Nursing Cover Buying Guide
What to consider
Check that it covers not just the front, but also the sides for complete privacy.
A wearable cover that can also act as a stylish accessory (e.g. scarf, poncho), can be deployed at any moment and can be helpful in avoiding unnecessary attention while feeding.
An ideal cover should be breathable, won't make the baby feel too warm and constricted, and allows a view of the baby to the mother.
Ease of Cleaning
Choose a material that is easy to wash, dry, and maintain.
|Popular brands||Bebe Au Lait||Pupsik||Mon Petit Jardin||Innocense||Itzy Ritzy|
|Model||Premium Cotton Nursing Cover||Peek 'n' Drink||Nursing Poncho||Breastfeeding shawl||Nursing Happens Infinity Breastfeeding Scarf|
|Privacy||360 coverage with adjustable neckline - can view baby||wide side coverage, adjustable neckline - can view baby||versatile, can be worn as a shirt, 360 coverage but can be adjusted to ensure visibility to baby, multifunctional (pram cover, blanket)||can be adjusted, highly versatile, discreet, multifunctional||can be adjusted, visibility to baby, wide side coverage, multifunctional|
|Breathability||patented rigiflex technology - highly breathable, lightweight, cool||lightweight, breathable material||breathable and hypoallergenic||highly breathable||lots of airflow in and out|
|Material/Washability||machine washable, 100% cotton, one size fits all (92 by 66 cm)||machine washable (gentle), 100% cotton||machine washable and quick drying - bamboo fabric (pupsik) or cooling rayon cotton (Mothercare)||machine washable - bamboo fabric, one size fits all||machine washable, line dry, cotton and polyester|
|Price (SGD)||50 (premium 55)||40||40||67.8||38|
|Where to buy||Motherswork||Pupsik||Pupsik||Mothercare||Little Baby|
- Pick out a solid or dark colored fabric to make public breastfeeding more discreet
- Poncho style nursing covers can also be used as pram covers to prevent dust from getting in the baby's eyes, or to block out the light.
- Pick a stretchy bra or nursing bra for easy access
- Practice nursing at home with the cover in order for the baby to get used to it
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