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To wear my maternity jeans when I'm not pregnant anymore?!

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Heatherbell1978 Tue 15-Nov-16 08:13:53

25 weeks pregnant with DD1. As this is a winter pregnancy I've had to buy quite a few pairs of maternity jeans. DS1 was a summer pregnancy so I mainly wore hareem pant things and dresses.
I've bought some really nice jeans from H&M and thinking they're just the same size as my normal ones but with an elasticated doubt I'll wear them for a wee bit after baby arrives but it would feel a shame to discard them completely after that (not planning any more children). Has anyone else got 'further use' from mat jeans?!

TallulahTheTiger Tue 15-Nov-16 08:15:21

Still in mine! They are just so comfy and normal jeans are so sore on Csect scar.

EsmeCordelia Tue 15-Nov-16 08:16:19

7 years later they're still my favourite jeans blush

MrsHiddleston Tue 15-Nov-16 08:16:51

I still wear a pair of maternity joggers around the house, my DS is 6. They are soooooo comfy though.

FizzBombBathTime Tue 15-Nov-16 08:18:28

I will be

I love how they go up high so you don't get lumps and bumps show through tops and stuff

SunnySideDownUp Tue 15-Nov-16 08:20:54

I definitely wear mine after baby arrives, until tummy returns to normal. But, I find they don't stay up after that and just have a big waistband that shows under clothes.

Thefitfatty Tue 15-Nov-16 08:22:54

My jeans are way to big now, but I still wear most of my maternity shirts and some of the leggings. They're too nice not to!

GreyBird84 Tue 15-Nov-16 08:39:07


Ive never stopped wearing my maternity leggings - great for walks & housework!

Now I'm pregbant again I've had to buy new ones lol.

JC23 Tue 15-Nov-16 08:59:42

My baby boy has just turned one and I'm still wearing lots of my maternity clothes, especially for work. My normal trousers don't fit any more.

HughLauriesStubble Tue 15-Nov-16 09:19:37

I wore mine until I lost so much weight that they fell off me! So comfy!

Sceptimum Tue 15-Nov-16 09:58:37

I have maternity leggings and combats still and they are fab, I like to wear them for long flights, car trips etc or days when I just want to be really comfy. No harm wearing clothes out, better than chucking stuff in the bin for no reason

JensenAcklesUndercrackers Tue 15-Nov-16 11:03:35

I still wear mine and DS is 3. grin

KnittingPearl Tue 15-Nov-16 12:55:05

Currently wearing a pair I bought in a charity shop when I was a student - only realised years later that they were maternity jeans and not a revolutionary item of comfortable clothing that was going to take the world by storm! Only way I get jeans to fit properly - small waist and large backside...

MrsFarm Tue 15-Nov-16 12:57:05

Still wear my maternity leggings. so comfy. youngest child is almost 2.

SchnooSchnoo Tue 15-Nov-16 13:12:16

I would. I have a really lovely pair of under bump maternity trousers that I bought when 6 months pregnant with my now two-year-old. I would still wear them except they are now too small for me!

icebearforpresident Tue 15-Nov-16 13:24:44

I still wear maternity trousers to work. Whem i got a hole in them a few months ago i replaced them with the same maternity trousers.

My youngest is 1 next month bit they are so comfortable i dont care.

liquidrevolution Tue 15-Nov-16 13:31:46

currently wearing my maternity bra (soft vest top type). Wear my maternity leggings often. Never had jeans as was heavily pregnant in Summer and didn't need but would happliy wear if I did. Still wear big pants although have bought new ones (CS scar and overhang does not like anything else). My old jogging bottoms I wore constantly have sadly gone at the crotch now. DD is 2. grin

Alabastard Tue 15-Nov-16 13:44:06

Wearing mine right now grin

spiderlight Tue 15-Nov-16 18:17:26

I wore my Next under-bump maternity jeans until they literally fell apart. Absolutely loved them - they were the perfect shape for my legs. I'd cheerfully have bought more but they were on the sale rail when I got them.

Redcrayons Tue 15-Nov-16 18:21:45

Iv still got my maternity pjs and my DCs are teens. I never actually wore them when I was pg though.
Oh and a couple of my workout tshirts started life as maternity wear.

alphabook Tue 15-Nov-16 18:26:14

I'm also 25 weeks and no way am I giving up my maternity jeans after having the baby!!

GashleyCrumbTiny Tue 15-Nov-16 19:01:16

Heck, I'm planning on buying more maternity jeans - baby nine weeks old and I'm only a half stone off my starting weight, but I've always had a podgy pot belly and these under-bump ones are the comfiest thing ever!

seafoodeatit Tue 15-Nov-16 19:52:02

Another currently wearing maternity jeans grin they're so comfy!

50ShadesOfEarlGrey Tue 15-Nov-16 21:50:46

Have just put out the maternity nightdress used during both my pregnancies, it was lovely, cool and soft like a giant TShirt and my go to for very warm Summer nights, when you only need one layer. It's still good as new really and I think I might use some of the material for a patchwork memory thing for them. DS is 23 and DD is 22.

ursuslemonade Wed 16-Nov-16 00:10:11

My figure is so fucked up I can only wear maternity jeans. Just bought some more and my youngest is 5mo.

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