Recently added item(s) ×
You have no items in your shopping cart.
Shop By Brand
Shop breast pumps, supplies and accessories from top brands at an affordable price. Find the brand and product that
you are looking for by selecting one of the categories above. Whether you need a milk storage container, breast
pump or a nursing cover, we have everything you are looking for!
Aeroflow has helped mothers all across the country receive maximum coverage and reimbursement, and is ready to help you! Visit for your breast pump today.
October 1, 2014
Choosing correctly fitting flanges, also known as breast shields, is an imperative step when you first begin to use your breast pump. Breast pump flanges fit directly over your nipple to form a seal around the areola, which creates a vacuum that gently draws your nipple into the tunnel for milk extraction. When the flange fits correctly, you will not only enjoy a more comfortable pumping experience but you will maximize the amount of milk extracted each time you pump. Let’s break down the parts and sizes of breast pump flanges to explain the 'why and how' behind this important part of your breast pump.
Keep in mind that breast pump flange fit can change between the time you give birth and when you actually begin using a breast pump. What fits when you began breast pumping may change, so it is important to check your breast pump flange fit from time to time. Flange fit falls into the following categories:
When determining the right breast pump flange size, remember the word ‘COMFY’. This term was specifically designed to help moms just like you remember five guidelines about breast pump flange sizing.
Incorrectly fitting breast pump flanges can affect how your breasts empty and yield problems with your milk supply. If you use ill-fitting breast pump flanges for too long you could experience mastitis and even problems with low milk volume. We hope this breast pump flange size chart has helped you determine if your breast pump flanges fit correctly. If you have any questions regarding breast pumps or breast pump flanges, give us a call at 844-867-9890. As always, if you are interested in getting your free breast pump through insurance, we can help with that as well. Simply fill out our Qualify Through Insurance form and you will be on your way to a new breast pump at no charge! We look forward to helping you and your growing family.
* Required Fields
Send us your questions and we will provide answers!