How to wear a nursing bra so you are comfortable and well-supported

Put your nursing bra on, do up your hooks and adjust your shoulder straps. Voila! Smart ass comment aside, it’s surprising how many moms don’t know how to wear a nursing bra so that it gives them the best support without being uncomfortable. How to adjust your nursing bra to fit just right Assuming you …

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How to buy a nursing bra that fits you perfectly

You find out you’re pregnant. It’s a life changing moment for every mom-to-be. Then comes a flurry of everything else – morning (all day) sickness, achy breasts, doctors’ appointments, getting the nursery ready etc. and weighing up if you want to breastfeed. Regardless, you can wear nursing bras during pregnancy. These days, most maternity bras …

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Best strapless nursing bras and bandeaus for breastfeeding

Strapless bras are awesome. They are the most versatile piece of lingerie I own. From strapless summer dresses to spaghetti camis – I can wear them with anything. But ever since I started breastfeeding, I began wearing wireless nursing bras (with straps) because my breasts got heavier and larger. Bandeaus were no longer supportive enough. …

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Makeup to look less tired (for women with warm skin tones)

This article was first published on the 7th of August 2020 and updated on the 14th of June 2021. There is nothing worse than being sleep-deprived. EXCEPT looking sleep-deprived. The last thing you need when you feel like crawling back under the covers is to have someone ask ‘are you sick’? Thankfully, makeup has come …

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The 9 best underwire nursing bras that don’t cause clogged ducts

Nursing bras with flexi-wires offer great support and help prevent breast sagging in the long run. Underwired nursing bras also shape and lift your breasts – giving small boobs cleavage and large boobs separation. While the words underwire and flexi-wire are used interchangeably, they are significantly different. Flexi-wires have a bigger moon shape and are …

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The 8 best cotton nursing bras on Amazon

Most nursing bras are made of synthetic material that can be very good quality and feel great on the skin. But let’s not forget good old cotton. Environmental benefits aside, cotton nursing bras feel baby-soft on sore nipples and tender breasts. They are also absorbent and breathable, reducing your risk of irritation and rash. Plus, …

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The best nursing bras that are made in USA

Investing in locally-made nursing bras not only supports US-based businesses but is also good for the environment (lower carbon footprint). You also know that your nursing bra was made in safe and fair working conditions. These brands proudly make their nursing bras in America while keeping their prices just as affordable as nursing bras made …

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Best Nursing Bras for Plus Sized Women with Large Breasts

This post was first published on the 23rd of July 2020 and updated on the 26th of April 2021. It’s hard finding bras that fit at the best of times. But when my breasts grew 3 cup sizes and fluctuated in size (and shape) multiple times in the day, finding a comfy nursing bra that …

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The 5 best (and only) sleep nursing bras for large breasts that I recommend

Large-breasted mamas need ‘busty range’ nursing bras because we have distinct needs that ‘normal’ nursing bras don’t provide for. Among other things, we think about back pain, under-boob rash and breast-spillage. We also dream of having a good night’s sleep. Our babies might be a deterrent at the moment but let not sleep bras be …

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6 best underwire nursing bras for large breasts that don’t cause clogged ducts

I would only recommend wired nursing bras to moms whose breast sizes have stop fluctuating. If you are experiencing any engorgement at all, wearing a flexi-wired bra would be agony. Wear wireless instead. However, if breastfeeding is well-established and your boobs are behaving, flexi-wired nursing bras offer great support and help prevent breast sagging in …

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What should you wear to bed when breastfeeding? Your best options listed.

Regardless of whether you usually like to sleep in the nude or if you wear a sports bra to bed, you need extra protection when you are breastfeeding. Why? Because every time your baby’s night feeding routine pulls out even just a little bit, your boobs end up having extra milk that leaks out onto …

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