Celebrate Your Pregnancy With These Scary Cute Halloween Maternity Tees!

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Graphic tees are a fun way to make a style statement while celebrating the fact that you are expecting.  These soft maternity tees featuring flattering side-ruching and a scoop neck will be your go-to all month long and are perfect if you are looking for a seasonally fun way to announce your pregnancy. With playful Halloween sayings including “Mummy To Be” and “We’re Adding a Pumpkin To Our Patch,” these tops pair well with any maternity jean, bottom or legging. Shop a few of our favorites for the spooky season below and all of your graphic tees here.

Plus Size Pumpkin Patch Graphic Maternity Tee // Pumpkin Patch Graphic Maternity Tee // Mummy To Be Graphic Maternity Tee

Outfit Ideas from Instagram’s Best Dressed #Momstobe

We’re starting this week with our best bump forward showcasing fall outfit inspiration from expecting mom Alana.  Read along to recreate her classic fall style in bump-flattering maternity essentials for the season.

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Photo: Instagram/ @ilovedenham

Alana shows why maternity jeans are a wardrobe essential for the mom-to-be and a fashion favorite for fall.  Alana starts her autumn ensemble in a pair of our dark wash jeans, a versatile choice for any occasion. Our new fall denim assortment includes maternity favorites and trends like skinny jeans, destructed, boyfriends and autumn-inspired hues, so you can choose a fit and wash that works for your personal style, and with our Secret Fit Belly® panel, they will comfortably hug your changing shape during all stages pre and post baby. For more on our exclusive and seamless panel, check out our blog post here.

Having comfortable basics like maternity tees and tanks are key to maternity style ease. Alana choose a white top, a classic and crisp choice that shows off the bump and pairs perfectly with jeans or leggings. These maternity must-haves also come in other neutrals, stripes and bold hues for the season and make for a great foundation for a layered look.

Alana finishes off her outfit with flannel, a go-to print for fall. Try the trend with a flannel shirt like Alana or be bold in a printed plaid dress.

Check out our new styles here for all of your fall outfits. What are your essentials for the season?

Your Guide To Fall Fashion

Now that fall is officially upon us, you may be wondering what to wear while staying comfortable and on-trend as the weather begins to cool. No need to fret; here’s our guide to get you started for a fashionable bump this season.

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From weekday to weekend, a printed dress is a versatile option for the mom-to-be that works for any and every occasion.

A pair of leggings is an essential for the season. Make a statement in playful printed leggings. For an outfit that’s both cute and comfortable, wear with fall maternity must-haves like maternity tees and cardigans.

Fall means sweater weather! Try a Side Ruched Maternity Sweater, a bump-flattering wardrobe staple for the cooler months. In the maternity favorite, stripes, this sweaters works well for a casual day look and pairs perfectly with denim.

Florals continue to be a key trend this season. Embrace the trend with fresh new fall florals in blouses and tops that pair with any wash of maternity jeans.

You can shop these outfits and more for the season below and make sure to show us your fall style with the hashtag #thisisgoingtobefun!

Fall Maternity Styles

Faux Wrap Maternity Dress // Elbow Sleeve Legging Maternity Tee // Long Sleeve Open Front Maternity Cardigan // Secret Fit Belly Printed Maternity Legging // Long Sleeve Side Ruched Maternity Sweater //  Indigo Blue Secret Fit Belly Rinse Skinny Maternity Jeans // Convertible Sleeve Button Detail Maternity Shirt // Secret Fit Belly Maternity Jeans

 

Outfit Ideas From Instagram’s Best Dressed #Momstobe

Today’s outfit inspiration from expecting mom Rachael, shows how to transition your favorite summer styles and maternity essentials for the fall. Read along for style tips for styling your bump this season and to recreate her outfit.

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Photo: Instagram/ @rachaelburgessmusic

Rachael proves that with seasonal accessories and layers, tried-and-true staples can transition through any season. Wearing our Elbow Sleeve Side Ruched Maternity Dress, Rachael showcases why this silhouette is a go-to for the expecting mom. A comfortable and versatile option, a Side Ruched Dress shows off your curves and truly embraces the bump. Rachael wears our black and white striped version but this bump-flattering staple comes in neutrals, prints, bold hues and colorful stripes, too!

Rachael gives this mom-to-be favorite style mileage with layering, a fall must-do! Layering can easily transform any outfit and will keep you warm as the weather cools. Try a sweater cardigan like Rachael and an anorak or jean jacket are great choices for a trendy touch.

