At 10.30am local time on Friday 7th April, 2017 and 10.30am Saturday 8th April 2017, 73 people took part in the first ever Global Big Flange On and set a record for the most breastfeeding people expressing milk simultaneously. We are excited to have introduced this new event to celebrate and support all those who expressing their milk.
The challenge for 2018 is break the Global Big Flange On record.
The Big Flange On will take place at 10.30am local time on Friday 6th April, 2018 and 10.30am Saturday 7th April 2018.
You can participate by attending a Big Flange On registered location or by expressing milk on one or both days at 10.30am and posting about it on social media using #bigflangeon, please make sure your post can be searched for and found or post directly to the Global Big Latch On Facebook wall. See below for more details about posting on social media. We will count all those who were expressing as part of this event and will announce the new record.
To record your entry on social media you can post a selfie of you expressing, a photo of the milk you expressed or your pump or a written post (it can be as simple as "I took part in the #bigflangeon).
Selfies can be uploaded to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
If uploading to Facebook, the selfie can either be shared on your own Facebook page, or to the Global Big Latch On Facebook page (or both). Make sure you write the words ‘#bigflangeon’ in the caption for your picture to connect it to the Big Flange On count. PLEASE NOTE: The Global Big Latch On Facebook page is a PUBLIC PAGE and Global Big Latch On cannot be responsible for the privacy of photos uploaded onto our page or other online platforms.