Breastfeeding my children has been extremely important to me; and even more so this time around with Gemma. I feel she is way more attached and into nursing than my other two were. She rarely takes a bottle, and only had formula a few times while in the hospital. Breastfeeding is like second nature to me now, and in my opinion easier because I would probably forget to bring a bottle with our daily chaos. But unfortunately, breastfeeding this time around has taken a toll on my body. I’ve been experiencing several clogged ducts, which are extremely painful and was just nearly on the verge of having mastitis. Mastitis is an infection cause by bacteria entering the nipple or by clogged ducts. I finally figured out the problem behind all of these issues was not having the correct nursing bra. I have a few nursing bras left over from when I had Siella which weren’t so supportive and then I was wearing my non-nursing bras that have under-wire. While the under-wire was supportive, the wire was actually causing my milk ducts to clog.
Luckily, I was introduced to the new Bravado Essential Embrace bra by the lovelies Julia Beck and Nancy Horn. They insisted I try the new “three years in the making” bra and guaranteed this should help my situation. Already being a fan of Bravado, I lived in their Rebecca Minkoff design tanks all throughout my pregnancy, I gave it a try. I’ve been wearing the Essential Embrace Bra for a few weeks now and I have to say…no more clog ducts!
The Essential Embrace is the first bra to feature Bravado Dynatex fabric, a ground breaking industry innovation providing the expectant and nursing mother with a superior comfort, breathable and lightweight fabric. The bra features a modern, clean design, and exclusive Bravado Designs molding technology that changes shape along with you. Essential Embrace features a deep v-neck and is constructed to give a balanced and flattering shape. The bra cup drops down and away from the body to give baby skin-to-skin contact which is essential for bonding and establishing a breastfeeding rhythm. I cannot say how happy I am with my E.E. Bravado Designs has come to my rescue and made nursing worry-free and enjoyable again. I am excited to test out the rest of the Bravado collection…stay tuned.
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SITC was not compensated for this post but did receive samples.