Our review of the Hotmilk Vitality Yoga Nursing Bra

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Vitality Yoga Nursing Bra – introduction

Designed by mothers for mothers, Hotmilk lingerie provide premium product at accessible prices whilst celebrating the sensual, sexy woman inside the loving mother.

Today we are reviewing the seamless Hotmilk Vitality Nursing Bra designed specifically for low impact activities such as yoga and pilates for all-day comfort allowing pregnant and breastfeeding Mums to stay supported during exercise and nurse easily.


About our reviewer

Name. Lisa
Age. 47
Age of youngest child. 13 months
Breastfeeding? Yes
Usual bra size. 36D
Hotmilk Vitality sports bra size – XL
Location. Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Mum of one Lisa is an ex-fitness instructor who now runs a marketing company in Newcastle upon Tyne in England. Lisa enjoys running with daughter Izobel, walking, swimming and HIIT. Read more about Lisa here.


Quick look: pro’s and con’s

Comfortable enough to sleep in and supportive enough for all low impact activities.
I'd love to own more than one of these bras if they were available at a lower price point.

Vitality Yoga Nursing Bra – our review

In this review of the Vitality Yoga Nursing Bra by Hotmilk we’ll cover 12 areas of testing. We’ll dive right into our review here with the 12 different areas we tested.

1. Overall Quality
This is a great quality bra.

2. Sizing
The website states that the sizing is ‘fitting firm’ and it’s advised to order one size bigger than other Hotmilk bras. The sizing is S = 30, M = 32, L = 34, XL = 36, XXL = 38. I ordered an XL usually wear a 36D bra.

3. Fit
Lovely fitting and super comfy. The bra came with an 5 hook and eye extension to make the band bigger if required. I didn’t need to use it.

4. Fastening (front/back/other)
Rear racer back fastening.

5. Wired / Non-wired?
Non-wired.

6. Easy to put on
Yes. Pull it up over your hips or over your head like a t-shirt. Fasten the hook and eyes, twist round and pop your arms in. Voilà!

7. Overall Comfort – before, during and after exercise.
This bra is so comfortable… in fact you hardly notice you’re wearing it. I tested the bra several times doing different types of exercise (if you check out my Instagram feed you’ll see it in action). It’s a really comfortable yoga nursing bra that provides enough support and comfort during low impact activities such as bodyweight workouts, yoga, pilates, walking and stretching. I also nursed my 13 month old wearing it.

8. Chest movement when exercising
This bra isn’t designed to be ultra-supportive for high-impact activities. It was supportive enough however during the low impact workouts I did.

9. Easy to nurse wearing
Very easy. It has a traditional side sling opening to breastfeed baby.

10. Pocket for nursing pad/does it stay put
Not applicable with this nursing bra.

11. Sweat/moisture wicking
I barely broke a sweat during my workouts so wasn’t able to test this fully.

12. How it washes
As with many sports bras the label recommends hand washing only however I washed it at 40 degrees with no loss of shape, colour or size.


Vitality Yoga Nursing Bra – summary

Summary
  • Quality
  • Comfort
  • Support
  • Fit
  • Breastfeeding access
  • Value for money
4.9

Summary

A lovely nursing bra for pregnant and breastfeeding mums. Great quality, so comfortable, washes well, easy access for nursing and looks good too.

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