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<p>Ok, what use to be my A cup cuties have suddenly turned into B cup, dark blue veined, sore, hard monsters that have areolas the size of a small country and dark as can be. I stopped nursing my daughter 2.5 years ago when she was 3 and still had some milk in one side (her favorite) but it is back in both sides now. Anyone else want to share?????  Oh yeah, and if I come out of the bathroom with my shirt up asking my DH if they look like big, preg. boobs one more time I think he will die of laughter.</p>
 

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<p>Wow, you're already lactating!  Impressive!</p>
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<p>I've definitely outgrown my bras; I had C's to begin with and I'm pretty sure I'm a D now.  And they're higher and firmer, like they were 10 years ago.  More sensitive too.  I haven't noticed bigger areolas yet.  They're more sensitive but not sore.  The only part I don't like has been having to constantly swat my husband away from them, LOL!  </p>
 

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<p>Mine are still nothing, but I am still nursing. </p>
 

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<p>I'm honestly afraid to get measured!  I do need to go in and see if I've increased, though.  Well, I know I have.  It hurts, my bras don't fit, it's terrible.  I'll wait until my next pay, though, so I can actually afford some new bras!!  I hate buying clothes that I'll only wear for a few months.  I'm so cheap!!</p>
 

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<p>Kelilah, what's really impressive is that my last daughter was adopted at 3 days old and I induced lactation before she was born so I could nurse her for three years.  That's why my boobs this time seem to be a main attraction because they weren't like this due to no pregnancy and it has been 19 years since I was preg. and don't remember *LOL*</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>amaayeh</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279733/let-s-talk-boobs#post_16050000"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border-bottom:0px solid;border-left:0px solid;border-top:0px solid;border-right:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>Mine are still nothing, but I am still nursing. </p>
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<br><br><p> :yeah  I'm still nursing so I haven't noticed much change. I do seem to have saggy national geographic boobs though. :lol</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>gwerydd</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279733/let-s-talk-boobs#post_16050235"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>amaayeh</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279733/let-s-talk-boobs#post_16050000"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>Mine are still nothing, but I am still nursing. </p>
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<br><br><p> :yeah  I'm still nursing so I haven't noticed much change. I do seem to have saggy national geographic boobs though. :lol</p>
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Haha!  That's how I feel!!!</p>
 

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<p>Mine are definitely bigger, but I don't think I've cracked B yet (I'm TINY).  And they are soooooooooooo SORE.</p>
 

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<p>I've gone from 42E to 44 who knows what but I certainly know I don't fit into even my sports bras any more.  My areolas are growing at a phenomenal rate and were so noticeably different in size that I had to measure and sure enough they are a full centimeter different in diameter!  And! they've grown another centimeter each in the last week and a half!!!! Yeah I know, slightly neurotic for measuring but this is my first so everything that is going on is just amazing to me!!!  My right which has always been my bigger breast is probably a full cup size larger than my left now.  sheesh!  The soreness has somewhat abated, I'd call it more tender now but I sure know they are there when I jump out of bed at night to pee!!!  </p>
 

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<p>Other than sore, no change, but ditto on the National Geographic!  I have so much extra skin from last time!</p>
 

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<p>Mine have deflated.  Still nursing, or trying to, but I think I'm mostly dried up, and have gone down about 2 cup sizes.  No pain at all.  Which is starting to worry me, as they were quite sore last time, and I went up 2 cup sizes.  I'm 11 weeks.  Do the other nursing moms (or moms of more than one) remember if there was pain/tenderness the second time around?</p>
 

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<p>I started pre-pregnancy at 36D - and I had a great bra that held me, supported, and even pushed me up a little - not that I needed it.  Barely 2 months into my pregnancy, I was getting the double-boob thing - very unsightly, as any woman with at least a C cup will attest.</p>
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<p>TIP!!!!  Go to Victoria's Secret, get sized, and check out the Incredible Demi bra.  Push ups are TERRIBLE for chafing in between your boobs, and I had it BAD, which went away very quickly, once I got the Incredible Demi bra.  I don't work for Victoria's secret, but I can tell you all about the bra, and how much I love it.  I actually work for Motherhood Maternity - which only does sleeping bras and nursing bras - but for those that are looking for day to day bras and going to be growing - I sent them down the hall to Victoria's Secret.  Nothing to adjust on the straps, they adjust with the weight of your boobs, and SO SOFT.  I love it!  I bought two - and they will certainly last the entire pregnancy.  Granted, that's if I don't grow two cups sizes.</p>
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<p>Since becoming pregnant, my aureoles have darkened and gotten larger, and I only noticed this three days ago.  I'm still sore, but not as bad as it was when I first found out!  Oh, good lord!</p>
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<p>I still fit very comfortably into my 36D Incredible Demi, though.  Whoever created it was a woman, for sure!</p>
 

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<p>Mine are being completely unreasonable.  Initially they didn't even get sore... but now? Man, I just special ordered a 32F bra and it's TOO SMALL (I was an F30 pre-pregnancy) and my G32 is starting to get too tight as well. If I have to go up to an H32 I will be extremely displeased. I should not be wearing a bra size that shares a first letter with my name.</p>
<p>With my last baby, I got up to a 30J at the worst of it, and they were so rock hard full of milk I couldn't even pass 'the pencil test' (hold a pencil underneath your breast tissue). Back then I had very few good quality bras, so all I had in my drawer was this E32 nursing bra that I could sort of wear like a nipple loincloth.</p>
 

