March 24, 2010

Expanding Bellies: Baby Bumps Without the Frump

Pregnancy is often one of the most joyous occasions in a young woman's life.  For sure, there can be morning sickness, swollen ankles, insatiable food cravings, and other inconveniences -- but they all pale in comparison to the reward of welcoming one's own little bundle(s) of joy into the world!  But, let's face it, nine months of an expanding waistline and protruding belly can seriously cramp any woman's sense of personal style -- and petite women face the extra challenge of avoiding the dreaded pregnancy "mumu" in finding clothes that fit.  That's why this post is dedicated to helping expectant mothers (especially fashionable women in their 20s and 30s) look nothing short of amazing in every trimester . . .

In addition to mall staples like A Pea in the Pod, Destination Maternity, and Motherhood Maternity, no pregnancy wardrobe is complete without the following gems:

Isabella Oliver is one-stop shopping for maternity clothing!  Swimwear, outerwear, hosiery, evening wear, and more have all been designed with your pregnant body in mind!  The collection features Isabella's signature wrapping and ruching in luxurious pregnancy friendly fabrics that will 
complement your curves and turn a few heads!

The United Kingdom's has jumped the pond to the US!  It's a perfect go-to site for casual, comfortable clothes (including jeans in "petite" lengths) for a pregnant petite.

Mothersenvogue offeers sexy, stylish maternity wear for the woman who loves "her child, herself and Mother Nature."  Be sure to check out their selection of dresses and tops which, although not specifically made for petites, are very flattering on smaller frames.


Euphoria provides a wide array of stylish maternity clothing and nursing clothing, including organic maternity clothes, organic skin care for pregnancy, and non-toxic nursing supplies.  Best of all, they carry lots of extra-small clothing options for petite women who wear a size 0.  Euphoria, indeed!

 Stay tuned.  More to come...


  1. You have posted some great look maternity wear here. Really stylish and chic, I love the blue dress and the Funmum's outfit.

  2. Thanks, BSGL! Stay tuned for future posts showcasing more clothing options for petite mommas-to-be!