10 Cute Nursing Pieces That You'll Definitely Wear After You've Stopped Breastfeeding

Ad failed to load

If you are a breastfeeding mom, you know that when it comes to buying clothes, the struggle is real trying to look for clothes that will make it easy to nurse while still matching your style. There are a lot of stylish options out there for nursing wear, but because you won’t breastfeed forever, you may want to find clothes that will last you well past your nursing days. If you are looking for clothes that will be practical in the long run, here are 10 cute nursing pieces that you’ll definitely wear after you’ve stopped breastfeeding.

Years ago, when I was breastfeeding my daughters, nursing clothes were just not my style and made me feel not so great about myself. It was hard to find dresses and tops I actually loved, and I hated the idea of buying clothes just for functionality, knowing I’d never wear them again after I stopped breastfeeding. So I steered clear of most nursing wear, and powered through with nursing covers and shawls.

Luckily, nowadays, designers are making nursing clothes prettier and more versatile. I’d even buy some of these gorgeous pieces for myself, even though I’m not breastfeeding anymore. These pieces are functional, stylish, and will give you mileage well beyond your nursing days.

Ad failed to load

1Emerald Esther Sweater

Allete Boutique

This great Emerald Esther Sweater ($148, Alette Boutique) definitely does not look like nursing wear. It features discreet side panels for easy nursing access, and because it’s made in the USA, you can trust its quality is built to last you years after you finish nursing. The textured fabric and banded waistline will make you look and feel like a rockstar with no effort at all.

2Blush Pink Cable Knit Maternity & Nursing Sweater

Seraphine

Blush Pink Cable Knit Maternity & Nursing Sweater, $92, Seraphine

This Blush Pink Cable Knit Maternity & Nursing Sweater ($92, Seraphine) is the perfect winter piece for your wardrobe that will last well past your nursing years. The gorgeous pastel pink color and beautiful cable knit make the sweater feminine and stylish, and the side snap feature makes it easy to nurse in.

3MAMA Nursing Dress

H&M

MAMA Nursing Dress, $35, H&M

This MAMA Nursing Dress is easy to wear, comfortable, and cute. It features discreet nursing access, a drawstring waist, and is made with a soft, fine-knit fabric, making it an everyday go-to dress. It will look great well past your breastfeeding days, and will probably get tons of mileage.

Ad failed to load

4To Celebrate, A Red On White Toile Print Dress

Grâce à Toi Dress

To Celebrate, A Red On White Toile Print Dress, $148, Grâce à Toi Dress

Made in the USA of high quality, long lasting fabrics, Grâce à Toi Dresses are ideal pieces for breastfeeding moms, and will be functional and stylish even when you wean your baby. This adorable To Celebrate, A Red On White Toile Print Dress ($148, Grâce à Toi Dress) features a playful celebration print with cherubs, birds, and gorgeous flowers. The neckline allows for easy breastfeeding access, without looking like it's just a nursing gown.

52-in-1 Layered Maternity & Nursing Top

Seraphine

2-in-1 Layered Maternity & Nursing Top, $58, Seraphine

For a stylish layered look, you can get this 2-in-1 Layered Maternity & Nursing Top. This lightweight knit top features easy lift-up nursing access, but will service as a great effortless and fashionable piece well after you’re done nursing.

6Indigo Sasha Dress

Allete Boutique

Indigo Sasha Dress, $228, Alette

This beautiful Indigo Sasha Dress is one of those pieces that will last you well past your breastfeeding days. Made locally in Brooklyn, this high quality denim dress features a beautiful A-line style, double v-neck for discreet nursing access, and classic damask print, making it perfect to take from day to night.

Ad failed to load

7Momzelle Nursing Hoodie

Grace Maternity Clothes

Momzelle Nursing Hoodie, $47, Grace Maternity Clothes

Hoodies are just one of those go-to pieces in your wardrobe that can save the day when you need to get out of the house in a hurry. This great gray, cotton-spandex Momzelle Nursing Hoodie has lift-up breastfeeding access, but will still look great and feel comfy through all stages of life.

