Have a great bra to recommend?

  • 2 years ago

Whether it's a bra you wore and loved while recovering from your surgery or a bra you adore now, please post any and all suggestions here!

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Question, I currently have expanders to increase size they are pretty firm now and dont really move at all, however they are not as symetrical as I would like them to be which I was told is normal. As they get larger I am thinking I will need "some" lite support no padding any of the ones mentioned here to reccommend? thanks :)
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Fruit of the loom shape and support. It's cotton and hooks at the front. Has more support then the Hanes. Cheap 7.94 at Wal-Mart.
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9 days after surgery. I'm ready to find a good bra to wear. Went and bought the Hanes cozy bra.Not sure if this gives any kind if support. My doctor said no sports bras. So going to check out more options in the morning.
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This morning i noticed that the bra my PS gave me is a nursing bra ... you know kind with the clasps where you pull down to breastfeed? And here i thought i was given some special surgical bra. It makes Sense Since they're very supportive. So if any of you ladies saved your old nursing bras ... you're good to go!
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So far my favorite is the Hanes "comfy"bra. I have my ssurgery bra, 4 from Walmart that clasp in front (bought my normal size. .. mistake besides my PS says only bras that don't smooth bobs together; they definitely did!) And 2 champion zip up bras 2 medium and 1 large. My problem is my ribs feel extremely bruised even though they aren't and the band in ALL of them press so hard on my ribs so painful! I'm wearing a large in the Comfy bra yet it fits just right. The band is wide yet very stretchy, I feel supported enough (not for excercise) and doesn't ride up into my crease hurting my incisions. I'm 5'3, 102 lbs and normally wear an XS/S so I was shocked that the large fits. I think it's a great bra to recover in (after you can pull it on) and hoping to wear it to work. They were $8.97 at Target.
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I swear by the Underarmour sports bra. It's fantastic! It's a little pricey as you get what you pay for but well worth it. $49.99. I had a breast reduction and found this gem for recovery support. I also had a fruit of the loom brand and boy could I tell the difference. The fruit of the loom left be sore because it didn't support like the Underarmour brand. I use that while mine is being washed but not to exercise, only support, then right back to my Underarmour bra. Well worth the investment and you will feel the difference. I will be using this for exercising as well as this bra holds everything in place really well. I can walk and do limited exercise at the moment, but when I begin running, this bra will be without a doubt great!!
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A member by the name of Dijon has suggested Beyond Bare bras sold at Target. No padding and great for some support when sleeping at night.
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Good to know, because I'm a frequent shopper of our local Target :) Thank you!
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Let us know what you find at Target!
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Found a great running bra. Perfect also for box jumps and other high impact activity. Found it at a lingerie boutique near my house. It called Bendon Sport. I was put in a 36ddd/f. Wore it yesterday to crossfit since we ran ... Love it already. Runs abut $80.
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How soon were you able to get back in the box?
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i went from a 32b to a 32DD Ive always worn VS but now i don't need the padding since i am a FULL dd i usually wear sports bras when I'm not in a regular bra
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When it comes to aftercare I have a lot of experiences to share. When I first got my implants (32d, silicone) I thought a great bra was all the support I needed. But recently I have had a lot of pain when lying on my front, which have stopped me from sleeping on my front, sun baking, you name it. I have recently discovered Mammagard, and cos I think there is lots of women out there with the same problem I thought I'd share it. Ask you health practitioner next time you're in and check out www.mammagard.com for more info.
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This is interesting. I will have to check the website out at home. I've noticed (10 weeks post op) that they are really different to lay on. I am now 38ddd with silicone.
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They look great but those things are way too expensive for me.
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I know everyone wants to wear Victorias Secret bras... shoot I was one of them when I got my girls. However I can say that I now prefer bras from Soma Intimates. I went in today and tried on all the bras in 38ddd's and fell in complete love with all of them. I felt like the associate gave me 100% of her time and not cashing every sale like at VS. I will never buy from VS again. I bought 3 new bras today and I'm completely love each one of them. Will post pictures soon.
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I know have 5 bras from Soma and 2 from VS ... just saying.
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Yes I love Soma too!!
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The nurse at Hedden Plastic Surgery recommended Danskin sports bras from Walmart. They have some that zip up and some that hook in the front. It's the first one I wore after surgery and still wear them for sleeping and that's been 2.5 months. The band is very comfortable. They were even comfortable on my incisions which were in the crease
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A lot of women are raving about those bras, I thonk I might order some... they don't have them in store here.
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I would love to try one of those, but I am a 34C and they don't seem to make the ones I like in that size :(
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heartandcore.com sells 34c bras with the front opening too, the Bonita Bra, looks nice and supports well
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That's good to know since he's my doctor!
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My PS office said use Danskin at Walmart too!!!
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Which danskin bras did you like the best? My ps said not too much support, so I was thinking of the seamless medium impact ones, but wasn't sure. Did you have a favorite?
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