Breast Pump Market Size By Product (Open System, Closed System), By Technology (Manual Pump, Battery Powered Pump, Electric Pump), By Application (Personal Use, Hospital Grade) Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 – 2025

Published Date: Aug 2019  |  Report ID: GMI729  |  Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 125   |   Base Year: 2018

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Breast Pump Market size was valued over USD 1 billion in 2018 and is expected to witness 7.8% CAGR from 2019 to 2025.

U.S. Breast Pump Market, By Product

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Favourable reimbursement policies in developed economies will drive electric breast pump business growth. Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), several insurance companies are offering variety of breast pumps for the ease of women’s convenience. Availability of insurance covered pumps by various companies is projected to fuel the demand for breast pumps. Additionally, different manufacturers offer customer service as well as secured health plans for effective child and mother health management thereby accelerates breast pump market growth.

The growing rate of women employment will upsurge huge demand for breast pumps over the coming years. Breast pump offers immense advantages to working women, such as the milk can be managed very well for the baby according to different timings, it can be stored, filtered and hence working women generally prefer breast pumps. Moreover, numerous governments supporting initiatives to encourage women employment is projected to propel breastfeeding pumps business growth. However, due to the prices of breast pumps, they are not easily affordable to the low middle-income group that might impede the market growth during forthcoming years.

Breast Pump Market, By Product

Open system segment is estimated to witness around 3% growth during the forecast timeframe. Open system requires minimum maintenance due to its simple design and has easy-to-use mechanism. These pumps offer hygiene benefits as the suction generating parts are external to pump motors that further create segmental growth opportunities.

Closed system segment held over 70% revenue share in 2018 and is predicted to rise substantially by 2025. Focus of manufacturers on the introduction of technologically advanced closed systems for effective patient health management boosts breast pump industry growth. Also, reduced chances of contamination have led to an increasing demand for closed systems.

Breast Pump Market, By Technology

Electric pumps segment was valued around USD 300 million in 2018 due to various customization options coupled with contamination free milk expression and storage. The operating speed of electric pump is higher as compared to manual pumps and have separate adjustable suction that might propel the segmental growth.

Manual pumps segment accounted for more than 15% revenue share in 2018 and should exhibit lucrative growth over analysis period. Manual pumps are generally better to control the suction rate providing corrective and specific milk flow. Additionally, these pumps are conspicuous, handy and a convenient option while travelling due to zero requirement of electricity. Ease of sterilization and cleaning makes it a suitable choice for use.

Germany Breast Pump Market Size, By Technology

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Breast Pump Market, By Application

Hospital grade segment held a considerable revenue share in 2018 and is projected to show around 7% CAGR during the forecast timeframe. The increasing number of births in hospital will raise the demand for hospital grade breast pumps. Hospital grade breast pumps can stimulate expression of breast milk among mothers that are unable to produce enough breast milk, thereby escalating its industry demand.

Personal use segment accounted for more than USD 125 million in 2018 and is estimated to witness comparable demand over the analysis timeframe. Growing demand for a customizable breast pump that are designed specifically to deliver accurate results might augment segment growth. Also, the rising number of working mothers will further lead to a higher demand for such products in the near future.

Breast Pump Market, By Region

North America market is estimated to witness over 5.5% CAGR during the forecast period. Factors such as favourable reimbursement policies and increasing disposable income in the region is driving the demand for breast pumps. Also, rising awareness among mothers and secured healthcare infrastructure will further boost breast pump industry growth.

Asia Pacific breast pump industry is estimated to exceed USD 200 million by 2025. Regional growth can be attributed to rising alertness regarding advanced and innovative breast pumps. Moreover,  a large patient pool in the Asia Pacific along with growing R&D investments in the healthcare market will accelerate the regional growth.

Asia Pacific Breast Pump Market Size, By Country

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Competitive Market Share

Some of the prominent industry players operating in breast pump market include Philips, Pigeon, Buettner-Frank, Bailey Medical, Albert, Acewin,Beldico, Ardo, Linco Baby Merchandise Work's, Ameda, Spectra Baby Products, Hygeia Health, NUK, Babybelle, Lansinoh Laboratories, and Medela. The market players are adopting numerous in-organic and organic strategies such as collaborations to increase their market share and expand the geographical footprint.

Recent industry developments:

  • In January 2019, Medela LLC, introduced the novel research based PersonalFit Flex breast shields to help mothers to pump additional breast milk faster. This strategy has helped the firm to enhance its product portfolio range
  • In October 2017, Philips launched uGrow, the first medical baby app. This app has helped the parents to monitor every development of the baby. The launch has anticipated to surge the product portfolio of the company

Breast Pump Industry Background

In 1854, the first breast pump patent was introduced by Orwell H. Needham. His breast pump comprised of flanges made of supple rubber for more comfort. In 1874, Robert C. Gray and Charles E. Gassin made notable changes to the breast pump. Then in 1898, Joseph H. Hoover endeavoured breast pump gentler than those available. He combined spring and vacuum technology to make suction from the vacuum less abrupt and more comfortable. Later in 1905, Hubert H. Halstead improved Hoover’s invention by incorporating a true piston onto the breast pump. These advances continued and in 1908, Joel S. Gilbert conceived a breast pump for milk collection and suction. By 1942, Swedish engineer Einar Egnell introduced first hospital grade electric breast pump for ease of patient health. Numerous such introduction and innovations gave rise to hospital grade breast pumps for home use in 1999. Advent of technology in medicine and healthcare sustained till 2000s and in 2016, Pumpables were introduced to breastfeed the children. Breast pump allow greater independence and quality of life while minimizing the chance of contamination. Thus, growing demand for breast pumps will drive business growth during the forthcoming years.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of breast pump surpassed USD 1 billion in 2018.
The industry share of breast pump is expected to witness 7.8% CAGR from 2019 to 2025.
Increasing number of working female populace coupled with rising government initiatives to facilitate convenience for women are some of the factors propelling global trends.
High efficiency of the products coupled with reduced risks of contamination will drive the segment growth. According to a study by Global Market Insights, Inc. closed system pumps dominated the product landscape in 2018 with 70% of the revenue share.
Sophisticated healthcare infrastructure, favorable reimbursement policies, and rising disposable income of the consumers will drive the regional growth. As per study, North American industry for breast pump will witness a CAGR of 5.5% over 2019-2025.

Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Aug 2019
  • Pages: 125
  • Tables: 79
  • Charts / Figures: 14
  • Companies covered: 16
  • Countries covered: 14

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