What are the Best Maternity Clothes for the First Trimester?
If you’re currently pregnant, there are certainly some essentials that you’re aware of, like getting all the proper tests done and stocking up on prenatal vitamins. But what about maternity clothes during the first trimester? As your belly grows, it may become uncomfortable to wear your old clothes, so this may be one area that you weren’t prepared for! If so, don’t worry; we’ll tell you all about the best maternity clothes to wear during your first trimester. Here is a sneak peek:
- Belly Band
- Maternity Jeans
- Loose Fitting Shirts
- Maternity Leggings
- Wrap Dress
How do you know what size you are for maternity clothes:
It can be tricky to figure out how your body will change as your pregnancy progresses. Which means it’s even trickier to identify what size maternity clothes you’ll need to buy. As a general rule if you are a size 8 pre-pregnancy, you will probably be a maternity 8, but this depends on how fast you grow and how you carry your pregnancy.
What are some of the best maternity clothes to avoid during your first trimester?
It’s best to avoid anything too tight, particularly around the stomach area. Although you may not be showing just yet, you can feel bloated and may be experiencing morning sickness.
What are some of the best maternity clothes to wear during your first trimester?
When it comes to maternity clothing, puchasing “basics” or “essentials” is key. While some items will be familiar favorites in your pre-pregnancy closet, others are maternity fashion staples that are unique to accommodating your growing bump. Ideally, it’s best to stick with relaxed shirts or tops, tunics, a-line shirts and wrap dresses.
Have you considered renting maternity clothing?
Yes! You can rent maternity clothes. Ask any woman and you’ll hear how their body changed almost overnight, in various ways and outfits that they thought they would wear during their pregnancy rarely got much use. Renting clothing to wear during your pregnancy is actually a clever idea. It allows you to refresh your wardrobe fast and without breaking the budget.
When you do start looking for clothing to wear during the first, second and third trimester, look for clothing that will be versatile and able to be worn postpartum and most importantly get the correct size maternity clothing! If this is your second or third (or even fourth!) pregnancy, you’ll find that your bump starts to show much earlier so wearing maternity clothing in your first trimester will be more of a necessity.