Specially designed breastfeeding nightgown is truly a must have for a new mom.
When my sister was breastfeeding she had problems with her back being exposed to cold as she didn’t have a breastfeeding nightgown. It was winter and I can only imagine how she must have been freezing. Not to mention that she could have gotten some chronic pain from that cold exposure – luckily she didn’t. But a mom will do anything for her baby – and maybe not even notice the uncomfortable stuff as much.
A well chosen breastfeeding nightgown can play a double role: a pregnant woman can use it during her pregnancy and during the breastfeeding period. A soft nursing nightgown will help the pregnant body feel more comfortable and free of squeezing which I am sure every pregnant woman greatly desires.
Pregnant women often have trouble falling asleep because of all the changes in their bodies. Having soft and comfortable sleepwear will be of great help to reduce sleeping problems during pregnancy.
I have selected the top five best breastfeeding nightgowns below. Here are some guidelines how to choose a good breastfeeding nightgown:
- The material is of high importance. It is best if it can stretch and is soft at the same time. If it breathable on top of it then you have found a winner
- The design needs to offer easy breastfeeding
- It needs to be easily washable because it will get messy with the baby and it will have to go through a lot of washing
If you find one that is truly matching you then I would suggest to get a second one for the sake of washing.
Best Breastfeeding Nightgown
This dress comes from the Kindred Bravely brand which is an established brand for producing high quality, ultra soft and comfortable clothing for women. If you don’t recognize the brand then even checking this one dress and its reviews will convince you of its quality. One of the best brands for soft women clothes for sure.
Even looking at a picture of this sleeping dress will make you realize just how comfortable it is. You can simply tell that the body will feel so free in it. The material is thin but don’t let this fool you: it’s one of those materials that you think will tear or wear out soon but the quality of it won’t allow this to happen. It’s luxuriously thin and soft.
- So first of all there are no restrictions whatsoever on this dress: no buttons, no parts that will constrict the body. Everything flows naturally and wraps around the body in a way that it allows it to breathe.
- You can see the top is specially designed for breastfeeding, it has extra material for cover so it can be discretely done
- This nightgown really looks more like a dress! Only the material may remind you of a sleepwear but just check the design: you can wear it around the home during the day, receive casual, guests in it, walk around the yard with no shame, even run errands in the local store in it. This alone makes this nightgown worthwhile! Just think how much of a relief it would be not having to switch clothes when you need something done which includes people around. It can be used for postpartum gatherings when family and friends come to visit the baby. And you’ll look good for your husband all day long!
- Besides performing as a nightgown or as a cute day dress it can be used as a hospital gown as well.
You may want to order more than one nightgown for washing one while still having another one to wear: I do this with clothes I really enjoy and couldn’t imagine my day without. And this is definitely a breastfeeding nightgown that you’ll enjoy wearing very much – I have no doubts about it. Just check all the positive comments and how much new moms loved it. In fact here is one review that I find particularly helpful:
Oh and not to forget: if you order and you don’t like it simply return and you’ll get a full refund. This truly makes it risk free. In my honest opinion it is worth trying it out.
You can tell that some clothes are quality made just looking from an image. Like this one. Even from a simple image it is so obvious that this nursing nightgown is very soft, very comfortable and a dream to wear. Check how it falls smoothly, without squeeze the body. A simple design but that’s exactly what makes it so easy to wear.
The length is just right, not too long and not too short so you’ll feel comfortable wearing it. The top is open which makes it a good fit for warm days and especially a good fit for nursing. The shoulder straps can be unclipped as you can see on the image on the left. The clasps are very easy to use. This makes breastfeeding at night so easy to do. You really don’t want to mess too long with clothes when waking up in 2 am with a hungry, crying baby.
A thing worth mentioning is that this nightgown has built in breast pads which is great if you don’t want to mess with a regular bra. This way you can wear it in front of people like in the hospital or at home during the day. The pads are not removable in case you wonder about this. It also has built in bra elastic band in it, which is good to know if you think this may cause you problems.
Overall this breastfeeding nightgown is super comfy, incredibly soft and very easy to wear and does its job of night feeding great. Many women have absolutely loved it and have ordered more than one for wearing it each night while the other gets washed.
It’s a bit of a shame that it comes only in one color, grey, but grey is a universal color that matches any other clothing like sweater so it’s still a very good choice. I have found one very similar in dots so if you are curious you can check it out here.
With this breastfeeding nightgown you can choose your heart out from a big variety of colors and designs. And you get a nightgown that is suitable both for pregnancy and breastfeeding. After the pregnancy it might be a bit big but it will be used for sleeping and breastfeeding so not to worry too much about it. If you prefer to wear exact match clothes there is always the possibility to order in 2 sizes but I really think it would be unnecessary.
What I love most on this nightgown is how stylish it looks, so besides the main function of serving the mom and the baby for easy breastfeeding it can be used in front of guests or people in the hospital with no embarrassment. It will be so good for those after birth photos, it will show a proud and stylish new mama! You can make those first photos even more awesome by checking the link below.
So what makes this normal looking nightgown great for breastfeeding? It’s the elastic neckline which is so easy to pull down for the baby to eat. There are no clips or snaps to hurt the baby, all soft material around.
The material itself is 100% cotton (talking about the best possible material!) and machine washable.
A thing to notice is that the top will not give firm support so a nursing bra would be advised for use but it really depends on the mom. Some may want to wear additional bra others may not.
This Baby Be Mine breastfeeding nightgown is definitely among the best that you can get, it has excellent reviews from other mamas and the price is very reasonable.
Best Nursing PJ Set
This is not a nightgown but I thought that these breastfeeding pajamas deserve a place where nursing clothes are discussed. They are top quality and even if you prefer a dress I truly believe you will fall in love with these pajamas.
The material is so soft you’lee feel like wrapped in clouds wearing them. 94% Viscose / 6% Spandex. The design is made so that there is literally no part in the pajamas that will cause you discomfort to the body. There is no elastic band below the breasts – some women complain on this part being too tight. No such problem here! The only thing that you can make a mistake is the sizing not chosen properly.
These breastfeeding pajamas are so lightweight that you almost won’t notice you have actual clothes on you. Extremely soft and comfy, highly recommended for nursing. Or as regular pajamas for women who love comfort.
The material does not keep you hot so you don’t have to worry about sweating. The fabric will feel cool on the skin and very pleasureful for wearing.
Once you try them I bet you’ ll always be coming back to them. They will be the softest and most lightweight pieces of clothing that you own.
The waist band is elastic so you can easily transition between pregnancy and motherhood. The top is specially designed in 2 layers for allowing easy and discrete breastfeeding. Some women loved the top so much that they said they will be using it as a regular nursing top not just as pajama top. I can imagine it would go great with your favorite jeans or pants of choice. Simple, comfortable and good looking for public exposure. You get so may uses with these pajamas. Worth every dollar IMHO.
You can use them as nursing pajamas or lounge in them during the day. To top it all you’ll feel sexy and desirable in them – something very important after giving birth until you get back in your old shape and weight.
One women mentioned they are her little black dress of pjs ♡. I love how she expressed her satisfaction with these pajamas.