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    Default Winter Wardrobe for Breastfeeding

    So I've never breastfed in Winter before so now it's getting cold I have no breastfeeding friendly clothes!

    Has anyone who is breastfeeding recently bought any new warm clothes? What did you but and where from? I don't really want clothes made for breastfeeding as I find them too hard to actually ever breastfeed in. Just normal long sleeve tops to pull down easily.

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    I always layer a singlet under my tops so I pull the top layer up and then the singlet down. Same can be done with a jacket or jumper over the top.

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    I wore zip up hoodies last winter with my singlets underneath a lot. They were perfect for only revealing as much skin as you have to when it's so cold. At home I often fed in a fluffy full length bath robe. Also very warm. All available from big w/target/ Kmart. All worked well for us.

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    Was actually thinking the same. Interested to see what other hubbers suggest.

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    I tended to wear breastfeeding singlets under my normal clothes. That way I could just pull my clothes up and unclip the singlet. No boob exposed to the cold, plus your tummy is warm.

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    I put a singlet underneath my normal clothes. So layer a singlet, top and jumper. Thick hoodies I can't really bf in as they don't pull up well enough (bunch up too much at the top), but I just bought some nice wool blend jumpers which are warm but not too thick and they work perfectly. I just pull up the jumper and top and pull down the singlet. Also saves the neck in tops from getting stretched.

    Eta: got the jumpers from jeans west a couple of weeks back.
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    Im up in Nth QLD (where it is not starting to get cold at all yet) but with last bubs I wore a BF Singlet under a loose cardigan or loose singlet/TShirt under a cardigan.

    I think for the whole winter I lived in tights, oversized tees/singlets and long cardis

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    I always wore a singlet (usually a breastfeeding singlet but anything stretchy works) under another top. If it was super cold I'd wear a long sleeve top with the singlet under. Then if I needed more layers I'd wear a jacket or coat but it had to be soft because I found jackets would end up falling back over his face and it would bother him if it was scratchy.

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    Same as the other ladies, singlet under normal clothing.

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    Thanks ladies.

    With long sleeved tops over singlet tops, do you usually get one size larger / slightly baggy tops? I just tried on a regular cotton long sleeve top on over a singlet top but it was too tight and fiddly to pull up and get the singlet top down.


 

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