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Nursing.
Breastfeeding.
I have a complicated relationship with it.
A lot of advocates make it sound much easier than reality has proven. However, it can be made easier with the right gear. Those of you who have spent your lives on the bustier side know what I mean. We always need the right gear or the entire day can be a disaster. Being chesty just makes things more complicated. It is one of those things. But, with the right bras and tops, nursing, even somewhat publicly, can work.

*Review Bra c/o HOTMilk


Hotmilk lingerie Nursing bra

I’ve gone through a ridiculous amount of nursing bras and I am pretty sure I just found the best one yet. The Show Off Pink nursing bra by HOTMilk.

Full sling
Adjustable band
Metal hooks and rings
Pretty
Wide range of sizes
Under $100
Sling opening remains a usable size even in large bra sizes

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Never, have I encountered all of these in one bra before. I like a full sling for discretion and support. Lets be real, a large breast is more difficult to keep on the down-low than a small one. A full sling helps avoid just flopping everything out. Also, the HOTMilk full sling doesn’t become an absurd size as the cup sizes go up. This particular bra is an F cup, but the sling opening is still small enough to support the breast while unhooked. I’ve had other nursing bras where the sling was so large it was pointless. Also, your nursing pads stay in place better with an appropriate sling size.

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The back band has six columns of hook loops for expanding and sizing down. This is great since many of us have a larger rib cage due to pregnancy at the beginning of our breastfeeding journey. As your body shifts back, the bra can accommodate your changes.
The hooks and loops are a sturdy metal, and the plastic clips for releasing the cup are hard plastic.

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With a price tag of under $60, many under $50, I was surprised at the pretty options HOTMilk offers and the attractiveness of this particular bra. Many times when you look for a full sling nursing bra in any size above a C cup, the only options are white, nude, or a dingy grey. I found it very difficult even to find a plain black. Personally, I find this awful. Postpartum is a time so many of us already feel bad about our appearance and then we are stuck wearing the ugliest garments known to man.

Come on. No bueno.

The women of the postpartum world need brands like HOTMilk. Just because we are breastfeeding mothers doesn’t mean we want to give up on the pretty.
Some other HOTmilk pieces I think would be great for large breasted women are the:

Mystery Nursing Bra

Eclipse Black Nursing Bra

Nightfall nightie

Pardon my explicit language but, giant boobs can be unwieldy and society can be a pain about that. Sometimes society is a pain about breastfeeding too. I am happy to find a few items that can make this whole process a little more enjoyable.

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*I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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