As much as I love the practical comfort of maternity-specific clothing, like many of you, I don’t want to spend a fortune on something I’ll only wear a few times (this is only OK for special occasion wear ). I have a few key pieces from the secret fit range at Motherhood Maternity and a pair of leggings and a few dresses ASOS Maternity, but aside from that, I’m still shopping at non-maternity shops as I found that most maternity dresses were way too frumpy Funnily enough, I’ve effortlessly managed to fall below the 33 item count!
This is my maternity wear haul so far (I doubt I’ll be adding to this since I’m at week 31 today!) —
When purchasing non-maternity wear during the second and third trimesters, my biggest tip is to opt for pieces that are longer and looser than you’d normally wear, and with dresses, go for anything stretchy without a fitted waist.
Here are some of my fave non-maternity wear pregnancy outfits: