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23/04/2013 at 18:12
this is where I get confused, prior to pregnancy I was a 32 G. At 9 weeks pregnant I realised boobs where sore and effectively spilling out of bras. Got re measured and told 36 F. 19 weeks pregnant unbearable pain and spilling out again, re measured again and told 40 DD is my back just getting big and my boobs arent or have I been measured wrongly in the first place?Im so cnfuzzled. didnt help that the lady in mothercare told me the customer before me had just had her first bra fitting with 1 week to go and she was still smaller than me
23/04/2013 at 18:17
Mine changed shape and size all through pregnancy (and still are!). It's confusing isn't it?! There's every possibility you were measured wrongly in the first place, a lot of people/places are useless at measureing bra size! x
23/04/2013 at 18:19
I went to bravissimo pre preg and mothercare aterwards, Im going with mothercare given that they actually measured me lol. Its so soooooooo confusing.
23/04/2013 at 18:21
Your ribs will expand to accommodate your growing uterus so going from 32 to 40 isn't unusual.
And with every number you go up you do *tend* to go down a cup letter as that's how the measuring system works. So going from a 32 to a 40 would in theory bring you down 4 cup letters unless your boobs are really growing too IYSWIM
I'd say just wear the size that feels comfortable rather than focussing on the actual size. And remember that different brands will come up differently.
23/04/2013 at 18:23
ahhh thanks hepburn that actually explains it perfectly! I just got so confused but tbh I never really understood how it works prior to pregnancy haha x
23/04/2013 at 18:25
Generally a good bra fiter won't have to measure you and will go by the fit of the bra itself. Not sure what is normal about changing sizes though because last time, and this time still at 27 weeks I haven't changed at all. Still a 34G.
23/04/2013 at 18:26
What hep said. I've gone from 36C to 40D so far, lady in mothercare said to me that it can be your ribs, I just thought it was me generally getting fatter! lol
23/04/2013 at 18:30
Thats what I thought porkchop I felt like such a heiffer lol. Arent you lucky JB! Im going to be buggered if C doesnt agree to BF'ing for some reason and Im stuck with these bad boys! x
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