When you are breastfeeding, your breasts get bigger, and the changes are sometimes very drastic compared to the size before you get pregnant. But that does not mean you have to use a grandmother's bra in the past. At present, many bras specifically designed for nursing mothers, the appearance is still good and not inferior to other bras so you do not need to worry.
What should be considered when buying a bra for breastfeeding?
Believe that your breast size will be even greater when your baby is born. So you should not rush to buy a bra during early pregnancy. Wait until your pregnancy reaches 8-9 months. You can buy 2-3 bras for use alternately.
A good bra is a type of bra that is flexible and makes it easy for you to breastfeed with a cup that is easily opened and closed. A good bra has an easy-to-open cover /cup and the cup size makes it easy for your baby to breastfeed. Look for a bra that is loose and does not suppress your breasts.
It would be better if you buy a special bra to sleep at night, because your breasts usually take their own milk at night. Look for a bra that is comfortable for you to use, especially if you are sleeping at night.
How to measure breast?
Look for a bra shop near where you live or at the mall, ask for help from the shopkeeper to measure your breast size. Usually they can help you determine the size and type of bra you should wear. Make sure the central suture is located right against your breast bone.
What should be considered before buying a nursing bra?
Make sure your bra has:
- Four links to fit your needs
- Wide and not slippery support straps
- The side and back are wider
- The middle front is deeper
- easy to open cup
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