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6 Best Nursing Tops for Breastfeeding in 2022
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Whether you’re on the hunt for nursing T-shirts that you can wear every day, organic cotton T-shirts, or stylish nursing tops, it’s important to look for features and designs that make nursing access quick and easy when it’s feeding time.

Here are our top picks for the best nursing friendly tops for nursing moms and moms-to-be who value comfort, function, and style. And don’t forget to grab some great nursing bras to simplify your feeds!

Best Nursing Shirts For Everyday Wear

Our favorite nursing tee for the mom-on-the-go is the award-winning Everyday Nursing & Maternity T-shirt. On-trend neutral colors like Dusty Pink, Grey Heather, Black, and White complement just about any nursing outfit – whether you’re headed to the store, to lunch with friends, or to a Mommy and Me class.

Nursing moms will appreciate the relaxed fit, scoop neck, and two-layer design that drapes for extra coverage. It’s no wonder this nursing shirt was named a NAPPA Best for Moms Award Winner.   

Everyday Nursing T-shirt Pink

Antibacterial Bamboo...Who Knew?

Women’s bamboo clothing has become a major trend in recent years. Besides being eco-friendly, bamboo fabric is unbelievably soft and breathable, making it super comfortable. It’s also antibacterial, so a bamboo maternity T-shirt like the Bamboo Everyday Nursing & Maternity T-shirt and a breastfeeding tank top like the Bamboo Nursing & Maternity Tank are terrific options for nursing. Both styles feature a double-layer construction and easy access for nursing and pumping.

Bamboo Lounge Tank Wheat Brown

Organic Cotton T-shirts for Nursing

Another hot trend that will help to keep you cool is organic cotton clothing. Cotton is great because it’s low maintenance, long-lasting, and durable (making it budget friendly!). Organic cotton is even better. Check out our must-have, certified-organic breastfeeding T-shirts for your postpartum wardrobe and beyond.

A Heavenly Henley

Designed for comfort, henleys have been around since the 19th century when they were used by men rowing in the Henley Royal Regatta at Henley-upon-Thames in England. We bet they never imagined that their newfangled shirt with a buttoned placket would one day make breastfeeding easier! The Organic Cotton Nursing & Maternity Henley Short Sleeve T-shirt makes nursing a snap! When the time is right, just unsnap the snaps, adjust the nursing panel, and unclip your nursing bra. Then, snap back up when you’re finished breastfeeding or pumping. This nursing henley is available in three classic colors and a mom-friendly nursing tank top style.

Organic Cotton Henley T-shirt Grey

The Supreme Comfort Nursing Tee That's Eco-Conscious

When it comes to maternity and nursing friendly shirts, our Organic Cotton Relaxed Asymmetrical Tee is a fan favorite. Everything about it is super soft and cozy – from the generous, oversized fit to the soft, muted colors. There’s an ample opening in the front for nursing and an outer layer that drapes for extra coverage (almost like a nursing cover). Plus, this classic nursing top, made from GOTS and OEKO-TEX certified organic cotton, gets softer every time you wear it, just as the best tops for nursing should!

Organic Cotton Asymmetrical Shirt Olive Green

The Noteworthy Nursing Tank

One of the best nursing tank tops for breastfeeding moms is the Signature Cotton Nursing & Maternity Tank. Stylish, functional, and flattering, this tank can be worn day or night, alone or layered with other pieces year-round. The built-in bra offers comfortable support, fixed padding, and adjustable fabric straps for a custom fit during pregnancy and beyond. Clip-down nursing cups make breastfeeding easy, and the gorgeous drape gracefully skims baby bumps and postpartum tummies for a polished, stylish nursing and maternity look.

Signature Cotton Tank Top Grey

Moms love nursing clothes because they’re comfortable, functional, and versatile enough to mix and match with all their favorite bottoms. Even fashion experts love a simple maternity tee. According to NYC stylist Sophia Hasson, “White T-shirts are an essential staple to have in your wardrobe. Whether you’re wearing them on their own with a trouser or pair of jeans or as a layer underneath a blazer or sweater, they transcend all seasons.” (PS: If your nursing journey is coming to an end, Davy Piper, our sister brand, has the perfect white tee!)