Frugal Mom: Make your own nursing bracelet reminder

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, May 03, 2019 | 0 comments
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Three great craft ideas for nursing moms I came across today!

You can buy a nursing necklace already made from various places online.

You could find a suitable nursing necklace in a store.

Breastfeeding Support Bracelet

However, making your own nursing necklace is fun and special because you can tailor it to your child.

It is also likely less expensive than buying a nursing necklace pre-made.

If you have more than one nursling, it is fun to have more than one nursing necklace.

How to Make a Nursing Bracelet
-- Nursing bracelets are a wonderful gift for the mother of a newborn. Not only are they stylish, but they are also functional. These bracelets are a helpful tool for a nursing mother to remember the time of the next feeding.

Nursing Bracelet Pattern
-- The following nursing bracelet pattern is made on memory wire to make it easy to transfer the bracelet from one wrist to the other (even while half asleep).

Image: BusyTabs Breastfeeding Clips | Nursing Accessory | on Any Nursing Bra or Nursing Shirt | for Babies and mom | by NurseMeMama

BusyTabs Breastfeeding Clips
This bracelet will help you remember which breast you fed the baby on during the baby's prior feeding. A little charm on a lobster clasp is then used to mark the time of the feeding on the bracelet.

Or try this idea!!

DIY Nursing Reminders
-- Safety pins are a popular suggestion to remember which side you last fed on, but too easy to get pricked. You could also use a bobby pin or paperclip, easily lost, and you can see them through your shirt.
Or a bracelet you switch from arm to arm but ultimately you will forget. So try this ribbon reminder!

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