nursing nightwear??? Where???

(24 Posts)
mameulah Sun 07-Oct-12 20:07:02

Well, I have left it far too late to start getting this hospital bag ready. I have got this pelvic discomfort thing going on and am trying to get the essentials sorted via the internet. Where oh where can I track down some size eighteen nursing pyjamas for taking into hospital? I have searched and cannot find anything worth having? The better a bargain the better......thanks.

debbie1412 Sun 07-Oct-12 20:36:57

I have used mum knows best site, it's brilliant, very quick my feeding tops came within 3 days.

debbie1412 Sun 07-Oct-12 20:39:18

Sorry more4mums not mum knows best .

Arithmeticulous Sun 07-Oct-12 20:41:18

I used ordinary Pjs with nursing vests from H&M / Blooming Marvellous

AGreenie Sun 07-Oct-12 20:43:58

Jojo maman bebe does nice ones.... Not cheap though
Oooo and asda ones are good but not online.... Hope you find some!

AGreenie Sun 07-Oct-12 20:44:26

Jojo maman bebe does nice ones.... Not cheap though
Oooo and asda ones are good but not online.... Hope you find some!

nilbyname Sun 07-Oct-12 20:47:42

Mothercare for nighties with snap fastening fronts. Really comfy and great for just popping open.

Otherwise, "hidden support" vests are good, Mamas and Papas had some, and for the 1st few weeks, I needed the extra support as when the milk came in my breasts were quite heavy and tender.

However, second time around I just wore oversized scoop necked t-shirts or vests and just yanked them down!

pushchairbore Sun 07-Oct-12 20:48:04

Honestly, save your money and get some normal ones. I still feed ds ALL night long and just pull down a vest at the top. Any nursing ones involve trying to wrestle your nipple through a randomly placed hole. I also had a great case of night sweats for at least a month after the birth and would have swealtered in pjs.

JollyJack Sun 07-Oct-12 20:48:18

I bought primark pjs. With buttons at the front.

Now I've been breastfeeding for a bit longer I'd suggest wearing a baggy tshirt with a vest top underneath for in hospital. Much more discreet for feeding.

Nobody does 'nursing nightwear' in my size so I just wore a daytime nursing bra at night with a vest top over the top - It was that or leak everywhere as I had ridiculous oversupply issues.

Asmywhimsytakesme Sun 07-Oct-12 20:48:54

I used button down polka dot nightdress from m & s - easy and cheap smile

jkklpu Sun 07-Oct-12 20:49:43

John Lewis has several pyjamas/nighties/soft cotton pyjama tops with buttons which are good value - JL own label.

mameulah Sun 07-Oct-12 20:51:05

Thanks heaps everyone, I was really stressing. I honestly feel much better now.

notcitrus Sun 07-Oct-12 20:51:50

Ordinary large front-buttoning PJs. Undo a couple top buttons.

Though the hospital was so hot I never put any clothes back on after birth until 36 hours later (first) or 12 hours later (2nd), until I finally noticed I wasn't wearing any.

Runningblue Sun 07-Oct-12 23:21:24

Vvvv hot in hospital- you might prefer a nightie instead of pjs. I hate the mother care nursing nighties I bought for dc1- random holes for shoving nipple through, v scratchy material. As other posters said had most joy with a vest style nightie I could just slip down off the shoulder

whatsoever Mon 08-Oct-12 07:32:56

I got a couple of oversized button through nighties from Primark (sorry, not online though) for hospital (one with PJ bottoms in case by some miracle it's not 30 degrees in there) but was just intending to yank tops up/down when I get home.

greensnail Mon 08-Oct-12 07:43:50

I a couple of maternity nighties off ebay. I think they are mothercare ones and have poppers down the front. They're so comfy I'm still wearing them four years later.

WelshRabbit Mon 08-Oct-12 08:06:56

I got some cheap button through nighties from Matalan for hospital. I also had some tartan nursing pyjamas from Jojo but they were way too hot, so hardly wore them. Nighties more practical if you have a c section as you will have a catheter. DS is now 8 months and I mostly wear a strappy vest with pants or pj bottoms and just take the strap down over my arm and pop boob over the top. I also have a couple of strappy nighties in t shirt material from M&S.

SoupDragon Mon 08-Oct-12 08:08:37

Don't buy anything with satin bottoms - you'll keep sliding down the bed grin

QTPie Mon 08-Oct-12 08:24:09

I had some Mamas and Papas ones, although think that the cost was probably a waste... The idea of "nice" PJs/nighties seems really good, but I had THE most horrible night sweats for two weeks after the birth (had an ELCS if that makes a difference). Then DS was a sicky baby and I was regularly covered in sick, often over my PJs...so whatever you get will get some serious abuse...

Do get cotton (nice and breathable).

I always wore my nursing bra under my nightwear - couldn't have walked around with those things unsupported...

JollyJack Mon 08-Oct-12 09:09:35

Ooo, I got a wonderful dressing gown. From m&s. Only place I could find a 100% cotton one. It's lovely.

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Woodifer Thu 07-Feb-13 08:45:22

My SIL got me a lovely plaid button down night shirt (for when i was home) In hospital I wore size 16 jamas, with vest top - I wore an emmajane maternity bra (here on Amazon) with lansinoh breast pads underneath.

Actually - in hospital - I would draw my curtain and whip my bra and top off to get skin skin and practice breastfeeding with access from all angles!

Jenijena Sat 09-Feb-13 20:37:07

It's vvvv hot in hospital, and post birth night sweats one of the glamorous side effects you might face.

Pyjama bottoms in a size too big, and lots of vest tops would do you well. To be honest, my experience was that in the early days of latching on any attempts of dignity tend to go out of the window in preference to feeding a baby. I found a big, stretchy, bra (I used bravado ones) v helpful.

I speak as someone who'd never had a smear as I didn't want people poking up there, and don't ever wear short sleeves because I have nasty arms. I packed lots of long sleeved, button down things, and sent DH to Sainsburys to buy sleeveless stuff!

whatsoever Sun 10-Feb-13 22:31:30

Normal Primark button front PJs in a bigger size for me. With nursing bra underneath when my milk came in.

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