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5 Tips for Postpartum Clothes That Won’t Make You Look Pregnant (#5 is the most fun)

Why do you need 5 tips for postpartum clothes that won’t make you look pregnant? Cause when pregnant, nobody tells you the three most important secrets of childbirth.

The first is that there’s no surety you will deliver on the decided-upon due date. You can go way past it without popping. The second secret is that you’ll only get to sleep for longer hours if your baby sleeps that long. Even if that means sleeping during the day for only six hours. And here’s the third one. After your baby is out, the uterus becomes empty. But it does not look it, for weeks!

You cannot do much to change the first and the second. But the third does give you some control. And you can harness it in the following manner.

5 Tips for Postpartum Clothes

5 Tips for Postpartum Clothes That Won’t Make You Look Pregnant

#1 Opt for Function

Post pregnancy nursing clothes are an excellent idea when breastfeeding. But they’re boring and outrageously priced. What a bad combination, isn’t it?

So how about looking for affordable, simple nursing tops instead? You can just as easily run errands and feed your baby in them. They might not be as awfully convenient as conventional nursing tops. But they do serve that purpose pretty well.

You can pair a dark-colored nursing tank with your favorite cardigan. Or the same with a pair of yoga pants.

And if you can’t find these kinds of nursing tops, then regular tops fit the bill just as well. Keep in mind to opt for one size up. This way you can lift up the top easily for breastfeeding.

#2 Wear Sexy yet Comfortable Lingerie

If you’re interested in buying postpartum underwear, don’t go for the boring ones. There are plenty of options that look and feel good.

As for your breasts, once they settle down, it’s time to purchase a proper nursing bra. But the problem is that the majority of nursing bras are frumpy and boring. And they smash the twins together quite uncomfortably!

Instead, go for options like the Belabumbum Women’s Maternity Lotus and Nursing Lace Trimmed Bra. It looks pretty while also giving you nursing access.

5 Tips for Postpartum Clothes

#3 Buy Stretchy Bottoms

The best clothes for postpartum are always stretchy. But they don’t necessarily have to be legit maternity clothes. You can opt for cheaper basics such as yoga pants with an elastic waistband.

Skirts and leggings are also excellent choices. You can get them in different colors. But make sure they fit you well.

#4 Repurpose

There’s no need to box up all of that maternity wear right after you get back home post-childbirth. Postpartum support clothing and maternity bottoms have a lot in common. The elastic waist remains your friend even after the baby is born. And the chances are you’ll be wearing your maternity clothes for weeks after delivery.

Another garment from your maternity wardrobe that you might find absolutely essential is postpartum underwear. For C-section healing, you might as well opt for those than granny panties.

#5 Splurge on Fun Outfits

Try to forget about postpartum tips and tricks for a minute here. There are plenty of dresses to hide post pregnancy belly. So how about you spend money on them? Rather than buying boring post pregnancy nursing clothes!

For example:

  • Like I said, dresses to hide post pregnancy belly.
  • Flowy cardigans that pair up well with your nursing tanks.
  • Skirts with a stretchy waistline, in different prints and colors.
  • Yoga pants, stretchy leggings, and lots more.

Final Note

So these are the 5 tips for postpartum clothes that won’t make you look pregnant.

If this is your first time, then it’s only natural to feel overwhelmed about the whole postpartum situation. Just keep telling yourself that these feelings and atrocities are only temporary. The bigger picture here is your baby. But don’t neglect your physical and mental health in the process.

A little bit of workout, healthy eating, and how much ever rest you can get go a long way.

Your body has been through a lot. I mean pregnancy and childbirth are not like taking a stroll in the part. So give your hormones some time to get back to normal. And up until then, do everything in your power to speed up postpartum recovery.

That’s all I would like to say to you. And also, love yourself no matter how big you think you or your belly looks.

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About the author:

Barbara Davis is a mom blogger who believes that mothers can do anything. It was this belief that led to the creation of Mom Trusted Choice. Her articles revolve around topics that encourage moms and pregnant women to make better decisions. Parenting essentials is the crux of her work. And she has been creating content to promote just that for some years now.

 

Sources:

  1. http://www.momtastic.com/style/614603-postpartum-style/
  2. https://happyyouhappyfamily.com/tips-for-postpartum-fashion/
  3. https://www.eumom.ie/pregnancy/maternity-style/6-things-to-wear-post-pregnancy/

 

7 Ways to Maintain your Professional Style during Pregnancy

When you begin to feel uncomfortable in your pre-pregnancy dresses, which usually starts around 10 weeks, then you know it is time to shop for maternity dresses. There are unimaginably stylish maternity wears that fit perfectly all through pregnancy and beyond. So feel free to look for comfort, style and value while shopping for your maternity clothes. To maintain your sense of style at work while your body undergoes major changes here are 7 ways to maintain your professional style during pregnancy with stylish clothes, accessories and beauty products. You will still look your beautiful self!

Eat a well-balanced diet

Ways to Maintain your professional Style during pregnancy

This is always important in order to have a healthy baby and a healthy you. At the same time, with lots of vitamins and minerals you can maintain your appearance and the way you glow.

Continue using your make ups and beauty products.

Although you have to limit the usage of chemicals on you for the sake of your baby, don’t completely skip use of makeup and beauty products. Instead there are natural beauty products which are suitable for pregnant women. Use such products and highlight your beauty.

 

Choose maternity clothes that make you beautiful.

I’ve seen many women wear oversize dresses just to cover their baby bump. However there are on trend and classic stylish maternity dresses which can enhance your look during pregnancy. Buy some stylish maternity dresses and step out gracefully. There are maternity dresses in different styles, one of which is wrap style. Buying such maternity dresses not only enhance your beauty and boost your confidence, but also you can be used all through your trimesters and beyond while adjusting the wrap around you.

Drink plenty of water during your pregnancy. This will prevent dehydration which can lead to complications while also helping you to keep your skin looking beautiful.

Rest and have enough sleep. You may find sleeping disorders during your pregnancy. However a good sleep always gives you a comfortable look than tired look.

Continue with manicure and pedicures during your pregnancy.

Ways to Maintain your professional Style during pregnancy

Although nail polish contains chemicals, I’ve read that these cannot absorb through the skin around the nails.

Maintain healthy hair during pregnancy with beautiful styles.

Hormonal changes will give you fuller looking thick hair, utilize this privilege to keep stylish look during your pregnancy. That will also enhance your look giving you pretty appearance.

With all above stylish tips I hope you will enjoy your pregnancy while maintaining your style at work or when out with friends!

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