Bigger boobs. Expanded belly. Varicose veins. Back pain. Though it’s an exciting moment in time, pregnancy is often uncomfortable. Happily, there are numerous products designed to lend an extra dose of support to moms-to-be.
Here, my handy-dandy list of groovy gear to help you look and feel your best during trimesters one through four.
Invisibump by Invisibelt for Liz Lange, $20
A clear belt that help pants and skirts stay fastened when you are in between bloat and belly phase of pregnancy
Ingrid & Isabel Bellaband, $26
Super simple. Super chic. Bellaband holds up unbuttoned waistbands and loose maternity wear. Great for trimester 4 as well!
Trimester 2 & 3
Belevation Support Brief and Boyshort, $20 each
Smoothing support, breathable, four-way stretch undies for comfort during pregnancy
Upsie Belly by Belly Bandit, $69.95
Worn during pregnancy, helps evenly distribute pregnancy weight by taking pressure of your back, hips and legs–also increases range of motion
Will be available in October at Bellybandit.com
Belabumbum Copacabana Nursing Bra, $36
Feel sexy in a comfortable, super supportive lace nursing bra
Spanx Bra-lellujah Underwire Contour Front Closure Bra, $62
Elastic-free, all hosiery design creates smooth, supportive and comfortable fit during all stages of pregnancy.
Bella Materna Smooth Underwire Nursing T shirt Bra, $72
Full coverage and full support bra that can be worn throughout pregnancy
Wacoal Bodysuede Ultra Underwire Bra, $60
Maximum support and coverage for full bust and full figures
Bella Materna Anytime Nursing Camisole, $76
Maternity through nursing–provides bra-like support and pull aside nursing access. Italian microfiber accommodates growing belly, moisture wicking and comfort.
Prenatal Cradle, $58
For serious back and abdomen support, ideal for carrying multiples and improves posture
A Pea in The Pod Tummy Tube, $26
Wear pre-maternity pants longer, add extra support to maternity wear and wear pos- baby pants sooner
Belly Bandit Original, $45.95
The unique powerful stretch and compress technology is created for a post-pregnancy body geared to shrink your new shape
Cezara Belly Support Panty, $60
Specially designed to protect, cushion and compress Cesarean scars after delivery or when pregnant again.
A Pea in the Pod Control Nursing Cami, $35
Holds in your belly and hips after giving birth. Great to wear alone or layer under other shirts.