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Best Maternity and Nursing Robes
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January 4, 2024

Best Maternity and Nursing Robes

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Best Maternity and Nursing Robes

A growing bump can make it difficult to fully close your robe. And that’s no good if you live for the loungewear life. The solution? A maternity robe.

Maternity robes are cut with more fabric so there’s no gap, just overlap. The belt is positioned higher for cinching above your bump. You can wear a maternity robe while you’re pregnant and after your little one arrives, too. Layer it over nursing pajamas or a nursing bra or tank for an extra layer. You can also wear the robe on its own for easy-access breastfeeding and skin-to-skin. It’s so long-lasting, you’ll want to include it in your growing maternity wardrobe.

Here are some comfy choices you can wear during pregnancy, while nursing and for years afterward.

Best Maternity Robe

Combining fit, price and comfort, Kindred Bravely thought of everything with this maternity and nursing robe. It’s made from super soft fabric (95% modal with a touch of spandex thrown in for stretch), satin details for a luxe look, deep pockets for holding your favorite necessities or pumping supplies and, best of all, two belt positions—at the traditional waist or empire waist—so you can wear the robe in whatever way is most comfortable for you through every stage of parenthood.

Best Affordable Maternity Robe

This midweight robe costs less than many other similar maternity and nursing robes but doesn’t sacrifice on comfort or style. There’s subtle lace detailing on the sleeves and a tie waist so you can easily open and close the robe during your hospital stay, for nursing or if you’re doing skin-to-skin with your baby. And although it’s not a full-length robe, it does run a bit longer than most shorter robes, hitting just about at the knees.

Softest Maternity Robe

Softness is key when you’re shopping for a maternity or nursing robe. This exclusive robe from Goumi Kids x Babylist is so comfortable that you may never want to get out of it. (Which is good news because, in fact, you actually may not get out of it during those first few weeks postpartum.) The fabric is made from a blend of bamboo and organic cotton for just the right combination of softness and breathability. The fit is long (but not too long), hitting somewhere between your knees and ankles depending on your height, and there’s a sewn-in tie so you’ll never lose it. There’s even a matching baby edition.

Best Luxury Nursing Robe

Looking to step up your robe game? This set is just what its name implies: a luxe bundle designed to take you from the hospital to home in supreme comfort and style. In addition to the organic bamboo robe, the set also includes an organic bamboo brief, a matching organic bamboo nightgown and tee (both with henley-shaped necklines for easy nursing access) and a pair of incredibly soft cashmere socks. This set also makes a great gift. (Either for someone else or for yourself!)

Best Long Maternity Robe

PinkBlush has a wide range of maternity robes, from florals and animal prints to solids and lace-trimmed. We love this particular robe for its length—at 49 inches long, it’ll cover your knees and shins when most other maternity robes won’t, and it’s a much more favorable option for parents who are on the taller side. (PinkBlush makes lots plus size maternity and nursing robes, too, up to 3X.)

Best Mommy and Me Set

For the perfect first photo, consider a matching mommy and me robe + baby gown set like this one from Kickee Pants. The brand’s cozy robes come in vibrant colors and fun prints with the sweetest infant gown to match. Both are made from a bamboo/spandex blend and the robe features adjustable ties both inside and out, long sleeves and pockets.

Best Family Matching Maternity Robe Set

Family matching FTW! This step up from mommy and me lets the whole family in on the matching game and would be a great touch for maternity photos. The set includes four pieces: a maternity and nursing robe, a dad t-shirt, a large swaddle blanket and a newborn hat. Everything is made from either one hundred percent cotton or a cotton + spandex blend, and the robe features side pockets and a sewn-in tie. And you can choose from a ton of different coordinating colors and patterns.

Best Personalized Robe

This maternity robe from Monica + Andy has long sleeves and a longer-than-average length to keep more of you covered up, and the organic cotton waffle knit ensures more coziness and warmth than most thinner maternity robes. For a fun, personalized touch, you can have the robe embroidered either with your monogram or “mama.” And another great feature: pockets!

Most Lingerie-Like Robe

Want to feel a little fancy even when you’re having a stay-in-your-robe, feeding-baby-24/7 day? Opt for this robe with flowy three-quarter sleeves, lace detailing and a silky satin ribbon tie. figure-flattering drape. Pair it with the matching wireless nursing bra or this nursing-friendly lace nightie to bump (pun intended) the look up a notch.

Best Robe to Keep Warm

This robe is not only comfy, but it’s also practical. Made from 4-ply gauze, it’ll keep you both covered up and warm while lounging around your home. It features a waist tie, two deep pockets and inclusive sizing that ranges from XS to 3X.

Best Robe for Any Stage

This robe will carry you through every step of your parenting journey—from pregnancy to delivery to postpartum. It has a relaxed fit, wide sleeves, detachable belt (plus an inner tie) and is designed to hit mid-calf. It’s also made with a modal jersey material that’s breathable and buttery soft. Add some maternity leggings underneath and you’ve got a whole outfit, folks.

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