What Is A Nursing Bra: Everything You Need to Know

Nursing Bras – Everything You Need To Know

September 2022

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Lounge September 26, 2022

A comfy breastfeeding bra is a must-have for every new mum. These specialised bras are built especially so that you can easily feed your babies and are crafted carefully to ensure maximum comfort and support.

What is the Difference Between a Nursing Bra and a Regular Bra?

Breasts tend to get heavier when breastfeeding and most women find the support of a nursing bra makes things more comfortable. A nursing bra is made with breastfeeding in mind, with clips and flaps in the right places for quick, comfortable and easy access - whether you're feeding your baby at home or on the go. The main difference between this and a regular bra is that a maternity nursing bra is built for lactating boobs and easy nipple access for feeding the baby. A regular bra may not provide the same level of ease as a maternity bra.

Is it Okay to Wear a Regular Bra While Breastfeeding?

Of course! As long as the bra is comfortable and makes it easier for you to feed – then you absolutely can. However, we do recommend trying out nursing bras so that you can decide for yourself. Nursing bras are functional and made with mum and baby in mind. Our Nurture Collection is a great example – simple yet luxurious. With easy release nursing clips, super soft fabrics and soft elasticated bands to give you the support you need, whilst also providing a flattering fit to give you comfort and confidence when you need it the most. This is your journey, and we’re with you each step of the way to provide ease, convenience, support and comfort throughout.

Can you wear a nursing bra as a regular bra?

Yes, a maternity nursing bra will stay in place like a regular bra and the extra support won’t go unnoticed. The bra may not be used for its functionality purposes if the wearer isn’t breast feeding, but it’ll still do what a normal bra does!

If you’re breastfeeding wear, whatever suits your needs the most. Try out different options and go with the one that makes your life the easiest and makes you feel the most confident and relaxed. Don't forget to check out our Nurture Collection  while you’re at it!