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10 Best Nursing Pads in 2020

Updated 25/06/2020

Best Nursing Pad UK

Shoutout to all nursing mothers out there! Seriously, it is not easy to combine work with taking care of a baby. The hormonal and bodily changes, the psychological and physical demands of being a mother, and all, are not easy to come to terms with. Mothers are indeed trying and deserve to be appreciated for their efforts.

During pregnancy, you will begin to notice some changes in your body. One of these changes takes place in your breasts. They begin to swell up. And, shortly before the arrival of your baby, the pituitary gland becomes ready to perform its task of producing breast milk for the young one.

For a lot of reasons, the milk produced by the breast may be too much. This might cause excess milk to ooze out. The dripping breast milk will make the bra wet, which may cause irritation or discomfort. This wetness encourages the growth of microbes that may cause infection. However, apart from that, the milk may get to your shirt, and it would be embarrassing if you are in a public place.

However, with a good pair of breast pads, you can prevent all these. If you are a nursing mother, you will find them handy. Breast pads are also known as nursing pads. They help to trap the dripping fluid from your breast, thereby preventing it from staining your shirt and bra. they come in packs and can either be disposable or reusable.

We have scoured the market to get the very best nursing pads for you. We review them for you in this post.

Key features:
  • Antibacterial properties
  • Fissure-healing properties
  • Suitable for large nipples
  • Safe and nickel-free
Specifications:
Material: 999 pure trilaminate silver
Quantity per pack: 2
Type: reusable

Premium pick

The Koala Babycare® Nursing Pads are specifically designed for nursing mothers that are afraid of infection. They are produced in 999 pure trilaminate silver. This is a great anti-microbial and it goes a long way in helping to disinfect any part of the breast that is susceptible to infection. In the same vein, the 999 pure trilaminate silver is an effective healing substance for fissures. Therefore, if you have fissures, these are the pads that you should get. Moreover, you don’t need to buy protective creams and balms that can alter the scent and taste of the breast milk, and make it unsafe for your baby.

Apart from the antibacterial and healing properties of these pads, they are also highly comfortable to use. They are shaped in such a way that they adapt perfectly to the shape of your breasts. Moreover, these cups do not cause irritation for people with large nipples. Also, the lack of nickel in these pads attests to the fact that your health and that of your baby is guaranteed.

Furthermore, there are two sizes of these pads, meaning that you will always be able to get the suitable size for you. They are also reusable.

Key features:
  • Produced from natural bamboo
  • Washable and reusable
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Three size options
Specifications:
Material: bamboo
Quantity per pack: 14
Type: reusable

Best Pick

BaBybliss is a trusted brand when it comes to the production of baby products. It is therefore not surprising that the BaBybliss Organic Bamboo Nursing Pads makes it into this list.

These pads are produced from organic bamboo materials. They are hypoallergenic and safe to use. You can rest assured that they won’t cause any allergic reaction from you or your baby as they do not contain any chemical or harmful substances.

Furthermore, the contoured design of these pads makes them a perfect fit for your breasts’ natural shape. Since they stay in place, you will remain comfortable for as long as you wear them. Also, there are three sizes of this product so that you can choose the size that perfectly matches your breast size.

The 14 pieces of breast pads that come in a pack of the BaBybliss Organic will last you for a very long time, particularly since you can wash and reuse them. You will also get a laundry bag and an organza bag when you buy the pads.

Key features:
  • Bamboo material
  • Machine washable
  • Contoured cone design
  • Includes gift bag
Specifications:
Material: bamboo
Quantity per pack: 14
Type: reusable

Best overall

There are few products that can rival the Keababies Organic Bamboo Nursing Breast Pads. These pads are uniquely produced to provide maximum value for your money. They are highly effective in preventing embarrassing drips while also guaranteeing your comfort.

There are fourteen pieces of pads in a Keababies Pads pack. Each pad has four separate layers, three of which are comprised of highly absorbent bamboo material. The fourth layer, which is the outermost layer, is however waterproof. Hence, dripping breast milk is easily trapped in the absorbent layers, with the waterproof layer preventing it from escaping to the other side and staining your clothes.

The ultra-soft feel of these pads provides a high level of comfort. 

More so, the bamboo material is safe to use for you. They also feature a cone design that is great for people with sensitive nipples. Moreover, they are reusable and easy to wash.

Key features:
  • Produced from organic bamboo material
  • Breathable and comfortable
  • Washable and reusable
  • Comes with storage and laundry bags
Specifications:
Material: bamboo
Quantity per pack: 12
Type: reusable

Best for travel

The Lictin Nursing Pads Set contains 12 pieces of pads in a pack. These pads are economical because you can always wash and reuse them. They are quite soft and very comfortable. Moreover, they are very comfortable when it comes to preventing drips.

Because of the bamboo material from which these pads are produced, they are highly breathable and comfortable. Additionally, the slim design allows them to fit perfectly in your bra without causing inconvenience or discomfort.

When you buy these pads, you will also get two storage bags and a white laundry bag as add-ons. These bags allow you to easily pack the pads and take them with you when you travel.

