Best Nursing Bras of 2019

Best Nursing Bras of 2019

May 2, 2019

Best Nursing Bras of 2019

Best Nursing Bras of 2019
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When you’re nursing, your breasts will take on a life of their own. Haven’t fed your little one in awhile? You’ll notice they’re swollen and rock hard. Just finished nursing? They’ll become smaller and soft again.

Nursing bras are designed to deal with the literal ups and downs of breastfeeding—with comfortable and stretchy fabric—and provide easy access for feeding sessions with pull-down or push-aside cups.

Like regular bras, nursing bras come in various styles, and which one you pick is a matter of personal preference. You can choose from:

  • Underwire or wireless
  • Lined or unlined
  • Shaped cups or seamless

There are also specialty nursing bras to wear overnight or while you’re pumping. And many come with more rows of hooks on the band to accommodate size fluctuations as your body changes postpartum.

Take a look at our top picks for nursing bras that are comfortable, stylish and, most importantly, convenient for breastfeeding.

Zero Irritation

This super-comfy bra is soft and seamless—so you don’t have worry about sensitive nipples rubbing against rough fabric or seams poking into your sides. Shoulder strap clips let you pull the cups down for nursing, and you can decide whether to use the removable foam inserts for shaping or leave them out. The bonus? When you’re done breastfeeding, you can turn the Bravado into a regular bra using the included conversion kit.

Additional Specs
Size Range XS-XXL
Care Machine washable
Material 91% nylon, 9% spandex; 100% elastane
Closure Hook and eye

Sustainable Comfort

This seamless wireless bra is similar to the Bravado style, featuring removable pads and clip-down cups—but this one is made from mostly recycled and sustainable materials, all of which are certified free of harmful chemicals. It also comes with an extra hook-and-eye band so you can extend the band size to wear the bra both during and after pregnancy.

Additional Specs
Size Range S-XL
Care Machine washable
Material 89% polyamide (of which 78% is recycled) and 11% elastane
Closure Hook and eye

Smooth and Slip-Free

You have enough going on when you’re nursing—you don’t need to worry about your bra straps slipping down too. This Cake Maternity bra has molded cups that lift, and grippy straps that stay in place, providing support throughout whatever your day (and night) may hold. Use the removable, contoured foam pads for shaping, or wear the streamlined piece on its own. Drop-down cups offer quick access for nursing, and you can adjust the straps to make it into a racerback style too.

Additional Specs
Size Range S-XL
Care Machine washable
Material 92% nylon, 8% elastane
Closure Hook and eye

Comfort and Convenience

Third Love, the brand known for sending comfy, stylish bras right to your doorstep, really ups their game in the nursing bra department. With three options—classic, wireless and front closure—there’s just the right style for every nursing mama. And their amazing “wear it, wash it, and if you don’t love it, send it back” return policy makes it super convenient to find the perfect fit without ever having to leave your living room.

Additional Specs
Size Range 32-48, A-I; half-cup sizes available in some styles
Care Machine washable
Material Pima cotton, modal, spandex
Closure Hook and eye

For Major Curves

Real talk: bigger boobs need serious support. The solution: underwire. This bra lifts and supports larger cup sizes while still giving you a smooth look. Note that it’s unlined, so if you’re using nursing pads, they may be visible under thinner shirts.

Additional Specs
Size Range 32C-44E
Care Hand wash
Material 80% nylon, 20% elastane
Closure Hook and eye

Pretty Designs

T-shirt bras and neutral fabrics are the workhorses of your lingerie drawer, but sometimes a girl just wants something fun and lacy. This Hotmilk bra comes in pretty patterns and colors with structured cups that provide wireless shaping and support. The cups are cotton-lined to let your skin breathe—great for nipples that need to stay dry—and there’s even coordinating underwear to create a set.

Additional Specs
Size Range 32B-38H, 40C-42H
Care Machine washable
Material 92% nylon, 8% elastane
Closure Hook and eye

Petite Pick

Like your favorite loungewear, this seamless nursing bra is soft, stretchy and something you’ll want to wear all day long. A drop cup makes nursing a breeze. And since it runs small, it’s ideal for petites.

Additional Specs
Size Range XS-XL
Care Machine washable
Material 92% nylon, 8% spandex
Closure Hook and eye

For Multitasking Moms

Holding pumping bottles up to your breasts for 20+ minutes at a time isn’t a great way to spend your day. If you’d rather be checking email or scrolling through your feed, you’re going to love this bra. It holds your flanges and bottles in place, completely hands-free. It’s compatible with most major breast pumps, and because it converts to a racerbank, tank or halter style, you can technically wear it all day—although most moms just slip it over their nursing bra (cup flaps down) when they’re ready to pump.

Additional Specs
Size Range 2 sizes: XS-L and L-Plus
Care Machine washable
Material 83% cotton and 17% spandex
Closure Hook and eye

The Active Pick

Whether you’re looking for something to support you while you work out, or just give you an extra boost, this sports nursing bra could be right for you. Made from a breathable, moisture-wicking material, it keeps your skin dry. The straps are adjustable and undo at the front for easy nursing.

Additional Specs
Size Range XS-XXL
Care Machine washable
Material 77% Polyester, 23% Spandex.
Closure Hook and eye

Choosing What’s Right for You

You don’t need to set aside an entire drawer for new nursing lingerie. But, you’ll need at least a couple of nursing bras to rotate through. Also, keep in mind that your breast size may change at different nursing stages. If you see gaps or puckering in the cups, or if your band feels loose after tightening it, it’s time to get another bra.

For more ways to make nursing easier, check out our picks for the best nursing covers, nursing shirts and dresses, nipple creams and nursing pajamas.

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