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Choosing your Medela breast shield size

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Do you feel unexpressed milk after pumping? Does your nipple rub the tunnel sides? For these or other reasons you may want to consider trying a new breast shield size. Follow the instructions in the downloadable guide or in the animation below

Did you know that your optimal breast shield size could change over the duration of your pumping experience?

The right breast shield size is an essential part of optimal milk flow during pumping. To help you obtain maximum comfort and pumping efficiency. The guide below is a starting point to help determine your optimal size based on your nipple diameter. Medela offers different breast shield ranges.

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