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When did you start wearing maternity clothes?

I think last pregnancy I started wearing maternity pants at like 9 weeks because mine didn't fit right anymore, but the shirts I didn't start wearing until I think 14 weeks or so. I can't remember. I had the "secret fit" pants and I LOVELOVELOVE them. I wore them from 9weeks to the end of pregnancy until probably 6 months postpartum because they were SOOO comfy.
I'm only 7weeks now, and really looking forward to getting back into my maternity clothes! LOL! Weird to wear them this early though, it's not necessary. So I'll just wait. :)
When did YOU start wearing maternity clothes?

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Asked by FluffyMamaBunny at 2:44 PM on Mar. 27, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I am really small, about 28 weeks is when i had to start wearing maternity shirts. im wearing my stretchy pants bc i can't afford to buy maternity pants lol hopefully i will make it till the end without having to buy expensive stuff!! (im 33 weeks)

    Answer by Ethans_Ma at 3:12 PM on Mar. 27, 2011

  • aw! I hope you can make it too. I know what it's like to have an awful tight budget. Hang in there!

    I'm fat to start out with, so without maternity clothes people would assume I'm just gaining more weight. ;)

    Comment by FluffyMamaBunny (original poster) at 3:18 PM on Mar. 27, 2011

  • I should have been in them sooner, but I put it off until I was five months prego!

    Answer by prissysayshi at 3:20 PM on Mar. 27, 2011

  • With my 2nd and 3rd, I looked pregnant immediately. I am on the small side, but it just makes me feel like I "hide nothing" LOL. I have always been uncomfortable in my pants right away, paranoid that they are squishing the baby, so even if they are not maternity, I still wear crazy stretchy things that don't put pressure on my belly.

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 3:35 PM on Mar. 27, 2011

  • with my 2nd and 3rd earlier, because i was comfy in them... about 12 or 14 weeks when out... i did really early when at home, because i felt more comfy in them.

    Answer by asil at 12:11 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • 2 months

    Answer by toybar02 at 8:51 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • This pregnancy (#4) I was wearing the by 8 weeks. Not because my pre-pregnancy stuff didn't fit, but it just didn't all fit comfortably. I went through weeks 8 through 16 wearing a mix of maternity and non-maternity stuff- just whatever was comfortable. No sense in being uncomfortable in your regular stuff just because you don't feel far enough along to warrant maternity stuff. Even now, at 26 weeks, I'm still in a few non-maternity things and some maternity things. It is just whatever is comfortable at the time.

    Answer by fancyjane at 11:50 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • I started wearing them almost right away b/c they were more comfy

    Answer by momoflilangel at 6:29 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

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