Question on buying a nursing bra

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Re : Question on buying a nursing bra

Postby onesock » Sat Aug 25, 2007 10:52 am

I was never really large, either before pg or when lactating...I wore sports bras and just pulled up which ever side I was nursing on and then pulled it down when I was done! The are so comfy and no hooks to fumble with when you have a rooting baby :) I have never gone back to a regular bra...I must say that I prefer cotton over anything silky, so they are a dream for me!!
I can't believe that you are getting soooo close :) I am very excited for you!

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Re : Question on buying a nursing bra

Postby caryn » Sat Aug 25, 2007 01:13 am

Thirding the Goddess 411, which has amazing engineering. There's no way to tell what size you'll be postpartum -- I gave up and went to a specialist lingerie store, and it was totally worth it, because those ladies can just look at you as you walk in, and put you straight into something that works.

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Re : Question on buying a nursing bra

Postby michellelhuston » Fri Aug 24, 2007 04:09 pm

Thanks for all the great advice ladies! I know I can always count on you! I do have a few at home now, so I think that I will stick with those to get me by. Push comes to shove, I can send out my sister to help me out!

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Re : Question on buying a nursing bra

Postby rachel a » Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:59 pm

Really... the best thing I ever did was find a N0rdstr0ms [;)], get sized and buy the Goddess Nursing Bra (also made by said company). I only bought two because a $40 bra is quite expensive for me, but after a couple weeks of wearing, I bought two more. They are durable, wash and wear well and are awesome. So comfortable! I tried many, many nursing bras before trying these and I don't know what I'll do when I stop nursing... I love this bra!

I was advised to wait until after my baby was born to buy my nursing bras and that's what I did. I had a few cheapies to get me through until then.

Good luck!

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Re : Question on buying a nursing bra

Postby emersons mom » Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:56 pm

i got a sport version from a brand that makes breast pumps, it was comfy for sleeping.....but my everday type was cotton, cooler and not cheap...about $50 from jc penney catalog, white cotton....i had a fitting and cup size was up over 2 cups bigger but band size was the same for me by about 3 weeks postpartum.

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Re : Question on buying a nursing bra

Postby lgw » Thu Aug 23, 2007 09:33 pm

I have a litte advice. I was advised that _____ (also makes pumps) made the best nursing bras and I bought a couple of them - very expensive. I learned, however, that they are very hot and I much preferred the cheaper models sold at that store in the mall - can't remember the name of it. I've no advice on size as I've not really figured that out even when not pg. Congrats. Can't wait to get an update.

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Re : Question on buying a nursing bra

Postby aundapenner » Thu Aug 23, 2007 11:39 am

Wow ... 2 days left!!! HUGE congratulations to ou and your family!!!! YEAH!!!!

At first, I bought a cup size larger, cause boy did the girls get big!!! :)

I'm now comfortably wearing my non-prego, non-BF size. My absolute favorite bra is by Bravado's Lifestyle Nursing Bra. (And I've tried lots of them over the past 15 months!)

Good luck to you!!! and way to go!!!

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Question on buying a nursing bra

Postby michellelhuston » Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:43 am

I am trying to get everything prepared for Zachary's arrival including buying a nursing bra. My question is, what size do I buy? Anyone know guidelines? TIA!!!!


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