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Bra gurus - where is the best place to go for FF maternity bras?

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diggerdigsdogs Thu 23-Jul-15 17:44:04

I need to get properly fitted for maternity bras as I simply don't have the support I really need. I'm approximately a 32/34 FF or G and have quite full breasts (they are perky and round if you see what I mean). Often larger bras come up too high on my ribs and rub.

Does anyone have any recs for a bra shop in London? I CBA to order online and have to send stuff back. I'd rather go in and get it right once.


JuneFromBethesda Thu 23-Jul-15 22:39:16

It's been a while since I needed maternity bras but I was fitted by a very nice NCT-trained volunteer - I'd see if your local branch can recommend anyone.

SorrelForbes Thu 23-Jul-15 22:43:00

Go straight to Bravissimo

rockchickchickyrock Fri 24-Jul-15 07:31:38

I can second Bravissimo and the NCT bra fitters! I'm FF/G cup also. There is a brand of maternity/nursing bras called Hot Milk which are very pretty and flattering but I've only seen them online, so I got fitted at Bravissimo to see what size to order then bought online.

AnythingNotEverything Fri 24-Jul-15 07:37:39

You don't really need a specific maternity bra - you need a well fitting bra (like your normal one of you prefer wired) and to be vigilant about a good fit.

Non wired feeding bras are importantly in the early days until your supply settles. After a couple of month you can convert a well fitting underwired bra using a kit bought online.

Go to bravissimo for both of you can.

HazleNutt Fri 24-Jul-15 08:20:23

Bravissimo, but as pp said, you don't really need special maternity bras, even best ones give you a sweaty monoboob. Underwires are fine.

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