Based on what choice funnel for pumping milk right choice of criteria on the following criteria mother can understand, whether the correct size of the crater, it uses: In the tunnel of the crater is the center of the nipple. Include breast, examine: calm if your nipple is moving in a tunnel funnel? Sucked into a tunnel funnel only the nipple, or an arbitrarily small part of the areola? Do you see the soft, rhythmic motion in the chest with each cycle of the suction pump? Do you feel the emptying of the breast at the end? Whether the procedure is painless? If any of the above questions you answered no, then it would be correct to choose a larger crater or smaller. If a funnel discrepancy given the criteria selected improperly funnel free complicate the process of milk ejection. In the future this may cause a reduction in its quantity. Close funnel may influence the emptying of the mammary glands and cause problems with lactation. For example, besides the natural soreness in the nipples, which is manifested by the results of counts the number of times use are breast pump, the movement around the nipple and / or areola can provoke injury, which he barely pump may cause. If you express milk to be derived from the mammary gland by reflex release Breast milk and produced a vacuum. However, tight funnel does not allow good breast emptying, even with the best breast pump and a strong milk ejection reflex, as it squeezes small milk ducts in the nipple, in which milk flows from her breast.
Normally, these ducts increase in size when you notice the reflex output of milk, so milk can leak out of my chest and easy quickly. But if the ducts are squeezed into too small crater remains in the breast milk. As a result, lower pumping milk can cause lactostasis, mastitis, and problems with low milk production. You'll find stagnation in the chest or nodules, which seem full of milk. If you have noticed at least one of the above symptoms, it is necessary to resolve this problem more quickly after the birth of your child.