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You've gone through nine months of wardrobe overhaul during pregnancy and just when you think you can get back into your pre baby clothes another curve ball comes along.
If you're breastfeeding, your pre baby wardrobe might not be the most practical attire for your new mumma life as regular feeding will mean your baby needs easy access.
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New celebrity mums Lucy Mecklenburgh and Millie Mackintosh have been sharing lots of their motherhood journey with fans and trying to not only dispel any fears of followers but also dishing out plenty of tips as they learn about every aspect of bringing up a child.
Both stars are breastfeeding and have been trying to "normalise" it on social media by sharing pictures of them in action, but they've also been helping fans with some top breastfeeding fashion hacks to help new mums and mums-to-be navigate their post birth wardrobe.
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Sharing a stunning photo from her recent family holiday, Millie Mackintosh looked absolutely resplendent in a white summer dress from her collaboration with American fashion brand, Pitusa. The collection is full of pretty bohemian, prairie style dresses that Millie Mackintosh had helped design with the brand. Sharing the picture to Instagram, Millie opted for a caption that explained to fans that her fashion choices had to adapt to her daughter Sienna's needs.
"Most of my clothes at the moment need a duel functionality element. One to make me feel good and the other being easy access for Sienna when feeding time comes around. With a button down front my transition from 'Millie' to 'Mamma' was easy be it at lunch / dinner or at the beach thrown over a bikini," she wrote.
"The perfect combination for hot summer weather and breastfeeding."
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The sweet caption highlighted to fans that she was navigating her new life and the style icon is certainly managing to keep up with her fashion sense at the same time, reminding followers that they can keep their own identity and also be mum at the same time. And recommended to fans to opt for easy access clothing such as dresses or tops with button down fronts to allow easy breastfeeding access.
Likewise, fellow new mum Lucy Mecklenburgh took to her Instagram to share her fashion tips too, as well as some big no go's for new mums. Lucy told fans that she still wanted to feel glam as well as carry out her mum duties when out and about.
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"Let’s face it even though there are some amazing nursing/ maternity brands, some are a little frumpy & more just practical/comfy which is fine for when I’m at home but I want to be able to shop anywhere & feel glam as well as being able to easily feed Roman when out and about…," she explained.
And the star had some great hacks for fellow new mums and mums to be about what fashion to look out for and what to swerve.
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"A few things I’ve learnt though-
+BUTTONS are your new best friend
+lose high neck top to lift up
+ no high neck dresses
+ 2 layers when it’s not hot for discretion & to cover up your tummy if feeding by lifting a loose top up
+ light weight clothes as you both get super hot
+ no linen as u get up soo creased when they start wiggling
+ no silky fabrics that mark easily, baby dribble & sick needs to be able to wipe off
+ backless/ low back is a no no as u need a bra for your nipple pads
+ wide straps if you aren’t comfortable wearing a strapless bra
+ always check there real buttons not just decorative.. yep made this mistake a few times!!"
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Both mums are looking fab at the moment and their Instagram followers have been enjoying watching the new chapter in their life as they share what their learning to help others. Both Lucy and Millie have some top tips and we love that their reminding fans that they still deserve to feel and look great and that you can make the high street work for you post baby too.
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