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Over the bump maternity knickers!!

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Dolallytats Fri 05-Apr-13 19:18:38

I have searched high and low for some over the bump knickers. I was fat before I got pregnant so need them in a size 20 or 22. I can only find ones that are either under bump ot cost at least £10 a pair...A PAIR!!!! That's extortionate!! I know they have more material and all that, but it's a bit much when you can get a normal 5 pack for less than that!!

Will larger size (or 2!!) of normal knickers do?? I can't afford to spend £40-£70 on 4-7 pairs which is what I'll need to do to have enough to get through the week.

I didn't get maternity knickers last time, but I wasn't so fat before or have such a huge bump!!

glossyflower Fri 05-Apr-13 19:25:30

I haven't been able to find any and the size up knickers just cut into my bump. In the end I am wearing my normal knickers but under bump. Not always comfy when you feel like they are pulling down!

Dolallytats Fri 05-Apr-13 19:30:40

Oh, that's not good!! Glad it's not just me having trouble finding them. When I had DC1 (20 years ago!!), they sold them in multi packs like any other style for just as little bit more money. Charging £10 for one pair is taking the mickey!!

I get the cutting in thing too, not comfy or attractive!!

noblegiraffe Fri 05-Apr-13 19:34:51

A larger size in granny style pants was quite comfy for me, although my bump wasn't that big.

Preposteroushypothesis Fri 05-Apr-13 19:41:26

I just bought some from they are soooo comfy and £5 a pair, but I got them on sale for £4 I think! Totally worth it!

Notmyidea Fri 05-Apr-13 20:07:44

I bought two pairs of the £10 ones but wore them over my tights for support and made them last two days between washes. (oh the shame, but cheaper.)

foolserrand Fri 05-Apr-13 20:12:16

I opt for commando near the end. So much more comfortable and infinitely cheaper! wink

sleepyhead Fri 05-Apr-13 21:48:16

Mothercare had some when I was in at the weekend. Can't remember the price though.

sleepyhead Fri 05-Apr-13 21:51:27

These are £8 for 2 pairs and I can't see much difference between them and the ones that are called "over the bump" which are £10 for 2 pairs.

Still pricey compared to Primark though.

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