When I play sport, I wear my regular bra, and top with my sports bra for better firm steadiness. Some of these bras are called "water bra" because they contain a gel like substance to provide your breasts with a more realistic look. It helps make your breasts look fuller and larger, but it does not offer good support.
I have seen females that the view are NOT very appealing at all out of sports bra and become a laughing and joking matter to others around. Your Mom is just looking out for you in a positive way.
There's a time for sports bra and time for just comfortable suitable daily wear bras. This will give you good support, while still giving you some comfort. A great suggestion would be to have your mom take you to Nordstrom for a bra fitting. They can help you find exactly what you're looking for and also accommodate your mom as well. The bra fitting does not cost a cent! No longer just hidden under shirts, Victoria's Secret brought the bra out into the open, making it a real fashion statement.
But could a woman's bra actually be dangerous to her health? Singer's center conducted a study involving five thousand American women, half had breast cancer. They looked at past behavior, including how tight the bras were and how long the women wore them. Here's what they found:. And women who didn't wear a bra had about the same rate of developing breast cancer as a man. Singer claims a bra is too constricting, interfering with the body's lymphatic system.
But mainstream medical doctors dismiss the study. Ermilo Barrera of the American Cancer Society. Barrera says women should get mammograms to reduce risk factors and not worry about their bras. Doctor Atif Hussein, Medical Director at the Memorial Cancer Institute calls the bra study interesting, but said, "it really is hard to tell you wearing the bra in itself was the contributing factor. He said the issue should be studied more.
But despite criticism from the medical community, Singer is sticking to his mission saying, "there's absolutely nothing good about bras, it's completely a fashion accessory. Copyright Sunbeam Television. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. View Comments Write a Comment.
Kelly Henry Archived Reports: Just go with the flow and have her take you to nordstroms or macy's for a fitting. It will be painless and satisfy both of you. My big brother had to tell me to wear a bra for the first time, now that was embarassing! LOL I would say just give in. Get one without an underwire, they are more comfortable to start. No bother sweetheart, should be fun for you and mom to go out and pick one out. Great time to do it would be this Friday they should have some great sales.
You can go with mom and try on some different ones and find one that suits you. I suggest Victoria's secret because they will take time with you, measure you, and find you what you are looking for. Nordstrom would also be a good place to start for the same reason. I was not one of the "skinny cheerleader girls" either.
If you are really more comfortable in a sportsbra, stick with them. Just get one that offers more support than a regular sports bra. Sportsbras made specifically for jogging offer better support than regular sportsbras. I wear a 36C cup, and I wear the jogbras when I work out but also on the days that are closer to my period when "the girls" are more swollen. I like the ones made by Nike and Addidas.
I also second getting a bra fitting done at Nordstroms. Every year I go back to the same gal and get one done and buy 3 or 4 bras to last me the year. I know it sounds very expensive, but seriously I buy 3 or 4 bras a year and that's it. It may take a few times of trying on all kinds of bras, but you will find one that fits you properly and that you like.
Don't give up, don't give in, just keep trying until you find one that you like. Why not just ask your mom to go with you to a major department store to the bra section If you dont like any The important thing about bras is: You don't want a bra that is uncomfortable for you, and there are so many kinds out there!
I would suggest going to a real department store where they have a consultant in the intimates department. It sounds weird, but they can help you get the right fit. Then buy a bunch of the kind that feels right and fits you. It is really worth it. It might be kind of fun for you and your mom to go together, she might be wearing bras that don't fit her right, too!
Then you can both come away with some new comfy underthings! I know where i am at,in Montrose, Ca there is a woman who specializes in making and fitting bra's for all types of women Good luck on your journey!!! I would ask your mother to take you to store that sells under garments only, for example Maidenform or Victoria Secret I agree you should try to go for a wireless bra or another sports bra, something soft that doesn't bother you.
If you go to a department store that actually has sales personal they measure you and find the perfect fit for you and then you know which model you are comfortable with for the next times. I think you should ask your mom to take you bra shopping. I did that with my now 11 yr old daughter There are several styles of bras that have a sport-like back, so that the straps don't slip, but that still have "cups" , maybe your sports bras are giving you the "uniboob" look?
She is fairly thin, wears 32 or 34 A. What she didn't like about the sports bras we had been buying, was that the straps showed when she wore a regular necked shirt. They were fine with t-shirts, but not some of her other shirts that had a little lower neck line. You can buy them in department stores, never have noticed them in Target or Wally World. They have pretty good bra sales on line at www. You can check them out on line before you go shopping, to save time wading through the millons of bras at the store.
If you are bigger than a B cup though, I would look at the "No Poke Underwire" by Bali, they also have a wireless sytle that is comfortable with great support. I personally will only wear Bali bras, everything else bugs me.
I've spent a lot of time on this issue recently, I think I have our situation solved, for a while anyway I have an 8 year old girl too. Also, remember to buy bra bags to wash them in..
Just get a bigger sports bra. They make them even for adults. Ask your mom to take you shopping and pick out something you both are ok with. Sports bras give great support to your breast, and will keep them healthy. I say, wear what you are most comfortable - personally, I think that sports bras are more comfy than cup bras. If you were my daughter I have one that is 11 , I would encourage you to buy a cup bra, because there may be a time when the sports bra won't be the right cut for a dressy outfit - but other than that - wear what is comfortable for you Instead of giving advice on a particular brand, I thought I'd just offer some more general thoughts.
