>
>
>
First Trimester
Pregnancy body worries: cankles, stretch marks and more
  
Maternity style crisis
In this article

Maternity style crisis


Kirsten Baxter, a mum of two, found the choice of clothes for new mums unappealing.

‘The openings were all poppers and totally unflattering. After pregnancy, more than ever, women want to feel pretty and glamorous, and the clothes available did nothing to help.’

To solve that problem, Kirsten set up Bella Mama, an online maternity and nursing wear boutique. Check it out at www.bellamama.co.uk

Knowing what to wear for your new body shape is daunting so style coach Jenny Borges (www.jennyborges.com) offers some tips for averting a style crisis:

‘Accessories are a fun way to draw attention away from the parts you’re not so happy with. Use an interesting scarf, necklace or a gorgeous pair of earrings to draw attention upwards.’ 

She also considers supportive underwear a worthwhile investment, creating a sleeker silhouette and giving new mums style confidence.

For great maternity wear try these:


www.bellamama.co.uk   The best range of gorgeous dual-purpose maternity and breastfeeding tops online!
     
www.mumstheword.co.uk
  Everything for expectant mothers at any stage of pregnancy. Includes natural and organic products,  gorgeous pregnancy wear and skincare options.
     
 www.cravematernity.co.uk   For style conscious, fashionable pregnant women. Luxury designs perfectly fitted to expanding bellies.
     
 www.funmum.com   The leading maternity wear company for casuals, work wear, jeans and more...

Image: © PHOTODISC / Jupiterimages
HS



Parenting Editor
06/01/2010
Reader ranking:5/5 
Rank this page: 


Don't miss...
Time management tips: Get more done in less timeTen men who you don’t want to marry
This Week's Eastenders SpoilersTricks and tips for an active new year
Latest… 26/03/2017
Parenting News
Guides
Videos
Rochelle Humes Framed Her Newborn Baby's Umbilical Cord And People Are Equally Disgusted And Amazed
All Parenting news
Weight gain during pregnancy
Very Early Signs Of Pregnancy | First Signs Of Pregnancy
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy: The effects on your baby
First signs of teething: How to spot and soothe
See all Parenting guides
Fiona Philips on 'Big Mothered Britain'
See all Parenting videos
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...