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Old 02-01-2013, 08:09 PM   #1
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Maternity Clothes

Who is going to have to buy some this time around?

Where do you like to buy from?

Anyone have a favorite brand of maternity jeans?

I have summer stuff from my last kidlet I'll be able to wear but I'm going to need some new jeans and probably a few basic tops. I like to live in basic tees so I"ll probably get some basics and a few cute things.
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:20 PM   #2
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I might need to buy more pants. I love gap maternity expensive, but worth it.
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Old 02-02-2013, 05:31 PM   #3
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Gap maternity jeans and ribbed tanks are THE best hands down. I cannot wear motherhood or old navy maternity jeans for some reason. They just do not fit right. But Gap is amazing!

I do not have any summer maternity, but I am getting some from a friend who is done having babies. I also ordered some fabric to make maxi skirts for myself.
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Re: Maternity Clothes

yu could rent instead To be trendy.
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:30 PM   #5
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I purchased a lot this summer at garage sales, when we were talking about ttcing end of december beginning of january. In just one garage sale i purchased over 15 items at $1 a piece, a few items were new with tags and the rest of the clothes were in euc. Not sure that i will need to purchase much else as i already had half plastic containers worth of maternity clothes i had saved from being pregnant with dd, and ds my march (born in florida)and december baby born in north carolina. I do plan on purchasing a belly band so i can still wear my capris in the summer.
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:08 PM   #6
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Re: Maternity Clothes

Last time a friend lent me a huge stash of maternity clothing, nothing that I would have ever bought myself but it was hard justifying not wearing her clothes (and she was my neighbor). This time around I plan on buying a few cute things of my own choosing! I wear scrubs to work so I don't need to get an entire wardrobe--I will be splurging on gap jeans though!
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How do the gap jeans fit? What's so great about them? Convince me!

I'm on the short but chubby size (5'5', 230lbs) with most of my weight in my belly and sort of a no-butt. Would they be a good fit for me?
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How do the gap jeans fit? What's so great about them? Convince me!

I'm on the short but chubby size (5'5', 230lbs) with most of my weight in my belly and sort of a no-butt. Would they be a good fit for me?
I have to admit, I was lurking here. But I am about your weight, just a little taller. And I totally prefer Motherhood over Gap. The XL fit me like a glove!!
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Old 02-18-2013, 10:27 PM   #9
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I have to admit, I was lurking here. But I am about your weight, just a little taller. And I totally prefer Motherhood over Gap. The XL fit me like a glove!!
Thx! A couple of the other lady's descriptions had me thinking gap wouldn't be a food fit for me. But yours is helpful to confirm. :-). My big-belly-no-butt self would probably look silly in jeans meant to leave ample room for booties and thighs while hugging a smaller waist... I'd probably look like I was wearing giant clown pants if I found a pair that fit my waist...
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I usually have a hard time finding regular jeans that fit both my hips/butt/thighs and also fit my waist. The gap maternity jeans fit in all the right places. I usually get the long and lean cut. I've got a butt and thighs and my waist is a little smaller. They stretch nicely but not so much where they are falling down or saggy. Plus, they go by real sizes instead of small,medium, or large. You just buy your regular pant size.
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