We all know that during the early stages of pregnancy and immediately post birth, our breasts regularly change in size. Some women will experience growth up to 5 cup changes on average - sometimes more.
This change is not always welcomed and can be difficult for fuller busted women. On a daily basis, this change can fluctuate a few cups depending on your feeding routine.
It is imperative during this time that you look after your breasts to help ensure optimal breast health.
We are here to help you and guide you on your journey so the transition is easy and even amazing, especially for the fuller busted women. Find the continual support that you require combined with comfort and above all something that makes you feel beautiful.
Many moms are buying and wearing the wrong nursing bra size, especially if you have large breasts and with the fluctuations that you can experience during the 4th trimester.
Wearing a bra that is too small for you or not supportive enough can be an uncomfortable experience and can cause you all sorts of problems.
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Whether you are fuller busted or smaller busted the same rules apply when fitting a nursing bra.
It is important to invest in a good maternity or nursing bra early on. For some women it may only be a matter of a few weeks before her existing bras no longer fit.
Searching for supportive, comfortable and feminine maternity and nursing bras and underwear is not always easy and can be a frustrating experience to say the least.
While bra shopping in department stores can often be the preferred choice for many women, they sometimes lack the expertise, size range and provision of a personalised service. This can contribute to a frustrating experience and one that leaves many women without a correctly fitted nursing bra.
It is our advice that you visit a specialist fuller bust bra boutique. These boutiques specialise in fitting fuller bust women and will have a wide range of supportive product that will serve you well.
The women that work in these stores have many years experience and are extremely knowledgeable in relation to bra fitting & different types/ shapes of women’s bodies. They understand shape, structure and the lifestyle requirements of a fuller busted woman.
You may buy a bra in store and then repurchase online for your conveyance once you are formula with your size and requirements.
Check out this handy checklist and tips on how to buy maternity and nursing bras online.
If you’re a woman with large breasts then you’ll want to have the breast care (that was deliberate) for your bust. Sometimes it’s hard to tell if a bra has these features when purchasing online, try and be a detective by knowing how to read specifications available.
Good nursing bras will provide support and comfort you desire with the functional bonus of being able to feed your baby.
Here are some things to consider when buying a nursing bra:
Invest in a good transition bra in the first trimester. Seamless bras are a popular choice and are designed for stretch and grow with your changing body.
Available in easy sizing; XS-XXL, they will fit a number of cup sizes into each size, which makes this the perfect go to bra during this time of frequent change.
TIP: Not all seamless bras are created equal. Spend some time researching the market first before investing.
A seamless bra should feel comfortable and lift and support your bust.
Paying a little extra for a quality bra is worth it, as other cheaper versions may not deliver what they are supposed to.
The Sugar Candy seamless bra has been especially designed to nurture the fuller bust and has a unique construction only found in this bra.
It is the ideal transition bra for the fuller bust. Its unique construction has been especially designed to support and provide comfort during what can be a difficult time for some.
Your breasts should have stabilised by this time.
It is our recommendation that you discontinue wearing your seamless bra during the day at this time, as it will not provide you with the same levels of support that a structured bra will.
Croissant maternity and nursing bra is a flexible wired bra made from a spacer fabric. The spacer fabric is a new technology in fabric that gives the wearer a smooth profile from under clothing without the bulkiness of a pad.
Croissant is the perfect T-shirt bra for pregnant and nursing women and is available in a full size range from 32C-42K (US sizing).
Visit a bra-fitting specialist and get measured. Your bra size will be considerably different and getting some professional advice will help to ensure you walk away with a bra that will fit and support you well.
TIP: You might like to use your seamless bra as a sleep bra during this time. It will help to keep your bust in place and provide good levels of support while you sleep.
Time to go back into a seamless bra at the end of the 3rd trimester, as this is when your rib cage will be at maximum extension and you will want to be your most comfortable.
After you have your baby, your milk will come in whether you breastfeed or not. There can be sudden transformations of breast size 3 days after you’ve delivered.
TIP: Most women will be the same size 6 weeks after they have had their baby and 8 months pregnant. So, if you are pressed for time, look for a nursing bra that fits you when you are 8 months pregnant.
For active moms, when you start exercising after giving birth, try simple postpartum exercises that will help you regain your strength. Exercise can help you recover, make you stronger and improve mood.
Zest maternity and nursing sports bra is a specially designed sports bra designed to support up to the fuller bust. Zest is suitable for medium to high impact exercise and has drop down cups for feeding.
Made from a strong supportive spacer fabric, the Zest bra will mould to your body shape providing a snug secure fit.
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