Shop all our styles for fall here and make sure you share how you wear with the hashtag #thisisgoingtobefun. What are your favorite ways to show off the bump?

Beat Stretch Marks With basq: Co-Founder Lauren Parisier Shares Her Skin Care Secrets

 

When it comes to stretch marks, the question on every expecting mom’s mind is: What works? We turned to skin care expert Lauren Parisier, who along with Kelli Kenny, co-founded basq NYC, an effective, beautiful skin care line to repair damage and revitalize skin. At Motherhood Maternity, we carry exclusive aromas of their Body Boost by basq products, pregnancy specific body butters and oils designed to prevent and repair stretch marks. We asked Lauren for the best tips and tricks to fight stretch marks and improve skin condition and her answer is simple: start with a sugar scrub. Below, Lauren spills on the top three reasons to add an exfoliating sugar scrub to your skincare routine to aid and diminish marks.

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Guest Editor: Lauren Parisier, Skin Care Expert & basq NYC Co-Founder

1 – FEELING ITCHY? That’s the sign of deeper damage that will show up a few months later as stretch marks.  Don’t Scratch!  Scratching only causes more damages to tender, over stretched skin.  Instead, try scrubbing. Our Body Boost Sugar Scrub gently sloughs away dry, dead skin for instant relief from itchy skin.

2 – FIGHT MARKS EARLY! Exfoliation triggers skin renewal.  As you slough, your skin goes into rebuild mode – building the Collagen and Elastin fibers that keep your skin stronger and more able stretch and rebound – instead of breaking and leaving stretch marks.  Our scrub, which comes in Lavender Vanilla and Milk & Honey aromas, nourishes as it smooths for deeper results.

3 – THE SECRET TO A BETTER BOUNCE BACK! Your body stretches all over during pregnancy and the skin on your legs, arms and backside can suffer from post-pregnancy sag.  A full body scrub twice a week helps your skin stay strong throughout the big stretch. Exfoliation pushes damage up and out for smoother skin texture, more even tone and saggy skin prevention.  Give your skin a head-to-toe boost and start early with the Body Boost Sugar Scrub. The payoff will be a better bounce back post-pregnancy!

You can shop all of our basq products here and this must-have sugar scrub here!

The views expressed on this post represent those of the author and not of Motherhood Maternity.

Outfit Ideas From Instagram’s Best Dressed #Momstobe

Fashionable yet easy maternity styles are always top-of-mind when expecting. This week’s maternity style inspiration from expecting mom Rachel shows how with staple maternity pieces, you can create a look that is anything but basic! Read along to recreate her outfit.

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Photo: Instagram/ @cozychicmommy

The foundation of Rachel’s look is a pair of maternity jeans. Wearing our Secret Fit Belly Ankle Length Maternity Jegging, Rachel adds a trendy touch to her outfit in this dark wash destructed style. Just in time for fall, our new denim styles feature the latest trends and fits like boyfriend, destructed, skinny, autumn-inspired hues and with our patented Secret Fit Belly® panel, you’ll feel supported and comfortable without sacrificing your personal style. For more on the Secret Fit Belly, check out our blog post here.

The choices for a top that works with these jeans are endless! Rachel shows off the bump in staple stripes; a mom-to-be favorite! You can try the trend in a basic tee, tunic, or dress. Rachel chose a bump-flattering style in our Short Sleeve Scoop Neck Peplum Maternity Top.

When it comes to styling, accessories can transform your look from casual to dressy and speak to the season too. Rachel adds an autumn air to her ensemble with neutral booties and a pop of fun with a colorful statement necklace.

We love seeing your maternity style! Make sure you share what you wear with the hashtag #thisisgoingtobefun!

SUPPORTED IN STYLE WITH THE SECRET FIT BELLY®

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We know how important having a great pair of pants is in a woman’s wardrobe, especially the mom-to-be. Luckily, our selection of bottoms and maternity jeans provides comfort and confidence for moms-to-be without sacrificing personal style with our exclusive Secret Fit Belly® panel. Designed specifically to grow with you, this seamless and stretchy maternity panel can be worn up or down for custom support and coverage while comfortably hugging your belly during all stages pre-and-post pregnancy. Expecting moms can wear their go-to pants from the first trimester to after the baby arrives in pieces that are both fashionable and functional. With a bevy of new styles to choose from this fall featuring our Secret Fit Belly®, including maternity favorites like skinny jeans, leggings, flares, and crops,  you’ll always get the perfect fit. Shop these new styles and more in Motherhood Maternity stores and online.

