University of Western Australia Research

Medela's partnership with the University of Western Australia continues to produce thought-provoking research in the field of Lactation Science. Medela is the only breast pump company that conducts basic research for the advancement of medical science.

Medela sponsored research with UWA includes:

Donna T. Ramsay, Jacqueline C. Kent, Robyn A. Owens, and Peter E. Hartmann
Ultrasound Imaging of Milk Ejection in the Breast of Lactating Women”
Pediatrics, Feb 2004; 113: 361 – 367
  

Leon R. Mitoulas, Ching Tat Lai, Lyle C. Gurrin, Michael Larsson, and Peter E. Hartmann
“Efficacy of Breast Milk Expression Using an Electric Breast Pump”
Journal of Human Lactation, 11 2002; vol. 18: pp. 344 - 352.
 
Jacqueline E. Kent, BSc, PhD; Donna T. Ramsey, DMU, PGDip; Dorota Doherty, PhD; Michael Larsson, MBA; Peter E. Hartmann, BRurSci, PhD
“Response of Breasts to Different Stimulation Patterns of an Electric Breast Pump”
Journal of Human Lactation 19(2) 2003; 
 
Leon R. Mitoulas, PhD; Ching Tat Lai, MSc; Lyle C. Gurrin, PhD; Michaelson Larsson, MBA; Peter E. Hartmann, PhD
“Effect of Vacuum Profile on Breast Milk Expression Using an Electric Breast Pump”
Journal of Human Lactation 18(4) 2002
 
Donna T. Ramsay, Leon R. Mitoulas, Jacqueline C. Kent, Mark D. Cregan, Dorota A. Doherty, Michael Larsson, Peter E. Hartmann.
“Milk Flow Rates Can Be Used to Identify and Investigate Milk Ejection in Women Expressing Breast Milk Using an Electric Breast Pump”
Breastfeeding Medicine. 2006, 1(1): 14-23. doi:10.1089/bfm.2006.1.14.