Trying to find an outfit to fit when you’re pregnant is difficult, the price of maternity wear is pretty steep too
However, I have got my top tips to let you know how to save money on maternity wear
I actually find the price of good quality maternity wear pretty steep, especially when you are only going to be in it for 5/6 month by the time you have got your bump.
An average spend of £134.25 is spent on maternity wear, however I think you could spend much less by following these savvy money saving tips…
- Stores that specialise in Maternity wear and over priced, try and stick to high street stores
- Remember, you are more than likely going to need maternity wear for after the birth too as we don’t all have Beyonce’s personal trainer
- Check your wardrobe before you buy anything. Do you have any floaty tops or anything that is currently too big that may come in handy?
- Ask around to see if your friends have any maternity wear your could borrow/buy from them
- My first tip, coming from experience, is to buy a non wired bra – If you have kids then you will know why, first time mothers-to-be will thank us for this tip!
- Always buy a pair of leggings. They are simple, go with pretty much anything and have lots of stretch in them
- Because of the short time you are wearing maternity clothes, you can pick up some great ‘nearly new’ bargains on the likes of Gumtree and Ebay
- Asda do a lovely maternity range in some of their stores and also online
- New Look’s maternity range is gorgeous, a fair price and always fashionable
- Remember to check out my voucher codes page, we often have voucher codes for retailers that will give you an extra saving at the checkout
- I bought some lovely pieces in Mothercare during both my pregnancies. I bought t-shirts for only a few pound in the sale, it’s worth checking to see if they have a sale on
- H&M also do maternity wear, plus, sign up to their newsletter for 25% off your order
- Asos do maternity wear at great prices
- Matalan do a small range of maternity wear but it costs to send ay items back that you need to send back so I recommend shopping instore
- Rather than paying for a long maternity top, it may be cheaper to buy a top from the ‘tall’ range at your favourite retailer
It is handy to know when buying maternity wear…
Over the bump – This means the item of clothing sits comfortably over the bump
Under the bump – This means an item of clothing that sits under your bump
Under the bump with side panels – This means an item of clothing that sits under your bump but it has adjustable panels at the side to make the item bigger smaller