Planning your wardrobe for after giving birth requires a certain level of practicality if you plan to breastfeed. Your baby will demand to be fed frequently and you need to be ready to go no matter what your environment. It is helpful to have a nursing cover, scarf or specialized nursing clothes ready to go. Here we will look at a range of nursing tops that will be suitable for both home and public use.
There are a number of affordable options to consider. You will be able to mix and match from the selection below to ensure you have all scenarios covered, and will remain comfortable at all times.
Being prepared will go a long way. You know that once the little one arrives your wardrobe will fall down your list of priorities fast!
Table of Contents
- 1 High Quality Camisole
- 2 Breastfeeding Tops/Nursing Tops
- 3 Breastfeeding/Nursing Dresses
- 4 Breastfeeding/Nursing Sleepwear
- 5 Final Word
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High Quality Camisole
Camisoles are quite useful for nursing mothers. You can just wear it under your favorite button-down shirt, a cardigan, jacket or even your blazer. It comes in a number of colors that can fit your style and taste.
Arshiner Breastfeeding Top Camisole
This great nursing camisole is quite versatile. You can start using this from the time that you’re pregnant until after you give birth. It is elastic and it can accommodate the growing size of your belly.
After giving birth, you can practically live in this camisole. It can be a great sleepwear because of its length. You can use this around the house, while on a workout or yoga class.
If you are going out, you can use this camisole under your shirt to limit your exposure while you are breastfeeding in public.
The primary material used in this product is Spandex. The cup of this camisole is comfortable and it has padding as well to catch any leaks.
One thing to remember when ordering this camisole is to check the manufacturer’s sizing before ordering.
Novia’s Choice Camisole For Breastfeeding
This is a soft and comfortable camisole that’s quite accessible during breastfeeding. It has a V-Neck design that allows easy access while breastfeeding.
It is casually designed. It is convenient enough to wear under a cardigan or a blazer. You can also just put on an infinity breastfeeding scarf or a poncho if you are going out for the day.
It is made from 95% cotton and 5% spandex. The fabric is cool and lightweight. It has pockets for nursing pads for added support and to help absorb some leaks. It comes in lovely pastel colors.
Breastfeeding Tops/Nursing Tops
Milk Nursingwear Striped Solid Yoke Nursing Top
This stylish top from Milk Nursingwear features angled layers incorporated in its design. There’s no buttons to unfasten or straps to loosen – just lift the overlapping and you are ready to breastfeed you baby.
It is a great top if you want to breastfeed in public discreetly. It offers great coverage because of the layers. It has nursing opening on both sides.
Moms love this shirt because it doesn’t look like a nursing top at all. Some even continue to wear this even after they are done breastfeeding their child. You can wear it with jeans or shorts during casual outings or pair it a skirt for work or even a night out.
The fabric is made from 94% rayon and 6% spandex which make it elastic and comfortable. It is machine washable and easy to maintain.
Bearsland Women’s Maternity Nursing Tank Top
This is another cleverly designed nursing top. You won’t even know that it is a nursing top just by looking at it. It fits comfortably and can hide some of those postpartum bulges because of its layered and flowy design.
It has a discrete nurse opening that you just need to lift the top layer to breastfeed your baby. You can use it in combination with your favorite nursing bra or nursing camisole for added support. Most camisoles also have nursing pads which can absorb unwanted leaks.
It has adjustable straps to make sure it fits you perfectly. The fabric is made from 93.1% Polyester and 6.9 Spandex. It stretches and it is soft. It is great during summers or while on vacation.
Hello Miz Nursing Dress
This is a simple, classic and functional nursing dress. It is stretchy and comfortable. You can wear these to work or if you are attending some special events.
This is a great maternity “investment dress” that you can use from the time that you are pregnant up to the time that you are nursing your baby. It comes in different colors: Black/White, Blue/White, Olive/White, Olive/Black, Coral/White, Denim/Grey, Black/Grey, and Navy/White.
Again, I would advise using a nursing bra or a nursing camisole under this dress for added layering and coverage.
Bearsland Women’s Long Style Nursing Dress
This is a long maxi nursing dress with a fabric that is thin enough to allow for air to circulate but is thick enough to cover you up. The fabric is made from 100% cotton making it cool, soft and breathable.
It is versatile. You can wear it on its own or with a blazer or cardigan. When nursing, you can use a scarf as additional coverage.
This dress has double layering in the front and you can just lift it when you need to breastfeed your child. It comes in three different design and colors: Yellow, Gray and White.
Majamas The Genna Maternity & Nursing Pajama Set
This pair of pajamas is designed for both expecting mothers and nursing mothers. The fabric is elastic and can accommodate you growing belly.
After giving birth, it can hide your postpartum belly. It drapes and fits perfectly. It also features an easy “pull aside” nursing opening. The waist band and underbust is elastic to cope with the changes of your body during and after pregnancy.
2 in 1 Baby Be Mine Maternity Nursing Nightgown
This nightgown is definitely a must-have for expecting and nursing mothers. Pregnant moms are going to love its versatility and functionality. It is super comfortable and soft.
For nursing mothers, the neckline of this nightgown is quite stretchy. You can just pull it down and you are ready to breastfeed your child. No clip or strap which is good news especially during late night feedings.
Remember to pick items that are versatile and can be used for long term. Choose pieces that you can use from pregnancy until you give birth if you want to maximize your value for money. With may of these items made for comfort you might also find them a go to option for lazy days at home long after your breastfeeding days are over.