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I am looking for a nursing bra that has it all: comfortable, and offers some shaping! I am 36DD, and none of the ones I have fit well. I am interested in something you could find online b/c I tried Nordstrom in person and online (that's where I got the five bras that I don't really like).<br><br>
I had a *great* one a few years ago that I bought at Nordstrom. I don't remember the name! I would just like some comfortable bras that can kind of deemphasize my chest.<br><br>
Which ones do y'all love? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lurk.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lurk">:
 

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It's so funny that you posted this today. The bra I currently wear that's the best one I've found is this one <a href="http://www.figleaves.com/uk/product.asp?product_id=ANT-5035&mci=&size=&colour=&image=pm_ant-5035" target="_blank">http://www.figleaves.com/uk/product....ge=pm_ant-5035</a><br><br>
I'm currently designing a nursing bra, I posted a thread about this yesterday and if you're intersted take a look<br><br><a href="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=634899" target="_blank">http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=634899</a>
 

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Not exactly a nursing bra, but I love love love the glamourmom nursing tank tops. They are really comfortable and offer a lot of support (I am 36F now) and can be worn under anything for fast access and discreet public nursing.<br><br><a href="http://www.glamourmom.com/" target="_blank">http://www.glamourmom.com/</a><br><br>
They aren't cheap - like $40 each - but I have worn them nearly every single day since DD was born (8 months and counting).
 

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I'm a 36 DD right now too, and my absolute favorites are anita maternity microfiber nursing bras. I think they are made in Germany. Very comfy and very supportive. I got a couple on ebay. They are a little pricey, but so worth it. I wear mine all the time.
 

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Thanks for all of the great suggestions -- I am trying them all! I hope they work out. The anita promises to be a really good one, as it looks like the one I loved in the past. And I had considered the glamourmom, but never went for it, thinking it was just for more moderately breasted women than I am. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> So, now I am ordering one.<br><br>
Brandee, I took your survey. I hope I will get a chance to buy one of your bras.
 

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OOh when I was living in Germany I bought some Anita microfiber bras and they were the best ever! I wonder if there is a bricks and mortar store in the US? Or other on-line options?<br><br>
I am a DD right now and I use a nursing sport bra. It isn't for high impact workouts but comfy and supportive for running after my crew. It is a nice stretchy cotton. The downside is the strap length adjusters are in back but once I got it to fit I didn't need to adjust it due to the stretch. I think it is a Bestform brand and I bought it at a close out type store that I cannot remember the name of. I hope I find more soon.
 

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I love my Barely There microfiber crop tops. I don't know if they would be supportive enough for anything over a C cup but they are ultra comfortable and easy for nursing.
 

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I'm a 36DDD and recently got a Bravado but I don't really like it. I'm disappointed because there were so many recommendations for it. I think it's just the style I don't like. But I just ordered a couple of bras from Motherwear and I hope they work out for me. My favorite nursing bra ever is made by Playtex. I had tons of them when nursing DD, but I was only a 36D back then and it was a lot easier to find my sizes.
 

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I am a 34DD and have had bad bad luck with ordering nursing bras online. Bravados have been recommended so much I thought they would work for me too. I made an appointment with a lactation consultant affiliated with a local hospital and asked her about the Bravado's and she didn't think they would work for me and she was right. She fit me in the Medela soft cup and I love love love it.
 

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"Molded cups hide nursing pads"<br><br>
Why, oh why, don't more manufacturers think of this???<br><br>
I feel like I have flying saucers in my bra.
 

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You can find the Anita nursing bra online at figleaves.com. A word of advice before buying online, get fit first! And in the bra you are considering buying or one similar. If any of you are considering the Anita bra and can't find it in a store, try style # 1330 from a brand called Prima Donna, when I fit people in that bra I could usually fit them in the same size Anita bra. One of the reasons I am so pro fitting is that you can be a totally different size in a different style. Also try to get fit in a store that specializes in Lingerie, often times people in department stores are not trained (yes you can be certified in bra fitting!) Sometimes you can luck out and find someone great but they are few and far between.
 

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That may be one reason I loved my anita bra - I was fit in a lingerie store and it was a size I never would have thought to try. That and the silky smooth microfiber. It is long gone so I just might have to trat myself to some new ones. Thanks for the on-line option and similar style suggestion.
 

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I like the yes! bras. Same style as the bravado, but lower price. Also they have an easy hook opening., I can never undo the bravado snaps one-handed.
 

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<a href="http://www.nummies.com" target="_blank">www.nummies.com</a><br><br>
worth every penny!<br><br>
i also second the glamourmom tanks!
 

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is my vote. i even tried the glamourmom tank because i like the length and ended up having to cut out the nursing holes because my huge bb's could not fit through them. ruined the tank and wasted the money <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> the bravado ones may be an inch or two shorter, but way better IMHO. no nursing holes, thicker straps,cute rouching in the front, thikcer material. better support bra and the clasps are even better than the glamourmom. just thought you might want a comparison. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> for bras, i loke the supreme nurser or the lifestyle microfiber. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
as an aside, i just found a link where if you buy two tanks they will send you a free package of washable breast pads. i think it expries in a week or so, but there is still time ifyou are interested. the link is below. good luck and post your faves <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
peekaboom<br><br><a href="http://w3.4kci.com/maestro/link/1274...m?ID=4&area=CA" target="_blank">http://w3.4kci.com/maestro/link/1274...m?ID=4&area=CA</a>
 

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I am in the same boat. I am a 40 c soon to be d it feels like they are getting bigger every day and my dd is 16 mo.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">:<br>
I cant afford expensive bras but I like this site and think I am gonna try to get some from here:<br><br><a href="http://www.mybirthcare.com/apparel/products_nursingbras.asp" target="_blank">My Birth Care</a><br><br>
They have a couple of brands and their prices arent too bad.
 
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