Amber and Aaron

Amber and Aaron

The Fun We've Already Had...

  • Graham Tomas born July 31 at 5:04 P.M. weighing 8 lbs, 12 oz.
  • December 2, 2011: PREGNANT!!!
  • Paisley Kate arrived August 21 at 5:38 P.M. weighing 7 lbs, 9 oz
  • DUE DATE: August 25, 2010!!!
  • Dec. 14, 2009- PREGNANT!!!
  • Oct. 07,2009- Had elective D&C.
  • Sept 28, 2009- No embryo on ultrasound. :(
  • Sept 15th, 2009- We found out we're PREGNANT!!!
  • Sept '09- Aaron had varicocele repair.
  • July '09- IUI #1 with HCG shot= No such luck
  • April '09- Ovarian drilling surgery, followed by hospitalization for uterine infection
  • Jan-Mar '09- metformin + 3 rounds of clomid= no ovulation
  • Dec. 11, 2008- Hysterosalpingogram (Fancy word for shooting dye through the ovaries. OUCH)
  • Nov '08- Sent to RE. Tried metformin alone for two months (No ovulation)
  • Oct '08- Diagnosed with PCOS based on amenorrhea and crazy hormone levels.
  • June '08- Aaron convinced me to start trying.
  • June '04- Got Hitched!

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Nice Breasts... Now what do I do with them???

I would like to start by thanking Little Gil for giving Mommy such wonderful new breasts. Very sweet gift and I love them! I'm kinda upset that I haven't always had these delightful curves...

The problem is that my bras hurt. Not just a little uncomfortable, but kinda painful. So I tried on bras today and realized that I couldn't even fit in the next cup size either. (I have to admit though that I wanted to proudly walk out and tell the sales lady that I couldn't fit in the 34C...)

So, my question for all of you who have experienced this sudden "enhancement", how much did your milking station grow during pregnancy and when did you have most of the growth?

For instance, if you grew 2 cup sizes, did you do this during a certain part of pregnancy? My reason for asking is I don't want to go buying larger bras if I'm only going to outgrow those in a couple of months too. I'd like to know what size these bad boys are going to get so I can plan accordingly. And in case it matters, I'm going to try to breastfeed which we need to further discuss in a future post. There was a lot of thought that went in to that decision!

So, any advice/help would be greatly appreciated!!!


  1. I'm not so much a fan of my enlarging bust size, but so far I've been able to squeeze in my normal bras. I was noticing my sports bra was a little more uncomfortable today...oh the fun of our changing bodies but I'm so thankful it's changing at the same time!

  2. I had the same problem. During the middle part of my second trimester I grew two sizes larger. Now, in the third trimester those bras are getting tight. ugh!! I am going to try to make the best of it but I've already bought nursing bras in the same larger size. I just hope they'll fit.

  3. Enjoy your enhanced baby boobs! :) Im hoping that when we get preggo again, mine will even out! haha

  4. Oh, the second trimester sounds fun! Two bra sizes in a single shopping trip is quite a feat. Maybe you'll get to wear them all again when you "shrink" back to normal after breast feeding.

  5. I went up 1 cup size first trimester and stayed that way til I delivered. I was doing well in that cup size while breastfeeding as well until recently. I'd say the first few days after delivering you're gonna just be hanging around the house so get a night-time nursing bra to wear during that time to see how big the twins get when you're milk comes in. Then send Moose to Motherhood Maternity for the best nursing bras on the planet!

  6. I think it is impossible to find one bra that will get you through - sorry :( I swear I needed a bigger one - or let let straps/hooks out, every month till I had the baby - and then I needed to go up another few cup sizes! At least for the first few months, the girls are quite large. After you get into a feeding routine with your bub, they seem to come back to your pre-pregnancy least they did for me. I ended up using nursing tanks mostly for first few months, because they were stretchy and comfortable and kept my not-so-toned tummy area covered when I was feeding the wee one.

  7. Found your blog through a friend of a the title!

    I've found with both pregnancies that I go up about two cup sizes and up to 4 inches around (pre-preg 34A...third tri 38C). Instead of buying new pretty bras, though, I go to Target and score a couple of their moderately priced underwired nursing bras. They are fairly close to 'normal' bras, but they help out with the shape of pregnant boobs - you know, starting under your arms and going on forever.

    Anyway, I love those bras, because I can use them for so long after the baby is born. When milk comes in, you may even go up another size (or so), but only for a few weeks...then you'll be back in your third tri bras for awhile...then, for me, around month 5, the girls started heading back to pp proportions.

    Best of luck finding that perfect fit! Oh, and I highly recommend Lansinoh nursing pads when that time comes...recently wrote a blog post about that, in fact. :)