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I've discovered the nipple flange on my pump is too small (explains why I was barely getting 1oz and sometimes none), and I went to the Hygeia site and they have a 29mm and 31mm flange. The one I currently have is 27mm.

Is there a way to know what size to buy? :/

ETA: I know what the perfect fit needs to be, but I guess the issue is having to buy online.
by on Apr. 24, 2014 at 12:04 AM
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robibuni
by Bronze Member on Apr. 24, 2014 at 2:37 PM

If your areola is getting sucked in, it sounds like the flange is too big.

Quoting Seximama23: I am having the same problem except most of my areola gets sucked in also even on standard size


robibuni
by Bronze Member on Apr. 24, 2014 at 2:45 PM

I just called and if its open, they won't let me exchange it :/

So I either pick one, or pick both...

Quoting stepconfused182: I'm sure hygeia would let you exchange them.
Quoting robibuni:

That's what I'm afraid of. I don't want it to be too big, but I'm afraid if I go up one size, it'll end up being too small also and I'll have to buy the 31mm.

Quoting stepconfused182: I'd go up 1 size. You don't want it too big.
Quoting robibuni: Yes. Its all suctioned against the sides.
Quoting stepconfused182: Meaning all areas of your nipple rub in the tunnel?
Quoting robibuni: When I merely place my nipple in the flange, it fits. But when I begin to pump, its WAY too small.
Quoting tabi_cat1023:

is the one you have a bit too small or WAY too small..if only a bit then get the next size up if way too small then go 2 sizes



Seximama23
by Silver Member on Apr. 24, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Yeah I know lol and thats on a 24 mm

Quoting robibuni:

If your areola is getting sucked in, it sounds like the flange is too big.

Quoting Seximama23: I am having the same problem except most of my areola gets sucked in also even on standard size

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