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JC74 Thu 20-Mar-14 20:49:46

I've finally received my maternity uniform and it looks like Liza Minelli's Oscars outfit. I could cry hmm

KitKat1985 Thu 20-Mar-14 21:12:40

My work maternity outfit is bloody awful as well. Looks like I'm wearing a tent. sad

JC74 Thu 20-Mar-14 21:16:14

I was really looking forward to receiving it as I can't fasten my trousers any more - I've had to resort to leaving the zip open and using a hair bobble to secure the buttons.

I shall be debuting my new look tomorrow - I'm ready for the surprised faces!!

Cookiepants Thu 20-Mar-14 21:16:29

It could be worse. Our place doesn't do maternity uniforms, they just give you a bigger size confused at 34 weeks I was wearing a size 26 tunic (my own maternity clothes were size 12-14) I looked like a huge beach ball with spindly little arms and legs sticking out grin. Worse still patients couldn't see I was pg it just looked like I carried my weight in an unfortunate way.

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Thu 20-Mar-14 21:19:11

Aaaahhh sorry OP but you did make me laugh. Thanks for the visual!

hannahlucyellen Thu 20-Mar-14 21:24:50

I'm in the RAF and I look like an extra from a world war 2 film, it hasn't been updated in many years… I guess that's what comes from working for a mainly male organisation! Nobody cares about the pregnancy uniform. It's bloody comfortable though!

JC74 Thu 20-Mar-14 21:47:58

Sounds like there are some shocking outfits out there!
At least I know I'm not alone smile

eeyore2911 Fri 21-Mar-14 01:37:45

I'm refusing to wear mine at the minute it's so awful shock my usual uniform (nurse) is blue, but they've decided my maternity one will be white.... Bright starchy white so I stick out like a big fat white marshmallow confused I'm only 22 weeks but it's twins and I'm getting a considerable bump! I tried on the maternity uniform at home and OH nearly died laughing and said I looked like a fishmonger blush not happy bunny

JC74 Fri 21-Mar-14 15:03:07

Oh eeyore2911 maybe I haven't done so badly? My uniform is completely different to everyone else's and I'm the only pregnant lady there.
In other news - the shiny, navy trousers have been sent back as they should have been black. They'll still look like PJ bottoms whatever colour they are!!

weebairn Fri 21-Mar-14 15:29:29

I was in scrubs for first pregnancy and no one realised I was pregnant, they must have just thought I was putting on weight. I did have a small bump, but even past 30 weeks! And no one let me sit down either! grr.

on the other hand, it was very comfy.

eeyore2911 Sat 22-Mar-14 07:40:17

grin JC at least we're not alone! I thought it was just my place that cocks everything up!!

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