We developed this directory to help
larger women find much needed plus size maternity clothes after our own
struggles in finding clothing when I was pregnant. If finding plus size
clothing locally is already difficult, finding plus size maternity clothing locally is nearly impossible.
We realize "affordable" is a subjective
term defined differently from person to person, but let's face it; there
is expensive, and then there is outrageous. A few suggestions
to help your money go further would be to; choose a few solid color
combinations that can be mixed and matched. Buy clothes that can be
worn throughout your pregnancy as your figure continues to expand.
Consider buying a few less expensively-priced shirts or dresses that are
cut bigger, but are from regular catalogs. Instead of maternity pants with
an elastic waist area, check out stretchy
leggings. I bought stretchy leggings one size larger than I would
normally have worn. Since they had Lycra in them, they fit me better
around the waist, but were not too long in the crotch. I wore the
leggings throughout my pregnancy and they worked very well and were a MUCH
Remember that pregnancy is only a temporary
state of being, and if you can survive on a few things, you will have a lot
less invested. However, if you must have a whole wardrobe because of
the type of job you have, keep in mind that there is a definite market for
resell of gently used plus size maternity clothing. By the way,
congratulations and best wishes to you on your pregnancy.
So after hours of self-inflicted research
online, here are a few of our better finds.
Bryant Catalog carries maternity clothes in sizes up to 6X
(most items up to 5X). The online store provides a wide selection
of tops, pants, dresses, and sleepwear for the pregnant plus size
woman. Lane Bryant Catalog provides a satisfaction guaranteed
refund or exchange policy. You can get a discount on your purchase
by going to our Lane
Bryant Catalog coupon code page.
Baby Becoming specializes in
plus size maternity and nursing clothing from 1x to 6X. The store designs
its own line of reasonably priced apparel, including dresses, tops,
bottoms, undergarments, outerwear, baby slings, and nursing wear. Baby Becoming
carries nursing bras up to size 50K. The online retailer has a 30
day return policy. This site actually uses plus
size models, imagine that!
Just My Size carries plus size maternity dresses, tees, jeans, capris
for sizes up to 32W as well as nursing bras. They have an excellent return
(Motherhood) carries plus size maternity clothes, mostly up to
3X. Categories include shirts, tees, sweaters, bottoms, pantsuits,
dresses, career separates, sleepwear, swimwear, and intimates.
Prices are reasonable. The online retailer has a 30 day return
policy for unworn garments.
carries a large selection of plus size maternity clothing up to 3X.
Items they carry include evening dresses, business casual, swimwear,
intimates, and nursing. The store online provides prices that
always reflect a 15% discount off standard retails prices. They
have a 21 day return policy and will ship internationally.
Jake and Me has
both maternity and nursing apparel, in sizes up to 4X, with tall sizes
also available. The online store has a 30 day return policy.