8Summer In New England Short-Sleeved Seersucker Dress

Grâce à Toi Dress

Summer In New England Short-Sleeved Seersucker Dress, $120, Grâce à Toi Dress

This versatile Summer In New England Short-Sleeved Seersucker Dress is a great piece to get you through the summer when you’re breastfeeding, and even when you aren’t. This comfy dress features a sweet neckline that allows for great boob access, without looking too obvious.

9MAMA Nursing Top

H&M

MAMA Nursing Top, $25, H&M

This soft and comfortable MAMA Nursing Top is a great staple shirt and features discreet nursing access. But the best part is that you'll wear this long after you put the pump and burp cloths away. You can pair it with a blazer, a pair of jeans, or just wear it casually with sweatpants. Either way, this shirt is sure to get lots of mileage.

Ad failed to load

10Charcoal Cable Knit Nursing Cover Maternity Shawl

Seraphine

Charcoal Cable Knit Nursing Cover Maternity Shawl, $72, Seraphine

Whether you are breastfeeding or have fully transitioned your baby to a sippy cup, this Charcoal Cable Knit Nursing Cover Maternity Shawl is a great addition to any wardrobe. You can wear it as a shawl or drape it around your neck as a scarf. Pair it over a pair of jeans, for an effortless, yet sleek and stylish look.

Check out Romper's new video series, Romper's Doula Diaries:

Watch full episodes of Romper's Doula Diaries on Facebook Watch.

Ad failed to load
Must Reads

Being A Dog Parent Prepared Me For Having A Baby, Really

I’ve always wanted kids; I was never as sure about raising a puppy. Then I spent six months living with someone who brought home an eight-week-old golden retriever puppy, and I see no way to make it out of that experience claiming not to love dogs. I…
By Heather Caplan

20 Of The Most Popular Unisex Names Of All Time, That You'll Be Hearing More Of For Sure

You might think of unisex names as a fairly recent trend, but the truth is these versatile monikers have been commonly used throughout history (well, some more commonly than others). That's why the team over at Names.org recently compiled a list of t…
By Jacqueline Burt Cote

How To Have A Date Night With No Babysitter, Because It's Easier Than You Think

After having children, many couples feel that their love lives immediately go out the window, but it's so important to make your romantic life a priority so both you and your partner can be the best versions of yourselves you can be. As we all know, …
By Abi Berwager Schreier

9 Ways Baby No. 3 Made My Family Feel Complete

My husband and I decided to have another baby right after we got married and, well, we had no idea what we were getting into. I got pregnant right away, endured a high-risk pregnancy, and, before I knew it, my third baby had arrived. Together, we emb…
By Steph Montgomery

8 Stereotypes About New Dads That Are *Totally* True

Much like new mothers, new fathers have a lot on their plate. Parenting can be scary and complex, especially at first and regardless of your gender. People want to do right by their kids, after all. And since all new parents are a hot mess, dads are …
By Priscilla Blossom

8 Differences Between Being Pregnant In Your 20s Vs 30s, According To Science

Whether you're planning a pregnancy, or just thinking about your future family, it's typical to think about things like child-spacing, how many kids you want, and when to start trying to conceive. When making your pro/con list, you might also conside…
By Steph Montgomery

16 Moms Share Remedies For Their Most Intense Chocolate Cravings During Pregnancy

For better or worse, pregnancy is usually synonymous with odd cravings. Sure, there are the stereotypical combos like pickles and ice cream that plague gestating women the world over, but there are other mind-boggling combinations, too, including but…
By Candace Ganger

Putting Sunscreen On Your Kid Doesn't Have To Be A Fight — Here's How To Do It

I am almost translucent, so me and sunscreen are basically besties at this point. Even though my children are beautifully deep brown thanks to my husband's genetics, I still slather them like biscuits being buttered because I refuse to take risks wit…
By Cat Bowen

