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Hi, Could do with some help finding swimwear that is decent looking for a post-birth body. I'm going away to Sardinia in May when DS will be 6 months. I have some rather fetching stretchmarks that are just starting to fade but still very much visible, and my tum has that lovely pouch-flab look. Thighs and bum still struggling with a bit of pregnancy and post-pregnancy cake weight. I am starting to do something about it now, but it will take time...
I'm thinking maybe a tankini style thing? With a wide waistband that holds in the tum? And maybe boyleg or shorts or whatever it is called? Please help?!
I'm in exactly the same boat. Dd2 will be 7mo when we go to Spain in June. I think I'll go for a tankini too. Bikini would show-off too many stretchmarks and a swimsuit would be a nightmare for breastfeeding. I'll get browsing...
I use tankinis.since I had my DD, I am quite busty so buy them at Pepperberry. I think they are fab as for sunbathink I tuck the longer bit of the top under the band under the bra bit IYKWIM! and pull.it down when going for a swim. they have the ones with short.type bottoms but I think that would look too covered.
mine is more similar to the one with the black.bands and I can do the tucking in thing. I got mine on the sale page and luckily it matched the bikini I already have so only had to buy the top you could go for a top that would go with black bottoms and get them.cheaper somewhere else
we went away when dc2 was same age and I bought a plain black swimming cossie from matalan which had control panel in stomach and built in bra. it's not worth spending loads as your shape will be completely different a year from now.
I got a lovely 1950s retro style costume from M&S shapewear range. It has a tummy control panel to hold it all in, and thinnish straps with triangular bra cups which would be easy to feed in. Definitely worth a try, I feel great in mine.
I've been wearing this since 3m after having DC2 and it's great. It has a mega tummy support panel and the two parts are actually joined together even though it look separate. The rouching at the sides also gives extra concealment of any tummy issues.
The red 50's forcing suit comes in other colors. You have to look on the main swimsuit page. I linked the red one as it showed the draping better than the other colours. I'm incredibly pale and love red with pale skin.