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So I've FINALLY decided to get new bras. I am wearing the same old, very tired nursing bras that I purchased when DS was born. Since then, I've lost a whole gob of weight and DS isn't nursing nearly so much as he was then so my boobies are a bit deflated...<br><br>
So I really don't want to buy a nursing bra. Do you think I can swing it? DS really only nurses for naps during the day... maybe, MAYBE 3-4 times tops. He mostly nurses at night when I'm not wearing a bra. Are you mamas still wearing nursing bras? Have you switched back to regular bras? I miss my black bras, darn it! I want something sexy without it costing an arm and a leg...<br><br>
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<div style="font-style:italic;">I am wearing the same old, very tired nursing bras that I purchased when DS was born. Since then, I've lost a whole gob of weight and DS isn't nursing nearly so much as he was then so my boobies are a bit deflated...</div>
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Me too! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> And my son is almost 23 months old!<br><br>
I'm sure normal bras would work fine, though! I imagine that I could probably just pull the breast out above the bra and tuck it back in afterwards. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"><br>
I might just buy myself a couple of nice bras for Christmas.
 

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I still like nursing bras. when I needed to buy more (a smaller size of course!) I found cute ones at Target. Mine are white though, I don't remember if they had black. They had black nursing tanks (like glamourmom) the last time I looked though.
 

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Did this recently and I just bought soft cups (I'd prefer some underwire, but I wanted to go slowly.) I like Goddess bras and found a nice soft cup that works great. I still bought a new nursing bra for the weekends and use my non-nursing ones for work.
 

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Bella materna has some great bras for Moms who want comfort, style, and want to feel like they are not really wearing a nursing bra!
 

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I wear racerback sports bras<br><br>
not exactly sexy, but I can get the boob out the top and back in no problem, and it works for my toddler and my babe<br><br><br>
I can't stand all the bits and pieces on regular bras and nursing bras just have more pieces...<br><br>
and my current fave is from Champion, I used to wear the ones from EMS but they changed
 

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I feel the same was as OP, my body/boobs have changed so much since DS was born, and while he still nurses alot, I can't wait to get back into sexy feel good bra's! I have occasionally worn a "real" bra, and while I can't quite get my boobs up and over the top ( <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> ), I can just pull whatever side bra over my boob and nurse, then pull it back down. I really don't want to spend any more money on nursing bra's either!<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><span style="font-size:small;"><span style="font-size:xx-small;">To my Stalker: Do you really have nothing better to do? Get a life and STOP.</span></span>
 

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I have been wearing sports bras since ds was about 18 mos. (Buying new bras now due to preg, but that's another story). I would love to wear an underwire, but it's too much hassle at the moment.<br><br>
I tend to pull the bra up over the breast. I don't think I could ever get the breast out of the top. It's interesting to hear how different women do things.<br><br>
I don't even know the brand; I found them on clearance at an outlet store 3/$10.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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Am I the only one? I have been back in normal bras since about 4 month PP. i never could find a good nursing bra, so I just went back to my old ones. I am only a 34C though, so not huge. I just push she strap off my shoulder and pull the cup down, underwire and all. Not an issue.
 

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I wore soft cup regular bras until DD was over a year. I recently bought my first nursing bras now that we're nursing less <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> When we were nursing every 30 minutes or so and DD wasn't at all patient I found it easier to just pull down the soft cup bras. Now that we're nursing less, I want a nice supportive bra. I bought one at Target for under $20 that I absolutely love. I went back and got more. They only had black and pink. I usually prefer skin tone so that they don't show under light colored shirts, but I have to admit the black does feel sexy. I would not wear underwire. It can cause plugged ducts.
 

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My DS is almost 13 months and nurses about 3 times a day. I wear the Bravado nursing bras - and I'm at work 4 days a week. I love their Lifestyle bra - its soooo nice and looks like a "regular" bra - in black it totally feels hot! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I say go for a real bra, girl! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"> You deserve it! I hated all of my nursing bras so one day I just trotted off to Victoria's Secret and bought a couple of sale bras to try it out and it has been working great! Lots less falderall, I just pop my boob out the top and tuck it back in after. I wouldn't buy super spendy ones, though, just cuz mine seem to get bent out of shape eventually from all the tugging<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
But seriously, I firmly believe that a pretty bra is the cornerstone of a wardrobe!!
 

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I was in a similar situation and tried a regular bra but it didn't work for me. I could never get comfortable.<br><br>
I ended up purchasing some Bella Materna padded nursing bras and LOVE them. With Bravado bras I have comfort but no shape, plus I look really, um, "nipply" with thin shrits. With the Bella Materna padded bras I look great, and no nipple showing. They contain underwire, which took a day or two of getting used to again. I am in love with these bras -- they have really done a lot for my confidence.<br><br>
They are pricey, but very, very well made -- and are made in the US of Italian fabric, if that is important to you.
 

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Honestly, I don't think my bbs will ever fit into my former A-cup bras, maybe, but not yet, after 22 months of nursing. My current favorite bra is a 100% cotton (not sexy but OH so comfy!) nursing bra I got at Wal-Mart of all places. I love it! I refuse to buy any new non-nursing bras until I find out what size they're gonna be after DD is weaned.
 

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Okay, not sexy, but I really like my Blue Canoe Jane's bra top, very comfy and easy to just lift up and nurse. I didn't use nursing bras, even though I tried a bunch of them, I just hated always fiddling with the little clasp things and trying to do it discretely. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">:
 

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i stopped wearing a nursing bra about 6 months ago. DS is 27 mos old. I wear a Fantasie of England bra that I can Pull down onthe rare occasion that he nurses somewhere random.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I'm sure normal bras would work fine, though! I imagine that I could probably just pull the breast out above the bra and tuck it back in afterwards. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"></div>
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Worked for me when ds was 2-3yrs and nursing less...
 

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I bought some fruit of the loom spaghetti strap sports bras when ds was about a year, and I love them, I don't know if I can go back to a normal bra. I just pull it up like a pp said. I like the spaghetti strap b/c it is thin and not as noticable as my razerback sport bras, I think I got them at w-mart 4 for 12$.
 
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