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I love this skirt to wear for my 30th birthday meal and DS's baptism. here but I'm not sure what to wear with it (don't suggest the crop top that goes with it - DS is 4 weeks old and my stomach is not ready to be scrutinised!)
I was thinking maybe a silky T-shirt or something? Or a blouse? It will need to accommodate possibly leaky BFing boobs! What shoes would work?
Are you absolutely set on the skirt? I had similar ample boobs and proportions after having ds and I think a skirt like that teamed with my huge chest would have been frumpville central. Have you tried it on to see how it fits?
Not absolutely set on it, no. I'm going to try it tomorrow without a toddler and with DM to hold the baby! I just thought separates would be easier to work with than a dress and I love the pattern of the skirt.
Have you seen anything more appropriate? I must admit, I do wish my boobs were smaller but, even when not BFing, they are huge. It makes me sad there are so many nice things I can't get away with!
My ds just turned one so its been a while since I was in a position to need anything. But, I'd say start with decent undies, especially as at both occasions there's likely to be lots of pictures taken. I swear by Anita underwired nursing bras to give a decent shape, but even consider a normal bra, I'm quite adept at just yanking the cups down now, and I think a moulded cup hides any leaks or breast pads better. As for the outfit, it depends entirely on your style. You're my age but obviously far more trendy as I've not ventured into topshop for a good couple of years. That outfit also (sorry) reminds me of something I might find in the one pound bin in a charity shop. It's going to date incredibly quickly, if that matters. If your figure I still changing, I'd go for as good quality as you can buy for relatively little money. I found h and m had some great stuff when I went in with my sister recently.
Ah.... The old dilemma of how to rock a gorgeous dress and feed at the same time! I've just been through that for DDs christening.
I wore a blue version of this with breastfeeding top underneath. It looks odd in the picture because they've put a contrasting bra underneath the vest top, but it works so well. I wore peep toe shoes which had enough heel to be feminine but not enough to make me wobbly while carrying DD.
This link is useful for tops and dresses which are fine for feeding. And I promise that although the Rooti Tooti top looks weird in the pictures it's one of the best buys I've ever made for breast feeding
[https://www.google.co.uk/search?client=safari&hl=en&biw=1024&bih=672&tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=sf6TUZjlDIbA0QXqn4G4Cw&q=navy+wrap+top&oq=navy+wrap+top&gs_l=img.12..0.26927.27915.0.29126.96.36.199.0.0.3.129.612.2j4.6.0...0.0...1c.1.12.img.X5F6P8k2k10#biv=i%7C2%3Bd%7CmBH7ciJ01SqVPM%3A] a navy wrap top like this would go with your original skirt and be discreet for bf.