Fit Pregnancy

Choose The Right Nursing Bra For You

Comfy, supportive, and, yes, sexy

January 2011

Shop early—but not too early Nadine Harding, a certified bra fitter and director of sales and marketing at Bravado Designs, recommends buying in the third trimester. “We want your breasts to be closer to the size you’ll be when you’re actually breastfeeding,” she says.

Expect some changes In the third trimester, your band size is typically one size larger than it will be after you deliver, as your ribcage expands to accommodate your growing baby. Harding advises buying a bra that fits you comfortably when worn on the loosest setting; this will allow you to tighten the band after the baby’s born.

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