Nursing Bra 101

Can I Wear a Nursing Bra During Pregnancy?

Your body will change during pregnancy. Amongst a gazillion other things, your breasts will grow bigger, heavier and more sensitive as they get ready to produce breastmilk for your baby. This makes it almost impossible to wear your regular pre-pregnancy bra. Nursing bras are designed to provide support, coverage, and access for breastfeeding after giving …

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The Ultimate Nursing Bra Guide: Everything You Need To Know

You want to buy a good nursing bra but you’re overwhelmed by this new world where every bra is touted as the best that money can buy. I can help. I’ve spent hundreds of hours researching and writing about nursing bras. In this guide, I answer all your questions about nursing bras and help you determine …

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Which type of nursing bra is right for you?

In a nutshell Nursing bras can be divided into two broad categories: wireless and underwired (flexi-wired). If your breasts are still fluctuating in size, then you should only wear wireless nursing bras. However, if your breast size has stabilized and you need more support, underwired nursing bras provide better lift and shape. But there are …

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Nursing Bra vs Nursing Tank – What to wear when?

There is a lot of confusion surrounding what best to wear when breastfeeding. What bra do you use? What tops do you wear? What’s the best way to breastfeed in public without exposing too much skin? I’ll break down the differences between nursing bras and nursing tanks and help you decide what to wear when. …

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What nursing bra size should I buy? A simple guide.

You find out you’re pregnant. It’s a life changing moment for every mom-to-be. Then comes a flurry of everything else – morning (all day) sickness, achy breasts, doctors’ appointments, getting the nursery ready etc. and weighing up if you want to breastfeed. Regardless, you can wear nursing bras during pregnancy. These days, most maternity bras …

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How to avoid sagging breasts after breastfeeding?

Whether it’s from multiple pregnancies, aging, gravity or inheriting unlucky genes, sagging breasts catch up with all women at some point. The good news is that you don’t have to helplessly accept that it’s your lot in life. There are numerous ways to prevent sagging for as long as possible. Many of them only require …

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Can I wear a sports bra while breastfeeding?

Short answer: Yes, only while exercising. But you can wear nursing sports bras throughout the day and night. Longer answer: Sports bras are the bomb. They are amazingly supportive and trendy. You might even wear crop sports bras as exercise tops. I used to live in sports bras on the weekends. This changed when I …

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Can I wear a strapless bra while breastfeeding?

Short answer: Yes, you can. For short periods of time. Read: The best strapless bras and bandeaus for breastfeeding Longer answer: You might live in strapless bras and bandeaus when you’re not breastfeeding. And why not? They are comfy and easy to put on. And you get to wear strapless dresses, tank tops and camis …

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Nursing bra vs regular bra: A quick and easy comparison

With all the money you’re forking out for the pregnancy and preparing for your baby, why would you spend more on buying new bras when you have so many already? Because it’s a necessity, not a luxury. Good nursing bras that are comfy, supportive and make nursing easier will make your breastfeeding journey much more …

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What should you wear to bed when breastfeeding? Your best options listed.

Regardless of whether you usually like to sleep in the nude or if you wear a sports bra to bed, you need extra protection when you are breastfeeding. Why? Because every time your baby’s night feeding routine pulls out even just a little bit, your boobs end up having extra milk that leaks out onto …

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When to start wearing nursing bras (and why)

The short answer: Start wearing nursing bras when you feel more comfortable in them than your regular bras. The longer answer: When do I start wearing nursing bras? Your breasts start changing from early pregnancy, sometimes even before you realize you’re pregnant. These changes can be anything from growing in size, becoming fuller, feeling bruised …

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How to choose the right nursing bra (with examples)

Nursing bras are not created equal. They come in all sorts of styles, fabrics and shapes. Some are more supportive while others look cuter. Some serve up heavenly comfort. The style you choose will depend on your personal preference and lifestyle. Making a decision on the right nursing bra for you can be overwhelming with …

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