As a new mom, the last thing you need is to buy clothes that make you feel less than stellar about your appearance. Of course, having a baby changes your body in many ways and the postpartum months are sometimes the most difficult. New moms often struggle to come to terms with the fact that their body just isn’t the same as it used to be. Finding a stylish nursing tops that allow you to nourish your baby easily is no easy task. But when you do spot that perfect breastfeeding shirt, you feel like you’ve found a diamond in the rough.
Two babies later, and I know the struggle of finding a well fitted, stylish breastfeeding shirt. I’d spend hours in the stores only to come out with no shirt and plenty of stress. There’s nothing worse than getting dressed for the day only to realize that your outfit is totally incompatible for breastfeeding. We’ve all been there, but embarrassing wardrobe fails and pieces that look like they came out of your mom’s closet don’t have to be your new norm. These nine breastfeeding friendly shirts are sure to make you feel your best while allowing you to simultaneously rock your new body and feed your new baby.
This floral nursing top($53) from Figure 8 Maternity is as comfortable as it is colorful, and proves that breastfeeding doesn’t mean sacrificing style. The top layer lifts up to reveal convenient nursing access.
Gap’s scoop neck nursing top ($20) is easy to style and easy to wear. Layer it with a jacket or wear it solo. You’re sure to be comfortable and confident either way.
Pink Blush Maternity has the perfect chiffon button-up top ($21). The buttons make it great for nursing, while the sheer material will keep you cool during the warmer months and make it easy to layer when the weather gets chilly.
A Pea in the Pod’s draped nursing top ($68) mimics the structure of a blazer, but has all the comfort and convenience of your favorite cardigan.
5. Striped Mama
This adorably on-point striped cotton nursing top ($59) by Seraphine doubles as a maternity shirt with stylish buttons that snap down once baby is born and it’s time to nurse.
ASOS created a gorgeous wrapped nursing top ($51), with folds that lift up to allow for easy nursing
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If graphic tees are your thing, H&M has you covered. Their MAMA nursing top ($25) comes in several colors and has an hidden layer underneath that allows for breastfeeding without exposing it all.
The winter months require a little extra coverage. Old Navy's side-zip nursing tunic ($43) is lined with some stylish zippers near the breast to allow for easy access.
The detailing on Nordstrom’s striped maternity top ($57) flatters your bump while you’re pregnant and slims you down after baby arrives. The open neckline allows for discreet nursing- while looking your best.