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Old 08-28-2007, 07:30 PM   #21
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Re: Underwire nursing bras

I have the oposite problem. Right now I'm a B/ small C, but I'm a 30 for band size.. I'm sure if I was a 34/36 I would have no problem finding a bra. The worst part about it is that they don't usually carry underwire in anything close to my size. Medela used to carry a underwire bra in a 32 but they discontinued it. I was so mad! I hate shopping for bras, especially nursing bras.

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Old 08-29-2007, 08:35 PM   #22
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Re: Underwire nursing bras

I normally am a D, but am a F when nursing, and it's hard to find that, especially in a 40F.

I tried everything! I was having horrible oversupply issues until I bought a Medela Underwire Bra...they even make them in extended sizes. The support is phenomenal!!! A lot of specialty shops have them, but JC Penney sells the same thing for around $30 from their catalog or website. Buy two, and I promise you won't wear anything else after this!

Now, I do have a few friends who've never worn underwire before (I usually have to anyway), and they liked the softcup version better.

But the support they offer is unbeatable, in my opinion. I had to wear my Target underwire bra one night b/c they were both dirty, and by morning, I was horribly engorged b/c of lack of support!! That reassured me that my money had not gone to waste. And, with JCPenney, usually if you spend a certain amount, then shipping is free. And you can just order a ton of sizes and return what you don't want directly to the store. I like trying things on in the privacy of my own home!!!
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