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Re: [IP] Pump Accessories
I've been pumping for several years and have YET to
buy any of the gadgets. For loose clothing (dresses)
I use the pager-type clip on my 507C & clip it to top
band of my underwear. Seems to stay put (& if it
doesn't I've been seen groping myself in public to
readjust). For fitted dresses, I clip it to the
center of my bra in front. I don't have much cleavage
& have been asked a couple of times why I appear to
have 3 breasts. That question has yet to receive an
For more formal events I either shove it into my panty
hose & hope the velcro doesn't cause a run - or I pin
it to my bra (same place I mentioned above).
Experiment for yourself before you invest in the
supplies. Sometimes MM offers a "freebie" with a
certain purchase. The Animas rep I'm working with to
get my new pump seems to be very nice. I won't be shy
about asking him to comp me some stuff if I need it.
good luck & congrats!!
-gail in denver
41 y/o. dx T1 02/14/72. pumping for a while. At dx,
was told I wouldn't live to see 40. HA!
>I have just received my Animas pump and am waiting
>for training to be scheduled. I am sure the
>questions will start flying as I get hooked up. For
>now, I am wondering what some of the women use to
>secure the pump under clothing. I have seen the
>thigh thing and bra pockets and before I spend money
>on these items, I would love some feedback. I have
>vascular insufficiency and would be concerned about
>attaching anything constricting to my legs and
>thighs. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I
>wear a lot of loosefitting dresses, but sometimes I
>wear fitted ones. Also, I want to express my
>appreciation for this wonderful group. I know, as I
>move forward, I will be more involved.
>Best Regards to ALL,
>Rosalie Dx 1964 Type 1
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