Pregnancy is a thrilling, miraculous journey that brings incredibly deep joy to the mother – to – be. However, this wonderful journey of nine months consists of some discomforts as most great journeys. One inevitable aspect of pregnancy is that you will have to be prepared with a whole new wardrobe for this period, especially for the latter months and afterwards till your body gets back to pre pregnancy shape. Following are some important tips to consider when buying maternity clothes.
Comfort is the main fact you have to remember. During the first trimester, you can wear most of your pre-pregnancy clothes. Make sure you do not wear form-fitting or tight trousers/jeans as this might harm the growing baby. Also avoid pants and skirts with tight elastic waists. It is really important that your maternity clothing is comfortable and enables you to move freely and easily. Fine quality maternity wear are not so baggy and shapeless yet it provides comfort and makes you relaxed. In retail cloth shops you will be able to find maternity clothes that cater for your need according to your body structure.
Due to the changes in your metabolic rate and blood volume during the pregnancy period, your body temperature will rise slightly and you will feel warmer. It could sometimes cause skin infections and rashes. Therefore, it is good to choose clothes from natural fabrics like cotton, silk, linen and wool as they can keep you more comfortable.
Nowadays in many maternity tops and dresses that are available in the market there is an adjustable back tie to take up the spare fabric before you need it. Buying such types of clothes is beneficial as you will be able to wear them from first to third trimester adjusting the size of the cloth. Clothes with little stretch fabrics would allows you to retain in the shape while gives you a comfortable feeling. Always remember to buy clothes with adjustable waist bands that can accommodate the expansion.
In the meantime, have a careful look at your wardrobe. Buy items that you can mix and match with the already purchased ones. Because these maternity clothes will be no use once you return to pre-pregnancy size. This will help to prevent you from unnecessary expenditures and make you feel like you have more maternity clothes than you really do.