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Maternity bras

Advice on what to look for when choosing a maternity bra plus the opportunity to purchase a range of sleep, sport and pregnancy support bras.
Maternity bras come in all shapes, colours and sizes. Pregnancy will enlarge your breasts so it is important to support the ligaments to prevent a droopy stretchmark covered chest.

Things to look for when you are buying a maternity bra
  • It is advisable to get professionally measured
  • Look for wide straps, deep sides and an under-bust band
  • Steer clear of underwired bras as they could restrict your milk ducts
  • Look for four rows of hook and eye fastenings as these will provide the correct level of support
  • A high cotton content will let your skin breathe
  • Drop cups may be useful later
  • Maternity bras come in a range of patterns, including floral and animal print or pastel colours

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Hi everyone, does anyone know where to get maternity bras that don't come up so high? I can't wear any of my clothes as all you can see is bra!
by JessLV 13th Sep 2010, 9:46am
Thanx Laura, I was just about to come on and ask where I could get a decent bra. Nic xx
by KNEE 14th May 2010, 5:29pm
bravissimo have good maternity bras online.
by laura1989 10th Aug 2009, 9:12am
need to get fitted for a good bra where is the best on the high street to go its been a long since i have a mat bra
by carmen121 15th Jun 2009, 9:32am
I'm 21 weeks pregnant and falling out of my bras. I'm not sure how many bras to get because I'm not sure how much bigger I will get and I don't know when to start buying maternity bras. I Hope someone can advise me please.
by BabyBee 20th Oct 2008, 10:48am