tank top that holds your belly in, but doesn't smash your breasts?? - Mothering Forums

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#1 of 5 Old 03-10-2010, 07:19 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi all, I can't do the nursing tank deals. My boobs don't line up in them right. I've tried many of them.

What I'm looking for is a tank top that holds your tummy in, but is looser at the breasts? I tried a tank on at macy's and it was awesome. It held my whole gut in, but it was tight at the breasts and I was afraid it would hurt my milk supply. I will still wear my bra underneath.

Any suggestions??
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It won't help hold the tummy in but the 'sling' style nursing tanks are available on Target.com. They also have the conventional type with the two 'peek a boo' holes as I call them.
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I've been wearing a plain, stretchy camisol tank. I stretch it down so that it sits beneath my breasts and wear my nursing bra as normal. It's not perfect, but it does the trick.

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I suspect most non-nursing tanks with tummy control will also be pretty constructed up top.

Glamourmom is coming out with a tummy-control tank though.

http://www.glamourmom.com/Glamourmom_Tummy_control.asp

What do you mean your boobs don't line up right? FWIW I don't use those silly little nipple holes in my Glamourmom tank - I just push the mesh under my boob and pop the whole thing out so DD can get a good mouthful.

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Not a tank top, but I have used those pregnancy belly bands like that. Then I can pull my shirt up, but my belly is still covered (and kept in).

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