16 min

Ep. 9: Breastpump Flange Sizing The Milk Minute Podcast- Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding/Lactating/Pumping

    • Parenting

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Table of Contents:
00:28- What is a flange???
00:47- Different types of nipple pain related to incorrect flange size.
01:14- Do you need two different sizes?
01:49- The hospital “pumping kits” and what you need to know.
02:48- How much nipple should go into the flange?
03:46- When do you measure (before or after pumping)?
05:08- How to measure when your nipple is not that “obvious”
06:10- Different brands offer different options- choose what feels good to you!
06:55- What if you have to pump but are temporarily incapacitated in the postpartum period
08:17- When you can’t use your arms to hold your flanges- your partner can help!
10:11- The pumps that have the flange AND milk receptacle in the bra- what to know.
11:37- Is your bra too tight while pumping?!
12:29- Manual expression & a brief history of antique breast pumps
Join a community of like-minded breastfeeders AND hang out with Heather and Maureen! The Milk Minute Podcast Patreon members have access to exclusive merchandise and never-before-seen video. Plus, your support makes this project more sustainable. Thank you!Join us at www.patreon.com/milkminutepodcast
Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/milkminutepodcast)

Follow us on the socials! @milk_minute_podcast on Insta and @MIlkMinutePodcast on Facebook, where you can join our thriving community! We'd love to hear from you: email at milkminutepodcast@gmail.com. To support the show (which we'd love for you to do! And, get bonus content, and more!), our Patreon is patreon.com/milkminutepodcast.

Table of Contents:
00:28- What is a flange???
00:47- Different types of nipple pain related to incorrect flange size.
01:14- Do you need two different sizes?
01:49- The hospital “pumping kits” and what you need to know.
02:48- How much nipple should go into the flange?
03:46- When do you measure (before or after pumping)?
05:08- How to measure when your nipple is not that “obvious”
06:10- Different brands offer different options- choose what feels good to you!
06:55- What if you have to pump but are temporarily incapacitated in the postpartum period
08:17- When you can’t use your arms to hold your flanges- your partner can help!
10:11- The pumps that have the flange AND milk receptacle in the bra- what to know.
11:37- Is your bra too tight while pumping?!
12:29- Manual expression & a brief history of antique breast pumps
Join a community of like-minded breastfeeders AND hang out with Heather and Maureen! The Milk Minute Podcast Patreon members have access to exclusive merchandise and never-before-seen video. Plus, your support makes this project more sustainable. Thank you!Join us at www.patreon.com/milkminutepodcast
Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/milkminutepodcast)

16 min