Finding the right swimsuit is always a bit of a challenge. Finding the right nursing swimsuit when you’re freshly postpartum with a babe that needs to breastfeed anytime anywhere? Mission (almost) impossible.

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For one thing, fighting your way out of a wet swimsuit is the WORST. That’s why the best nursing swimsuits are ones that provide easy, stress-free and discreet access to your boobs without requiring you to take anything off or overheat with a nursing cover. Like the nursing bras and tops you’ve come to depend on, these nursing-friendly suits leverage features like clips, deep v-cut necklines, and overlays that lift up to conveniently feed your baby poolside. (They’re also great for pumping!)

We’ve rounded up everything from traditional (and not so traditional!) one-piece styles and full-coverage tanks that pair with your favorite bottoms to bold bikinis (because why not?) that don’t sacrifice style for function.

Discover our top picks for nursing swimsuits this summer and get after it, mama! 👙

Kindred Bravely Wrap Swimsuit

Kindred Bravely


Nursing & Maternity One Piece Wrap Swimsuit

After launching swim last spring, Kindred Bravely instantly became a go-to for nursing swimwear. (No surprise since they always knocked it out of the park with maternity and nursing clothes!) Designed for all stages of pregnancy and postpartum, this sweetly feminine number features some clever construction in their nursing swimsuits. There’s an inner layer with a nursing-friendly crossover cut covered by an outer layer that wraps around the bust and ties at the side. The result? A gorgeous wrap-effect that effortlessly stuns.

Maternity & Postpartum Gathered Nursing Swim Tank

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Maternity & Postpartum Gathered Nursing Swim Tank

As much as you’d love to float around all day, chances are you’ve got other duties to attend to. This full coverage tank effortlessly transitions from the pool to the grocery store and back again, saving you the trouble of a wardrobe change. Designed with a top layer that lifts to reveal easy v-neck nursing access, it’s versatile and totally discreet.

Summersalt The Plunge



The Plunge

By nature, swimsuits are generally easy to whip a boob out of—meaning you don’t necessarily have to invest in a special “never to be worn after this season” suit. The aptly named Plunge suit from Summersalt is a fab style for nursing since you can slip the top to the side and get down to business. It also comes in a bunch of bold colors, but something about this Baywatch red just feels right.

Ripe Monterray Swimsuit



Monterey Nursing Bikini

Bless the return of the high-waisted bikini. With its 1950s vibe and tummy-flattering rise, it’s totally overdue IMHO. This super chic two piece is made to rock through pregnancy and postpartum, with ruched bottoms that accommodate a baby belly (or not!) and clip release top that makes nursing a breeze. Nursing mamas will also appreciate the customizable fit—it features adjustable straps and a tie back to tailor to your exact needs (even if they change by the hour.)

Moloco Nora One Piece



Nora One Piece

Splash, order some poolside fries and nurse without missing a beat in this super adjustable number from luxe, mama-focused brand Moloco. Featuring their patented hidden nursing panel that’s as stealth as they come, absolutely no one would peg this for a nursing swimsuit. A good thing too, considering you’re not going to want to stop wearing it once your babe ditches the boob.

Crunchy Love Co



Custom Swimsuit Set

Tired of guessing what a size 8 means anyway? Forget arbitrary sizing and score a custom made piece that’s designed to your actual measurements. CrunchyLoveCo’s Etsy shop makes gorgeous nursing-friendly swimwear that reviewers can’t help but rave about. Choose your fabric and send along your bust, waist, hip and thigh measurements and they’ll craft a suit that’s all your own!

Nursing Queen Tankini Top

Nursing Queen


Tankini Top

Tankini-style tops were made for busy mamas! This double-layer tank lifts up for easy boob access via a criss-cross design underneath, but if you wear it while cruising down the boardwalk, no one would even know. It features an adjustable clip back so you can get the perfect fit.

Albion Hot Tropic One Piece Swimsuit



Hot Tropic One Piece Swimsuit

You’ll be easy to spot in this sexy number, mama. The super-flattering all-over floral print is made even more postpartum-friendly with adjustable tie straps that provide easy nursing access and removable pads. And since it doesn’t have underwires or a shelf bra, it won’t squeeze or dig. Another thing we love? It’s got SPF 45 protection.

Boob The Go-To Bikini



The Go-To Bikini

We’re super pumped (pun intended) that boob, the brand responsible for one of the most comfortable nursing bras ever, has finally launched swimwear! They took their best-selling 24/7 bra and constructed it of ECONYL®, a yarn made from regenerated nylon waste and old fishing nets. The cups feature a double layer and wrap cut and the material itself provides built-in 50 SPF sun protection.

Raising Wild Vanessa

Raising Wild



Launched by two moms that wanted to create stylish suits that actually work for motherhood, Raising Wild has become a go-to for mamas in all stages. Their nursing-friendly, toddler-chasing-friendly, butt-covering designs mean never again do you have to sacrifice style for function. The ultra-classy Vanessa makes it easy to nurse in a swimsuit discreetly while the tie neck and back provide plenty of size adjustment. Go ahead, bask in the sun like the goddess you are, mama

Andie The Malibu



The Malibu

The classic black maillot gets a nursing-friendly update with a convenient row of snaps! The sporty-cum-sexy Malibu from Andie is bringing me all the Body Glove 80’s vibes with a sophisticated twist. And with maximum bust support, removable soft cups and 50+ UPF sun protection, it’s ready for whatever adventure you are. (Even if that’s lounging poolside with chips, salsa and a hungry babe.)

Cupshe Plunge Neck Halter



Plunge Neck Halter

This top-rated suit is a favorite among postpartum nursing mamas for its generous and easy to manipulate halter-style top and budget-friendly price point. Best of all, if you love it, there’s a ton of colors and patterns to stock up on.

Movemama One Piece Nursing Swimsuit



One Piece Nursing Swimsuit

Function meets style with the Movemama nursing one piece. The clip-down top works just like your favorite nursing bra while the ruffle neckline adds a bit of style.

EastElegant Nursing One Piece



Nursing One Piece

Simple, sleek and impressively functional, this is the LRD (little RED dress) of nursing-friendly swimsuits. The halter panel can be released one-handed to provide discreet breastfeeding access. It also comes in black in case you’re more of an LBD kinda gal.

Oceanlily Breastfeeding One Piece



Nursing One Piece

For nursing mamas who are also chasing toddlers, this simple suit checks all the boxes. Straps that stay in place? Check. Discreet and easy boob access? Got it. Quick dry construction that keeps you from feeling clammy or swampy? Done. Luckily it comes in several colors and patterns so you can rotate one every day of the week.

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