The Best Inventions of 2021
November 10, 2021 6:11 AM EST

The bulky designs and battery packs of most breast pumps seriously curtail a nursing mother’s mobility. Not so with the Elvie Stride ($245), a pump that can be worn under clothing with integrated cups that fit into a bra. “We found that most pumps on the market had bad architecture and big motors,” says Tania Boler, inventor of the Stride. The device pairs with an app that can remind users which side they’ve recently pumped. Covered by many insurance providers, the Stride also offers a higher level of suction (270 mm of mercury, a measurement of vacuum pressure) than other wearable pumps. —Jesse Will

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