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Help! I have a 4 week old baby and when she's 9 weeks we'll be going to a wedding with a 1950s dress code. I haven't really been out of the house properly yet let alone considered nursing clothes, does anyone have any specific or general ideas for me? I was a size 12 pre-pregnancy, might still fit that. I need to be able to breastfeed during the day.
I wore a halterneck polka dot 50s style dress for DD's 'Welcome to the World' party when she was 4mo and I was BF. Not explicitly a BF dress but worked well as I could untie behind my neck and just drop one boob out. Bodice needs to be close fitting enough that the other side stays up. And I wore one of those short cardie/shrugs that tie under bust to preserve modesty.
Just remembered that I wore a shirt dress to a wedding when I was Bfing. I managed fine with a vest top underneath and a pashmina type scarf for a bit of extra privacy when feeding in front of easily shocked wedding guests.
echo the shirt dress with vest under as ideal. Dress opens, vest goes up (not down) and pashmina if you're shy. I have a full skirted shirt dress with poppers up to fasten - not specifically bf but has done the trick once or twice.