3 tips for picking up cheap maternity dresses

July 25, 2013 12:00 AM by

Finding out that you're pregnant is one of the most exciting moments you'll ever experience, but then comes the hard part: picking out the best maternity wear!

If you're like most moms-to-be, you're probably just as busy deciding on the right nursery theme and crib as you are choosing what clothes look best on your changing body, and when you factor in cost, it can make the process even trickier. Consider these three tips for picking out cheap maternity dresses that will make your wallet and your baby bump feel great at the same time.

1. Comfort is key
As a woman who is expecting a little bundle of joy, chances are you're not always feeling in the best shape. From aches and pains to bloating and carrying around that great big bump of yours, your body is being put through a lot during pregnancy, which is why comfort is so crucial throughout each trimester.

When it comes to clothes, wearing sexy maternity dresses can help you feel confident no matter what the scenario, but this could also make you feel less comfortable over time as your body changes. Don't be afraid to wear an outfit just because it's cozy – this can ensure that you feel great in a variety of places.

2. Reuse, renew
If you're not a first-time mother, you probably still have a few maternity dresses lingering in your closet that can be as exciting to wear again as they were the first time. By holding onto and exploring the same styles you touched on earlier in a previous pregnancy, you can stay fashionable and within your budget, which is essential.

If you've noticed that your old maternity clothes don't quite have the same fit as they once did, you can take these garments to a tailor or try adjusting them yourself by sewing.

3. Get inspired
Just because it's cheap doesn't mean it has to be bland! When it comes to your clothes, you want a dress that leaves you feeling inspired, not one that just looks ordinary. Even on a budget, be sure to shop around for clothes that conjure up a unique energy all their own.

From bright, vibrant hues you just can't wait to wrap yourself in, to patterns that seize center stage and show everyone a little something more to you than meets the eye, dresses can capture something special about who you are that even your baby bump can't quite accomplish!

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