Activity #384: Burn your ill-fitting bras

Burn, as used in the headline of this post, is metaphorical. Unless you’re a totally organic cotton sort of gal, I’m guessing that the materials our bras are made of these days would unleash some seriously toxic fumes if burned.

bras on laundry line

photo: janet leadbeater

I just want to urge the reader to treat herself right. Your boobs have been through a lot, if you are a birth mother. Make sure you’re not wearing bras that fit an imaginary image of yourself – one that has a different body.

How do you know which ones to toss? The uncomfortable ones, the ones with broken bits, and any that aren’t doing their job properly. Read my Q and A with a (male!) bra expert to learn more.

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RookieMoms.com co-founder Whitney lives with her husband, son, and daughter in the San Francisco Bay Area where she writes about parenting, crafts, and activities that moms can do with babies in tow. She and Heather also publish 510Families.com, a site for East Bay parents and are the authors of The Rookie Mom's Handbook and Stuff Every Mom Should Know.

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