Shopping for maternity clothes can be challenging enough, but nursing clothes prove to be a whole other ballgame, especially if you're tracking down stylish nursing tops that aim to make breastfeeding easier. It doesn't make the hunt for nursing shirts any less taxing, either, when a new baby gives you zero time to shop. Once you've accumulated some cool-looking tops that are actually functional, though, you may just find they're all it takes to make breastfeeding a breeze for you.
I get that shopping for stylish breastfeeding clothes is a task that stays at the bottom of your to-do list, what with strict feeding schedules to adhere to, diapers to change, and all the extra chores you have now. Who wants to leave the house (or even go online) to sift through thousands of nursing tops? No worries, the work has been done for you.
These cute nursing shirts prove that maternity clothes can indeed be incredibly stylish while serving an actual purpose. I'm talking elegant necklines, soft fabrics, and comfortable fits. Not to mention, discreet openings on the sides and front that make breastfeeding so much easier, whether you're at home or on-the-go. Did I convince you enough? Scroll through my favorite nursing tops that will make your life a whole lot less stressful. You'll want to wear these all day and night.
1. Bearsland Lace Nursing Top
This nursing top from Bearsland proves that new mommy clothes can be stylish and functional. The added lace overlay makes this top worthy enough to wear for date night and cooling enough for summertime — especially considering the moisture-wicking, stretchy bamboo fabric. Get it in white, blue, or purple.
2. Seraphine Maternity/Nursing Sweater
Made from a cozy cotton blend, this Seraphine nursing sweater is perfect for moms expecting a winter baby. It's also perfect for discreet nursing when you're out of the house, thanks to its cross-front design.
3. BellyMoms Striped Crossover Dual Maternity and Nursing Top
This nursing shirt is made from a soft and stretchy material that you'll want to wear all day. When it's time to breastfeed, just pull the crossover panel.
4. Baikea Short Sleeve Drape Maternity/Nursing Tee
The draped hems on this Baikea nursing top are more than just stylish — they're also functional. The rayon-cotton blend is breathable and layer-friendly, not to mention the simple design makes it super easy to throw on with a pair of jeans. You can get this tee in various sizes, prints, and colors.
5. ASOS Maternity Striped NURSING Sweater
With its bold red stripe and airy fit, this ASOS nursing top is far from boring. It's made from wool and cotton blend, perfect for the cooler months ahead.
6. IN'VOLAND V-Neck Wrap Nursing Blouse
This classic wardrobe piece features a stretchy V-neck, which you can pull down to make nursing easier. It also has smooth, breathable fabric that's professional enough for work, but cooling enough for exercise and errand-running.
7. Milk Nursingwear Infinity Nursing Top
Inspired by the infinity scarves that you just love to throw on during fall, this breastfeeding shirt gives you coverage while the draping detail adds a stylish touch. It's also perfect for moms who like to breastfeed on the DL.
8. Free to Live Nursing Cardigan
This nursing top from Free To Live is made from a stretchy rayon fabric that adapts to your ever-changing body. It also features a criss-cross front and is available in 10 different colors, from eye-catching to subtle. Thanks to the layered design, it's great for lazy days and cooler months.
9. ASOS Maternity Nursing Tie Top
For all the stylish mamas out there, this ASOS nursing shirt is made from hassle-free polyester and features a bold color, a front-tie accent, and bell sleeves. It also has panels of the breast area that can be pulled to the side when it's time to feed.
10. Bun Maternity Nursing Tank
11. EN Babies Nursing Poncho
A soft nursing poncho is perfect for moms who are more comfortable breastfeeding discreetly. The cotton fabric works just as well as a carrier cover and a swaddle. Besides, who doesn't love to snuggle up in a super soft poncho?
12. LaClef Cold Shoulder Nursing Top
The cold shoulder trend is as popular as ever — and so are light, bright florals. The LaClef nursing top features both of those things in a flowy, low-hassle top that works for all types of occasions. Get it in various colors and prints, all of which feature a lift-up top layer for feeding anywhere.
13. JOYMOM Maternity Flannel Tunic
Casual, comfortable, and classy can all go hand-in-hand. This JOYMOM maternity blouse has cuffed sleeves, a loose tunic design, and a fashionable V-neck, not to mention virtually-invisible side slits for breastfeeding. You can get it in a subtle green, or in various shades of plaid.
14. Bearsland Breastfeeding And Nursing Top
This striped breastfeeding top hugs your body nicely without feeling tight. It features an outer layer that can lifted for feedings anywhere at anytime.
15. Bearsland Nursing Tank Tops
Get prepped for summer with these cooling, flowy nursing tank tops from Bearsland. They come in a pack of three and are offered in tons of different colors and prints — plus they detach underneath the first tier of fabric and pair easily with skirts, jeans, or dress pants.
16. Udderly Hot Mama 'Whimsical' Nursing Wrap Top
Time is of the essence for new moms, and this Udderly Hot Mama nursing top makes getting ready in the morning super easy. Just throw on and wrap around, and when your baby cries "I'm hungry," pull down the surplice neckline. It's sophisticated enough to wear out to date night, too.
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