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moomin35 Sun 09-Mar-14 09:05:03

This might be a silly question but I have gone from wearing a size 32 bra to having to have 2 bra extenders in my bras in order for them to fit comfortably around my back. Post pregnancy, will I go back to a size 32 or will I now stay the same size? What happened to you?

RoadToTuapeka Sun 09-Mar-14 09:11:49

I wore size 'medium' maternity bras for a year after first baby and was horrified after that that my shape after finishing breastfeeding was so altered that I could not fit my normal bras after that. Like you, was a lot wider around the back. I planned another baby so never bothered re-measuring and buying new ones, and have just finished bf baby 2 who is 13 months old. I think I am resigned to getting rid of all those lovely bras I used to wear and getting measured and buying a bunch of new ones. Not just overall size but cup size has changed and 'shape' too. Not happy really as seemingly have shrunk from pre-pregnancy cup size! Fatter tummy smaller boobs! Not a great result!

RoadToTuapeka Sun 09-Mar-14 09:22:24

Ooh I have just popped over to style & beauty topic and see threads about 'bra intervention', am going to find out what that is and if it may help re sizing!

PenguinsEatSpinach Sun 09-Mar-14 09:37:04

I went back (at least I did when I finally lost the last of the weight). The majority happened quite fast, and then the last little bit was flab blush

MummytoMog Sun 09-Mar-14 09:58:48

I went back to a 32FF, but I only went up to 34F. My boobs basically just got harder and slightly bigger. I'm more lopsided since breastfeeding though. Sigh. Lefty was always more popular.

PenguinsEatSpinach Sun 09-Mar-14 10:33:16

Oh, and my back went from a 32 to straining a 36 towards the end, so quite a big difference.

TooExtraImmatureCheddar Sun 09-Mar-14 15:29:39

My rib cage went back to the same size, but my boobs stayed much bigger. Have been bra-interventioned in the meantime, though - was wearing 34D pre-pg no 1, now 30H at 20 weeks in pg no 3. Must go bra shopping...

Rockchick1984 Sun 09-Mar-14 17:43:52

Opposite of Too here - my ribs stayed bigger but boobs returned to roughly the same size as pre pregnancy - started as 32D and went to 34C once I'd lost the baby weight.

Boogles91 Sun 09-Mar-14 19:22:58

Im an E cup, have found its just my back size thas changed so. Far, gone from 36-38, i have a very broad back and shoulders anyway from the jobs ive always done. Xx

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