erica May 24, 2011 at 11:46 pm

Love your blog. I’m due in September and I could really use one of these!

OLove May 24, 2011 at 11:50 pm

This breast pump looks like it will work perfectly for my sister! The twin nozzles seem to resemble the twins she’ll be having πŸ™‚

Erik May 25, 2011 at 12:08 am

My friend is due in about 5 months and this would be great for her!

emily May 25, 2011 at 12:10 am

ooooh. i have a hardly-working hand-me-down and something like this would just be great! pick me!

Lia May 25, 2011 at 1:20 am

Sister is having twins, she’ll need all the help she can get!!

Dreolin May 25, 2011 at 2:29 am

I’m due in September and thought I’d leave a comment in hopes of winning the breast pump!

Chanda May 25, 2011 at 3:20 am

I just had my first child in April and would love to win this!

michele May 25, 2011 at 7:14 am

my best friend lives in nyc and is due in november, this would be great!
fingers crossed!

Cindy May 25, 2011 at 8:45 am

would love to win this pump!

Annie May 25, 2011 at 9:00 am

Hello Ashley! What a generous giveway! I’m expecting and so I want to be on the list! πŸ™‚

sal May 25, 2011 at 9:01 am

I have been happily following your story, due with my first one week behind you. Winning this would be a joy!

Paige May 25, 2011 at 9:05 am

Great and useful giveaway! Thanks!

Mary May 25, 2011 at 10:05 am

What an awesome giveaway! I would love to have this pump when my first is born!

kate May 25, 2011 at 10:10 am

what a great, generous giveaway! my twin sister is expecting her first πŸ™‚

Abby May 25, 2011 at 10:24 am

I’m due in December — never too early to start jockeying for free stuff! Thanks for this giveaway!

megan May 25, 2011 at 12:07 pm

This is perfect. I can’t believe you’re giving it away! Thank you! Can’t wait til you announce my name! haha

Ricky May 25, 2011 at 12:07 pm

This is perfect! It’s pretty amazing and well designed!

Hugh Simonich May 25, 2011 at 12:23 pm

Friends are having twins and need all the help they can get. This would be a great gift!

Mary S May 25, 2011 at 1:03 pm

this is great! i hope it works well for you!

Frankie May 25, 2011 at 1:13 pm

I could really use this with our Newborn boy!

Katie C May 25, 2011 at 1:16 pm

Wow! How generous and sweet of you AND Simplisse! Would be a fab score for any new mom! Fingers crossed!
katiecavic at yahoo dot com

Tina DeRuntz May 25, 2011 at 1:41 pm

I’m not due until December, but am already trying to figure out what and which of what to get!

Jillian B May 25, 2011 at 2:31 pm

My sister-in-law is pregnant with her first baby and found out she is having twins! She is going to have her hands full already with being a first time mom with two babies, not just one! This would help her out so much!

Ryann G May 25, 2011 at 3:11 pm

What a generous giveaway! Our first baby is due early November and the thought of figuring out which products are best seems quite daunting!

Rachel Wolf May 25, 2011 at 3:13 pm

I’d love to win-What a huge expense to cross off the list!

Allison P May 25, 2011 at 4:32 pm

My sister is due in September and I would love to give this to her as a surprise.

The Knapps May 25, 2011 at 4:43 pm

I would love to win this! I’m expecting my first and plan to breastfeed and go pump while at work so this would be perfect πŸ™‚

danielleaknapp at gmail dot com

adelina May 25, 2011 at 5:10 pm

My best friend just got some bad news about her pregnancy, this would cheer her up! Hope to win it for her:)

Sarah May 25, 2011 at 5:13 pm

My husband and I are expecting our first baby in early November and I would be thrilled to win one of these!

Carol May 25, 2011 at 5:43 pm

I am due in October and haven’t even thought about where to begin…this might help get me started πŸ™‚

nancy from WI May 25, 2011 at 6:18 pm

I’m due 9/20/11 and will be returning to work full time after my 12 week leave. Definitely need one of these!!

Candice May 25, 2011 at 7:45 pm

I’m due in August and would love to have this pump!

Margaret May 25, 2011 at 8:17 pm

I have used an old Medela pump which is very bulky, and a handpump which gave me carpal tunnel. This would be an excellent replacement!
[email protected]

Beth May 25, 2011 at 8:35 pm

I’m expecting my first this July. I’ve been enjoying following your blog. πŸ™‚

Emily May 26, 2011 at 8:46 am

What a great giveaway! I’m due in August and this would be love to win this. Keeping my fingers crossed (and good luck to everyone else!)

Justine May 26, 2011 at 3:22 pm

My co-worker would love this!

Marge May 26, 2011 at 8:11 pm

Wow this is great!

Fred May 26, 2011 at 8:12 pm

I would love to when this for my favorite daughter.

Danielle May 27, 2011 at 1:52 am

What a great give away! I am keeping my fingers crossed!

Ashley May 27, 2011 at 9:21 am

Thank you again, everyone! I loved hearing from all of you and wished all of you could win. Congratulations to #58, Dana, selected using Random.org.

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