Global Wearable Breast Pumps Market Size, Trends & Analysis - Forecasts to 2026 By Component (Wearable Pumps & Accessories), By Weight of Device (0.50 lbs and less, 0.51 to 0.99 lbs, 1.00 to 1.99 lbs and 2.00 lbs and above), By Technology (Manual Wearable Pumps, Battery-Operated Wearable Pumps, and Smart Wearable Pumps), By End User (Home Healthcare, and Hospital Facility) By Region (Europe, North America, MEA, Asia Pacific, and CSA); Vendor Landscape, Company Market Share Analysis, End-User Landscape, and Competitor Analysis
Wearable Breast Pumps Market Insights
The wearable breast pumps market is expected to grow at 8.2% CAGR. A breast pump is nothing but a medical/ clinical gadget used to remove milk from lactating mothers when they are not manually feeding their babies. The extraction of milk when the mother is not feeding is strongly recommended by healthcare advisors and doctors for at least the first year of the baby’s growth. There are a ton of preferences of mother's milk to new-born children, as the milk contains significant antibodies, by which an infant can build up a solid invulnerable framework, consequently diminishing odds of causing infections. Such devices help to support the flexibility of milk and help working moms to store the milk for new-borns. Specialists additionally prescribe lactating patients to utilize breast milk pumps to invigorate milk flexibly, particularly on occasions when babies face trouble to suck the milk. On present occasions, individuals are getting more mindful of the advantages of breastfeeding in the general advancement of babies. However, the market has traditional breast pumps that are widely used and accepted across developed nations. These pumps are connected to the suction monitor via a tube. Such traditional pumps do not allow the user to move from one place to another as the tube is attached to both the suction monitoring and suction container near the breasts. Hence owing to rising discomfort and patient preference for mobile medical devices, the market has witnessed technical advancements in the field of mother & child care products. Advancements such as availability of battery-operated wearable pumps, smart pumps, and manual but wearable pumps for the lactating population. The wearable pumps enhance the user to extract milk at any time place and situation. These are small devices (available as per the varied breast sizes) placed on the breast with help of the suction technique. The device is small and compact and hence the user can easily cover the device by wearing the bra over it. The market has also witnessed the launch of smart wearable pumps which help the user monitor the amount of milk removed and related data. Willow and Elvie are such products that offer smart plus battery-operated breast milk pumps.
The major market drivers for this innovative product are the increasing population in the Asia-Pacific region, rising preference for wearable devices for working women, increasing awareness on point of care and latest medical technologies at users comfort level, and expansion of healthcare start-up firms across North America and Europe offering smart medical devices.
Wearable Breast Pumps Market: By Component
Based on the availability of the products, the market can be segmented into a wearable pump/ unit, and pumping accessories. The accessories market will grow faster than the wearable device, however, the market value as per revenue will be more for the wearable pump device. This can be attributed to the increasing adoption of innovative products amongst working women and the growing population across the globe.
Wearable Breast Pumps Market: By Weight of the Device
As per the weight of the product, the market can be segmented into 0.50 lbs and less, 0.51 to 0.99 lbs, 1.00 to 1.99 lbs, and 2.00 lbs and above. Owing to the average size purchased from the manufacturer, the market for 0.51 to 0.99 lbs product will be the highest from 2020 to 2026. Moreover, increasing preference for smaller and compact devices will also drive the growth of the segment.
Wearable Breast Pumps Market: By Technology
As per the technology, the wearable breast pumps market is segmented into manual wearable pumps, battery-operated wearable pumps, and smart wearable pumps. The market for battery-operated pumps is ought to be the highest revenue contributor considering the facts of increasing preference for wearables and point of care assistance to lactating mothers. However, the market for smart wearable pumps will grow the highest owing to technological advancements in the product and real-time data analysis of the amount of breast milk extracted. The market has recently witnessed the launch of apps to support the data management of the milk getting pumped from the battery-operated device. The apps are connected via Bluetooth or WiFi, to help the user get regular intimations for excess milk extraction.
Wearable Breast Pumps Market: By End User
The consumers of such innovative devices are home healthcare users, and healthcare facilities (hospitals, clinics, and maternity homes). The home healthcare segment will grow the fastest owing to the nature of the product designed specifically for lactating mothers who are working and prefer the point of care milk pumping.
Wearable Breast Pumps Market: By Region
As per geographic understanding of this market, North America will be the largest segment owing to increasing awareness of portable and wearable pumps, the presence of most of the companies in the North American region, and the launch of the latest products in the US and Canada. However, across the Asia-Pacific region, the increasing population and high birth rate will propel the demand for breast milk pumping devices, and the rising number of working women across major developing countries in Asia would help the market grow the fastest.
Wearable Breast Pumps Market Share and Competitor Analysis
Willow, Chiaro Technology Ltd and Elvie, Philips, Baby Buddha, Freemie, Medela, Ameda, Inc., Spectra Baby USA, BelleMa Co., Motif Medical, iAPOY, Haakaa, BellaBaby, Evenflo Feeding, Inc., and Lansinoh Laboratories, Inc. among others are the prime players in this market
Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of companies profiled in the report.
In Aug 2020, Willow received funding of around USD 55 million in its Series C funding round for the smart wearable breast pump device.
In November 2016, Medela, Inc. launched its product namely Sonata, which is a kind device with smart breast pump technology. This product was launched for hospitals and home healthcare end-users.
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The Global Wearable Breast Pumps Market has been studied from the year 2017 till 2026. However, the CAGR provided in the report is from the year 2018 to 2026. The research methodology involved three stages: Desk research, Primary research, and Analysis & Output from the entire research process.
The desk research involved a robust background study which meant referring to paid and unpaid databases to understand the market dynamics; mapping contracts from press releases; identifying the key players in the market, studying their product portfolio, competition level, annual reports/SEC filings & investor presentations; and learning the demand and supply side analysis for the Wearable Breast Pumps Market.
The primary research activity included telephonic conversations with more than 50 tier 1 industry consultants, distributors, and end-use product manufacturers.
Finally, based on the above thorough research process, an in-depth analysis was carried out considering the following aspects: market attractiveness, current & future market trends, market share analysis, SWOT analysis of the companies and customer analytics.
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