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03/04/2013 at 10:02
I went to get measured yesterday and i have gone up a cup size already. I have no doubt that i will go up another cup size or 2 but the soft cup bras that i was trying on were horrid and i really cant stand soft cups, plus they dont give me proper support, I am 38f. Are you still able to wear wired cups as long as they fit ok?
03/04/2013 at 10:09
Wired cups are absolutely fine - I was a 34DD and have gone up to an F while pregnant, I got fitted at Bravissimo (highly recommended!!), and they said that wired bras are absolutely fine as long as they fit properly. I know some people do find them uncomforatble later on in pregnancy, but I suspect that might be because they are no longer fitting quite properly.
03/04/2013 at 10:10
Thank you Alocin. I have actually been looking at bravissimo this morning and there are some really lovely bras on their website. thanks x
03/04/2013 at 10:28
I was a 32F before i got pregnant, god only knows what size i am now. I'm wearing these stretchy things i found - they are so comfortable i'm worrying if i'll ever put a proper bra on again!
But mine were only £6 ish and i think i got one from morrisons and the rest from sainsburies.
03/04/2013 at 10:36
I'd always read that you needed to wear non-wired bras. I've only got small boobs, so I don't need as much support as the more gifted ladies, but I'm wearing mainly Mothercare maternity bras which have a slight layer of padding and a firm band, so they're really comfy.
My SIL was horrified at this and was dreading being pregnant as she has huge boobs and didn't want to give up her wired bras. As soon as she got pregnant, she went to Bravissimo and apparently they had some guidance from the Midwifery Council/College (whatever they are) that said as long as they are properly fitted, it's fine to wear wired bras.
03/04/2013 at 10:38
It is fine to wear an underwired bra as long as it fits properly. The whole of the breast should fit within the wires so no pressure is being put on the breast tissue. I am still wearing underwired bras at 24 weeks (I'm a 34G) and will only stop when they become uncomfortable. Last time my bump was quite high and the underwiring was uncomfortable from around 16 weeks, I'm hoping this time to wear them right until the end tbh.
03/04/2013 at 11:07
Thanks girls. I do love bravissimo so thats handy thanks.
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