During each of my five pregnancies, I loved wearing maxi dresses.
I enjoy how feminine, modest, and comfortable they are; for a pregnant mama, they are extra flattering and easy to wear.
Unfortunately, dresses are pretty much off limits for breastfeeding moms.
Well, that’s what I used to think!
Thankfully, I discovered HalfTees… which literally expanded my wardrobe during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
If you’re new HalfTee, I’m so pleased to introduce you!
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Why HalfTees are Ideal for Pregnant and Nursing Moms:
Since they’re a cropped cami, you don’t have to worry about running out of room because of a growing tummy.
The really, really good news is that you can just kept wearing your Half Tees after your baby is born.
Unlike most camis that get in the way during breastfeeding, Half Tees are wonderful for nursing moms; they make building a nursing-friendly wardrobe completely hassle-free and versatile.
Here’s how to wear the HalfTee with maxi dresses when you’re breastfeeding:
#1 Grab your favorite nursing-friendly maxi dress.
I opted for wrap-front dresses for easy access; dresses that button up the front work too.
Here are a few ideas:
Fashion note: Most of the maxi dresses shown in this post are from Pink Blush, an online company that specializes in women’s maternity and post-pregnancy fashions. They have hundreds of beautiful nursing-friendly dresses, tops, and more.
#2 Choose your HalfTee.
HalfTees come in nearly every color and variety you can imagine, and are available in sizes xsmall through curvy (4x to 6x-large).
Stock up on at least two neutral colored Half Tees to get you started.
I like the Boyfriend HalfTee for sleeveless maxi dresses.
The cap sleeve HalfTee is great for dresses that simply need a higher neckline.
You can choose whatever sleeve length and neckline you need- there are lots of options with Halftees.
In warm weather, I simply paired a HalfTee with a favorite maxi dress and slipped on a pair of sandals.
In cooler months, I liked to layer with shrugs, cropped denim jackets, and scarves to add variety to my maxi dresses.
I didn’t wear belts as often, especially when my babies were really young since it made nursing a little more of a hassle.
It really is THAT simple to wear maxi dresses when you’re breastfeeding!
Just grab your favorite pre-pregnancy maxi and pair it with a HalfTee, and you’re good to go.
No hassle, no bulky layers, and no pulling at low-cut necklines all day long.
It really is simple to dress with class, comfort and modesty.
If you’re new to Half Tee, check out their website and browse their many colors, styles, and sizes.
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