Self-care can be hard to fit into a busy life, but there is perhaps no more important time to invest in your comfort than when you are pregnant or a new mum. Mums often put their own needs last (somewhere after remembering to feed the dog and water the plants), but there is a lot to be gained from practising putting your needs first every now and then.
Saying goodbye to a favourite bra that has been your soulmate (or breast-friend-forever) is quite a tough ordeal. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing pretty or comfortable out there in terms of maternity and nursing bras. Read on for our list of bust issues we all experience during and after pregnancy. You’re not on your own! Most fuller-busted women share these woes.
The right time for you to be fitted into a maternity bra is when your breasts begin to noticeably swell to the point that your existing bras no longer fit or become uncomfortable. This is usually towards the end of the first trimester and usually about the same time you are busting out of your jeans.