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A petty gripe about clothes and being a new(ish) mom with an ED


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#1 baburun

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 04:52 PM

I'm breastfeeding and it's annoyingly hard to find decent nursing tops that aren't also maternity shirts. They were useful in the first couple of weeks when I still had a giant belly, but I'm back to my pre-baby (under)weight now and would really like to wear some actual nice form-fitting shirts that don't have an excess of loose fabric around the stomach because they're designed for giant pregnant bellies. I already have an excess of loose skin around my stomach, I don't need my clothes to look the same  :P 
I just want to wear clothes that I like and that make me feel good, and which are easy for breastfeeding, but apparently such a thing doesn't exist. 

 

And yes, this is a completely gratuitous post but I can't complain about this to anyone in real life because all my mom friends are a bit heavier and probably don't want to hear me bitching about how I'm slightly inconvenienced because I'm thin 😬

 

 


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#2 Flymo89

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 04:54 PM

Layers are your friend vest top under another, pull the vest top down and the other upvor else anything with buttons is your friend x
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#3 Waves of Sanity

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Posted 28 January 2019 - 06:30 PM

I stock up on tank tops, and find cute form fitting style flannels or overshirts. I've been breastfeeding for a couple years and that's what my whole wardrobe is (and I've been underweight for most of my breastfeeding journey). 


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#4 greenteavegan

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 01:24 PM

I used regular tank tops with some stretch and just pulled a boob out at the top when nursing.
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#5 baburun

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 03:07 PM

I figured out a way to do this! Layers weren't working for me since I always have bub in a sling/carrier, and need to be able to feed without taking them out. But apparently midriff tops are back in fashion for tween girls right now, so if I wear one of those as my top layer it's actually short enough that I can pull it up even if I'm wearing a baby carrier. Yay for being able to fit into clothes from the junior section lol


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#6 Why So Serious?

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Posted 25 May 2021 - 05:17 AM

There are lots of online options! Check out Kindred Bravely, as most of their clothes are made from bamboo! They are maternity/nursing friendly.


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