You’ll be surprised at how much nursing wear you’ll need once your baby has arrived. It goes beyond maternity nursing bras to a range of comfortable clothes that will give you and your baby easy access to your breasts at any time of day or night. You don’t have to forgo your usual fashion sense either, regardless of what you’ll see on most maternity clothes websites. If you’re willing to shop around, you can find suitable clothes from your favorite designers and brands.
The biggest feature that any item of nursing wear should have is comfort. After you’ve been through childbirth, the last thing you’ll want is anything that is tight fitting or uncomfortable against your skin. You may find that some of your maternity tops will double nicely as nursing clothes due to their extended size and comfort. However, you will need to buy a new set of maternity nursing bras and you can find further information on what to look for and best brands by clicking here.
Once you’ve started to look through all the comfortable clothes in your local maternity stores, you’ll then need to think about how you and your baby will be able to access your breast when it’s time for a feed. The best items to look at will be those tops that have been specifically designed for breastfeeding mothers. They look like halter neck shirts with two straps of fabric that cross over on your stomach. You can then move the straps out of the way easily. This model, combined with easy open maternity bras will save you a lot of time.
However, some women find this an incredibly exposing way to breastfeed. If you think this may be you, you’ll need to find alternative nursing wear options. These could include:
Putting nursing wear on your baby shower list is a great idea as people will prefer to buy you clothes, which will they understand very well, instead of feeding related products they might not understand so well. It also takes one thing off your ever-expanding shopping list. However, if you decide that you want to buy them yourself, try looking online as you’ll struggle to find a good range of maternity shirts even in the bigger department stores.