69 of 94 people found the following review helpful
AWESOME bra for large-breasted women,
This review is from: Bravado Designs Body Silk Seamless Nursing Bra Maternity bra 1401 (Apparel)
OMG, this bra is amazing. I found this bra early in my 3rd trimester, and all the upper back pain (a result of heavy breasts and bras that didn't fit well) went away. VERY supportive, non-shifty, and stretchy enough to work for a growing chest. Also, attractive and low-cut, so you can wear it under real clothes, not just high-necked ones! I haven't yet used this as a nursing bra, so I can't speak to the convenience of the clips, but the bra itself is incredible as a maternity bra... or, just as a regular one. Bravado's size chart on their website is pretty true-to-size. I'm about a 38 E or F now, and size L fits well on the second-to-loosest hook but not any tighter. If you're at 40 band, I might suggest going for the XL.
An update: I've been nursing my son for 5 months now. After about the first month, I had to go up to an XL (about a 38 F/G now), on the tightest hook. These hold up great in the wash, and the clips work really well. These are supportive enough for the daytime and comfortable enough to sleep in. They look great under a t-shirt or a dress. Basically, I like these bras enough that I think I'm going to continue wearing them even after I'm done nursing (even though my size may shrink down again... I'm willing to spend the money for a good bra).