Where to buy maternity clothes: a pea, maternity, and more

Once you find yourself in need of shock-friendly clothing, you may just realize how frustrating the shopping process can be. But knowing where to buy maternity clothes, whether it’s from maternity retailers and labels alike, can make you feel a little more confident during pregnancy. With the right wardrobe choices, you’ll no longer have to feel like you’re sacrificing style for comfort — or dealing with stretchy tunics and shapeless bag dresses for months on end.

While stores like Nordstrom and Asos are filled with stylish finds for pregnant women to wear during the trimester and beyond, you’ll find some hidden gems here, too (including gems beloved by the royals). To help transition after giving birth to your bundle of joy, most of these brands offer stylish postpartum nursing apparel as well, from convertible bras, tops, and dresses to supportive leggings.

Whether you’re looking to update your maternity wardrobe — all at a variety of price points, not less — or stock up on your pre-pregnancy, head over to discover 16 best maternity clothing brands so you can rest in style.

For budget-friendly options, it doesn’t get any better than the Asos Maternity. From sportswear to formal wear, the retailer is always on the receiving end of everything from romantic puff sleeves to sportswear. Plus, you can also find all the basics, including maternity pants, t-shirts, comfy sweaters, and more.

One of the most trusted retailers, Gap never disappoints in wardrobe staples like jeans, dresses, jackets and sportswear. To accommodate the changing body, the retailer offers stylish, shock-friendly options to stock up on, including the often-overlooked category maternity underwear. (FYI: Her sister store, Old Navy, is also the winner of our trendiest maternity finds.)

Counting many celebrities, including Kate Middleton, as fans, Seraphine is a luxury maternity label for everything from everyday essentials to formal wear. Come for the delicate (and versatile!) Middleton-worn LBD, stay tuned for the cutest selection of comfy dresses, knitwear, lingerie, and winter essentials like a 3-in-1 puffy coat and sherpa-lined hoodie. Plus, the brand offers matching mini styles!

A Pea in the Pod is one of the OG sites for chic maternity clothing, with a focus on trend-driven selections and diverse essentials alike from the coolest brands—think ribbed and midi dresses from BB Dakota, and knit and tie-dye sweaters from Splendid, the softest Leggings and everything from Bumpsuit, straight cut jeans and leggings from AGOLDE, Citizens of Humanity, Frame, and J. Brand. You’ll also find great collaborations—like the latest curated selection from Something Navy—featuring the season’s best picks, from holiday dresses to cold-weather knitwear and leisure wear.

Since its creation by Ariane Goldman in 2011, Hatch has been the mecca of elegant and timeless maternity wear for women during every stage of pregnancy. Not only can you shop based on what trimester you’re in (including the often-overlooked fourth, aka peak nursing and postpartum), but the maternity line also offers a variety of sweaters, knitwear, dresses, and comfy loungewear—put Consider the WFH professional uniform on the top, and a relaxed, fully covered bottom. You can also wear cute bath-worthy dresses for your baby and super cute maternity PJs.

Specializing in smart maternity and nursing clothes, Maternity has been all about maternity style since 1982. And you’ll find all the pregnancy hits, from nursing jackets (honestly, the greatest innovation) to basic essentials, like shea butter-filled leggings and belly sleeves (like a soft camisole for the bump). They even offer a clothing rental program – genius.

Image may contain: clothes, sleeves, clothes, long sleeves, human, person

Maternity French Maternity Terry Side Reach Nursing Hoodie


motherhood motherhood

Maternity Maternity Plus Size Maternity Belly Sleeves

Courtesy of the brand

Maternity Maternity Plus Size Maternity Belly Sleeves


motherhood motherhood

You’d better believe that Amazon offers maternity clothes — and usually, it’s a goldmine of affordable finds. Leggings can support belly growth? Check. Layering tops in a lot of colors? defy. Nursing bras and nursing tops? clearly. A warm sweater dress? naturally. Maternity fashion has never been this easy — or wallet-friendly.

Amazon Essentials Women's V-Neck Nursing Resistant Sweatshirt Dress

Courtesy of the brand

Amazon Essentials Women’s V-Neck Nursing Resistant Sweatshirt Dress

No need to splurge with PinkBlush Maternity, which offers dresses, jeans, swimwear, and nursing wear, as well as private label styles. They also have plus-size maternity clothes and small-and-long sections full of cool finds – you can keep several for post-pregnancy too.

If you prioritize eco-friendly fabrics more than ever, don’t miss Isabella Oliver’s Ethical Maternity Wear. The London-based brand works with fabrics like organic cotton and jersey as well as recycled wool, cashmere and Tencel blends — prioritizing vegan-friendly and low-carbon options with each design. Plus, the label has a pre-loved section to shop for stylish second-hand results.

If you’re the type to rely on some well-made basics, Storq is the maternity brand for you. Not only are the label leggings, biker shorts, dresses, and tops soft (not to mention compression, pits, and itch-free) but they’re also well-tailored so that each piece will last through multiple pregnancies and beyond. It’s comprehensive, with patterns ranging in sizes from 0 to 3X or 26.

The department store obviously carries a huge selection of maternity wear from labels that you may already know and love. Browse sculptural maternity briefs from Skims, Ingrid & Isabel pajamas, beautiful prints and cozy sleepwear from Nom Maternity. They even have bump-friendly designs of their own label, including the most comfortable pajamas—which are critical as sleep is scarce during pregnancy.

Unless you live the offline life, you’ve likely heard of the viral Hill House Home nap dresses, founded by Neil Diamond. If you’ve got one, two — well, five — hanging in your closet, that’s good news: Almost every silhouette can last your entire pregnancy in your regular fit, thanks to plenty of stretchy pomade, a fitted waist, and a graduated or empire silhouette.

Beyond Yoga is another beloved label known for its incredibly soft, space-dyed leggings. (Honestly, not owning a husband is damage to yourself.) Good news: The brand has a great maternity section filled with simple staples, including biker shorts, tank tops, dresses, and of course, bump-friendly leggings.

Puffy dresses and blouses with a bohemian bow are the bread and butter of California-based Doên. While some patterns are cut for a slimmer fit, many offer plenty of room to accommodate a growing baby bump—and all are made with airy, lightweight fabrics sourced from around the world. Also don’t miss: The most adorable baby clothes, including matching bed sets.

Sleeper is an influencer and editor-in-chief of whimsical dresses, sleep sets, sleepwear, and comfy accessories. Most can accommodate a growing baby bump, whether your style revolves around romantic puff sleeve dresses or big, silky pajama sets—why not the two together?

Like the rest of us, you might already be a Madewell fan of denim (duh), knitwear, and cool basics. Fortunately, the brand is also packed with maternity clothing—it even carries styles from other Go to maternity brands, like Ingrid & Isabel and Hatch.


Leave a Comment