Hotmilk Nursing bra’s are not only stylish – but are both functional and comfortable!
Our breastfeeding bras come with one handed maternity clips allowing for ease of breastfeeding, 100% cotton lining (allowing the bra that contacts your body to be comfortable and great against sensitive skin), and great support. Seam friendly cups offer the ultimate in comfort and support, but without any compromise on sophistication or style.
Breastfeeding bras have 6 hooks at the back allowing you to extend the bra out with your pregnancy and clip back closer after you have given birth. Hotmilk follows global recommendations that a nursing bra should not have hard metal wires, we either use no wires at all, or flexi-wires allowing the bra to move with your body.
Why a nursing bra?
Nursing bras offer added features. They have the added feature of a clip, which some maternity bras may not have. This allows for easy fuss free feeding of your infant. There is no reason why you can’t wear a nursing bra during your pregnancy and you may find that after giving birth this nursing Bra may fit you well to breastfeed in.
Finding the right fit
As with all bras, finding the right fit can be a challenge. It is the same process as wiith standard bras, the band under your bust should sit flat across your back not riding upwards. Avoiding any cutting in on your breast tissue is important. Bras which are too tight can restrict the flow and amount of milk produced – so it is important to change to to a Maternity/Nursing bra after you feel like your non-maternity bras are uncomfortable and no longer fititing or offering the right support.
You may find your cup sizes change as your pregnancy progresses, every pregnancy and woman is different, however you may find you need to go up 3-4 cup sizes and increase your band size as your baby grows. Further changes can occur during the nursing cycle, when your milk flow comes in you may increase in the cup size before your bust size settles again.
This great video can help you check if you have the right size.
All of Hotmilk's nursing bras can also be worn while pregnant, they are in essence maternity and nursing bras. They all expand and contract throughout the changes to your body and the nursing clips are so discreet, you'll never notice them. It's an expensive time in a new mothers life and we simply want to make things a little easier! We do however make this small collection of bras without nursing clips for those that specifically want a separate garment for whilst pregnant.
When is a maternity bra necessary?
We love to shop – any excuse is a good one right?! But on a serious note your body will start to change and adjust to welcoming your cute bundle.
Maternity bras are recommended to be worn from the time you notice any changes in your breasts which can be as early as 6-12weeks, or as late as 32 weeks.
The comfort and support that your Hotmilk Maternity Bra will give you, will allow you to feel fabulous and supported while your body changes through this amazing time. Don't forget this applies to all our nursing bras too.
Why a maternity bra?
Maternity bras come with added features making your life easier and you more comfortable whilst still feeling like the sexy woman you are (Hotmilk is all about that!). Our bras come with non-underwire or flexi-wire, allowing your bra to move as your fabulous body does. This helps during pregnancy as you make more room for your precious cargo and afterwards while breastfeeding.
Hotmilk maternity bra’s come with six hooks at the back allowing you to extend the bra out when you need to, or bring it in closer ensuring the right fit and support.
What is my bra size?
It's a great time to get measured, or you can visit our fitting room to learn how to measure yourself.