If breastfeeding is high on your list of priorities, having a good nursing bra is a necessity and there’s a huge variety in the market that will make your breastfeeding journey easier. From tops with built-in bras to strapless ones and those multi-way straps, here’s a list of nursing bras you may want to consider getting.
Le Leche League Nursing Sports Bra
Its design is similar to that of a normal sports bra, so all you need to do it pull this clasp-free bra over your head to put it on. It comes with a nursing buckle that can be easily undone with one hand and a drop-cup design that allows for quick and easy access while you breastfeed.
La Leche League Nursing Sports Bra, S$39, available from Pupsik Studio
Seamless Full-Cup Maternity and Nursing Bra
For the bustier ladies, this post-natal nursing bra provides full-cover and helps to relieve discomfort in the lower back and abdomen. It comes has drop cups for easy access and inbuilt cup pockets that can hold nursing pads or moulded cups. The four rows of hooks and eyes at the back, adjustable, wider shoulder straps and reinforced, non-wired under bands help give you the support that you need.
Seamless Full Cup Maternity-Nursing Bra, S$44.90, from Mothers en Vogue
Chicco Microfibre Nursing Bra
This wrap around bra comes with high side bands and wide, adjustable shoulder straps to help support the weight of the breasts without compressing them. Front clip down cups allows for easy access when breastfeeding and there’s an adjustable closure at the back with four hooks.
Microfibre Nursing Bra, S$36.90, from Chicco
Bravado Original Nursing Bra Basic
The Bravado Nursing Bra comes with all the works you need – nursing clips that can be released with one hand and a full drop-away bra cup that allows you have to have maximum skin-to-skin contact with your kid. With the bra conversion kit that is included with your purchase, once you complete your breastfeeding journey, you can convert this wire free bra into a regular one that you can continue using.
Original Nursing Bra Basic, S$55, from Bravado
Maia Microfibre Bra
The Maia Microfibre Bra doesn’t just support your breasts, it also gives you some lift, with padding at the area under the bust. The nursing bra clips allow for easy access to the breasts, while the microfibre material wicks moisture away from the skin.
Maia Microfibre Bra, S$39.90, available from Spring Maternity
Mardiana Lace Microfibre Bra
With a demi-cup design and lace trimmings, the Mardiana Lace Microfibre Bra may not look like a nursing bra, but it has all the functionality you would need – nursing clips, two-way wearing detachable straps and extra support functions. Perfect for when you want to look and feel good, yet still need to be able to breastfeed when needed.
Mardiana Lace Microfibre Bra, S$36.90, available from Spring Maternity
Cabrio Organic Cotton Padded Strapless Nursing Bra
Want to wear a strapless or spaghetti strap top, yes still be able to breastfeed easily? The Cabrio Organic Cotton Padded Strapless Nursing Bra is what you’re looking for! Made of organic cotton and recycled polyester lining, it has a discreet nursing panel and removable padding for added shape as needed. To nurse, just pull down the first layer to reveal the nursing opening at the second layer. It’s a bra that you would be able to use after you finish nursing your little one too.
Cabrio Organic Cotton Padded Strapless Nursing Bra, S$53, available from Majamas
Maeve Nursing Camisole
Don’t want to fiddle about with too many layers, how about getting a nursing top that comes with a built in bra. The Maeve Nursing Camisole comes with paddings and elastics for proper support, as well as nursing clips for easy drop-cup access. Pull it on and pair it with shorts or a skirt, and you’ll be ready to head out.
Maeve Nursing Camisole, S$39.90, available from Spring Maternity