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I have run the gauntlet on nursing bras.
I have tried cheap Wal-Mart ones that snap in the front, I’ve tried expensive lacey ones, and even the odd JCPenney ones in between.
I’ve slept in them, swam in them, and dropped stuff down them (don’t we all?).
What were the very best ones?
Hands down, Belabumbum nursing bras.
Why are they the best?
#1: These bras have the perfect amount of support without *ahem*… leaving things hanging. Unfortunately a lot of nursing bras are either A) way too tight, or B) way too loose. Too tight is uncomfortable for obvious reasons, but too loose is also a big NO NO! If you are just leaving things hanging, the ducts on the underside of your breasts can get extra pressure and clog. And clogged ducts are miserable. You want something that is in between, not too tight, not too loose. Enter Belabumbum.
#2: They clasp open and close easily (no velcro…eww).
#3: They have a wide variety of adjustments for changing milk levels. Whether engorged in the morning or empty in the evening they hold things up.
#4: They don’t make you look matronly. Seriously, so many nursing bras just lump your boobs together like a sack of potatoes. I’m talking the $10 Wal-Mart ones here. Not good. But Belabumbum still keeps a traditional bra “shape” and so things feel more independent.
#5: They’re pretty! I know this shouldn’t theoretically matter so much, but a cute lace trim goes a long way. Plus your man will most likely appreciate the femininity of it 🙂
#6: They don’t squeeze your boobs at night. Some nursing bras have thick fabric that forces your boobs to lay a certain way, Belabumbum doesn’t. I was even able to get used to wearing these at night after having gone bra-free nightly my whole life!
#7: They don’t cause or contribute to clogged ducts. I was so confused why I was getting frequent clogged ducts on the inside cleavage until I realized my old crappy nursing bras were squeezing things together and that’s where the pressure was strongest. I got Belabumbum nursing bras and Voila! No more clogged ducts.
Are they worth the investment?
These nursing bras are expensive. There’s no getting around that. I didn’t even invest in them until I thought I absolutely had to.
But when I did, they made a world of difference. Less clogged ducts alone is worth it!
So if you have to, save up for a few months before buying them. Do your research and make sure they’re a good fit for you. And once you actually purchase them, make sure to get correct sizing (you’ll probably have to go back and forth a few times– that’s okay!).
And good luck in your endeavor!
Thanks for reading!
What’s your favorite nursing bra? Tell us in the comments below!