Every new mum needs support. Especially while our bodies are changing during pregnancy. Finding a maternity bra that provides flexibility and comfort as things get a little bigger and bumpier makes all the difference. Not only during the first, second and third trimesters but when baby is home and feeding too.
A great nursing bra combines the practical features mums need for breastfeeding, such as wire-free cups and nursing clips, with pretty details like delicate lace trims and dainty bows to make her feel beautiful.
9 nursing bras for comfort
To help you find the right bra for pregnancy and beyond, we’ve compiled this handy list of Australian brands to get you started in your search. In no particular order, here they are:
A clever creation for constantly changing breasts, this seamless maternity and nursing bra stretches up to 3 cups while giving expecting mums structural support. One hand drop-down clips make for easy nursing while it’s moisture-wicking properties help mum feel comfortable day in day out.
Buttery-soft bamboo gives mumma comfort around the clock with it’s antibacterial and moisture-wicking properties. Forget clasps, straps or frames coming between mum and her cub – this seam free bra has a simple drop-down cup allowing for maximum skin-on-skin contact.
Pea in a Pod
As the name suggests, this soft and stretchy nursing bra is engineered to be worn night and day. The wrap front style ensures the girls stay put while providing mum with the support she needs for her ever-changing shape. Little details like the smooth satin trim and a low scoop back take comfort to the next level.
Don’t let this simply stunner fool you. The seamless, wire-free nursing bra is made from supple, flexible fabric that easily adjusts to mum’s changing bust. Pair that with the three rows of hook-and-eyes and it’s a perfect fit for every stage of pregnancy.
Soft, suede microfibre keeps this maternity bra looking silky smooth under clothing, just the way we like it. The cups flex up and down with the natural fluctuation of the bust, leaving mum with a lovely shape during every stage of pregnancy.
A versatile maternity bra that gives new mums two methods for nursing. Simply pull the crossover front aside or use the drop-down nursing clips for quick and easy breastfeeding access. Complete with lightly padded cups and adjustable straps for all-round comfort.
Designed to suit mum’s style throughout and after pregnancy, this simple yet thoughtfully designed maternity bra sits smoothly against the skin. A thick band under the breast and layered soft cups keep newly plump boobs in place. Plus, handy side inserts make replacing nursing pads a breeze.
Boasting minimal seams and maximum stretch, this wire-free crop is comfy in all the right places. Engineered panels and a soft, racerback ensure mum feels supported all day long. Simple contoured cups give a flattering shape without the need for those pesky wires – perfect for everyday wear.
It’s a supportive nursing bra with a sneaky side of sexy. The cotton-lined cups, interchangeable straps and three back closures are just some of the features that up the comfort factor while holding everything in place. And when the breastfeeding journey begins, one-handed nursing clips make feeding a cinch.
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- 6 supportive belly bands and belts for pregnancy
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