Nursing - Bravado Designs USA Nursing

Long nights. Short years.
Yes, baby is here.

At this point, you're busy figuring out your new life, and, fingers crossed, getting into the flow of things. And holy cow are your breasts ever seeing a lot of action!

Which makes it all the more important that you give them all the care and support that they, in turn, are giving your little bundle of love.

Don’t Compromise, Re-size

Once a 32D, always a 32D? No way, mama! Chances are, your rib cage has gone down in size since giving birth and your breasts are changing every hour.

Which is why we’ve designed our range of bras to not only fit all shapes and sizes, but also to offer the flexibility you need to accommodate your ever-changing body. But remember, double-check your new size before you shop!


Rib Band Measurement

Measure your chest (we know this seems odd, but it works!). Place the measuring tape around your back and under your armpits. Check in the mirror to ensure the measuring tape is parallel to the floor along your back as well as along your breasts. The measuring tape should be placed above your breast tissue. The tape should be snug around your body and make sure that you don’t have any fingers underneath the tape. If you are in between sizes, round up or down to the nearest even number. This will be your rib band size (34, 36 etc.).

Chest Measurement

Measure around the fullest part of your breasts, over your nipple area. This is a looser measurement than the rib band measurement. Hold the end of the measuring tape at the side of your breast. While holding both ends of the tape with one hand, use your free hand to press the measuring tape in between your breasts to your chest. This will provide a more accurate cup size measurement.

Subtract the rib band measurement from the cup size measurement. Each number or inch represents one letter. For example, if your rib band is 34 and your cup measurement is 38; 38-34 = 4, 4 equates to a D (2=B, 3=C, 4=D, 5=DD(E), 6=DDD(F)…). You are a D cup. Your nursing bra size is a 34D.


Your bra size is:

Results cannot be guaranteed as conclusive. Actual size may differ based on stage of pregnancy, pre-pregnancy size and personal preference.

Need a little more assistance?
Speak directly to a Bra Fit Specialist at 1-800-590-7802 or email

The Nursing Essentials

In your world of nurse- sleep-leak-repeat, a well-fitted, comfortable nursing bra is invaluable, along with a few spares to keep on rotation. Here’s a range of nursing options that will keep you and your milk going, day and night.

Original Nursing Bra

(providing comfort & relief in those early days)

Why new moms (and lactation consultants) love it:

  • Ultra-soft, breathable and wire-free
  • Comfortable wide bottom band and racer-back
  • Light to moderate support

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Body Silk Seamless

(that changes with you)

Why new moms love it:

  • Molds to your changing shape
  • Seamless and soft
  • Removable foam inserts for shape and discretion (you know what we mean 😊)

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    Body Silk Seamless Cami

    (go hands-free)

    Why new moms love it:

    • Double duty, nursing and pumping
    • Easy to use, hands-free and discreet
    • Helps avoid spilt milk
    • Wide comfort bottom band

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    Belle Nursing Bra

    (AKA getting your underwire back)

    Why new moms love it:

    • Great support and flexible underwire
    • Hidden benefit of being specially designed for nursing
    • Just like your regular bras, only with B-clips

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