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The best nursing dresses to breastfeed on the go

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Nursing your child shouldn’t mean hiding away in a corner. There are plenty of nursing dresses that blend style, comfort, and functionality – minus the unflattering part.

Whether you’re at a formal event or just enjoying a day out, these dresses will make breastfeeding on the go a breeze, keep you feeling discreet and have you looking the part too. 

What should I consider when choosing a nursing dress?

Before diving into our list, it’s essential to understand the key factors that make a dress nursing-friendly and suitable for your needs. Think about fabric, ease of access, and style. Nursing outfits come with cool features like easy zips and buttons you can handle with one hand when it’s feeding or pumping time. Today’s styles lean more towards hidden panels and secret openings to make these clothes work for any occasion. Alternatively if you can’t find a specific nursing dress in the fabric or style you want – common when it comes to event-wear or workwear – you can always opt for V necked dresses, looser button downs and those made of stretchy material, which make it easier to lift up or move to the side to feed.

Here are our top nursing friendly dresses for breastfeeding mamas

You’re balancing it all so you might as well do it in style, right? Every breastfeeding mom deserves to look and feel her best. Here’s a selection of dresses so chic you won’t believe they’re breastfeeding-friendly.

White nursing friendly dress

A white dress is a staple in any wardrobe. With nursing-friendly features, it’s perfect for brunches and casual outings, as well as returning to work. 

Cream Ribbed Maternity & Nursing Midi Dress Cream Ribbed Maternity   Nursing Midi Dress
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Cream Ribbed Maternity & Nursing Midi Dress Cream Ribbed Maternity Nursing Midi Dress

White Boho Lace Maternity & Nursing Maxi Dress
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White Boho Lace Maternity & Nursing Maxi Dress

Pink dress for breastfeeding

Embrace femininity with a touch of bubblegum pink. This dress is not only stylish but also makes nursing hassle-free. Better still you can dress it up or down for an event, like a wedding or party.

Fuchsia Pink Cotton Broderie Maternity & Nursing Dress Fuchsia Pink
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Fuchsia Pink Cotton Broderie Maternity & Nursing Dress Fuchsia Pink

Maxi dress with breastfeeding access

A flowing maxi dress is a must-have. Enjoy the comfort without compromising on nursing access. This color is also beautifully on trend and extremely flattering.

Bodycon-Style Maxi Sleeveless Maternity & Nursing Dress Black
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Bodycon-Style Maxi Sleeveless Maternity & Nursing Dress Black

Summer nursing friendly dress

Stay cool and stylish during the summer months with this lightweight and airy dress. One of our faves here at The Mama Style, the Mykonos Babydoll Midi Dress from Apéro is great.

Marguerite Snap-Front Knit Midi Dress - Pink / Red Stripe
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Marguerite Snap-Front Knit Midi Dress – Pink / Red Stripe

Sam Stripe Dress Terracotta / White
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Sam Stripe Dress Terracotta / White

Winter breastfeeding dress

Bundle up and stay warm in on trend neutrals with this winter-friendly dress that doesn’t compromise on breastfeeding access.

Oatmeal Ribbed Maternity & Nursing Dress Oatmeal Ribbed Maternity   Nursing Dress
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Oatmeal Ribbed Maternity & Nursing Dress Oatmeal Ribbed Maternity Nursing Dress

Breastfeeding friendly wedding guest dress

Weddings are special, and so should your dress be. Look dazzling and nurse with ease. Wth a ruched back, the Celeste will see you through pregnancy to nursing and beyond.

Modest maternity dress for breastfeeding

For those who require modesty,  this dress is both elegant and practical, with handy buttons and a loose fit.

Ruby Rib Nursing Dress Maroon
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Ruby Rib Nursing Dress Maroon

Hali Stripe Shirt Dress - Chocolate / Buttercream
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Hali Stripe Shirt Dress – Chocolate / Buttercream

Plus size nursing dress

Sometimes you just need a go-to. This is the easiest, stretchiest go-to nursing dress you’ll dress up and down all day long.

Light Blue Chambray Tiered Button Accent Maternity Plus Dress
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Light Blue Chambray Tiered Button Accent Maternity Plus Dress

Mykonos Babydoll Midi Dress - Chilli
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Mykonos Babydoll Midi Dress – Chilli

Cocktail dress for nursing moms

You’re back at work, you’ve been invited to a do. Sip your favorite mocktail and rest assured you can nurse or pump comfortably on demand as soon as you’re home with this impeccable cocktail dress.

Crepe Feeding Tank Dress Black
Credit: Soon Maternity

Crepe Feeding Tank Dress Black

Sweater dress for nursing mamas

Stay cozy and chic during colder months with this sweater dress available in flattering charcoal.

Charcoal Pleated Maternity & Nursing Dress Charcoal Pleated Maternity   Nursing Dress
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Charcoal Pleated Maternity & Nursing Dress Charcoal Pleated Maternity Nursing Dress

Bridesmaid dress for breastfeeding moms

Play your bridesmaid role perfectly with a dress that’s both stunning and functional. Not technically a “feeding” dress, this does have a low v neck that will make feeding and pumping so easy. 

Breastfeeding friendly midi dress

Find the perfect balance between style and comfort with this midi dress. The most versatile and flattering midi out there, you don’t want to miss this one. 

Wrap dress for nursing

Every mama needs a wrap dress that will take her from pregnancy to feeding without skipping a beat. This one’s our fave.

Nursing friendly pajama dress

Nurse with ease during nighttime with this comfy pajama dress that will hug you in all the right places.

Betsy ribbed bamboo nursing & maternity nightgown Navy
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Betsy ribbed bamboo nursing & maternity nightgown Navy

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With a background in fashion design and patternmaking, I've transformed into an online stylist and editor. When I'm not curating looks for busy mamas, I'm mastering the art of juggling motherhood with my little love. I have a serious obsession with luxe athleisure.