Are you pregnant? Congratulations. You must be wondering what to wear or not wear as you experience the beauty of motherhood. Are you looking for a gift for your pregnant loved one? Maternity clothes are the best gifts to expectant mothers. They deserve the best, but how do you choose the most appropriate maternity clothes?Continue reading to discover more.
You look lovely in cheesecloth pregnancy dresses, but what is the weather? You need heavy and warm clothing during winter. Wear light maternity dresses in summer. No one is bothered so much someone who meets an expectant mother who is not taking in mind the weather by the look of her outfits. Everyone wants you and the unborn to be safe; hence if you dress without observing the weather, do not hate strangers who will be giving you unfriendly glares on the streets.
The clothes that you buy should also match the size that you are going to be in a few months to come. How was your first pregnancy? You are most likely going to be the same size you were in your first pregnancy. If you are a first-time mum, buy various sizes for precaution. Last-minute shopping will not get you the best clothes; hence shop early before you outgrow the ones you are using. Some clothes are multipurpose. You can wear them until you are done nursing.
When it comes to your dressing style, some things will have to go. Do not buy maternity clothes that are tight around the chest and waist. The baby needs to move freely in the belly. That does not mean that you will not look stylish. You do not have to wear the too loose maternity clothes that are swept away by the wind like the nuns. Sorry, nuns do not dress poorly. Please do not get offended by that. What you need to understand is that there are trendy maternity clothes to wear that are not clingy. You can put on special maternity tops, sleeves, V-neck, and jeans. Jumpsuits are nice, but when pregnant, you will have a long day in a jumpsuit for sure, especially when you are at that stage where you need to go to the washroom often.
Choose clothes that match the function. There are many ways to dress to the office like a boss lady while you are pregnant. Pregnancy jeans and tops are allowed at workplaces. You can wear some official-looking accessories to brighten and complete your outfit.
When you need to buy underwear, look for soft, stretchy and supportive but non-wired bras when you are below three months pregnant. Nursing bras are the best when you are three to eight months pregnant because the bust enlarges at this stage. Buy smaller nursing bras after delivery because the breasts will decrease slightly.