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Our mission is to nurture, support and empower all new parents with compassionate service, quality information and outstanding products. We serve as a breastfeeding resource center that educates, guides and encourages parents as they learn to care for their baby. We also provide a caring and warm environment where new parents can bond with each other and their babies as they share experiences. We value our relationship with our clients and believe that supporting all new parents is a good investment in each other, in our community and in the future of our children and families.

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Measuring Bra Sizes

Selecting the correct size for a nursing bra is every bit as important as the bra itself. Your breasts will change significantly in size and shape during late pregnancy and even more when nursing begins. You can expect your breasts to become heavier and more sensitive. Rest assured that these changes are all normal.

Since it is difficult to predict how much your bra size will change, we recommend taking measurements during your eighth month of pregnancy. Wear a well-fit, unpadded bra when taking the measurements outlined below.

Keep the following points in mind when selecting a nursing bra:

  • Support:  Select a bra that provides good support. This will reduce strain and fatigue in the neck and lower back. Choose bras that have wide, soft shoulder straps and backs.
  • Convenience:  Purchase bras that provide convenient access to the breast. We select nursing bras that can be adjusted quickly, easily, and with one hand.
  • Fabric:  Fabrics that breathe, such as cotton, become even more important with the added moisture present during nursing. Breasts that were previously unaffected by synthetic fabrics may become more sensitive during nursing.
  • Quantity:  We recommend purchasing several bras so you can put on a clean, fresh bra each day. Due to moisture and baby's presence, you will need to wash your nursing bras more frequently.

    First, find your band size (34, 36, 38, etc.).
    For the band size, measure around the body, just under the arms, with a measuring tape. Remember to stand up straight and breathe normally. If the measurement is an odd number, add one inch (i.e., 39 goes to 40).
    Second, determine your cup size.
    To determine your cup size, measure around your body at the fullest part of the bust. Be certain the measuring tape is secure against your back.

    Subtract the first measurement (the underarm measurement) from the second measurement (the bust measurement) and look at the chart below to determine your cup size.
    Difference Between
    Bust and Band
    Cup Size
    Up to 1" larger
    Up to 2" larger
    Up to 3" larger
    Up to 4" larger
    Up to 5" larger
    Up to 6" larger
    Up to 7" larger
    Up to 8" larger
    Underarm measurement 39
    Add 1" if total is an odd number + 1
    Band Size 40

    Fullest bust measurement 43
    Subtract band size - 40
    Difference 3
    Now, look up the difference on the chart at the left...

    The Final Result:  Cup Size: C     Bra Size: 40C
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