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Do You Wear a Bra to Bed?

While having girl talk it seems as though a lot of mother's give the advice of wearing a bra to bed when sleeping in order to prevent saggy breast.
How true is this advice, let me hear your results? LOL!

I do not wear a bra to bed.

What can I do next?

So What Happened?™

Thank you ladies for taking the time post! My question is if we all are not wearing our bra to bed how are we going to know if the myth works!!!!!!!! LOL

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Ugh...now way!! I take that thing off the moment I walk through the door. I NEVER wear a bra at home. (Unless someone is over.) I don't wear a bra the majority of time, have big boobs, have been pregnant...and no sagging. I think it's genetic, mostly.

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the minute i hit the front door in the afternoon, shoes come off and then bra. I don't sag anymore than anyone else with DDs sags.

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Hell no! Bras are evil! I take it off as soon as I can when I get home. Hubby loves to see them jiggle so he doesn't mind that they are a little saggy.

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girl please, my bra comes off as i soon as i get home!

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Heck no

What goes up must come down !

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Ugh...now way!! I take that thing off the moment I walk through the door. I NEVER wear a bra at home. (Unless someone is over.) I don't wear a bra the majority of time, have big boobs, have been pregnant...and no sagging. I think it's genetic, mostly.

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No way. I take that puppy off as soon as I get home from work.

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the minute i hit the front door in the afternoon, shoes come off and then bra. I don't sag anymore than anyone else with DDs sags.

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No way do I wear a bra to bed! That is so insanely uncomfortabe.
Wearing a bra at night does nothing to help prevent sagging breasts at all. It's all genetics.
Your breasts are going to sag or not because of pregnancy. Breastfeeding doesn't make them sag, it's the pregnancy. The sagging is just delayed because they have milk in them.
And like Lucky said, getting those muscles good and strong will help keep them perkier ;)

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Holy Lord!
The first thing I do when I get off work is lose that brazierre and let the girls be free.
I'm almost 55, nursed 2 kids, and still have perky boobs.
NO BRA in bed except for when it's a prop for spice.

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I wouldn't be able to sleep if I did that.

D.

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Hell no! Bras are evil! I take it off as soon as I can when I get home. Hubby loves to see them jiggle so he doesn't mind that they are a little saggy.

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Are you kidding? I can't wait to let those bad boys free at the end of the day! I highly doubt anything will keep mine from saggin!

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Only when I was nursing. It feels so good to get it off at the end of the day that I don't care if they get saggy when I get old!

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I wore a bra to bed only when pregnant and breast feeding since then no I actually take it off as soon as I can when I get home

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No. I would never sleep if I kept my bra on.

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I don't wear a bra to bed. My boobs sag. I blame breastfeeding, lol!

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Hell. to. the. no. N-O. No way lol. I hate to even wear one throughout the day...most of the time I don't!

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Oh hell no!
And yes, I breastfed three kids an average 18 months each.
My "girls" still look fabulous (one of my favorite features actually) but that's probably because I wasn't that big to begin with. I was a small B and now I'm almost a C. There's less to sag, I guess :)

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OMG no. And I didn't when I was pregnant either. Bra-less was the only comfortable option then - and sadly only when asleep or home alone.

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Hell to the no! I can't WAIT to fling that thing off at the end of the day, and I don't even have much to be supported. I will take my chance with gravity--don't have much to sag anyways :)

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Always! And at 49, I'm glad I have :)

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Only when I was breastfeeding the first time. I don't think it matters if you wear one to bed or not, gravity wins each time. They aren't "hanging" when your lying down :)
Besides, I like to be comfortable when I go to sleep.

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Only when I was pregnant.

Now, no. I have natural perky 34DD's and no issues with saggy. I think it is gene related because every female on my mom's side is the same, large, perky, no sag. Thanks Mom!

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Omg no way. Not to bed.
I do not wear one.
I don't have saggy breasts.
I only wear a bra bra, when going out.
Wear sports bras at home.

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Heck no! My girls gotta breath!

I have heard people say that, almost as a wives tale, but never until I was an adult.

I've been sleeping without a bra all my life, except when my son was a new baby, I slept in a sportsbra or I woke up engorged.

I had cute high breasts until I breastfed. Now, I have cute ones, just not as high ;-)

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Ugh, no...it's off as soon as I get home and I am not planning on seeing anyone or going out anywhere else. But I am pretty small-chested and really don't need the support so much. It's more just about keeping my nipples from being visible.

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Never my normal daytime bras. That would be uncomfortable.
But I do have those very soft (no wore) comfort type bras (look like Genie bras--the kind wittle bitties CAN actually use as a "bra"!) that I do wear usually to sleep at night. It helps things---uh---stay put!
I'm a DDD and not too saggy at 48! I think there's something to it. ;)

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no.. but I did when I was nursing.. as they were so heavy.

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Yes, I do. I wear my old nursing bras and sports bras to bed (or a very tight fitting tank top). Not b/c I worry about them sagging, but b/c I hate rolling over and being woken up b/c I am squishing one in my armpit! They are seriously all over the place unless I keep them contained.

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I could never sleep if I did that. Sometimes I wear a tank with a "shelf bra" which is comfy.

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The only time I ever wore a bra to bed was when I was nursing, so that I could wear nursing pads... If I didn't I would wake up in puddles. lol.

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I never could.
It's just too uncomfortable.
I have a big chested friend (she wears something like a G cup since high school and she's never had a boob job) and she says it's more comfortable for her to have the support - she wears a leisure bra at night.

