Close to the Heart » Breastfeeding clothing

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Types of Maternity and Breastfeeding Bras

With so many maternity and breastfeeding bra options to choose from, where do you even begin? In this blog we take you through the different types of maternity and breastfeeding bras in NZ.


Breastfeeding dresses and breastfeeding tops for wearing to work

Many women choose to return to work before their little ones have weaned from breastfeeding. There's no right or wrong way to do it - everyone is different and it's about choosing what is right for you and your family. In this blog Close to the Heart co-founder Jacqui Gage-Brown shares her tips for breastfeeding at work. 


Summertime clothes for breastfeeding mamas

Breastfeeding in summer can be hot work - but finding summertime clothes for breastfeeding mamas doesn't have to be a challenge! In this blog Close to the Heart co-founder Jacqui Gage-Brown shares her thoughts on summer outfits for nursing mums. 


Breastfeeding clothing and returning to work (it is possible)

Returning to work can be difficult. And if you are still a breastfeeding mum, this can create added pressure. Where to express? Do you pop out during the day or have baby brought to you to feed them? How do you dress for work and wear breastfeeding clothing? Close to the Heart co-founder Jacqui shares her experience with us.