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<p>They hurt!</p>
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<p>My nipples are a bit darker and they have gotten a smidge bigger. I am wearing a 38 H or I right now and I don't even know what I am going to do for nursing bras. They have gotten bigger with every pregnancy and never gotten smaller again. I was a D before my oldest and an F before number 2. Granted I am definately overweight right now, but still! As soon as this one is done nursing, I am setting up a breast reduction.</p>
<p>I am probably going to order my nursing bras from Decent Exposures. They are good, they have an ad in the back of Mothering Mag.</p>
 

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<p>I have gotten some Decent Exposures bras - they are very comfy!!  Just following their measuring guide because the are COMPLETELY different than regular bras.</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Knittin Mama</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279733/let-s-talk-boobs#post_16050993"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>I've gone from 42E to 44 who knows what but I certainly know I don't fit into even my sports bras any more.  My areolas are growing at a phenomenal rate and were so noticeably different in size that I had to measure and sure enough they are a full centimeter different in diameter!  And! they've grown another centimeter each in the last week and a half!!!! Yeah I know, slightly neurotic for measuring but this is my first so everything that is going on is just amazing to me!!!  My right which has always been my bigger breast is probably a full cup size larger than my left now.  sheesh!  The soreness has somewhat abated, I'd call it more tender now but I sure know they are there when I jump out of bed at night to pee!!!  </p>
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<p>OMG <span><img alt="ROTFLMAO.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/ROTFLMAO.gif">This has me totally cracking up.  I can't believe you've been measuring your areolas.  Don't worry, I boiled my pee when I was TTC.  ;)</span><br>
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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>nononose</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279733/let-s-talk-boobs#post_16052895"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>Mine have deflated.  Still nursing, or trying to, but I think I'm mostly dried up, and have gone down about 2 cup sizes.  No pain at all.  Which is starting to worry me, as they were quite sore last time, and I went up 2 cup sizes.  I'm 11 weeks.  Do the other nursing moms (or moms of more than one) remember if there was pain/tenderness the second time around?</p>
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<br><br><p>I really think it's just another of those "every pregnancy is so different" things.  I never noticed much breast tenderness or soreness, maybe just a little tingly, last time around, but this time they are definitely sore.</p>
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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>littleteapot</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279733/let-s-talk-boobs#post_16053140"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>Mine are being completely unreasonable.  Initially they didn't even get sore... but now? Man, I just special ordered a 32F bra and it's TOO SMALL (I was an F30 pre-pregnancy) and my G32 is starting to get too tight as well. If I have to go up to an H32 I will be extremely displeased. I should not be wearing a bra size that shares a first letter with my name.</p>
<p>With my last baby, I got up to a 30J at the worst of it, and they were so rock hard full of milk I couldn't even pass 'the pencil test' (hold a pencil underneath your breast tissue). Back then I had very few good quality bras, so all I had in my drawer was this E32 nursing bra that I could sort of wear like a nipple loincloth.</p>
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<p>I usually can't pass the pencil test because mine are too small.  I feel for those of you who are dealing with super-gigantic and getting-bigger boobs.  That must be a lot of weight to lug around. <br>
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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>BarefootScientist</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279733/let-s-talk-boobs#post_16054641"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>nononose</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279733/let-s-talk-boobs#post_16052895"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>Mine have deflated.  Still nursing, or trying to, but I think I'm mostly dried up, and have gone down about 2 cup sizes.  No pain at all.  Which is starting to worry me, as they were quite sore last time, and I went up 2 cup sizes.  I'm 11 weeks.  Do the other nursing moms (or moms of more than one) remember if there was pain/tenderness the second time around?</p>
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<br><br><p>I really think it's just another of those "every pregnancy is so different" things.  I never noticed much breast tenderness or soreness, maybe just a little tingly, last time around, but this time they are definitely sore.</p>
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<p>I started out a 34A, went up to a 34C in my first trimester last time, 36C for the last few weeks, up to an F when my milk came in, settled at an E/F for a few months, and stayed at a D for the second year.  Back down to a 34B as of a few weeks ago, but 30 lbs heavier than I was the first time and no weight gain this pregnancy yet.  I was really worried the first time that I'd have trouble breastfeeding - typical myth of smaller breasts.  I was assured that if I grew during pregnancy that everything would likely would be fine and it was.  I guess that's what's worrying me this time around too!  It's so hard to get over some of those silly fears sometimes - even when we've already proven them wrong!   Good to know you didn't have it last time! Thanks!</p>
 

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<p>I'm definitely NOT pregnant, but congrats to all of you. I just read this on the new posts and it caught my eye. But I did want to share that when my areolas (oops, that's what i get for sleep posting) got dark as dark can be and bigger..... I had my son!</p>
<p>So, perhaps, just perhaps, this time it's a boy for you, buddhamom.</p>
<p>And with that comment, I'll quickly bow out of here before I catch baby fever!</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Buddhamom</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279733/let-s-talk-boobs#post_16049641"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a>Oh yeah, and if I come out of the bathroom with my shirt up asking my DH if they look like big, preg. boobs one more time I think he will die of laughter.</div>
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LOL!   I keep doing the above, and asking DH if they're bigger.   Finally, we were DTD over the weekend and afterwards, first thing he said was, "Boobs are definitely bigger."   I'm a 36C normally, and I've generally been wearing sports bras b/c they feel better.   Haven't grown out of my regular bras yet, but they're getting less effective!</p>
 
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