Breastfeeding Clothes To Make You Feel Great (And That Will Make Your Life Easier)

Tops, dresses and jumpers that are comfortable, stylish and affordable.

best clothes for breastfeeding

by Sophie Henderson |

Shopping can be somewhat overwhelming. There's so much choice at the best of times, so if you're a new mum who has chosen to breastfeed and is therefore looking for functional fashion choices, it can be a bit of a nightmare. Of course, with a new baby to consider, you don't exactly have spare time to spend scrolling through websites trying to find stylish clothes which will allow you to breastfeed easily. No wonder, then, that one of the questions Grazia's editors are asked most often is where to find tops, dresses and jumpers that are functional but which also look good.

To help, we’ve scoured high and low for brilliant dresses, tops and knitwear that are practical and chic. From printed midis that would look great with your go-to maternity tights and boots to shirt dresses which can look smart or dressed down, there are options out there which will make you feel great but which will also make your life a lot easier.


SHOP: Breastfeeding Clothes To Make Your Life Easier

H&M MAMA, Nursing Dress, £34.99
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This has a clever double layer at the top, making feeding much easier – especially if you're out and about.

Zara, Button Down Dress, £49.99
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If you're looking for something to wear to an event but know you'll still need it to make feeding easier, this Zara dress is the perfect solution.

Norma Kamali, Tie-Front Dress, £155 at Matchesfashion
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Comfy and chic, this dress is made from soft jersey – a great choice for those times when you want to feel more put-together without having to sacrifice comfort.

Best tops and dresses for breastfeeding
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Anything button-down will make your life easier and this midi could be dressed up or down, depending on your plans.

Best tops and dresses for breastfeeding
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A wrap dress is another helpful solution. This one from H&M is super-chic, too.

New Look, Wrap Knit Top, £19.99
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Not only will this make feeding slightly easier, you can wear it long after you've stopped breastfeeding, too.

Seraphine, Maternity and Nursing Dress, £55
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This dress will see you through both pregnancy and nursing, making it a great investment.

JoJo Maman Bu00e9bu00e9, Nursing Breton Top, £26
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Designed specifically for nursing, this top will be one of your everyday saviours.

Belize, Linen Midi Shirt Dress, £385 at Matchesfashion
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This dress will make sure you're comfortable, particularly in hot weather. The oversized silhouette means it could also work during pregnancy but, crucially, is something you could wear even when you're not expecting and/or nursing.

Ganni, Cotton Poplin Blouse, £125 at Net-a-Porter
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Ganni's oversized collar will make you feel like you've made an effort, without requiring you to actually do that. The buttons will make feeding easier and, again, it's something you can keep in your wardrobe for years to come.

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