The 9 Best Pumping Bras

Updated August 02, 2017 by Brett Dvoretz

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We spent 20 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. Today's moms know that breast milk is better than formula for their babies, as it contains vital nutrients and protective antibodies. These pumping bras make it more convenient to ensure your little one gets the best start in life, allowing you to do tasks like work on your computer, read or even take a moment to relax (which is invaluable for mothers) while you fill your bottles. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best pumping bra on Amazon.

9. Medela Easy Expression

The unique blend of spandex and nylon in the Medela Easy Expression feels soft on the skin, and the top hook keeps the front panel from unzipping, even when you're pushing it to its limits. Unfortunately, it's only compatible with two-piece breast shields.
  • comfortably holds therapeutic pads
  • never causes spillage
  • the sizing chart is off
Brand Medela
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 3.5 / 5.0

8. Rumina All-In-One

The Rumina All-In-One provides light to moderate support, making it perfectly suited for newly postpartum moms, and it can be used as a sleep bra as well. This is a rare example of a pumping bra without prominent holes in the front.
  • fit fluctuates with engorgement
  • excellent suction
  • can lose its shape in the wash
Brand Rumina
Model pending
Weight 4 ounces
Rating 3.7 / 5.0

7. La-Reve Nursing

The detachable straps on La-Reve Nursing give you unlimited style options so you can wear it under strapless dresses, halter tops or really anything you like. Its Velcro panels on the back are secure and stay in place, even on bustier women.
  • flat seams won't show under clothes
  • expandable nipple holes
  • doesn't provide much lift
Brand La Reve
Model LR-1202
Weight pending
Rating 4.2 / 5.0

6. Rumina Racerback

The Rumina Racerback combines a simple construction with no hooks, straps, or zippers, and a convenient pull-down system for no-clasp nursing. It doesn't contain any uncomfortable underwire or plastic parts and was manufactured in the USA.
  • made of soft jersey-knit cotton
  • perfect for the 3rd trimester
  • can reveal nipples through clothing
Brand Rumina
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

5. Simple Wishes D Lite

The Simple Wishes D Lite is solidly made and will support the weight of bottles filled with milk. Its sleek exterior allows it to fold or roll up and easily fit into your pump bag. A double zipper front panel lets you open just one side at a time.
  • includes additional straps
  • made mostly from breathable cotton
  • fits over regular nursing bras
Brand Simple Wishes
Model 105
Weight 8 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

4. Pump Strap

The Pump Strap is a one-size-fits-all model that you can just wrap around your chest and pull up, no matter what undergarments you are wearing, making it ideal for working moms. Its special compression effect lets you increase your milk flow.
  • safe to wash in the machine
  • available in five colors
  • extra large openings for feeding
Brand Pump Strap
Model PUMP1
Weight 8 ounces
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

3. PumpEase Bold

The PumpEase Bold features retro and stylish pattern options that aren't only nice for you to look at but also help your baby's visual development. Plus, the high-performance fabric holds your pump and bottles in place securely, even after multiple washes.
  • works with all pumps
  • openings offer good coverage
  • hook and eye closure in front
Brand PumpEase
Model PE
Weight pending
Rating 4.5 / 5.0

2. Simple Wishes Tieback

Nursing mothers can't predict exactly how their bra size or overall shape will change, but with the Simple Wishes Tieback, that's a non-issue. Simply loosen or tighten the soft sashes in the back and this model will grow and shrink with you.
  • affordable and smart design
  • keeps a tight seal on bottles
  • anti-slip elastic on the top
Brand Simple Wishes
Model 301
Weight 3.2 ounces
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

1. The Dairy Fairy Arden

The Dairy Fairy Arden is a hands-free model that is comfortable enough to wear all day long. Its crossover design adjusts to fit your varying fullness level, so you have the support you need before and after milk expression. Plus, it's available in lacy styles, too.
  • lycra panels dry quickly
  • figure flattering shape and fit
  • seamless and won't irritate skin
Brand The Dairy Fairy
Model pending
Weight 6.4 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

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Last updated on August 02, 2017 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as behind the computer screen, Brett can either be found hacking furiously away at the keyboard or perhaps enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He hopes to one day become a modern day renaissance man.

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