Best Maternity and Nursing Bras

We tested 10 of the UK’s top maternity bras, and the runaway winner was the Emma Jane Seam Free bra. We loved its streamlined silhouette and its high levels of comfort; we found it ticked all the boxes for a maternity or nursing bra.

Best Maternity Bra 2018

Emma Jane Seam Free

In our quest to find the best nursing bras, none stood out like the Emma Jane Alice. This maternity/nursing bra is comfortable, supportive and has a nursing option – all while looking like any other regular underwear item. Seam free and with soft cups, the Alice is extremely comfortable and includes nursing pads. Thanks to the firm stretchiness of the fabric, this bra supported our tester throughout her pregnancy, even when her cups changed size.

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Best Maternity Bra for Comfort and Support 2017

Cake Cotton Candy

This bra is so comfortable that our tester hardly noticed she was wearing it. Marketed as being designed for both sleep and yoga, this sports bra style was perfect for both. The wide straps gave perfect support and as a sleep bra it worked brilliantly.

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Best Maternity Bra for Versatility 2018

Cantaloop Tank Top

This nursing tank top is an incredibly useful part of your wardrobe, and it's as supportive as any bra

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How we test

After lots of research, we handpicked 10 of the top maternity bras for testing - collating the products most frequently searched for and most favourably reviewed, both on Mumsnet and across some of the other most popular product reviews websites

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