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So vain.... help? Awkward Due October 23; 4 kids; 2 angel babies; St Cloud, MN, United States 4461 posts
Feb 15th

It doesn't matter while I can wear hoodies 100% of the time but the weather is warming up unusually early this year.
Ds is breastfed and he prefers the right b**b. He will latch and nurse on the left for about 30 seconds then he starts clawing at my clothes and flipping himself around to get to the right side. I just give in. Whatever. 
My left b**b is probably a D cup right now and my right b**b spills out of all of my bra's the largest being DD. 
I know feeding baby is best and such but now that it is warming up I can't stand being so freaking lopsided. I have only been offering the left side most of the time for the past week and besides ds being more willing to nurse on that side nothing is changing. I am still very lopsided. I'm thinking of weaning. He is 9 months. Does that make me a selfish and vain mom? I feel guilty just considering weaning for that reason but.... my confidence is completely gone atm and having even sized b**bs would probably help

DaniellaEllaElla Due August 5 (boy); 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Greenville, NC, United States 15042 posts
Feb 15th

Have you thought about trying those little jiggly b**b inserts?

✩ ℒioȵεsȿ 98946 posts
Feb 15th

Have you considered pumping the left side?

Awkward Due October 23; 4 kids; 2 angel babies; St Cloud, MN, United States 4461 posts
Feb 15th

Quoting DaniellaEllaElla:
Have you thought about trying those little jiggly b**b inserts?



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Awkward Due October 23; 4 kids; 2 angel babies; St Cloud, MN, United States 4461 posts
Feb 15th

Quoting ✩ ℒioȵεsȿ:
Have you considered pumping the left side?


I have but my letdown is stubborn on that side and I rarely get more than 2 Oz from it no matter how much I pump

DaniellaEllaElla Due August 5 (boy); 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Greenville, NC, United States 15042 posts
Feb 15th

Quoting Awkward:


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Like this:

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*R [E]N%A/Y ¥ 2 kids; Kansas city, MO, United States 4692 posts
Feb 15th

Quoting DaniellaEllaElla:

Like this:




Just even it out lol and buy a bra that fits the bigger breast.

DaniellaEllaElla Due August 5 (boy); 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Greenville, NC, United States 15042 posts
Feb 15th

Quoting *R [E]N%A/Y ¥:

Just even it out lol and buy a bra that fits the bigger breast.


Yes, that's my point. 

anna_allover TTC since Mar 2017; 1 child; 1 angel baby; United States 638 posts
Feb 15th

This happened to me when DS was a year old. My left side completely stopped producing but my right continued and he was still BFing. I ended up with a DD on my right and a B on my left. He was only night feeding then so we ended up weening. We were both ready to be done by that point. It was ridiculous.

DaniellaEllaElla Due August 5 (boy); 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Greenville, NC, United States 15042 posts
Feb 15th

I wonder if a different hold would kinda trick him into thinking he was eating from the preferred b**b so the poor, neglected b**b can get some attention 

Have Heart 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Western, NY, United States 8677 posts
Feb 15th

i'd buy ponchos, haha. or wear less form fitting things to make it less obvious. or just shamelessly stuff my bra. either that or just wear a compression type sports bra, it might even them out?


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I got this in a baby update email the other day ---

Red~Origami 2 kids; United States 5199 posts
Feb 15th

DS takes the left more than the right . I find different holds helps him eat the booby he isnt to fond of. 

Awkward Due October 23; 4 kids; 2 angel babies; St Cloud, MN, United States 4461 posts
Feb 15th

Thanks ladies! I'm going to try some of these ideas

Team❤Pink 3 kids; 4 angel babies; Maryland 4461 posts
Feb 15th

My DD prefers my right one when I'm holding her but will nurse like a champ on the left if she's laying down on her side.