8 Maternity Bras for Mums With Small Backs or Big Busts

Found a gorgeous maternity bra but just can’t make it fit? We hear you mumma!

We’ve scoured the web to find you eight of our top picks for women who need smaller bands or bigger busts and they’re all CUTE.

Say goodbye to the neck to knee ugly maternity bras – we’ve got you (and your boobs) in check, from size 6 bands to a J cup!

There’s nothing more frustrating than walking into a store and not being able to buy a maternity bra to fit your changing pregnant or nursing body. Don’t fret, there ARE maternity bras that fit, you just have to know where to look.

Pick 1. Date Night Maternity Bra

BRAND: Hotmilk
PRODUCT: Projectme Provocateur Padded Balconette Nursing Bra
GREAT FOR: Those who want to look and feel like a complete temptress

Someone call the fire department because this maternity bra is HOT. The Projectme Provocateur Padded Balconette Nursing Bra ($69.95) provides all sizzle (and support) you need in a special occasion bra. Plus it’s super functional with magnetic nursing clips and drop-down cups.

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Call the firies, this Projectme Provocateur Padded Nursing Bra is HOT!  Source: Brava Lingerie

Pick 2. The Comfy Everyday Maternity Bra

BRAND: Freya
PRODUCT: Dotty Soft Cup Nursing Bra
SIZE RANGE:  8DD – 18HH cup
GREAT FOR: Mamas who want their bras to be as comfy as their loungewear

Not a fan of underwire, day in, day out? Try this Freya Dotty Soft Cup Nursing Bra ($74.95) on for size. It’s perfect for everyday wear, super comfy and cute to boot. Available in sizes for both small backs AND bigger busts. Yes!

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Polkadots and lace for the win with this Freya Dotty Soft Cup bra! Source: Blest Bras

Pick 3. The Active Crop Bra Alternative

BRAND: Active Truth
PRODUCT: Mama Feeding Crop
GREAT FOR: Those who like a crop bra

If you’re more into comfy crops than bras, the Active Truth Mama Feeding Crop ($99.95) was voted the #1 Best Nursing Sports Bra in the 2020 SELF Fitness Awards. You already just KNOW it’s going to be brilliant, just like their maternity tights! Available in sizes XS to 3XL, this crop even features magnetic clasps that make for super easy access when wrangling a hungry bub.

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Perfect for the active mama, a maternity crop top. Source: Active Truth

4. The Smooth Cup T-Shirt Maternity Bra

BRAND: Hotmilk
PRODUCT: Obsession Contour Nursing Bra
SIZE RANGE:  10F – 20H/J
GREAT FOR: Those who like a smooth finish

Hotmilk Obsession Aquamarine Contour Nursing Bra (this colour on sale for $55.95) is one of the prettiest t-shirt bras you’ll own. The smooth contoured cup sits beautifully underneath t-shirts while the lace band provides a feminine pop. Bigger bosom ladies rejoice, this bra is available in a J cup!

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Reduce bulk under clothing with a smooth bra cup. Nice! Source: Hotmilk

5. The Light Padded For More Oomph Nursing Bra

BRAND: Cake Maternity
PRODUCT: Mousse Padded Maternity Bra
GREAT FOR: Mamas with a small back measurement!

Need a small size band? This Cake Maternity Mousse Padded Maternity Bra ($59.90) is super sweet and available in sizes 8 to 16, in several colours. The lightly padded cups help keep nursing pads in place, I’m sure.

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Spot the wire-free comfort! Cake Maternity knows CUTE nursing bras! Source: Cake Maternity

6. Size SIX, Guys!

BRAND: Panache
PRODUCT: Sophie Maternity Bra
GREAT FOR: A pretty and comfy bra for super-narrow backs

Let’s hear it for the size 6 band! Panache Sophie Maternity Bra ($89.95) is available in sizes from 6D to 18J and is gorgeous in this chai and black colour combo. It’s a non-wired bra with pretty stretch lace cups with a soft cotton lining, perfect for sensitive to touch boobs! If you can’t find a size 6 in store, do ask if it can be ordered in!

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A beautiful bra for every size mum-to-be, including size 6! YAS! Source: Panache

7. The Sexy Pretty Plunge Maternity Bra

BRAND: Hotmilk
PRODUCT: Warrior Plunge Contour Nursing Bra
GREAT FOR: A soft, pretty bra for busty ladies

A plunge bra for larger cups? YES, YOU CAN! Hotmilk Warrior Plunge Contour Nursing Bra (currently on sale, $39.95) is available in sizes up to a G cup, BLESS THAT AMPLE BOSOM! Soft, and feminine, it’s everything you want in a pretty nursing bra – and just look at the back detail. Stunning.

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You’re going to want to show this sweet boho bra off, for sure. Source: Brava Lingerie

8. A Lacey Bargain Maternity Bra!

BRAND: Freya
PRODUCT: Rosie Nursing Bra
GREAT FOR: A pretty and comfy bra for super-narrow backs

There’s no compromising on style with the Freya Rosie Nursing Bra (on sale, $39.95). It’s wire-free, pretty as a picture in royal purple or white with a lace overlay and pretty cup trims . PLUS, it’s available in sizes 8 to 18 and a HH cup! NICE WORK (and an absolute bargain!).

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Available in beautiful purple or white, bag yourself a bargain with this bra! Source: Brava Lingerie

Do you know of some great brands that suit women that fit either side of the average – those with small backs or are curvy with ample bosom? Let us know so we can share the bra love!

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