10 nursing-friendly dresses you’ll actually want to wear

Posted on 03 April 2024

new mamas, listen up! just because you’re breastfeeding doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice your style. there are plenty of nursing-friendly outfit ideas that are cute af– but also practical af. 

we’ve rounded up our favorite nursing-friendly dresses for every season and occasion. so, whether you’re looking for a nursing friendly easter dress or just a causal everyday slay, we’ve got you, boo. 


casual nursing friendly dresses

not to be dramatic, but we’re kind of experts in the ‘nursing-friendly maxi dress’ department. exhibit a: the zoco daymaker dress. available in various colors + patterns, they put all the other modest nursing friendly dresses to shame.


zoco daymaker dresses are the perfect nursing friendly maxi dresses


our daymakers feature stretchy scoop necklines that make breastfeeding convenient + discreet. more than that, these casual maxi dresses have chic puff sleeves + flowy silhouettes, so they fit + flatter any figure. 

oh, + the signature shift shape means daymakers are totally bump-friendly. so, if you’re looking for a cute maternity photoshoot dress that you can still rock after pregnancy– you’re welcome.   


denim nursing friendly dresses from zoco

pictured from left to right: greta denim dress // swirlie girlie button down denim dress


as far as other casual nursing-friendly dresses go, you can never go wrong with a button-up denim dress. they’re timeless, trendy, + totally practical for nursing. throw on a cute pair of comfy sneakers, + you’re good to feed baby on the go! 


nursing friendly formal dresses 

hot take: you’re clinically unwell if you don’t think cute formal nursing friendly dresses are a thing. luck would have it that some of the chicest cocktail dresses have the best necklines for breastfeeding.


zoco doe zipper midi dresses are wonderful nursing friendly dresses for formal events

pictured from left to right: doe zipper midi dress - floral *zoco exclusive* // doe zipper midi dress - white *zoco exclusive*


the doe zipper midi dress is our shining star for those needing to breastfeed at a wedding or a formal bridal shower. the dainty puff sleeves + a-line silhouette keep things sophisticated, while the practical zipper closure allows for easy, modest access.


long sleeve nursing friendly dresses for formal occasions from zoco

pictured from left to right: dahlia floral maxi dress - mocha // lullaby maxi dress // dahlia floral maxi dress - cream


as far as other nursing friendly wedding guest dresses go, anything with a wrap neckline is a serious slay. something like our dahlia floral maxi dress is great for fall + winter weddings. though, if you need something a bit breezier, the neckline on our lullaby maxi dress is similarly low + flexible– perfect for spring // summer weddings. 

we hope we’ve reassured you that cute nursing-friendly dresses exist, + you’ll actually enjoy wearing them. don’t forget to check out the rest of our dress collection, featuring everything from casual white tank dresses to trendy maternity wedding guest dresses. (we aren’t exaggerating when we say dresses are our thiiing!) 


xo, zoco. 

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