Question: binding

Jace asks…

Hi, my breasts are set very low on my chest + I bought a binder that’s just a bit too big (I’m in between sizes and I figured going big would be better and less damaging), and as such, my breasts usually … fall out of the binding area. Because of that, I usually wind up “binding down” and I’ve read that that can hurt and damage your breast tissue + it hurts my breasts.

So I was wondering, is there any way to “lift” my breasts up inside the binder so I don’t wind up binding down? I try to fix it by laying down and pulling my breasts up and towards the side while in the binder, and it lasts for a little bit until I have to move my arms/chest around too much.

Thanks!

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Posted by on June 13th, 2014 at 08:00 am

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3 Responses to “Question: binding”

  1. anta

    I’m sorry I can’t help you, but I’d be really interested to hear someone’s take on this. I bind down because (perhaps due to the model of the binder I wear) I can’t fit my breasts up in a way that wouldn’t make them bulge out under the armpits.

    I’ve been binding down for years, and I haven’t noticed any ill effects (except perhaps sagging, but I can’t judge that since I don’t know how my breasts would be without binding). But if it hurts you, you certainly should look into other options.

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  2. Harley

    I’m not sure if it would work, but perhaps you could try wearing a sports bra underneath the binder. It might give you the type of support you’re looking for.

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  3. Moses

    Hi, I think Harleys idea of the sports bra is a good one.

    Perhaps also, lying down to get it where you want it and perhaps using a bandage or sports tape over the binder but around your ribs/below bust to hold everything in place, cheaper than a sports bra (only costs £1 for 3 bandages or a roll of sports tape in pondworld) but perhaps not as comfortable.

    Good luck

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