Pregnancy is one of the beautiful phases in a woman’s life. When a woman is pregnant, the body undergoes physical transformation and demands soft and comfortable clothing. The ideal outfit for pregnant women is the one that allows the abdominal area to expand, as it is best for both the mother and the baby.
In the old days, most pregnant women chose to wear their old clothing and did not even consider buying maternity clothes because they tended to feel ‘out of shape' during the pregnancy stage. But these days, many pregnant women work, socialise and sometimes even travel internationally, and do need to stay both comfortable and attractive and so it has become a popular trend to wear excellent quality and well-designed clothes during the pregnancy period. Most pregnant women today are no longer trying to hide or cover up their pregnancy; instead, they are choosing different varieties of garments that fit into their new shape and proudly show up their baby bump.
Best Maternity Outfits Ideas
Go for light and comfortable clothes; avoid extremely snug or figure-hugging outfits. You can choose traditional clothes that are tailored to your shape & style and is in your budget.
Wrap tops are great during pregnancy. They are simple and the cheapest things that can be easily adjusted as you expand.
Tunic tops too, are very attractive, but you should stick to fabrics that are soft, comfortable and breathable. Wear natural fibres like cotton, Lycra, spandex, etc. These fabrics are breathable and help regulate body temperature.
Wear dresses with light prints and also avoid bold, big prints. For a loose and laid back feel, wear longer shirts with buttons.
During the first three months of pregnancy, you can stick to regular clothes while for the later months, you may need to get maternity clothes that will be larger in size than your regular clothes.
Wear subtle, complimentary shades of clothing and soft fabric that allows you to move around without being all uncomfortable and irritated.
You can never go wrong with a dark, stretchy leggings. They are Comfortable on your most bloated days. There are special "maternity" leggings on the market.
Wearing the appropriate bra size is important, as your breasts need proper care and support. Pregnancy allows the breasts to enlarge during this time, so absolute comfort essential.
Choose bras made of cotton materials. The bra should support your back and shoulders, and yet, you should not feel strained while wearing it.
During pregnancy, stick to flat sandals and shoes and totally avoid high heels. Save them for later.
Ideally, outfits chosen during pregnancy should leave lots of space for belly area.