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4th Trimester Outfit Must-Haves

March 27, 2017

It’s official, my fourth trimester has begun. I knew I wasn’t going to be able to fit into my pre-pregnancy clothes right away, so I rounded up what seems to be my new “postpartum uniform”. I decided that I would try out breast feeding, so having tops that are both loose and breast accessible are a must. Week by week I am getting back into some of my pre-pregnancy clothes, but figuring out this whole 4th trimester outfit thing, can certainly be a challenge. Here are some ideas that have been working for me….*image is clickable

1. High Rise Pant // These help to hold everything in place as your body starts to reshape. They feel SO good around a postpartum tummy and add 360 coverage when lifting your shirt to nurse.

2. Loose Tops  // While at home I didn’t want to have to fuss around when feeding, so loose tops, henley or wrap tops have been easy to pull aside.

3. Cozy Wrap Layer // Lightweight wraps are perfect for snuggling up with baby and camouflaging the postpartum pooch. Draped cardigans are my new best friend and much easier for feedings then fussing with a pullover.

4. Nursing-friendly bra // I was a little skeptical about using these at first because I figured I would just wear a bralette, but these have been life-saving (and so much more supportive!). They are comfortable and again provide easy access. I also recommend getting nursing pads because the leakage situation is REAL :/

I have also rounded up some of my favorite nursing-friendly/post partum dresses and jumpsuits – maybe I will test one of these out for week 4! My favorite brand has to be Loyal Hana with their ingenious hidden zipper!

Favorite Nursing Friendly/Post Partum Pieces: 

Lindsey also wrote about some of her favorite nursing friendly tops here!

  • Kassi Chapman
    March 29, 2017 at 1:29 am

    Oh my gosh! High rise leggings are so great after having a baby. I once read that the easiest way to dress to stay covered while breastfeeding was to add lots of comfy layers – tank/cami, tee, cardigan.

  • Sandra Cobain
    April 8, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    Cozy wraps, and comfy leggings were my absolute go to when I stocked up on postpartum uniform necessities! Funny thing is though, my twins are 4 now… and not much has changed! 😉

    Hope you will be posting more of your favorites! x

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