Key features:
  • Made from organic bamboo
  • Washable and reusable
  • Breathable and hypoallergenic
  • Carry bag included
Specifications:
Material: bamboo
Quantity per pack: 10
Type: reusable

Best for heavy leaking

Another excellent product that is worth considering is the Momcozy Breastfeeding Nipple Pads Set. These pads set the standard for breathability and absorbency. Their breathability is unconnected to the bamboo material from which they are made. The same is also true for their high absorbency. However, their absorbency also owes a lot to their three-layer design. The middle layer absorbs the drip for your breast with great effectiveness. Meanwhile, the outermost layer is waterproof and prevents the absorbed fluid from getting out through the other side. This essentially helps to keep your bra and clothe dry all day. Hence you can work in comfort and convenience.

The Momcozy Pads are very lightweight. Besides, they are washable and reusable. And the accompanying waterproof carry bag makes it easy for you to take them with you wherever you go.

Key features:
  • Produced from bamboo and cotton
  • Soft and gentle on the skin
  • Highly absorbent
  • Comes with storage bag
Specifications:
Material: bamboo and cotton
Quantity per pack: 10
Type: reusable

Best organic pads

The NatureBond Washable Bamboo Cotton Nursing Pads are another excellent set of pads that make it into this list for their reliable performance. They are the ideal pads for nursing mothers that have sensitive skins. Produced from natural bamboo and cotton, these pads are warm and convenient to use. They feature an exquisite design that is characterized by their 3D contoured shape. This design ensures that the pads are a perfect fit for your breasts.

The NatureBond Washable Set contains ten pads in one pack. These pads are washable and can be reused. Hence, they prevent you from wasting money endlessly on disposable breast pads. They are also highly absorbent, and they will keep your clothes dry all day. The handy storage bag also makes it easy for you to go anywhere with these pads.

Key features:
  • Two pad types
  • Washable and reusable 
  • Ultra-soft and highly breathable
Specifications:
Material: bamboo and cotton
Quantity per pack: 10
Type: reusable

Best for versatility

There is no review of the best breast pads that would be complete if it does not include the EcoNursingPads Contoured Reusable Bamboo Nursing Pads. These pads are one of the bestselling pads on the market, and you don’t need a Havard professor of economics to explain why.

Specifically designed to help ensure the safety of your breasts at all times during the breastfeeding stage, these pads help to mitigate all the risks and hazards involved in breastfeeding.

For one, it helps to keep your breast dry at all times. This not only prevents the dripping fluid from staining your bra and short but also prevents infection.

There are two main types of pads in a single pack. The Ultra-Soft Velvety Flower Shaped Day-sies is meant to be used during the day while the Organic Bamboo is designed for nighttime use. There are ten pads overall in a pack, four of which are the Ultra-Soft Velvety Flower Shaped Day-sies while the remaining six are the Organic Bamboo pads.

These pads are organic, highly absorbent, lightweight, and breathable. A carry/storage bag that is included with the package is good for people who travel a lot.

Key features:
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Breathable
  • Washable and reusable
Specifications:
Material: bamboo
Quantity per pack: 12
Type: reusable

Best for sensitive skin

The Ana Wiz Washable Natural Bamboo Breast Pads will break your cycle of nursing pads purchase merry-go-round. These super soft and highly absorbent breast pads are the ideal product for you. The help waterproof PUL membrane that makes up the outermost layer is very effective in preventing breast milk from flowing through to your bra and shirt.

Ana Wiz Washable pads, which come in a pack of twelve pieces, are washable and reusable. They are highly durable and you don’t have to put yourself through any stress to wash them as they are machine-washable. 

Furthermore, these pads are lightweight and slim. They will fit perfectly to the shape of your breast and remain firmly till you remove them without causing any form of discomfort at all.

Key features:
  • Organic bamboo interior
  • Waterproof outer layer
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Reusable and durable
Specifications:
Material: bamboo
Quantity per pack: 12
Type: reusable

Best for new mothers

There is no doubting the fact that the EcoNursingPads Washable Bamboo Nursing Pads are among the very best nursing pads that you can find on the market today. These highly economical pads can be washed and reused over and over again. They are very durable and tear-resistant. As a result, they help you to save money that you would otherwise have spent on disposable pads.

These pads feature a soft interior bamboo lining. Apart from this, there is a waterproof outer layer that prevents the trapped breast fluid from leaking to the other side and staining your cloth. The bamboo material from which this interior layer is produced from is ultra-soft and very comfortable. They are also safe to use, thanks to its organic, chemical-free nature.

These pads fit perfectly to your breast shape. They are ideal for first-time mothers because it does not the awkward feeling or itching that is associated with using some other pads. Moreover, two pouches and a free e-book for nursing mothers are included as bonuses by the manufacturer.

Key features:
  • Washable and reusable
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Hypoallergenic and skin-friendly
Specifications:
Material: bamboo cotton
Quantity per pack: 12
Type: reusable

Best for baby shower gift

Produced from a highly absorbent denier bamboo material, the Chuckle Premium Organic Bamboo Cotton Nursing Breast Pads are a class of highly comfortable pads. These ultra-soft pads are not only comfortable but you can also rely on them to efficiently stem the flow of breast milk.

These pads are hypoallergenic. They are therefore suitable for mothers with sensitive skin. Also, they are quite safe and hygienic for both yourself and your baby since they do not contain any chemical additives. You will also like the fact that these pads are washable and reusable. They are also durable and provide great value for money.

You will get a free laundry bag when you buy this product. This bag allows you to easily store these pads when you are not using them. They are ideal for all nursing mothers. And even if you are not a nursing mother, you get these high-quality pads for that relative of yours as a baby shower gift. She will greatly appreciate them.

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