For moms who are breastfeeding, it’s important to have everything you need to make you and your baby comfortable during these meaningful moments. Breastfeeding allows for nourishment and physical and emotional bonding, so make sure your accessories are soft, ergonomic and stylish. Using breastfeeding supplies such as a breast pump, nursing pads, nursing bras, and milk storage bags to make the breastfeeding experience more comfortable and convenient. At Target, find a wide range of breastfeeding supplies.
Here are some essential breastfeeding supplies:
Infant support pillows: These pillows are soft U-shaped pillows that allow your baby’s head to cradle safely while making it easier for you to maintain a comfortable position for feeding. You can place the pillow around your front or side waist to get the best support for your feeding style: cradle, cross cradle, football hold or bottle feeding.
Breast Pump: A breast pump is a device that extracts milk from the breasts to provide milk to the baby when the mother is not available. You can find several types of breast pumps. Choose from electric, manual and wearable. Electric breasts pumps are ideal for moms who pump often, it saves time and works hands-free. Manual pumps are great for moms who pump a few times a week. They are hand-powered and super convenient. A busy mom’s best friend, wearable pumps fit comfortably in your bra. They are perfect for moms weary of cords.
Lounger pillows: great for breastfeeding or bottle feeding. These pillows are a little longer and don’t have the donut cut-out of the support pillow. They go great with a cute Baby Blanket. Use it on the go and in various locations for luxurious comfort at all times.
Monogram feeding pillows: Small enough to fit in a rocking chair while nursing or bottle feeding, but large enough to give the lift you and baby need. You can place the pillow around your front or side waist to get the best support for your feeding style: cradle, cross cradle, football hold or bottle feeding.
Nursing Bras: Nursing bras are specially designed bras that allow easy access for breastfeeding. They come in various styles, including sports bras, sleep bras, and underwire bras. You can also find nursing bras that have a seamless, wireless design to keep you comfortable through the night, and a stretch material that provides a fit that both moves with you and can hold nursing pads securely in place through the night to help prevent leaks.
Nipple Cream: Nipple cream is a moisturizing cream that helps soothe and heal cracked or sore nipples caused by breastfeeding. They are ultra-purified and safe for baby - never any petroleum, parabens, additives, or preservatives, so there’s no need to remove before breastfeeding.
Nursing Cover: A nursing cover is a lightweight cloth or blanket that can be used to cover the baby while nursing in public, providing privacy and reducing distractions for the baby. They make great mom or baby shower gifts when looking for a baby girl and baby boy and gender-neutral gift. It’s machine washable, easy to pack, and is perfect while traveling.
Milk Storage Bags: Milk storage bags are used to store expressed milk in the refrigerator or freezer. They come in various sizes and can be disposable or reusable. You can find milk storage bags that are designed for easy pumping, these BPA-free breast milk bags feature clear markings in ounces and milliliters for easy tracking of how much is in each bag.
These essential breastfeeding supplies are a must-have! Mothers can help make the breastfeeding experience more comfortable, convenient, and successful for both themselves and their babies. Browse through a large collection of breastfeeding supplies to find the perfect one.