How to Pump while at WDW

Hi ladies. I will be at Disney World without my 5.5 month old. Any tips for pumping while at WDW? I will need to pump 5-6 times a day. I plan on pumping at the hotel for the first and last pumping session each day. I would love to figure out a way to not have to leave my kiddo and hubby to pump while at the parks. Any ideas? I was thinking maybe lunch and dinner. I plan on bringing my spectra s9 with my freemie cups so I can pump on the go easier. It kind of seems loud though. I’m not sure if I will feel comfortable doing this but I don’t really want to waste time sitting in the baby care center to pump. I want to maximize all our time in the parks as this will be the shortest WDW trip we have done. Should I bring my spectra s2 for pumping in hotel?

I would love to pump and bring home expressed milk. Any tips? Thinking of asking hotel to put it in their freezer and somehow get it back home to me safely (will be flying home).

Thanks for any advice. :slight_smile:

It has been a while, but this manual pump worked great for times my wife needed to pump more discreetly (meaning, quietly). Despite being manual, it worked almost as efficiently as the plug in/ battery powered pump she used at other times.

For storage, definitely utilize the hotel freezer. The cast members will be more than happy to help you store it in their freezer. I just read a report of someone there this week who did this and they said it was a breeze.

I think a manual pump would probably be your best bet if you want to pump on the go in the parks. I am thinking of the dark rides/shows that I BF on and I would think you could definitely pump on those as well.

You can use the baby care centers at each park. They may have a fridge for storage.

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Mom of six and a breast milk hoarder after second kid was preemie.

High praise from me for @ryan1 ’s suggestion. I even preferred it to my electric.

When you do get home and back to baby nurse like it’s your job. Your supply is likely to take a dip, but should be recoverable.

Also recommending a hand pump for the parks… I used one under a nursing cover during shows and rides lasting 15-20 min without anyone noticing. I would have been less comfortable doing this with kiddo #1, but by kiddo #3 I felt at ease using the hand pump almost anywhere, and did not want to miss out on spending time with our family and my parents when our youngest was 4 months old. The hotel was super helpful for storage.

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Thanks so much! Yep I don’t want to miss anytime. This is kiddo #2 and with kiddo #1 I would have never gone to Disney World and pumped in public haha. Ya gotta do what you gotta do…now I do use a nursing cover. Thanks for the advice.

Thanks so much! Maybe a silly question but are you able to dual manual pump with both breasts at one time with two manual pumps? Or is that too much work?

Thanks for the advice! :slight_smile:

Thanks so much! I actually had not thought about a manual pump until you mentioned this. I will definitely be bringing one