 

Mom-To-Be & Blogger Rochelle Johnson on Her Favorite Styles From Our New Plus Collection

 

With an improved fit accommodating women’s sizes 14/16–22/24, our new plus collection allows every mom-to-be to feel and look her best during this special time in her life.  One of our favorite bloggers and expecting mom, Rochelle Johnson, has been styling pieces from the line and we couldn’t be happier to see her embracing her bump. Showcasing maternity essentials with seasonal fall pieces from our new collection, Rochelle proves you can stay true to your personal style while feeling comfortable and fashionable in maternity clothes.

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Guest Editor: Rochelle Johnson of Beauticurve

I was so pleased to know that Motherhood Maternity not only offered plus size maternity clothes, but was even more excited to see the new revamped collection. The styles are so cute and comfy; I feel like I got a whole new wardrobe!  One of my biggest struggles in styling my growing bump has been finding maternity jeans, until I found the jeans at Motherhood Maternity. They are by far my favorite and the best part about them is the fit! The Secret Fit Belly® band fits perfectly without rolling or sliding down and I feel fully supported.  I’ve been living in these destructed maternity jeans that work with so many tops and makes any outfit instantly cool. I have been pairing them with another maternity wardrobe staple from the collection, the side ruched maternity tees, and I know I’ll be wearing them long after the baby arrives.  They are super flattering and come in a variety of colors. My absolute favorite item from the new line is the Side Ruched Maternity T-shirt Dress.  It’s the perfect chic and classic little black dress that can easily be dressed up or down and is a must-have in every expectant mother’s wardrobe.

Shop Rochelle’s maternity outfits below and all of the styles from the new Plus Collection here. Make sure to check out Rochelle’s blog for more maternity style inspiration featuring her favorite pieces.

On Rochelle:

Plus Size Side Ruched Maternity Tee – White // Plus Size Secret Fit Belly Destructed Maternity Jeans // Plus Size Convertible Sleeve Tie Front Maternity Top // Jessica Simpson Plus Size Secret Fit Belly 5 Pocket Boot Cut Maternity Jeans // Side Ruched Maternity T-shirt Dress

Outfit Ideas From Instagram’s Best Dressed #Momstobe

This week’s maternity style inspiration from expecting mom Liz showcases one of our favorite wardrobe essentials: the little black dress! In an outfit that can be worn to work, out for dinner or even just lounging around the house, here’s why you should recreate the look.

Photo: Instagram/ @liz_bresson

The classic and chic little black dress is a must-have in every woman’s wardrobe and is a mom-to-be favorite. Liz wears this staple style in a maternity go-to silhouette, a Side Ruched Maternity Dress. Wearing our elbow sleeve version, Liz proves why having essentials that flatter your figure are key to maternity style ease. This comfy knit dress easily adjusts to your growing bump and it looks amazing after baby too! Easy to style and versatile, a black dress works well on its own or can be layered under a denim or anorak jacket for a casual look or a blazer to the office.  For a special occasion, just add a sparkly earring and colorful heels for a look that makes a statement.  We love how Liz added seasonal fall accessories like a floppy hat and a belt that accentuates her best accessory, the bump!

What’s your favorite way to style a little black dress? Show us your outfit with the hashtag #thisisgoingtobefun and shop all of our little black dresses here.

Introducing our New Plus Collection!

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We’ve listened to your feedback and are so excited to announce the launch of our new Plus Collection with an improved fit available in-stores and online! Women of all sizes want great style and our new collection celebrates every expecting mom while allowing her to stay true to her personal style throughout her pregnancy journey.

Moms-to-be will find a robust assortment of Plus styles, including maternity fashion fundamentals spanning career, casual, and special occasion, along with nursing essentials. The new fit accommodating women’s sizes 14/16–22/24 is true to size based on pre-pregnancy styles and leverages our design expertise to deliver a complete collection that flatters your expecting figure for all nine months and beyond.

The assortment for Fall features trendy seasonal pieces along with tried-and-true maternity favorites including side ruche tees in neutral colors, nursing bras, sleepwear, leggings and denim featuring our Secret Fit Belly® patented seamless, stretchy maternity panel.

Looking for style inspiration? Stay tuned, as we’ve partnered with plus size blogger and mom-to-be, Rochelle Johnson of Beauticurve.com, who will be personally styling pieces from the collection!

You can shop the new collection here or visit the store locator to find a store near you!

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