Milkdrop Wins Amazon Grant
When a Bright mum had difficulty using a breast pump to feed her daughter, she put her engineering skills to the test to find a better solution.
Alex Sinickas says it was through necessity that she decided to completely re-design the traditional breast pump, which has now been recognised by Amazon Australia.
“I have a two-year-old daughter, who I ended up on the wrong end of a breast pump to feed her for the first little while, and it wasn’t the most enjoyable experience,” Alex said.
“Of every ten women who use a breast pump to express milk, seven of them have nipple pain and damage, and eight say they feel like a cow.