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Best bump bands?

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Thandeka Tue 07-Jul-09 13:20:36

Am starting to need a bit more support in the tummy area and want to be able to wear my trousers undone (since they hurt to do up now!). I don't really have a proper bump yet but will shortly I hope. Anyhow best recommendations for bump bands? I can't find any in town (mothercare dont do em anymore) and am really fussy about material so am a bit scared of buying online. (I HATE anything that feels like tights or those spanx pants- puts my teeth on edge so wont be able to wear a band like that)
Any recomendations?


Ewe Tue 07-Jul-09 13:21:42

Topshop. Nice soft cotton ones, pretty cheap and very comfy!

Thandeka Tue 07-Jul-09 13:22:09 68423309002

These have been recommended but are out of stock.

Ewe Tue 07-Jul-09 13:24:35

Here is link to Topshop ones, they come in black or white.

Thandeka Tue 07-Jul-09 13:25:06 19551&storeId=12556&categoryId=42398&parentcategoryrn=42391&productId=565952&langId=-1

out of stock again! Why are all the pregnant women eating them!

I do have a black cotton boob tube I may try for the minute.....

Thandeka Tue 07-Jul-09 13:28:08

Out of stock again!
seriously WHO is eating all the bump bands!!!

Thanks Ewe for that link- I think they may have them in white so I may buy as an interim (white I never wear- need black really!)

blondissimo Tue 07-Jul-09 13:28:31

Try Isabella Oliver - bit more expensive but lovely and wide and fantastic quality.

Ewe Tue 07-Jul-09 14:19:19

I walk past the big Oxford St Topshop every day, I can always nip in and grab you a black one and post it if you can't find one anywhere else.

Thandeka Tue 07-Jul-09 14:31:22

wow that is so lovely of you Ewe (you you ewe ewe hehe!)

I have found a new one for £5.45 inc postage on ebay which I will give a bash to first but thankyou so much for offering.

alana39 Tue 07-Jul-09 15:08:36

There's a website called bumps or something similar (must have been on the first page of Google sites or I would have run out of patience) that actually had them in colours other than black and white. I got navy for example, and I think they had red, pink and others. Plain cotton jersey so feel nice, just wish I'd got a couple of white ones as it's in the wash all the time now it's hot.

flyingcloud Tue 07-Jul-09 20:46:47

Oh, glad it's not just me - although I can't do up my jeans anymore without them cutting me in half.

I can't find bump bands on Isabella Oliver - as I'm directed automatically to the French site and I don't know what they are in French (there are none in the Lingerie section).

amidaiwish Tue 07-Jul-09 20:54:26

this is nice but not many available
or these are good but only in black and are that stretchy material rather than v soft

free delivery code for this site is KF1ZZ140

Thandeka Wed 08-Jul-09 10:00:28

Have emailed new look to find out when next in stock.

Is it me or is £15 for essentially a boob tube quite expensive! And dont get me started on the bump belt extender things- 14 for essentially a button on a piece of elastic! In fact I may experiment with making my own.

YanknCock Wed 08-Jul-09 10:08:41

Here's the Isabella Oliver one. Comes in a set of two (one black, one white) for £30, but on sale for £24 right now!

I borrowed a black one from a friend, and it is fantastic. Mine was a size 5/6, which doesn't seem to be available. Supposedly that's to fit sizes between UK 16-20, but I started off a 22 and the 5/6 fit me just fine.

Bantria Wed 08-Jul-09 13:24:31

Mine are from New Look. Think I paid £15 for 3 and they are great.

MamaLazarou Wed 08-Jul-09 13:36:29

Sorry to be thick - what is a bump band for, and do I need one?

arolf Wed 08-Jul-09 14:03:06

thandeka - I got some M/L New Look ones, and they for some reason make me throw up (anything touching my bump other than really loosely does) - so if that's the size you're looking for, let me know - I can wash them and send them on to you! I've only worn the black and the white one once each, the grey one is unused.

blondissimo Wed 08-Jul-09 14:21:17

MamaLazarou - bump bands look a bit like a boob tube and you wear them round your bump so that you can wear your normal clothes for a bit longer - ie so that your bump isn't sticking out the bottom of your top. Unless that is the look you are going for.....wink!

Mole007 Wed 08-Jul-09 16:52:54

Mine's from Jojo Maman Bebe, and is miles better than the one I got last time from Formes. Comfy, and with button attachments, so still in my normal trousers/shorts at 32 weeks grin

Thandeka Wed 08-Jul-09 21:29:17

Arolf- wow thats really kind of you and you poor thing about the touch bump vomit thing- pregnancy is a weird old world isnt it! (and I thought my husband touching my lower back making me boak was odd- but I think you win!)

If you email me on thandekatotango at hotmail dot com (separated out to avoid spambots- hope it makes sense) I can arrange to send you and SAE. Yippee for mumsnet.

remedymalahide Wed 08-Jul-09 21:44:55

H&M £12 for 2, one black & one white

mogend77 Thu 09-Jul-09 21:05:38

The Isabella Oliver ones are fantastically comfy. They don't actually work out all that much more expensive either iirc.

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