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Maternity pjs

(28 Posts)
Twoprincessesistwiceasnice Thu 27-Feb-14 16:16:54

Hi smile
I want to get some nice maternity pjs for hospital, not really for giving birth in but for afterwards or for in the house as I know will probably have quite a few visitors. I would really like some longish nighties but really struggling.
Thanks smile

ChicaMomma Thu 27-Feb-14 16:26:03

Primark are getting maternity nighties (longish by the sounds) in stock on March 15th. (I'm almost sure that was the date i was given, and it was from the buyer on another forum)
I'd say they will run out the door!!!!!!! I'll certainly buy a few of them anyway if i can get my hands on them..

Twoprincessesistwiceasnice Thu 27-Feb-14 16:37:01

Ahh brilliant thanks smile I went to primark a little while ago and was shocked they did maternity bras and leggings! Bought two bras for £8 and they were brilliant, I don't tumble dry them incase they shrink but they are nursing ones too, such a bargain, will be keeping my eye out xx

ChicaMomma Thu 27-Feb-14 16:47:22

yes and they have maternity cami's as well, they are fantastic, i got 2 black ones and 2 white ones which i'm living in at the moment, under cardigans- 4 euro each, happy days! didnt see the leggings, will keep an eye out, you literally cannot have too many pairs of those it seems!x

Haahoooo Thu 27-Feb-14 16:53:05

I like my maternity nightgowns from mothercare. They've got (short) sleeves rather than straps which I I like, and are about knee length.

After DD was born I preferred them to pjs as I had an EMCS and they were more comfortable (and practical when going to the loo).

From memory they come in packs of two.

Haahoooo Thu 27-Feb-14 16:56:39

Oh and they have some buttons down the front for easy bf

ChicaMomma Thu 27-Feb-14 16:59:38

I prefer nighties too Haahooo, i find i cant really sleep with anything on my legs and like you say, so much easier for going to the loo too. Fluffy slippers and sleeved/kneed nighties will be my outfit of choice in hospital for definite!

Twoprincessesistwiceasnice Thu 27-Feb-14 17:06:42

Yes I would like nighties as with dd1 it was really uncomfortable to have trousers on and also had a catheter so nighties would be ideal. Plus im due in July so would be nice and cool. Packing early as was in and out of hospital from 25 weeks last time with preeclampsia and am 20 weeks so just starting to pack, and thanks chica will keep an eye out for the cami's xx

Twoprincessesistwiceasnice Thu 27-Feb-14 17:07:45

Its funny as most of the pjs seem to be trousers and tops, u would think that there would be more pretty maternity nighties available as so much more comfy and practical x

Twoprincessesistwiceasnice Thu 27-Feb-14 17:08:19

Its funny as most of the pjs seem to be trousers and tops, u would think that there would be more pretty maternity nighties available as so much more comfy and practical x

SpawningSalmon Thu 27-Feb-14 17:28:16

I found a lovely one on M&S website last night for exactly this purpose. I can't post a link right now, but it was in their La Maisons De Senteurs range - long, buttons at front, white and really pretty.

If you can't find it I will post a link later.

SpawningSalmon Thu 27-Feb-14 17:30:09

It isn't a maternity line, but for after the birth I am sure it would be fine.

ChicaMomma Thu 27-Feb-14 17:32:56

I didnt think M&S did maternity stuff?

had a look, and it could be this one, but i dont think a large bump would fit in there?

www.marksandspencer.com/la-maison-de-senteurs-modal-blend-floral-long-nightdress-with-cool-comfort-technology/p/p22278338

Hopefully i'm wrong and they have a mat version too!

This one is very cute and coudl work if you went a few sizes up due to the buttons??

ChicaMomma Thu 27-Feb-14 17:33:14
ChicaMomma Thu 27-Feb-14 17:35:46

actually, check this out, looks like there's loads of room in it, and it's very pretty indeed

www.marksandspencer.com/pleated-swing-minishirt/p/p22278285

Cariad007 Thu 27-Feb-14 17:48:35

I bought a couple of these. They're not maternity but button down the front and are very roomy. They're also on a buy one, get one half price offer atm.

www.marksandspencer.com/button-through-spotted-minishirt/p/p22278221

ChicaMomma Thu 27-Feb-14 17:52:52

Nice! that's lovely, i love the colour, everyone is telling me to avoid white.. and 2 for 1 is the way forward- i might pop in there this evening and see if they have them.. if i'm a 10 normally, a 14 should be ok, right? mmm, maybe 16..

Cariad007 Thu 27-Feb-14 18:03:36

They are generously cut - I bought a 14 at 39 weeks and reckon I could've made do with a 12.

Twoprincessesistwiceasnice Thu 27-Feb-14 19:40:17

Aww thanks for the links ladies smile very pretty and going to see if my local m and s have them in just to try on for size, im usually a 10-12 so think a 14 or 16? xx

ChicaMomma Fri 28-Feb-14 11:53:01

I actually tried on the 16 last nite, and Cardiad is right, they are generous!!! So i went for a 14. I got the silver swing one, and 2 of the same ones that Cariad got (the purple).

Everyone has said to avoid white- which suits me anyway, i am quite pale so white/cream tends to make me look like i'm in a mortuary- i'll be bad enough post labour as it is!!!!!!!!!

My hospital bag is pretty much packed now, i'm only 24 weeks, i probably need to get a life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cariad007 Fri 28-Feb-14 12:00:43

Wow you are organised. I had bought everything for my hospital bag but didn't actually pack it until I went into labour!!

Missingcaffeine Fri 28-Feb-14 12:30:32

I got a brilliant but ridiculously expensive set of PJ's from Bravissimo, with the boob support in the top. I'm only in early pregnancy, so I guess these may not be suitable later in pregnancy (well the bottoms anyway - although they are really stretchy and soft) but found the boob support fantastic, and much more comfortable than any soft bra I tried. I hope I'll be able to wear them after birth.

Rockchick1984 Fri 28-Feb-14 12:32:11

Definitely avoid white - you're going to be bleeding heavily and it would be hugely embarrassing if you are wondering around in a white nightie with bloodstains at the back!!!!

ChicaMomma Fri 28-Feb-14 12:43:32

Yes- that was why i went for the cranberry/purple coloured ones- i figured blood stains would blend in nicely!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! blush

MummyPig24 Fri 28-Feb-14 12:45:08

I got 2 nighties from primark the other day. They are about knee length and have buttons on the front too. £4.50 each so I got two and put one in my hospital bag. I was chuffed as they were exactly what I was looking for.

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