My Maternity Fashion Crisis

by Christine - From Dates to Diapers on July 7, 2010

It’s been three long years since I was pregnant with Noah. Many things have changed – This time around I am definitely bigger than I was with any of my first five pregnancies, including the twins. And more uncomfortable. One thing, however, has stayed the same – I loathe maternity clothes. If I had my way, I would never leave the house and would live in yoga pants and tanks. No joke.

my regular maternity outfit Up until a few weeks ago, I would wear a regular pair of jeans, a few sizes larger than what I normally wear, “buttoned up” with a rubberband. Now, when I have to get dressed, I generally throw on a skirt and a clean tank. Or, my maxi dress from Moody Mamas’ Target line (which I really do love, by the way). Comfortable? Yes. Cool? Yes. Trendy? Not so much.

Just before EVO, I had to purchase some clothes for my three oldest kiddos, who had just grown what seemed like three inches overnight, and I couldn’t help but glance at clothes for me. In the regular women’s section. I didn’t even think to look at the maternity clothes. Any guesses as to what I bought? Yup… A couple of peasant skirts and a few tanks.

Now, with Bloggers on Bourbon and BlogHer coming up fast, I’m panicking a little. Sure, I could just pack my skirts and tanks, but what about a chic little dress for the 5-star restaurants and cocktail parties? Or, a trendy outfit for the long days of conference sessions and mingling?

{Sigh}

I just can’t bring myself to buy maternity clothes. Especially since trendy maternity clothes can be so expensive…

Or so I thought.

Stay tuned for My Maternity Fashion Crisis {Averted}

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