Review: Bebe au Lait Nursing Cover

Thank you Bebe au Lait, this is my favorite nursing cover! I have tried a few different covers, but this one surpasses the others. By far.

I tend to be a modest mom, but I also need the ability to feed my baby when he’s hungry. So I knew it would be important to find a nice nursing cover. Usually, I do my research, read reviews (like this one) and form an opinion. This new-mommy favorite was a complete stroke of luck. I bought it on a whim at TJ Maxx months before my baby was due so at least I’d have some sort of nursing cover. I think it was one of the best $15 baby investments made so far.

What I love about it

  • Full coverage: even for a plus size (2x, size 20 when not pregnant) mom.
  • Opening to see baby: You can check latch and look at your gorgeous little babe while they are nursing.
  • Lightweight: babes can get hot under a cover, this one is nice and light. And the opening at the top helps get some ventilation down to your baby.
  • Inside pockets: the bottom corners are lined with terry cloth and have a pocket. This is GENIUS! The terry cloth can be use to wipe dribble from tiny lips. And the pockets are perfect for a cell phone, keys, etc. They also weight the edges down to keep the cover from flying around (due to baby kicks or wind).
  • I think it’s a very cute print.

What I don’t love

  • Baby gets hot. It’s still a cover, so it can get warm for baby. And my kiddo was born in January in Minnesota. So it hasn’t even been tried in the hot summer months.
  • I honestly don’t know what would improve this product. I try and think, but it’s great.

 

Bottom line: I was (and am a little still) nervous about nursing in public. I don’t want to be boobs-out when out-and-about. But this product makes the whole process more comfortable for both baby and me.

You can purchase this product, in various prints on Amazon. One link to a different design is here.

Other covers I’ve tried and liked less. Reviews to come later.

P.S. Please don’t judge my scrubby (“I just had a baby and am venturing out into the world to maintain my sanity) appearance.

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