View Poll Results: If you are nursing, What is your cup size?
A 11 4.01%
B 26 9.49%
C 33 12.04%
D 55 20.07%
DD/E 74 27.01%
F 32 11.68%
G 18 6.57%
H 9 3.28%
Bigger than H 16 5.84%
Voters: 274. You may not vote on this poll

Reply Hey Mom! Learn more about the Gerber Life Insurance Grow-Up Plan!
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-21-2008, 09:28 PM   #11
OwensMama's Avatar
OwensMama
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: NW Suburban Chicago
Posts: 522
My Mood:
Re: What is your cup size?

Before I had kiddos I weighed 105 and had small B's. Now I only weigh 15 lbs more (120) but I have DD's. They REALLY changed with PG and BFing.

Advertisement

__________________
internet isnt working properly. sorry for any delays.
Jessica : Mama to Owen 02/01/05 and Ilana 12/10/07
Car seat NERD! Ask your car seat questions at http://www.car-seat.org
OwensMama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2008, 09:33 PM   #12
tranmama's Avatar
tranmama
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Derby, Kansas
Posts: 3,351
My Mood:
Re: What is your cup size?

I was a B after I had my DS 11 years ago, and a C by the time I had my DD 7 months ago. I attribute the increase in size to just getting older. I'm now a D while nursing, and I was like "WOW" when the "nursing bra fitter lady" suggested I move to a D cup. I'm a full D when my breasts are full of milk, a full C when I've just finished nursing or pumping.
__________________
Shannon ~ Christian wife to Joe , mama to DS (3/97) and DD (9/07).
Recently weaned my last and final LO after 28 months
tranmama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2008, 09:39 PM   #13
Fither's Avatar
Fither
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 3,880
Re: What is your cup size?

ugh i know. i was a perfectly perky size C before my first pregnancy, now i'm a gigantic size DDD/E. my friends who knew me before i ever got pregnant do one of these when they see me now:

combined with

LOL. i can't wait to go back down when i'm done nursing (forever away). and then my husband has already agreed to pay a plastic surgeon to put them back where the good lord intended. perky C's here i COME!!!
__________________
Heather.
Wife to Tyler. Mama to Jack, Oliver, Augustus and Leona Violet, brand new.
Part time Social Worker, Part time College Instructor, Full time Happy/Exhausted.
Fither is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2008, 09:41 PM   #14
tweetlebeetle's Avatar
tweetlebeetle
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Texas
Posts: 208
My Mood:
Re: What is your cup size?

I was a DD before I got pregnant and am now an F. I'm used to having ginormous boobs, but I wish they were the same size. Sister Left is full cup bigger than Sister Right!
__________________
Angie - Mom to a drama queen, (7/00) and a pretty princess, (8/07)
tweetlebeetle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2008, 09:41 PM   #15
pawillars's Avatar
pawillars
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: SCV
Posts: 82
My Mood:
Re: What is your cup size?

Quote:
Originally Posted by zionnecherub View Post
... Its like everything is designed for smaller chested women. It just seems like most breastfeeding women should be bigger than the average C Especially the large and extra large mamas out there (like me ). ...
I feel for you, mama. Before pg I was back down to a 38C (from a 40D) having lost weight...the girls started prepping to feed my LO by month 7 when I had to go get fitted for a new bra since nothing fit anymore...Came in at a 40E and I have so much leakage I have to use prefolds for nursing pads!
pawillars is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2008, 09:46 PM   #16
*LizziesLoops*'s Avatar
*LizziesLoops*
Registered Users
Formerly: angelami4
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sweet Home Alabama
Posts: 1,996
My Mood:
Re: What is your cup size?

Unfortunately I've always been "blessed" with Ds....When I was nursing DD the first 6-7 months though I was between a DD & E and it was not fun...unfortunately, pregnancy also made my already wide rib cage even wider so now I"m back to somewhere between a D & DD....but my number measurement changed from a 38 to somewhere around a 42-44 -_- I've been trying to lose weight and am succeeding...everywhere except my chest area....add that to a long torso and nothing fits...BF clothing or regular clothing....of course I never understood why they make BF & Preggo clothing (tops) so freakin low! No modesty! but anyway...need to stop ranting and go to bed ^_^
__________________
~Amy Eddie: Heather (1/7/2007), Mikayla (11/4/2009), an angel baby (3/29/11), and Michael Edward(3/22/12) We are now expecting baby #4 in January 2014!!!

*LizziesLoops* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2008, 09:53 PM   #17
mtate's Avatar
mtate
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Shorewood, IL
Posts: 941
My Mood:
Re: What is your cup size?

I was an average perky 34C before I was pregnant. my lil lovey grew me up to 34DD by the time nursing came around.. BOY was that HORRIBLY uncomfortable! and very few bras fit the small band I needed with the large cup size... now thanks to my DD and completely unsupportive nursing bras, I am a quite "low-lying" D... Victoria Secret does me wonders LOL but I am VERY self conscious about the state of my "twins" now... who are very much un-twin-like... by almost half a cup... i really would like to have them back where God placed them, but hate that I feel uncomfortable asking DH to help me consider a "procedure"... he says they are "lovely" but they sure don't FEEL "lovely"!!!
Ok rant over!
__________________
Michelle. Navy Vet. Mommie to Emily. WAHM behind Mommie's Lil Peanut.
A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.

mtate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2008, 10:01 PM   #18
janel47's Avatar
janel47
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 175
My Mood:
Re: What is your cup size?



I was a size 38F when I started nursing DD #1 and I went to Motherhood for a bra and they said I needed an "unusual" size and sent me to the local chemotherapy boutique that apparently also carried nursing bras to get fitted. I was relieved to find out that MANY women get sent there and my problem wasn't unusual at all. Now I buy mine online but haven't found a good nursing top solution. I'm getting a bunch of cheapo tanks and cutting nursing holes in them to wear under my normal clothes this time. Not pretty, but who's gonna know?

I used to be a C cup, D/E while pregnant with DD#1, F while nursing her. Went down to a D after we stopped nursing. Back up to an F while pregnant with DD#2 and I'm hoping I don't go up a size when she's born because I don't want to buy new bras!!

Speaking of Victoria's Secret (PP mentioned...) they now have a nursing line but don't carry the larger cup sizes either, they're just sized like all the rest of VS's stuff.
__________________
Janel, wife to my mad scientist hubby , mama to DD1 , DD2 and DS

Last edited by janel47; 04-21-2008 at 10:04 PM.
janel47 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2008, 10:06 PM   #19
JenB1983's Avatar
JenB1983
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Fort Wainwright, Alaska
Posts: 641
Re: What is your cup size?

I was a 38D when I got pregnant with my youngest(almost 2 years ago exactly!); I've stayed a 40F since having him. LOL
__________________
Jen, wife to Ray 11.18.04; SAHM to Zachary 3.08.05 and Xander 12.23.06
JenB1983 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2008, 10:06 PM   #20
clarinetb's Avatar
clarinetb
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Canada!
Posts: 3,730
My Mood:
Re: What is your cup size?

I know what you mean! I'm a D to start with, had to get some DD/E when pregnant and then went to Bravado as they have some flexibility as you get bigger/smaller. I'm at least a DD 15 months into BFing.

I'm having the opposite problem than you might encounter though, I'm a 34 chest and they seem to think that people with a 34 chest have small boobs or if they really are a DD I must need at least a 38! AAHH! Stupid people designing bras - must be men
__________________
Lauren - Mama to our little poppet (21-01-07) and new cutie pie (23-08-11)!
clarinetb is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2005 - 2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.