Part of the fun of pregnancy Is shopping for things like maternity work pants, dresses and more before working on your newborn checklist. Maternity pajamas may seem like a fleeting purchase you'll use temporarily, but a comfortable pair is something you're going to return to during pregnancy and postpartum night after night.
When looking for maternity pajamas, look for elastic waistbands or nightgown-style pajamas to allow your belly to do its thing, and look for machine-washable fabrics that will make cleaning up everything from spit-up to leaky nipples a breeze.
They don't necessarily need to be marketed as maternity pajamas, but these styles will take into account your growing and changing body more so than standard ones. Nice-to-have features on maternity pajamas include buttons, shoulders that pull-down or any other breastfeeding-specific designs to help you get more longevity out of the garment.
This set of maternity pajamas will take you through all three trimesters and beyond in comfort and style. The double-layered cross-over top has easy access for discreet nursing and provides a little extra support up top, without any uncomfortable or itchy elastic.
The pants have a wide elastic waistband for comfort, as well as practical pockets. Made from viscose, it will keep you cool while you sleep and nurse.
If you're on a budget, this pajama set is comfy, cozy and affordable. It's available in several colors and styles, including buffalo plaid, stars and stripes. The two-piece set also has a nursing-friendly pull-aside top with a double layer for easy access.
The jogger style pant keeps you warm while looking cute, too, and has practical features like an elastic waistband and button extenders for fluctuating sizes.
Made from 100% Pima cotton and specifically for pregnant and postpartum women, this nightgown is super duper soft for pregnancy and postpartum-related activities. The long-sleeve style allows for warmth while sleeping, while the nightgown style lets hot sleepers' legs hang free.
The button-front is great for nursing, while the roomy middle allows for a growing belly. Choose from two preppy stripe styles and in sizes XXS through XXL.
Monica + Andy is a great brand for kids but also for moms-to-be. These pajamas are comfy, stretchy and loose, perfect for pregnancy, the hospital and postpartum. The two-piece set has an easy on-and-off top, and the ribbed shorts have an adjustable waistband to accommodate a growing belly.
Made from organic cotton, they're also free of harmful chemicals and machine washable.
Plus-sized moms-to-be will want this easy, breezy maternity nightgown. Made from stretchy fabric that's moisture-wicking and breathable, it's comfortable without being constricting. The front layer has a double wrap for easy access for breastfeeding.
This three-piece set is a home run for pregnant and nursing women, especially since nursing can overheat your body (you're burning a lot of calories!). The top has a discreet ruched side nursing panel, and the option of two bottoms allows moms to choose which suits them best for sleeping and nursing.
It's made from a stretch fabric to accommodate a growing belly and the elastic waistband can expand as you do, especially given that it has button extenders.
The lace trim on this nightgown makes it feel extra special while also being totally functional. This nightgown has a clip-down function on the straps for easy breastfeeding access and there are built-in cups to help support you throughout your pregnancy.
Soft and made from a machine-washable blend, it's the kind of nightgown that can take you from the first trimester through the postpartum period and beyond. The style, shape and fabric of this maternity sleepwear allow for easy layering no matter the season as well, from hospital robes to pajama pants and cozy sweaters in wintertime.
If you're someone who loves options, you'll want this three-piece set. Made from a stretchy and soft fabric, the top can be pulled down easily to breastfeed. It has pretty lace detailing, as well as shorts with an elastic waistband with button extenders to help you grow in comfort.
The robe is extra cozy and works as a great layering piece over this set or any other you might have.
If you're more of an athleisure person when it comes to your pajamas or loungewear, this set from NOM will satisfy. It's made from super soft French Terry fabric and is the perfect mix of practical wearing and comfort. The Crosby Hoodie has a feminine detail on the sleeve as well as easy access for nursing by lifting the bottom of the hoodie off.
The Walker Lounge pant, made from the same soft fabric, has a fashionable flair to it and an elastic waistband. It's a cool set that will keep you warm and cozy through pregnancy and postpartum and beyond.
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