I remember being totally miserable when I needed to get my first bra. I was an early bloomer, and one of only two girls in 5th grade who actually needed one, and I was so deeply embarrassed. I have 3 daughters, though, and they tended to see bras as fashion accessories; 2 of them started pestering me to buy them bras when they were only 8. Keep in mind, when you feel your mom is bugging you about anything, that she's doing it because she loves you.
I know, you hear that all the time, and you probably hate it. But, moms remember how awkward and miserable it is to be an adolescent, and how easily the "mean girls" tease about every little thing.
She's trying to spare you from being embarrassed or made fun of. Sometimes moms try to "fix" whatever they think went wrong in their lives by trying to give their kids whatever it is that they, the mom, wanted at that age. I've known moms who insist on doing hairstyles that are 20 years out of date on their miserable kids, because it's the style that was "in" when Mom went to school, so she's sure it will impress people.
Moms are human, too. My mom was pretty hands-off about my clothes, makeup and hair, and I really appreciated it. So, with my kids I am pretty hands-off. If I don't have a health or morality issue with something, it's OK with me. I've always been proud of that. Two of my daughters are grown now, and one is 11, and I'm getting criticism, from them and their friends and occasionally from my friends, that I wasn't "involved" enough in choosing their clothes and hairstyles. I've been told that I was wrong because I never "taught them how to shop or have a sense of style.
I have no patience with vanity. A daughter who fought me ferociously when I said things like, "You cannot wear flip flops in the snow" is now telling me, "Well, even if I argued, you should have insisted on choosing my clothes. All that would have done is make sure we argued for hours a day - how would that be good? Anyway, I'm telling you this so you can know that no matter what you OR your mom do, somebody will criticize it!!! That doesn't mean either of you are wrong.
It means we all need to be considerate of everyone else's feelings even if they step on our feelings. Also, the difference between a comfortable, supportive bra and one you can just tolerate is huge!
Sometimes one you think will never work is the best. Don't be afraid to try a lot of different options, or to change your mind after weeks of wearing a particular bra. I'm a 38 F; I can't buy cute little slip of nothing bras. Breathe deep, have fun and don't stress! I'm a 12 year old boy, and I talk to all my friends that are girls about this stuff Trust me, me and my friends talk about this all the time.
Speedo and several other's make underwire sports bras I thought I was a 36D for years. Turns out I was actually a 34DDD. Even though I always measure initially as a 40 or 42, my ribcage ducks in. Bad fitters have tried to insist that I wear the 40 or 42 ummmm Nowadays I'm a 38DDD, and holding.
Most of us can move in one direction or another, but not both. A good bra fitter will also find your "range" From skinny-miny things to my sister the 44Ji to 80 year old women I am almost 40 and loathe cup bras Occasionally, I have to wear one in a dress and it is the worst most miserable experience.
I can't wait to take it off. Sports bras give you support and let you breathe too. I would not rush to make yourself miserable. Wear whatever is comfortable. Show your Mama the responses you get here, so she knows you are not alone. There are various bras available. Jockey makes many soft cup bras that give plenty of support without wires. Hanes makes a few nice bras as well. The only solution is to go and try on many styles.
I am sure you will find something that is not a "mom" bra if you take the time to look. Or you can get the sports bras that have cup support. Champion makes a whole line of them in great colors. It is very important to wear something that gives you proper support.
They will become stronger and be able to think more rationally. It definitely feels great and is an amazing experience to watch your child slowly turn into an adult. At the same time, it may be quite confusing for both parents and children to accept all the new changes. Girls usually start their periods by this time and even experience an increase in the size of their breasts.
Their pubic hair will grow as well. So many girls are usually worried about the size of their breasts at this time. Keep reading to find out more about it and also discover how to select the best undergarment for your growing princess. While there can be some variations in size, the average bra size for a year old girl is usually between A and small B. The number can be different because it depends on the body structure of your child. Average cup size is usually A-B.
Results of some surveys also confirm that that average bra size for a year-old is A. As mentioned, certain factors will determine the average size of 12year old breasts, so the bra size may change a bit as well. Here is what other young girls have to say about their growth pattern. I was 15 at that time. It all changed over the summer and I had to wear a 34B. I was in a 34C by the end of my senior year. If you are 12 and still have small breasts, do not worry. I am a size 32C now, even though my friends only wear a size30A or B.
I believe the size of your breasts usually depends on how chubby you are. If your mother started to grow breasts at very early age, the chances are you will experience the same. I am only 12 and a half now and wear 36D. I had my first period in third grade, while most of my friends did not have one until in seventh grade.
I do not think there is anything great about having big breasts because I cannot wear certain types of clothes and I have to hear rude names given by boys. Girls who do not have large breasts at 12 should not worry because they will eventually see an increase in their size.
Just learn to love your body. I am 12 now and wear 10E bra cup size. It was not easy dealing with this growth because all the girls in my school think I look at least 4 years older than my age.
I feel quite embarrassed while taking swimming lessons at school. I can only play sports wearing a sport bra and another bra over it. I was 10C when I was 10 and have been wearing bra since then.
While I definitely wish to be a big bigger than this, I believe the real thing is to love the way you are.
The time has finally come. Your little girl is growing up and is asking for her first bra. Now after the shock has worn off and you're done remin. Shop Target for Tween ( years) Underwear & Bras you will love at great low prices. Spend $35+ or use your REDcard & get free 2-day shipping on most items or same-day pick-up in store. It really depends on your body but 12 year olds should at least wear crop tops. A proper bra is totally appopriate for a 12 year old. Your mum probably just doesnt want u to grow up too fast.