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What nursing clothes will I need?

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fionnthedog Thu 06-Mar-14 11:14:34

I'm 35 wks and beginning to think about life post-pregnancy! I am hoping to be able to breastfeed and so just wondering what people would recommend I buy before baby arrives? I know that buying lots before knowing how big I'll be and whether I manage to BF longterm is not wise, but I guess I will need something.

Any advice?

mrsmugoo Thu 06-Mar-14 11:46:48

I'm 38 weeks, delivering next week. I think floaty shirts/blouses to disguise the mum tum with stretchy vest tops underneath are going to be my friend.

I'm having a csection so I'm pretty sure ill still be in maternity leggings for awhile too.

bakingtins Thu 06-Mar-14 12:10:33

A couple of nursing bras, not too many as size may change in the early weeks.
Vest top with another top is the best combo, vest pulls down and covers mum-tum, other top lifts up.
Waterfall cardigan also good for covering up.
Nursing cover only if it makes you feel more secure.

petalsandstars Thu 06-Mar-14 12:14:54

Bakingtins is spot on - that's what I do

MummyLuce Thu 06-Mar-14 13:10:13

Yeah I wore exactly the same when bfeeding, except I wore a l

MummyLuce Thu 06-Mar-14 13:10:51 vest underneath so I could pull that down and lift top later up

lolalotta Thu 06-Mar-14 15:25:23

Nice long stretchy vest for under tops, I found mine in M&S!

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