A nursing bra has cups that can be easily moved out of the way for easy breastfeeding. Nursing bras are designed with comfort and health in mind, so that you can be properly supported when your breasts are at their most sensitive. Modern nursing bras have become much more stylish and flattering, so that you do not have to sacrifice style for nursing convenience.
Many nursing cup bras are soft cup, meaning that they do not have underwires. Soft cups are ideal for your first set of nursing bras, because they will not restrict your breasts as your size fluctuates. Once your new bra size is steady, feel free to branch out into underwire nursing bras. This type of nursing bra offers more support and a more flattering look, which makes it a great choice if you are nursing and going back to work. A bra style that is related to nursing bras is the maternity bra
. A maternity bra is designed to be worn while you are pregnant. When buying a bra that is listed as a maternity bra, be sure to check that it has drop down cups.
The most common question women ask me about nursing bras is when they should buy their first bras. When you are pregnant, your bust size changes often and unpredictably. I recommend waiting until you are at 30 to 32 weeks before buying your first nursing bras. Unlike with regular bras, you should buy nursing bras that fit on the tightest or middle hook. This will give you a little more room to grow and adjust your size. My favorite nursing bra tip? Buy at least one nursing bra that makes you look and feel great. Trust me - you deserve it!
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