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Do your boobs really stay bigger after you've breastfed?

Ok I did not bf my dd. I'm pregnant again though and want to bf this baby. I'm really afraid of my boobs getting huge though. THey are already DD. I don't care during breastfeeding I'm asking about after I'm done. Will they shrink back, or possibly get smaller (fingers crossed, lol). Or did your boobs get big and stay big?

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Blissydissy

Asked by Blissydissy at 12:36 PM on Feb. 11, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Mine have shrunk and I stopped about 2 1/2 weeks ago. If I lean forward i fall out of my bras. They don't fit anymore. I was a DD to begin with as well.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 12:38 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • Mine got smaller once i stopped. I was also pretty uneven during breastfeedin (I tended to nurse him longer on the left so I could multi-task) but they evened out afterwards.
    mrsjoeljr

    Answer by mrsjoeljr at 12:41 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • It just depends on the woman. Everyone is different. You know how that is with us and pregnancy!
    MamaChamp

    Answer by MamaChamp at 12:41 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • your breasts won't be bigger after you are done breastfeeding unless you put on weight(Personally breastfeeding made me lose a lot of weight). Here is a great website that will be very helpful to you for breastfeeding questions kellymom.com
    Lynette

    Answer by Lynette at 12:43 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • im a dd and i hope mine dont shrink when i quit nursing! thatd suck!
    BrenBearsMommy

    Answer by BrenBearsMommy at 12:46 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • My cousin was DD when she got preggo and her boobs kept growing she breast fed a little she lost weight and what not but not in her boobs. Later on ahe ended up getting a breast reduction cause they got so big everyone is diff.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:47 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • OMG! Really! I had heard that they got smaller but I never truly believed. Of course I will not get my hopes up but..... Thanks ladies!
    Blissydissy

    Answer by Blissydissy at 12:48 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • i dont think its that they get smaller than they were befor you ever got pregnant, they just are a little squishier so they look a little smaller (but just a little) but they will be waaay smaller than during the breastfeeding (if you're anythign like i was they got huge during breastfeeding) but then went pretty much back to normal.
    disheveled

    Answer by disheveled at 12:53 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • Mine stayed the same size. It is different for everyone. I know some people who got bigger and some who got smaller and some like myself who basically stayed the same.
    mamarocks3

    Answer by mamarocks3 at 1:07 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • I grew a bra size, however my boob now sag but a good bra problem solved!!

    mommiedear

    Answer by mommiedear at 1:23 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

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