7 Things A Mom Really Means When She Says She Doesn't Want Anything On Mother's Day

Every year my family asks me what I want for Mother's Day, and every single year I tell them the same thing: Nothing. So, by now, they know that when I say "nothing" I absolutely do not mean "nothing." In fact, there are more than a few things a mom …
By Candace Ganger

19 Moms Share The Way They Cured Their Pregnancy Comfort Food Cravings

I was obnoxiously sick during the first trimester with, "lucky" for me, both of my pregnancies. For the first three months I lived on saltines, lemonade, and fresh bread. Once I was able to eat, however, all I wanted was savory and sweet comfort food…
By Dina Leygerman

8 Fascinating Facts About Babies Born In May, The Luckiest Month Of All

The height of all things fresh and springy, May is an excellent month to have a baby. It's a time of growth, graduations, and outdoor celebrations. And these fascinating facts about May babies will give you more reasons than ever to appreciate childr…
By Lindsay E. Mack

I Used To Judge Formula-Feeding Moms — Until I Became One

The other patrons in the hip Brooklyn restaurant probably couldn’t care less what I was feeding my baby, but I’ll always remember the shame I felt as I quickly mixed up his bottle of formula in front of them. I admitted to my childless friend that I …
By Katherine Martinelli

7 White Lies It’s Necessary To Tell To Keep Your Relationship Healthy

Telling lots of lies typically isn't associated with a healthy, strong, lasting relationship, and that's still certainly true, but not all lies are exactly the same. Though you've probably heard from someone at least once or twice that the lie they t…
By Lauren Schumacker

The Skinny Jeans That Saved Me Postpartum

Accepting my post-pregnancy body is hands-down one of the most difficult things I’ve ever done. It’s something that I still work on every single day. During my first pregnancy, I was 20 years old, so I managed to bounce back quickly. In fact, I dropp…
By Allison Cooper

7 Ways Your Baby Is Trying To Say They Feel Safe

In those first weeks of new motherhood, it can feel like you need an interpreter for your newborn. With their limited means of communication, figuring out what message your baby is trying to get across to you can be a challenge. With time, however, y…
By Kimmie Fink

Here's Why Dogs Are Obsessed With Babies' Poop, According To Science

Most family dogs seem to understand babies, and they're more than happy to make friends with the newest member of the pack. It's adorable... for the most part and until you go to change your little one's diaper. Suddenly, you're wondering why dogs ar…
By Lindsay E. Mack

6 Signs You're Meant To Have A Big Age Gap Between Kids

There's a five year age difference between my two children, to the day. Their age gap wasn't planned but, for a variety of reasons, works well for our family. And since I was so focused on having a second baby, I totally overlooked the signs that wou…
By Candace Ganger

13 Unique (& Totally Not Mainstream) Mother's Day Gifts For The Hipster Mom

Hipsters thrive on being outside the norm and not really digging anything considered "mainstream." Whether it's in their fashion, what music they listen to, the books they read, or how they enjoy beverages, there's just something that makes them dist…
By Abi Berwager Schreier

Here's How To Introduce Your Pet To Your Baby & Make Everything As Calm As Possible

Our home, which we lovingly refer to as “the funny farm,” is filled with four-legged family members. We have two crazy beagles and two cat jerks, and boy are they loved and spoiled. (As they should be.) But we are now finally having a baby of our own…
By Abi Berwager Schreier

Here's The Right Birth Method For You, According To Your Zodiac Sign

If you're pregnant, you've probably given childbirth some serious thought. Some moms-to-be prepare a meticulous birth plan, while others are comfortable just going with the flow. And me? Well, I made a plan... but that plan was useless when faced wit…
By Steph Montgomery

My Dog Knew I Was Pregnant Before My Family Did

Growing up, I was 100 percent sure I'd be a mom one day. To a dog, that is. My baby plans came later. And once my husband and I were sure we wanted both a dog and a baby, we'd add to our joint dog-and-baby name list over Sunday brunch or on date nigh…
By Melissa Mills
)}