Frugal Mom Clothing: Free Nursing Pads

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, August 13, 2012 | 0 comments
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Have you tried using the disposable nursing pads yet?

I really didn't like them, they were uncomfortable, they slid around inside my bra, showed thru my clothing and my skin would stick to them, making me more sore then I already was!

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Here's a simple idea to make your own reusable nursing pads!

Take an old all-cotton T-shirt, and cut it up into 6" (15cm) circles or even into a heart shape.

Nursing Pads
Place 3 to 6 circles or hearts on top of each other and sew two rows of stitching near the outer edge, about 1/8" (3mm) apart, to prevent the edges from unraveling.

These make very comfortable nursing pads, that won't slid around as much inside your bra.

Thanks to Catherine for this Frugal Baby Tip!

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Bamboobies 2 Pair Ultra-Thin Regular Nursing Pads, Pale Pink - Heart-shaped ultra-thin pads are less visible though clothingNuAngel Washable Nursing Pads 100% Cotton - Natural - 8 pads - Made in U.S.A. - 4 Thick Layers of Extra Soft, Absorbent 100% Cotton
Shopping Suggestions:
Bamboobies Ultra-Thin Nursing Pads
FuzziBunz Reusable Cloth Nursing Pads
Philips AVENT Washable Nursing Pads
TL Care Organic Cotton Nursing Pads
NuAngel Washable Nursing Pads

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