If you would like a luxurious nursing bra that allows you to change the cup size as your body changes shape then we highly recommend the Lorna Drew Alexa nursing bra in ice blue.
So how does the cup flexibility work? Well, this bra has an innovative clip. This allows you to alter the size of each of the cups either up or down one cup size. For example, if you choose a 36E size, could can change each cup to either a 36DD or 36F. This means that as your body changes the bra adapts with you. Of course, you also have the option of keeping it at a 36E too!
Not only is it practical, we also think you will love how pretty and luxurious this bra is too. For example, it is fashioned from a lovely soft and silky stretch satin. It also has a contrast lace trim as well as a nice satin bow in the centre. The shape of this bra is a baconette shape.
How comfortable should you find this breastfeeding bra? Well, it has a 100% pure cotton lining. It also has graded bra straps as the sizes go up. To help you achieve a really good fit, it has extended hook and eyes to allow for growth around your body.
It is generally suggested that you should, if possible, avoid underwires during your nursing months. So you may like the fact this this bra is wirefree.
So why might we recommend the Lorna Drew Alexa in ice blue? We think you may really like the fact that you can change the cup sizes in this nursing bra. We also think it looks amazing and you should feel really feminine and pretty in this bra. A super choice.
We want to make sure you know exactly what the bra is like so you are not surprised when it arrives, so here are some quick questions and answers from us studying the bra… out of the packet….in depth.
Is this bra underwired? No
Does this bra have a “modesty panel” (i.e when the cups are open does it have material to help make it more discreet behind the cups? This is also called an “A-Frame nursing bra”. No…but it does have a small stretch of material that sits above the breast…but this is too thin to call it a modesty panel
Is this bra padded? No
Does it have a pre-formed cups? No
How stretchy is the fabric on the cups? Quite stretchy
Does the bra have removable foam inserts in the cups? No
How smooth is the material on the OUTSIDE of the bra? Quite smooth and quite “silky”
Would it be suitable as a T-shirt nursing bra? No
Would it be suitable as a Sleep nursing bra? No
Does this bra have an option to buy matching briefs? No
How to verify the Nursing Bra Shop....
"I have never heard of the Nursing Bra Shop....how can I find out what the service is like?" Simple - ask any online mums forums you are on if anyone has used us. We always STRONGLY URGE you to check on us in any Facebook breastfeeding groups or other maternity or mums groups such as Mumsnet etc. Maybe ask if anyone has ever used the Nursing Bra Shop? What was our service like?
Here are some places to ask questions about the Nursing Bra Shop:
- Facebook breastfeeding groups
- Online Bounty Groups
But please ask the question in any forums. 89% Of UK mothers have never heard of the Nursing Bra Shop. Asking forums is a good way of checking on us. Don't take our word for it....ask other mothers who may have used us!
We tend to find that this bra comes up a little small in the cup size. For example, if you are thinking of choosing a 34H, we suggest you choose instead a 34HH. Or, if you are picking a 36C, we would suggest that you buy a 36D.
MATERIAL THICKNESS OF CUPS:
We try to rate how thick the cups are of each bra, so you are not surprised by this when the bra turns up! We rate this out of 5, so 1/5 is thin cups, 5 out of 5 is thick. We would rate the thickness of the cups of the cups of this bra as 3 out of 5. Medium thickness.