Silicone Flanges

How to apply and use our silicone flanges

Assembling our Silicone Flanges
The one-inch clear collar ring goes onto the bottom of the silicone flange tunnel using a bit of water smeared around the end of the tunnel. With the collar...
Thu, 17 Jun, 2021 at 1:11 PM
Nesting Silicone Flange Inside Standard Flange
Our flanges should NOT be nested inside a standard flange (different brand). They replace your old flanges and connect directly to the adapter that screws o...
Thu, 24 Jun, 2021 at 12:58 PM
How Far the Flange Should Go into the Collar Ring
They should go to as far as you can get them in (at least 80%), but it doesn't have to go to the very end.  Use a twisting motion to slide the flange i...
Thu, 17 Jun, 2021 at 1:24 PM
Applying and Using Our Silicone Flanges
Our silicone flanges are not only angled like our hard plastic flanges so you can lean back while pumping without spilling milk, they also have the ability ...
Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 4:38 PM
Using Silicone Flanges Upside Down
Our silicone flanges are normally oriented with the tab side down, which has an angle that allows you to lean back without spilling milk.  Some people d...
Thu, 24 Jun, 2021 at 1:26 PM
Closing off Second Tube for Max Vacuum on First Side
As you'll see in our Silicone Application Guide, to apply the flange to your first breast, it's important to close off the tubing connected to the...
Tue, 22 Jun, 2021 at 4:11 PM
Pink Small Flange Tunnel Oval Opening
Yes, the tunnel of the pink silicone Small flange is oval when the funnel (flared-out part) is turned back. To make it round, just press on the top and bot...
Thu, 17 Jun, 2021 at 1:14 PM
Unfolding without Slapping Back or Popping Forward
There's a trick to getting the flange unfolded without snapping back or popping forward. Once it's touching the areola (after the pump draws the n...
Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 6:24 PM
Pump Settings After Applying Silicone Flanges
Whatever you normally like.  After they’re on, the settings are entirely up to your personal preferences.  Experiment to see what gets you the most milk! ...
Thu, 17 Jun, 2021 at 1:13 PM
Removing our Silicone Flanges
To take the silicone flange off the breast after pumping is done, just break the suction by slipping a finger under the top edge of the flange and inserting...
Thu, 17 Jun, 2021 at 1:11 PM