What do I do if milk gets in the tubing of my Medela?

Inspect tubing after each pumping session. Clean tubing if there is any sign of condensation and/or milk.


CAUTION: Do not store wet or damp parts as mold may develop.

NOTE: Tubing should be washed if dirty or milk is present.

  1. Turn off breast pump
  2. Unplug breast pump from power source.
  3. Remove tubing by pulling straight out of tubing ports. Do not wiggle or pull tubing at an angle.
  4. Remove tubing from breast shield.
  5. Rinse tubing in cool water to remove breastmilk.
  6. Wash tubing in warm soapy water.
  7. Rinse tubing with clear water.
  8. Hang to air dry