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When to Buy Nursing &
Maternity Bras Guide

If you’re newly pregnant, we know the world of maternity
bras can seem a little daunting. But with our handy guide,
we’ll help you find a bra that makes you feel confident,
comfortable and supported at each stage of your
pregnancy and beyond.

Bras for every stage of your pregnancy

Maternity bra

TOP TIP: We recommend you stop wearing wired bras, as the wires can dig into sensitive breast tissue and potentially trap milk ducts

Shop non-wired bras

Maternity bra

TOP TIP: You may also want to start wearing a soft sleeping bra at night to keep you comfortable and supported while you sleep

Shop sleeping bras

Maternity bra

TOP TIP: By this stage, the average pregnant woman is two underbands and four cup sizes bigger than her normal bra size

Shop maternity bras

Maternity bra

TOP TIP: All M&S nursing bras have easy-to-use drop-down cups to make it easier to breastfeed

Shop nursing bras

More helpful hints for during your pregnancy

Hospital bag, cuddly toy



Ensure you are all set for the birth of your baby
by taking a look at our checklist.