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I hate wearing a bra, so as soon as I get home I take mine off. They are going to fall one day, now that I'm almost 40, I've accepted it. I'd rather be comfortable, I'm not having surgery.
My 17 year old daughter will only take hers off in the shower, doesn't get that from me. She is much larger than I, but she just likes the feeling. I want freedom.
I have heard that, and I had one co-worker who only slept on her back, with pillows on both sides of her and bra on, only used silk sheets (because that causes less wrinkles on skin she claimed), she was a health nut in food, but a smoker and loved to sun bath, go figure?

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i wear one to combat gravity=) only if i sleep naked right after the deed or if i want there to be action first thing in the am or middle of the night do i not=)

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No way, not even while pregnant. I guess if you have huge boobs and just used one of those bras that is like a sports bra then I can understand but like a Victoria's secret? No way! I use a bra to give me a nice shape, I don't have a large chest. And nursing does not change your breasts, pregnancy does.

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No, that is a fallacy. Gravity will pull them down through out life. There isn't much one can do to prevent it. But wearing a bra during the day will help support them and keep them.....perky...lol.

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Only during pregnancy for back support. Otherwise, no.

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Not a chance in hell of me wearing a bra to bed. Ever. Under any circumstances.

I used to whip it off the second I walked in the door after work, but after breastfeeding 2 kids, I now wear it usually until I go to bed, but never, ever to sleep in. I take it off when I'm napping on the weekends, even!

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I do now that I am pregnant but they are HUGE now. Seriously I think a license is required for things this big. When not pregnant I do about 50% of the time-they are smallish then:)

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NO! I don't wear a bra very often during the day!

I am 51 and they don't sag a bit. And yes, I BF my daughter. I was blessed with smaller breasts, a 36 barely-B, so that helps I suppose. But I can't stand bras...

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I do not wear one to bed. I am WAY too uncomfortable with one on to sleep in it. I am a 36A, so mine aren't big enough to sag though, lol!

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No I don't.........I'm not big chested anyway. However, I always had at least perky breasts before I had children. Must be the breastfeeding that did it!

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There was a time when I didn't but after having surgery on one boob for cancer they are a bit lopsided and it's easier to wear a bra to even them out. If you do buy the right size bra you don't have it digging in or constricting you so you can't breathe.

My daughter wears one to bed because she is endowed and if she doesn't she finds them around her neck.

Please all of you who do take off the bra please put it back on when you do go to the store. There is nothing worse than someone who has taken off that bra flopping around or them hanging down around their waist.

The other S.

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I didn't used to, but throughout nursing and now even afterwards, I most often do, just because I find it more comfortable (and quicker to dress in the A.m. I usually where a sports bra or tanktop bra. But I don't think it will really help with the gravity issue...

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only sometimes and that's because I'm too lazy to take it off.....LOL

Seriously I've never heard that....Um to prevent the sag...I would think keep a healthy weight and strenghten your pectoral muscles....Yep good ol' excercise to keep 'em a bit perky. Aside from that how do we combat age? LOL

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Yes I wear an underwire bra to bed most nights. Sometimes a tank with a shelf bra. I have done this since i was 17 (now 36) when I couldn't stand the way my new size D's felt. I have only met one other person who does this. The results for me? I'm going to say fabulous. I'm a DD have nursed two babies and had multiple pregnancies. My figure is not perfect, but for their size, the ladies are staying up good. I still wear string bikinis, and can with just a bit of support look like there is no sag. I am often asked if I had a boob job (which i have not).

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I have always worn a bra to bed - basically I take it off to shower. I'm large chested (32F - used ot be much larger) and it is uncomfortable to have them all over the place.

My breasts are disgustingly saggy. Well, maybe saggy isn't the right word. They are still full and non saggy on the bottom, but loss all mass on top from breastfeeding (I claim BF, because they were fine after my first two pregnancies in which I didn't BF - the last two, where I did BF did them in), so there's a lot of loose skin there.

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I do most of the time. They're sore when I wake up if I don't.

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Can you believe a nurse (after I gave birth) lectured me about not having a bra on. She asked me, "you do know why you should be wearing a bra at all times, dont you?" I had no clue.

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The only time I ever slept in one was when I was nursing and that was so I did not leak all over everything. But now heck no I would keep it off all day if I could get away with it but they are way too big to do that with!!

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I heard this a long time ago, when I was about 11, so I have worn a bra to bed since.

All throughout my teens, twenties, and thirties I had pretty perky ones.

Now that I have breastfed two there is a little saggage. But I think I look pretty OK.

So, I dunno, good genes or good bra??

All I can say is that I have done it for so long I don't feel at all comfortable without one.

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I used to on and off but now that I had a breast reduction 2 months ago I don't have too anymore :) I didn't care if they sagged I cared more about breathing. LOL. I hated the underwire embedded in my skin the next morning too. Those days are long gone :)

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I wear one every night, but I am lactating. As soon as my daughter is done, I can't wait to sleep without one!!!

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Only when I'm working out in the morning. OTW I take a shower first thing.

As a FF, though, I wear an underwire swimsuit top to bed. Started last year. TOO many times of needing to leap out of bed and head to the ER with my son in our PJs, and then living in the hospital for a few months. He's a lot better now, but it's so much more COMFY to keep the girls in line at night!

Sagging? Please refer to the FF (ddd 1/2d). I'd be kicking them when I walked :p

NO WAY!
I wear a DDD with under-wire.
I would never be able to sleep with all that on.
The first thing I do when I come home, before I even take off my shoes is get my bra off.
I HATE wearing one!
I would give just about anything to have little bitty boobs that did not need a bra.
I would never wear one if I didn't have to, they are too big and move too much without one.

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