Health & Hygiene

Should You Wear A Bra While Sleeping?

by Dispatch Yashram on Mar 03, 2022

Women sleeping on the bed wearing a black bra

Many women are under the misconception that sleeping in a bra can lead to health risks and sometimes breast cancer. Despite overwhelming research, this urban myth has penetrated so deep that almost every other woman believes it. So here we will take you through reasons to own a sleep bra.

Dear ladies!! Did you know that not wearing a bra during sleep can do more harm than good?

No, Please, Hear me out!

Wearing the wrong kind of bra while sleeping can mess with your body. This is why we have sleep bras!! 

What Is A Sleep Bra?

A sleep bra is not your usual wired bra that causes irritation making your life miserable. They are made with soft and light fabric. It is non-padded and provides maximum comfort while you sleep.

These bras are perfectly designed to reduce the discomfort in the breast area while you sleep. Some women with large breasts find it difficult to sleep comfortably without support for their breasts. It offers total support without interrupting your beauty sleep.

Also Read: Can a sleep bra prevent breast sagging?

Benefits Of Wearing A Sleep Bra 

Wearing A Sleep Bra Prevents Breast Sagging: When women sleep, due to the gravitational pull of their breasts causes them to stretch and the loss of collagen and elastin fibres results in sagging over wearing a sleep bra can help prevent breast sagging.
  • Enhances Good Blood Circulation: 

Wearing underwires or tight band bras can cause an imbalance in the blood flow, leading to breast pain. To enhance good blood circulation, sleep bras are a better option. 

  • Reduces Stretching In The Breast Tissue:

 A sleep bra gives light support and holds the breasts firm, reducing the damage to the breast tissue.

  • Prevents Tissue Damage: 

 A sleep bra overcomes the discomfort and helps prevent tissue damage.

  • Sleep Bras Avoid Irritation: 

Sleep bras have no hooks and underwires and they are gentle on the skin.

  • Gives Relaxation And Comfort:

Sleep bras are designed with soft and breathable fabric that gives you comfort and a relaxed feel.

The size of the sleep bras will be the same as your regular bra. They come in all size ranges starting from small to extra-large. They can also be worn all day as home bras/ lounge bras – as they are much more flexible than underwired bras. The fabric is lightweight, soft & super stretchy, which ensures you get maximum comfort when you sleep.

 Also Read: How to use a bra size calculator?

How To Choose The Right Sleep Bra? 

Sleeping in an underwire bra can be harmful as it reduces blood circulation and can be uncomfortable. An underwired bra is too tight on the skin. This bra can dig into your sensitive skin leading to inflammation, itching and irritation. An underwire bra can harm circulation and even lead to a change in the shape of a lymph node near the underarm.

If you are planning to sleep in a sports/regular bra it is still acceptable as long as it is not tight and is made of cotton. A sleep bra is necessary for women with a C cup or large size, pregnant ladies and breastfeeding moms. They are also recommended for ladies with sore breasts. It offers much-needed support to heavy breasts.

The Best Sleep Bras You Can Opt For 

Yes, we are biased when we say that Adira’s sleep bras are the best!!! LOL!!! But don’t take our word for it, check out our collection of sleep bras that prevents sagging and drooping of breasts. They are perfectly designed to offer extra comfort while you sleep, they are wire-free, hook free and made with soft cotton and elastic to provide comfortable sleep. 

 Check this out: Best Sleep Bras

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If you are a lactating mom looking for a comfortable sleep bra, our sister brand Morph Maternity presents you with a leakproof sleep nursing bra that makes your nursing journey cozy.

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