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A nursing bra including at least one foldable, front breast covering cup, for supporting said cup, and means on said cup for releasably attaching said cup to said support member, wherein the improvement comprises means releasably attached to said cup and connected to said support means for lifting said cup from a location proximate said bra strap.4.
The closure device hereof is economical to construct and easy to attach, having an added advantage of being small and easy to conceal under the clothing of the wearer.
The nursing bra typically includes a snap or other closure at the top portion of the cup which is manually reattached to the strap or supporting device.
The mother may either chose to permit the child to nurse in public view, with a portion of her clothing covering her breast, or, alternatively, withdraw to some more private setting.
More particularly, the invention is concerned with a flexible strip or ribbon having a clip at one end and a stop at the other, with a clip for attaching to the bra strap located intermediate the two ends so that the top of the cup of the bra may be drawn upwardly by sliding the strip relative to the draw strap. Description of the Prior Art Breast feeding has enjoyed a resurgency among nursing mothers because of the obvious nutritional benefits to the child as well as the emotional bonding between the mother and infant.
As is commonly the practice, nursing mothers wear what is known as a nursing bra, which includes a flexible, foldable cup which may be lowered to enable the infant to have access to the nipple of the mother.
In particularly preferred forms, a clip is attached at the first end of the flexible strip, which is preferably a fabric ribbon.