Giveaway: Milk Nursingwear – $40 ARV CLOSED

January 28th, 2012 by Dionna | 52 Comments
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This is a joint giveaway with Code Name: Mama and Natural Parents Network. You may enter at one site only. Please find the section marked “Win it!” for the mandatory entry and optional bonus entries.

This is a giveaway of a $40 gift certificate to Milk Nursingwear – a company that designs beautiful apparel for nursing mothers.

From our reviewer, Dionna at Code Name: Mama:

About Milk Nursingwear

Elisa Minsk Hartstein was inspired to create Milk after the birth of her first daughter in 1997. She appreciated the functionality of nursingwear, but she found it lacking in style. Elisa wanted to feel attractive and fashionable, and so she launched Milk’s predecessor, Expressiva Nursingwear. She ran Expressiva for seven years until selling it and creating Milk.

She is proud of Milk and of what sets the company apart: excellent customer service; fresh, modern styles; support for mamas and female entrepreneurs; and a committment to responsible and ethical business practices.

Sleeveless babydoll nursing top in blue print

Milk Nursingwear is available worldwide, and there are a variety of nursing fashions to please a world of tastes! Here are a few of my favorites:

What is your favorite product from Milk?

Goddess Nursing Lounge Dress

I selected the Goddess Nursing Lounge Dress to try from Milk. Having always been too frugal (ahem – cheap!) to buy nursing apparel beyond my everyday nursing tank tops, I was in heaven when I tried this on. The fabric is 95% cotton, 5% lycra, and unbelievably soft.

I put on the dress without telling Tom, and when I sauntered out to the living room, his eyes got huge. He thinks the dress is incredibly sexy, and he said that it looks like something I could go out to a party in. I’m not sure I agree – the neck droops a little too far down for my personal comfort level, so I doubt I would wear this out in public. But I wonder if someone who could fill out the top more (i.e., someone with a bigger chest than I have) might be able to wear this out without falling out.

The dress hits just above my knees, has an empire waist, and is a deep purple. It is also available in black, coral, and teal blue.

The ruffle detail at the waistband is adorable, and it is the ruffle that you lift up on in order to nurse.

It took me a minute to figure out what to lift – there is also a pocket for nursing pads, and the multiple linings confused me. (I told you I was a nursingwear novice!) Once I realized what everything was for, it was easy to lift the right layer and latch Ailia on.

Ailia was impressed by mama’s beautiful new dress.

The dress provides nursing mamas beauty and discretion without having to fiddle with nursing tank tops or bras. It is sexy and comfortable – I could see it being ideal lounge wear, sleepwear, or a perfect outfit for the beach or pool (if you don’t feel like swimming).

If you’re in between sizes, I’d ask one of Milk’s customer service reps if they would recommend going down a size. I ordered a medium, but because the material is so soft and stretchy, I almost think that I would be happier with a small. In fact, reading the comments on the site with respect to this dress, it looks like other mamas say the same thing – it runs a little big, and the straps are a tad loose. Other mamas also say that it easily covers a nursing bra, if you want to wear the dress out as a sundress.

The dress is machine wash and dry.


You can order the Goddess nursing lounge dress, or any of Milk’s beautiful nursingwear at their website.


For your own chance to win a $40 gift certificate from Milk Nursingwear, enter by leaving a comment and using our new Rafflecopter system below.

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52 Responses to:
"Giveaway: Milk Nursingwear – $40 ARV CLOSED"

  1. Jennifer

    I also love the Goddess dress, what a great way to be functional AND sexy! I may have to order one of their dresses for midwifery school graduation, where I will be somewhere around 6 weeks postpartum with my first!

  2. Jamie Oc   CrunchyBabe

    I’ll tritto the Goddess dress but I’d want it in the Teal Blue!

  3. brittany seets

    i love this lounge dress its great that they make something sexy for us nursing moms

  4. Jeannette

    I would love to get the smocked waist dress in teal. Or the smocked floral print. Or both? :) I really need a cute dress for church that is also easy to nurse in!

  5. Jessica   TheSuperVegan

    I love the Everyday tie-front top in teal!

  6. Jessie

    These are BEAUTIFUL!!! I LOVE the smocked sleeveless sundress in teal, or green!

  7. Erika   Erika_Dawson

    I nursed both of my babies, but have never invested in nursing wear. With Baby #3 due in a few months, I have been on the lookout for some great items like this. Your post {and giveaway} is so timely! Thanks!

    I really like the smocked floral print nursing dress…perfect for summer:

  8. TopHat   TopHat8855

    I would like to try the smocked dress!

  9. Shonna

    I would love the goddess dress in teal!

  10. Thalla-Marie Choxi

    the lounge dress looks so fancy! i would go out in that!

  11. jade chiu

    Would love to win! Nursing clothes r so expencive, I’ve cut holes in many of my clothes… :)

  12. Janine @ Alternative Housewife   thejaninefowler

    I love this lounge dress: – Perfect for any season, with or without tights or leggings & maybe a belt. :)

  13. eve

    That was almost too easy, we’ll be heading to the islands for a wedding and I can totally see myself rocking the “flirty halter dress” – what great clothes. I love the nursing dresses I already own, and with baby sister due in February I look forward to another great few years of nursing and will want some great clothes!

  14. What gorgeous clothing… I really need a new nursing bra, and the t-shirt nursing bra looks lovely!

  15. I’d love to get the Everyday Dress in Black or the Empire scoop neck nursing top in Berry or Olive!

  16. Christine M Tubbytelly   _tubbytelly

    I would love the Adjustable leisure bra from la leche league.

  17. Lacey Jane   LaceyJane I LOVE this dress. I will probably have to buy it regardless if I win or not… SO cute!

  18. Heidi Daily

    i love the everyday dress in black

  19. Amy   Peace4Parents

    Thanks for the heads up on this, Dionna, with the Sunday Surf. :) I visited Milk Nursingwear and the first thing that pops up is the LLL adjustable leisure bra altho the dress you modeled and some other tops are nice, too. :)

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