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When should you get measured

(6 Posts)
ZuleikaD Mon 18-Mar-13 14:41:30

Also, once you've been measured properly you can often pick up really nice slightly-used ones on ebay. Otherwise HotMilk ones etc can be very pricey.

eltsihT Mon 18-Mar-13 08:13:36

I wore breast feeding lounge bra's which come in sizes s, m, l etc, i think they were from mamaway, which I could sleep in, and wear all day, they also dried in 30 mins on the washing line which was great when I got puked on. After bout 6 weeks, (as soon as I was really ready to venture out I went and got measured properly, and bought my nice breast feeding bras.

ZuleikaD Mon 18-Mar-13 07:59:31

I bought one cheapo one for the first couple of weeks and then went to get measured properly (do NOT go to M&S - recommend Bravissimo) a few weeks in when everything had settled down a bit.

Celia1978 Mon 18-Mar-13 01:56:27

I was told you should get measured right at the end of your pregnancy - after your baby drops, so 38+. This is because your ribs go in a bit when this happens so you get a truer idea of your back measurement.

purplewoofer Sun 17-Mar-13 23:31:03

Sorry * Brest and *bra.

purplewoofer Sun 17-Mar-13 23:29:51

For a barest feeding bra? Currently 33 weeks and starting to pack my bag. The bars I have are just normal ones but was measured at 20 weeks. Am I likely to grow much more?

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