How to Find the Best Nursing Bra for Your Size

Photo by:  Pablo Heimplatz


Photo by: Pablo Heimplatz

Studies show that 80% of women are wearing the wrong size bra! 70% of bra sizes are too small and 10% too large. Blocked milk ducts, decrease in milk supply, and soreness in breasts can be consequences of wearing the wrong sized bra. Let’s save the tata’s and get fitted for the right bra.

Need help in finding your correct nursing bra size? Here is a helpful calculator: Medela’s Bra Size Calculator

Qualities of a Good Nursing Bra

  • Adequate coverage of breasts

  • Good support

  • Provide ease when breastfeeding

  • Comfortable

  • Stretchy to accommodate changes in breasts

Nursing Bra Types

Full Coverage Seamless Nursing Bra-Motherhood Maternity

  • Full coverage

  • Pullover styling

  • Adjustable straps

  • Clip-down, double-opening design allows for easy nursing access on either side

  • Provides light support

  • Lightly lined

Sleep Nursing Bra-Motherhood Maternity

  • Nursing sleep bra

  • Full coverage

  • Wrap design allows for easy nighttime nursing access

  • Pullover style

  • Light support

  • Unlined

 

Molded Cup Seamless Nursing Bra- A Pea in the Pod

  • Nursing bra

  • Breathable stretch fabric

  • Moderate coverage

  • Adjustable straps

  • Full support

  • Molded demi-cups

  • Clip-down, double-opening design allows for easy nursing access on either side

Full Coverage Underwire Nursing Bra-Motherhood Maternity

  • Nursing bra

  • Full coverage

  • Adjustable straps

  • Underwire; full support

  • Lightly lined

  • Clip-down, double-opening design allows for easy nursing access on either side

 
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Hands-Free Pumping and Nursing-La Leche League International

  • Full coverage

  • Pullover styling

  • Adjustable straps

  • Clip-down, double-opening design allows for easy nursing access on either side

  • Provides light support

  • Lightly lined

Lace Nursing Sleep Bra-Motherhood Maternity

  • Nursing sleep bra

  • Racerback straps

  • Light support

  • Wrap styling; allover lace

  • Pullover styling

Nursing Racerback Sports Bra-Playtex

  • Nursing bra

  • Perfect for low impact sports activities

  • stability and no ride up fit

  • Lightly padded foam cups

  • Full coverage

  • Closure: Back hook and eye detail

  • Cusioned, no-slip straps

 

Nuring Bandeau-La Leche League International Womens'

  • Nursing bra

  • Full coverage

  • Pullover styling

  • Provides light support

  • Wireless design

  • Perfect to wear with a strapless top

Still unsure on how to find the right sized nursing bra? Visit your local Motherhood Maternity or a nursing bra specialist for a custom fitting for the right sized bra.