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Growing Awareness Over the Importance of Breastmilk, Rise of Sensitive Parenting & a Parallel Increase in Working Mothers' Focus on Providing Breastmilk for Babies Even During Their Absence Drive the Breast Pumps Market

Published: April 2017


  • Code: MCP-3315
  • Pages: 186
  • Tables: 69
  • Companies: 30


The global market for Breast Pumps is forecast to reach 8.4 million units by 2022, driven by the growing number of women in the workforce, growing awareness over the importance of breastmilk, rise in sensitive parenting and a parallel focus shed on providing breast milk for babies even during the absence of their mothers from home. The growing trend of delayed parenthood until later in life after gaining financial security will continue to exert a positive influence on the market in the form of increased ability to spend on premium baby products. The market is also expected to richly benefit from technology advancements that offer a comfortable, convenient and discreet pumping experience for nursing mothers in a manner that reduces the need for private space. The United States represents the largest market worldwide. Asia-Pacific ranks as the fastest growing market with a CAGR of 7.8% over the analysis period led by factors such as rising birth rates in emerging Asian countries; rising standards of living; improving disposable income and greater propensity to spend on child care; strong government focus on reducing infant mortality and increasing health outcomes through breastfeeding campaigns; growing awareness over the importance of breast milk among young educated mothers; changing workplace policies and cultural perceptions that encourage pumping of breast milk at work among the large base of working mothers; and the rise of human milk banks that collect, screen and pasteurize donor mothers' milk. 

    Summary of Findings

  • Spread of Certified Lactation Consultant Practice Supported by Rising Awareness, Encourages the Practice of Pumping Breastmilk
  • Development of Wireless Smart Breast Pumps Designed to be Painless, Hands-Free, Tubeless and Noiseless to Benefit Market Growth
  • Rise in Breastfeeding Difficulties among Young Mothers Spurs Market Opportunities for Breast Pumps
  • Developments in Rechargeable Battery Technologies Fuel the Popularity of Portable & Discreet Battery Powered Breast Pumps
  • Product Innovations Continue to Score High with Manufacturers Developing Breast Pumps Capable of Tracking Milk Quantity and Pumps with Barrier Systems to Prevent Milk Contamination

    Timeline for Analysis

  • Market Estimates and Forecasts for 2015-2022
  • Historic Review 2009-2014

    Geographic Markets Analyzed

  • US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World

    Market Segmentation & Classification

  • Product Segments:
    • Non-Powered Breast Pumps, and Powered Breast Pumps


  • Ameda Breastfeeding Solutions
  • Bailey Medical Engineering
  • Energizer Holdings, Inc.
  • Handi-Craft Company
  • Hygeia Medical Group
  • Linco Baby Merchandise Work’s Co.
  • NUK® USA
  • Medela


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  • Latent Demand Forecasts & Projections
  • Comprehensive Geographic Market Analysis
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  • Extensive Product/Service/End-Use/Technology Coverage Where Applicable

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