One of the great joys of breastfeeding is finding a great nursing bra. Said no one ever. If it’s comfortable and practical it will probably leave you with an unsupported uniboob; and if it makes your girls look great there’s no way you’re pumping without getting a little soggy. Since I quit nursing a year ago I’ve come across several bras that I wish I had known about. With these bras in your lingerie drawer you will have your breastfeeding bases, and (your nips) covered. Although I haven’t tried these bras, I thought it would still be nice to provide some options you might not have heard of.
A month or two ago I saw the coolest thing on Instagram, it was called the 16-Minute Club, and provides breastfeeding and newborn support boxes for new moms. Think Birchbox, or Barkbox, or any of those other fun-to-have subscription boxes, but created by a lactation consultant specifically for breastfeeding. So I got in touch with Wendy, the owner, who is a certified Lactation Consultant in California, and asked her about her business. I was really curious about what was in the boxes, because I felt like while the idea was genius, the execution could either be great or miss the mark. Continue reading