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10 of the best breastfeeding covers

Section: Shopping Ideas

When you are new to breastfeeding in public, it can be nerve-racking. You can always start at friendly places that will give you the comfort and the confidence you need to do it with peace.

Keep in mind that if you are choosing to breastfeed, you have all the rights to do it wherever and whenever your baby needs. Most importantly, it’s against the law to discriminate breastfeeding in the UK.

Before going out and about, you can research for suitable areas that will provide a happy and cozy environment. Still not convinced? You can use one of the breastfeeding covers we’ve listed below to make this even more reserved.

Why buy a breastfeeding cover?

Most of the maternity tops in the market are breastfeeding friendly, but if you want to keep using your old wardrobe, these covers will be an excellent addition to your daily life.  You may not know that there is more than one type of breastfeeding cover:

  • Nursing shawl: the most common one is just a large piece of fabric that you can easily DIY it with any muslin.
  • Nursing poncho:  this will cover not only your front but also your back becoming the right solution for colder days.
  • Nursing scarf: as the name says, it can be worn around the neck when you’re not nursing.
  • Nursing apron: it isn’t designed to be worn as regular clothing pieces as it looks like aprons that tie around your neck and drape over the baby.

Check our selection:


Beautifully made in the UK, this product comes with generous size which promises greater coverage than other leading brands. This breastfeeding cover is made with Oeko-Tex Certified 100% cotton fabric. The result is a lighter, looser, fresher and more comfortable product.


This cover is made with 100% Premium Cotton. It’s a good solution when you want a stylish cover-up that you and baby can feel comfortable underneath. The most helpful feature of this product is the boned and rigid neckline that will enable you to have eye contact with your baby at all times while feeding.

A multi-use nursing and breastfeeding cover scarf that comes with a super light and soft textile. This product can be used in many ways, protecting your baby not only when you are nursing but can also be used as a cover on a stroller or car seat. It comes in two pieces, and it’s super easy to clean.

This breastfeeding scarf is quick to put on and take off so your nursing time will be much more relaxed and you will be able to focus on your little one without worrying if anything is on view. There are no patterns that can be distracting for your baby. You can also wear it as a regular scarf.

With a unique design this one size fits all so you can easily roll it up to take wherever you go. It comes with two pockets that you can put your cell phone and other bits and bobs...As the name says, you can use as a breastfeeding cover-up, as a sunshade and even as a blanket.

Seraphine’s essential breastfeeding cover is the perfect way to keep you and your little one covered while you feed. This product fusions style and practicality. Its fabric comes with hypoallergenic and antibacterial properties which are all you are looking for when you are breastfeeding.

This cover-up is made from a supersoft knit to keep you and your little snug. Designed to fit during and after pregnancy, you can also have discreet breastfeeding. It’s made with a combination of 60% Viscose, 30% Nylon and 10% Wool.


A perfect summer cover-up, this nursing cover is made with 85%Cotton and 15%Polyester. You can find in many colours, and you can use it in different ways. It comes with bottoms to make it easier to open and to close. It’s machine washable.

This is a beautifully crafted shawl for privacy while breastfeeding your baby. This is ideal for use while nursing. You and your little one will be comfortable during feeding time. This comes with towelling pockets to wipe up spills and store essentials.

This scarf is ideal for any mum who wants to make breastfeeding trouble-free. This product can be used over one should, as poncho-style or as an infinity style. It’s machine washable and measures 97 x 61cm.

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  • Author: Tamires Criscio Gomes
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