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Some pregnant women swear by it. Others shudder at the idea of buying used maternity clothes.
Whatever your stand, there's no denying that maternity-wear rental and consignment shops are becoming more of a presence online. With great prices and low commitment factors, expectant fashionistas may be convinced that there's something to this whole pre-owned maternity-wear thing!
So what do you think? Do you buy used maternity clothes?
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It's the question every pregnant woman wants answers to, and fast! That bump is growing by the day and your old clothes simply aren't going to work for too much longer. Get started right away with these maternity-style cheat sheets...
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The key to a building a beautiful maternity work wardrobe? Staying elegant and professional at all times, plus a great collections of mix-and-match basics.
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(We think the Avenue des Bebes Black & White Sailor Top is the perfect place to start...)
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Bashful Bump Bodysuits offer a stylish solution to a long-standing maternity-style problem: shirts that are too short, exposing either your bump or your backside.
No more flashing your belly or bottom when you bend down to pick up a toy or reach for that top shelf! No more shirts that ride up! No more exposing those stretch marks or undies! Designed by Amy Naylor, these tops have tons of cool features and will quickly become an essential part of your maternity wardrobe.
The four top styles - camisole, tank, cap sleeve and three-quarter sleeve - have an elegant ballet neckline, side ruching and a built-in shelf bra. At the bottom, there's a row of snaps to make trips to the bathroom a breeze. They're all available in black or white.
Best of all, starting today, About.com readers can enjoy 20 percent off Bashful Bump Bodysuits by entering code ABOUTMATERNITY at checkout!
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The B.D.A. Pant from Belly Bandit is the ultimate maternity style multi-tasker - the B.D.A. stands for before, during and after... and you'd be hard-pressed to find a more comfortable bottom out there for any phase of your life.
Made of loose, drapey, supremely soft fabric, the B.D.A. Pant suits a variety of body types and is available in a wide range of sizes, from petite to plus. Choose from black, gray or brown and dress them up or dress them down!
What we love most about them? After you have the baby, there will be days when you just want to get out of your shapewear and into something a little more comfortable. These fit the bill perfectly and still look chic!
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The 21st-century craze for slogan tees has also exploded onto the maternity-style scene.
It seems everyone has something to say on behalf of the belly they're sporting these days.
Does your bump have something important to share, or does it prefer to stay silent?
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This on-trend striped tee comes in magenta or charcoal, is available in plus and regular maternity sizes, and has flatterning ruching up the sides. It's lightweight and comfy, plus the 3/4-sleeve style is perfect for spring!
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