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I know i just saw a post on this but now I can't find it! Sorry for the repetition! Lately I've noticed that when I take off my bra, I have what looks like lumps on the inside of my breast. I thought it was just the result of them getting bigger but I'm wondering now if it's clogged ducts? Perhaps because the bra I have has seams. Bras are sooo hard for me to find and nursing bras are even harder...I didn't want to have to play the mail order game but I guess I'll have to. I was reading how it's important for the girls to really be supported but not restricted...which with how heavy they are, seems to be a really fine line. Anyone have recommendations for a supportive plus size nursing bra that is seamless? I think I found one from Bravado I want to try but I want to order a few to check them out.<br><br>
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Yeah sounds like plugged ducts. I have Bravado bras and I love them. They are absolutely worth the money. Poorly fitting bras can be a big contributor to painful things like mastitis.
 

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Try biggerbras.com... Bravado doesn't carry my size (I'm a 32J but have to usually wear a 34 b/c no one carries it <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> it fluctuates for me)... I love the Anitas & Fancee is pretty supportive too. I highly recommend getting measured (if you haven't) b/c the wrong size can cause that issue. I go to Nordstrom to get measured (they're very professional & not RUDE like Victoria Secret- I've heard there "we don't carry THAT size after this gal measured me- meanie). Even if you don't buy there (they're spendy) it's worth a trip for the sake of your ducts
 

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i ama 38 f cup and the supreme nurser is the best for support , comfort and shape. and the padded straps are decadent. i do'nt tknow about you but i can't stand when the straps dig in at the shoulder. anyway, their stuff is great. the original nurser and tank are great for sleeping in ( i wouldn't wear the supreme to sleep in...a little too much support lol) hope you find something that works for you. the website is great and has a sizing chart for each bra. take your measurements ( get someone else to do it so it will be accurate) and off you go !!<br><a href="http://www.bravadodesigns.com" target="_blank">www.bravadodesigns.com</a><br>
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I also recommend getting fitted by a professional. There is a place near me affiliated with a local hospital that offers a breastfeeding helpline, lactation consultant support and free bra fittings, as well as other services. I just went recently after trying to research some bras online and worrying about them not working out. I also thought the Bravado bras would work for me but the lactation consultant told me otherwise ( she said I was too big and I am a 34 DD) She fit me into a bra by Medela (the softcup) that I LOVE. I actually have two boobs again and they are plenty of inches away from my bellybutton - imagine that !!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"> I wish I would have done it sooner (my ds is 10 months). She knew her stuff and saved me a lot of trouble, buying and returning etc. Good luck
 

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i just had a great experience with Yes! bras. i'm on the other end of the spectrum (30D), but believe me, as far as having a hard time finding a bra that fits, we're definitely in the same boat! i e-mailed yes! with my measurements, and they're making a bra to fit me, instead of reccomending a bra that won't really fit properly because they want to make a sale. and the best part is, they're not charging me any extra $$$. i haven't gotten the bra yet, but let me tell you, if the customer service is indicitave of the quality of their product, that bra is going to rock! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue">
 

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" I also thought the Bravado bras would work for me but the lactation consultant told me otherwise ( she said I was too big and I am a 34 DD")<br><br>
just wondering if the lactation consultant actually knows about the different styles of bravado bras? i have a supremem nurser that is the best support and i am an f cup. DD is not that large for nursing women !! anyway, the webiste should show all the different styles and the sizing chart for each one. i KNOW they make bras large enough and supportive enough because i wear them!!! just a thought. make sure you are getting the proper info ! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">)<br>
many smilees...<br>
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