Breastfeeding without losing modesty and style with Bebe au Lait nursing cover

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Everyone understands the importance of mother’s milk in a child’s development.  Breastfeeding is a wonderful way to bond with your child through the skin to skin contact.  Breastfed babies feed more often than formula fed babies. Babies are usually fed on demand and they don’t understand where they are.  When they want to eat, they want to eat. They don’t care whether it is on the privacy of your home, or out in the open public.

When I first became a mother, I felt uneasy breastfeeding my child in public with just a blanket covering me and the baby knowing that the blanket might fall off anytime especially when I needed to change side and take the baby in and out.  With a good nursing cover, now I can say feeding a child in public doesn’t mean you have to give up your modesty.

picture of Using Bebe Au Lait Nursing Cover
Using Bebe Au Lait Nursing Cover (Marmont Print)

Pumping without losing modesty and style

Some mothers are exclusively pumping.  Many moms go back to work full time once their maternity leave is over.  The only way to keep supplying their babies with mother’s milk is through pumping.

Many corporations provide lactation/nursing rooms for their female employees.  Some moms are able to pump in the privacy of their cube or office, but there are also moms who pump in awkward places like bathrooms or their cars.  No matter where they pump, pumping mothers need the same level of privacy as exclusively breastfeeding mothers.

Again, with a good nursing cover, pumping moms can say that they get the privacy and security they deserve.

What is a good nursing cover?

Bebe au Lait nursing covers meet all the criteria of a good nursing cover.

picture of Bebe Au Lait Nursing Cover
Bebe au Lait Nursing Cover

It is made with a soft comfortable, machine washable material, but not flimsy.  Its material is not scratchy and does not cause irritation to my skin or my baby’s skin.  It has a secure loop/neckline, so it won’t fall off.

picture of Bebe Au Lait has a good secure adjustable neckline
Bebe au Lait has a good secure adjustable neckline

It is wide enough to cover baby and mom or all of mom when pumping.  Bebe au Lait also has a towel at the end of it to wipe the baby’s mouth and materials with stylish prints/patterns.

picture of Bebe Au Lait Towel to wipe baby mouth
Bebe Au Lait Towel to wipe baby mouth

The history of Bebe au Lait Nursing Cover

It was initially called Hooter Hider, born in 2004 when the co-owner Claire Ekelund found breast feeding in public challenging.  Their nursing covers became award winning and attracted many big named media, celebrities, and stylish moms.    Since then, Bebe au Lait has expanded their brands into two names Bebe au Lait and Hooter Hider.   They have a wide variety of stylish and patented patterns available for sale.

Where can you buy Bebe au Lait Nursing Cover?

They are available in the company online store here, and in the US, they are being sold in nationwide retail stores, such as Baby R Us and Nordstrom.  They are also being sold in over 60 countries all over the world. Prices ranging from $35-$38.

Win Bebe au Lait Nursing Cover (Cl0sed)

Updated: 4/8/11 Winner Announced: Amber Porter

Bebe au Lait is offering one winner their own Nursing Cover in their choice of color.

For complete contest rules, please see our Contest Statement and Blog Disclosure.

Contest ends at 11:59pm EST on April 6, 2011 when a winner will be drawn at random and announced the next day. When commenting, please include your email address (not visible to public). I will notify the winners and they will have 36 hours to respond!

This was not a paid post. My own opinions were used based on my perceptions and experience. Thank you to Bebe au Lait who provided the products for review & giveaway.

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Veronica
Veronica is a working mom who operates with a dash of technology, a pinch of positive mind, a dust of joy, and a chocolate bar. Veronica blogged for AkronOhioMoms from 2010-2012.
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95 thoughts on “Breastfeeding without losing modesty and style with Bebe au Lait nursing cover

  1. Erin E says:

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  8. Rose Habart says:

    I would love to try the “hooters hiders” nursing covers. And not just because the name is so clever!! lol.

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