Throughout this website
we encourage women to dress to promote better breast health.
This means removing the threat of wearing a bra, but that usually requires changes to be made in a woman's daily
selection of what she will wear. This section of BreastNotes.com
is designed to help women to make selections from their closets
to enable them to follow through with our breast-health
It needs to be
understood by all that no law requires a woman to ever wear a
bra, and by not wearing one, no woman is making any kind of a
sexual statement. She is merely making choices to protect herself
from painful breasts and
breast cancer. Everyone
should make every effort to
help women to feel
comfortable about being
bra-free and not say
anything about... or call
attention to... her
bra-lessness. We can all
help her to keep her breasts
more comfortable and safe
from disease. She needs our
support... no pun intended.
challenges face a woman when she
decides to take the positive
step of removing her bra?
Usually, she is very
self-conscious about the
fact that she has removed
her bra. She has worn one
since she first started to
show breast development and
her mom insisted she wear a
'training bra'. Most likely
she has worn a bra for a lot more years
than she was ever without a
bra, playing in the park as
a child in
a T-shirt. She is
concerned that without a bra others will
notice her nipples protruding
more than they normally did
when she wears her blouse or
sweater with a bra. And she is
concerned that others will
notice that her breasts move
more than they normally do
when restrained by a bra.
With wearing a bra ingrained
since her youth, she feels
like she will be criticized
for not wearing a bra. When she starts pulling her
favorite clothes out of her closet, she may find that her
below the location in her clothing where they fit her best
(thanks to manufacturer's placement of darts in the clothing).
|Some women have breasts a
little larger than a 'standard' dress or blouse size can
handle, and she is forced to buy a larger size so the
bust is not too tight, but that means the waist and hips
are often too large. Readers of this site offer
suggestions and sources of clothing that resolves these
BRA-FREE FASHION TIPS
||To encourage women to take the
next step toward better breast health, we discuss some
fashion tips on how to address these fears by selecting
some fashions and bypassing others.
BUILDING A BRA-FREE
||If you have decided that
you want to take off the bra for comfort and breast health, read
about how to analyze your wardrobe and select clothing
from your closet that will not broadcast to everyone
that you have removed your bra. It is a matter of
dressing your body in a way that your new freedom is not
obvious to others.
||Readers have sent in images of
their fashion choices to share with you. You are
encouraged to join with them and share with us fashions
that you have found to address your concerns about being
"BUT DOESN'T EVERYONE WEAR A BRA?"
||Peer pressure is very strong,
and when a woman selects the outfit she will wear each
day, she has in her mind just how she will look to
others. And how 'everyone else' is dressing today has a
lot to do with how she dresses. She is not anxious to be
'different', or at least THAT different. When deciding
if she wants to be breast-health conscious, she has to
wonder how she will look in public. But what if the
'beautiful people' of today are also not wearing a bra?
Will that encourage her to not wear her bra today?
||Sometimes it helps us to look
at a subject from every direction possible, and in any
issue as serious as breast-health, it may help to look
at the issue in a humorous way.
"WHY I DON'T WEAR A BRA"
|I am an older male, so
maybe it will help younger female readers to 'get it' about
breast health if they view some YouTube videos that other young
women have posted to tell them
why they don't wear a bra.
More and More Experts Agree
||A reader writes in that
her doctor suggested that she not wear her bra until her breast
mass disappeared. This article shows the amount of pressure
coming online to eliminate the bra .