Frequently Asked Questions on Maternity and Nursing Bras


How are nursing bras different from regular bras?

Nursing bras are special bras that offer support to lactating women and allow comfortable breastfeeding without having to remove the bra. Unlike regular bras, nursing bras have cups with flaps that can be unhooked with one hand for feeding the baby.

Can a maternity bra prevent stretch marks?

Wearing a full support maternity bra can minimize the chances of stretch marks. It provides effective support to the breasts during pregnancy and nursing and helps prevent sagging which could lead to stretching, damaging and tearing of skin tissues.

What are maternity bras?

Maternity bras are designed to support the growing breasts during pregnancy. They have wider straps, soft cotton lining, extra hooks and eye over the band.

Which bra to wear during pregnancy?

The bra to be worn during pregnancy should include the following features:

  • Comfortable and supportive
  • Wide straps
  • Support panels
  • Adjustable back fastenings