Episode 89: Getting Comfortable in Your Breastfeeding Body with Melissa Wirt



In this episode, Jacqueline chats with the owner and creator of Latched Mama, breastfeeding-accessible clothing for all sizes and shapes. Melissa shares how she got the idea to start a clothing line, how she adapts different styles, and how she accommodates 0 - 4X sizes.

Postpartum often is overlooked and under planned, leaving a new mom feeling alone and lost. Jacqueline and Melissa talk about mental health and the importance of feeling comfort in those postpartum months. Latched Mama clothes don't just make you feel warm and cozy, there’s an entire line of support behind the clothes with every single associate being a CLC. 

Melissa takes us behind the business of Latched Mama clothing line, and the community she’s built for breastfeeding moms. 

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • Why Melissa created Latched Mama clothing line
  • How Latched Mama caters to sizes 0 - 4X 
  • The importance of feeling comfort through postpartum
  • The community and support that Latched Mama offers to women


A glance at this episode:

  • [1:04] Introduction to our guest and her background on how she began Latched Mama
  • [7:24] The power of clothing to support breastfeeding
  • [11:23] Types of clothes that Latched Mama carries
  • [16:20] Jacqueline’s view on how support is being underutilized
  • [19:31] How Melissa is impacting her community
  • [23:10] How Melissa designs the clothing while accommodating all sizes and shapes
  • [30:43] Melissa’s piece of advice for motherhood


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