You did it! You rocked that bump, birthed a brand new human and now it's time to get back to that wardrobe for one. Not so fast, mama. If you're nursing, you know that fourth trimester (and even beyond!) is more like dressing for one and a half. You require near constant boob access, so after finding the right nursing bra, nursing shirts are an everyday essential.

In many cases, you don't even have to wait until baby arrives to wear them. The best nursing shirts double as maternity tops with plenty of room for your growing belly. With hidden features like side panels or liftable flaps, there are tons of styles that can go the distance and help you get more bang for the buck.

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And these days, you're in luck. From casual T-shirts to work-ready blouses, athletic-inspired to boho-chic there's an endless supply of nursing tops to suit any style or occasion. No matter what you're in the market for, there's bound to be an add-to-cart essential for you below.

Best Nursing Shirts

latched mama v-neck nursing tee

Latched Mama

$45

Latched Mama V-Neck Nursing Tee 2.0

An everyday staple that checks all the boxes is the V-Neck Nursing Tee 2.0 from Latched Mama. The tee is cut longer in the back, providing enough booty coverage to comfortably rock it with leggings while the layered design offers discreet nursing access. When you fall in love with it, you can scoop up another in one of the gorgeous bold hues. (We also love that it’s available in sizes up to 3X)

hatch the luxe nursing tee

Hatch

$88

The Luxe Nursing Tee

Jeans and a white tee are always in style–even when your boobs are like a 24/7 diner. Elevate the look with the aptly named Luxe Nursing Tee from Hatch. Not only is the cut impeccable (as always!) but it’s made from a ridiculously soft Pima cotton that pampers your skin and that hungry bundle’s.

ingrid and isabel long sleeve wrap tee

Ingrid & Isabel

$58

Long Sleeve Wrap Tee

This classic style makes nursing a total cinch. A simple pull to the side and you’re good to go. It’s cozy enough for lounging, pulled together enough for wearing out and can even absorb the occasional leak.

seraphine mama and mini animal print cotton sweaters

Seraphine

$109

Mama & Mini Cotton Sweaters

Seraphine is sure to elevate your pregnancy and postpartum style with anything from their beautiful collection. One thing we can’t get enough of? The oh-so-adorbs matching sets for mamas and their minis! Choose from a subtle go-with-everything leopard print or two sweet heart prints–one nursing friendly side button sweater for you and a mini version in size 3-6 months for them. (Price is for both)

magnetic me x motherhood maternity side access nursing hoodie

Magnetic Me X Motherhood Maternity

$68

Nursing Hoodie

We can never resist a great collab! This genius hoodie from Magnetic Me (makers of the most brilliant onesies ever) and Motherhood Maternity is not only stylish, but features concealed magnets in the side to provide one-handed nursing access. (Plus, we can never resist those thumb holes.)

nursing queen oversized nursing sweatshirt

Nursing Queen

$49.99

Oversize Nursing Sweatshirt

Nursing clothes that don’t look like nursing clothes? Yes PLEASE. We’re totally crushing on this super cute sweatshirt that we’d wear even when we aren’t nursing. The colorway is neutral without being boring and the nursing access is provided via a discreet side zip that adds convenience without bulk.

boob the shirt blouse

Boob Design

$89

The Shirt Blouse

A tee shirt, but make it sophisticated. With sweet details like a drop shoulder and 3/4 puff sleeve in a delicious organic cotton, the Shirt Blouse from Boob Design looks as good as it feels. And the soft mint hue is a nice departure from a sea of neutrals!

h & m mama 2-pack nursing tops

H & M

$29.99

MAMA 2-Pack Nursing Tops

When it comes to affordable wardrobe basics, H & M is always a reliable option. Cover your bases with this 2-pack of organic cotton tees that you’ll reach for over and over.

Motherhood Maternity

$50

Plus Size Lift Up Nursing Tee

Slay, lift, feed. This functional basic is a nursing mama’s must-have.

Kindred Bravely Everyday Maternity & Nursing T-Shirt

Kindred Bravely

$32.99

Everyday Nursing & Maternity T-Shirt

A brand favorite, the Everyday Nursing & Maternity T-Shirt from Kindred Bravely are beloved for their softness and style. The viscose fabric is silky smooth against the skin and the hidden under layer makes it easy to nurse without tos much fuss. The patch pocket is a nice visual detail and super handy for stashing a paci when your hands are full. (Aren’t they always?)

loyal hana carrie nursing blouse

Loyal Hana

$98

Carrie Nursing Blouse

The transition from pregnancy to motherhood can be a difficult one. Loyal Hana (“hana” being the Korean word for “one”) was launched by fashion industry alum Shelley Suh in 2014 with the mission of creating clothing that would make pregnant and nursing people feel confident, capable and beautiful. Mission, fulfilled, obviously. The effortless style of this maternity and nursing top makes a case for stripes we can’t deny. It’s perfect with black cigarette pants, jeans of all walks and even leggings.

ginkana nursing hoodie

Ginaka

$23.99

Nursing Hoodie

Affordable, lightweight and available in a ton of colors and patterns, this top-rated Amazon pick has your weekend wardrobe on lock.

 

isabel maternity cross panel nursing club maternity tank

Isabel Maternity by Ingrid & Isabel

$19.99

Cross-Panel Nursing Slub Maternity Tank Top

The soft and stretchy tank from Isabel Maternity by Ingrid & Isabel is a must-have for those warmer days but also makes a great layer for mamas who run hot. The drapey style looks fab under your favorite cardigan while the cross panel keeps your belly covered when you need to nurse.

Mori Bump to Baby Shirt

Mori

$37.50

Bump to Baby Tee

This simple tee from Mori is anything but basic. Made from a lovely organic cotton that’s super soft and just the right thickness, it’s got a relaxed fit that pairs perfectly from everything from leggings to jeans. The front flap conceals a vertical opening in the middle for easy nursing access that doesn’t sacrifice modesty.