Having a baby is an expensive business so it’s great to try and save money where you can early on. If you’re pregnant and on a tight budget, it’s easier than you think to find cheap maternity clothes. We’ve scoured the high street and online to find these bargains, which are also stylish to boot so you don’t even have to compromise on looking good.
Want Côte d'Azur style without the hefty price tag? This classic navy and white striped dress is made from a blend of cotton and elastane and has been tailored to hug your growing baby bump. Trés chic.
This maternity prom dress is a great option if you have a wedding to go to but are running short on cash. The bluebell hue and jacquard stripes make for a pretty combination and the dress has been tailored so that it skims over your baby bump and finishes elegantly just above the knee.
When you’re pregnant, sometimes leggings are the only thing you can face wearing so it’s always worth having plenty on standby. These from Very are made from a cotton-elastane blend making them soft and stretchy – plus, there’s two in a pack.
You’ll get plenty of use out of this 100% cotton strappy vest, whether you pair it with a cardigan or wear it on its own. Ruched sides accommodate your baby bump and the fit is flattering thanks to a neat slim cut. Plus, at under £5 you can’t really go wrong!
Finding a maternity top that comes in at under £15 is an achievement but we’ve gone one better and found two! Versatile and easy to wear, the polka dot and navy designs on these long-sleeved tees mean, from your favourite jeans to your work skirts, they’ll go with everything in your maternity wardrobe.
Stripes have long been a favourite among expectant women and this Breton top ticks all the right boxes. Elastane and organic cotton mean it’s super-soft, plus it’s been cut with a loose-fit, giving it a fresh, casual feel.
The way the weather is in this country, it’s not worth splashing out on super-expensive beachwear if you’re pregnant. This classic striped Florence & Fred tankini and matching briefs has everything you need from a swimsuit: ruched sides fit your growing baby bump, lightly padded cups support your bust and the halterneck tie is fully adjustable.
You don’t have to spend a fortune to look chic. This take on the Little Black Dress from George at Asda is a great way to add a bit of sophistication to your pregnancy wardrobe. The stretchy fabric will keep you comfy, while the V-neck makes the most of your pregnancy bust. The best bit? Just look at the price.
Just because you’re pregnant and on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t still follow fashion. Smock tops are everywhere at the moment and Boohoo.com has interpreted this look in its maternitywear, creating this cute gingham-print top.
As you get bigger, it’s difficult to feel elegant in anything you wear but this pretty mint-green maternity top from Peacocks might just change that. Three-quarter-length, fluted puff sleeves and a forgiving cut make this a top you go back to again and again.
Heading for a casual evening out will soon become a more complicated affair so it’s worth making the most of your social life while you’re pregnant. This gorgeous maxi dress has an unusual print and is made from a lightweight material that gracefully drapes over your bump and down to the floor. Designed with longevity in mind, you can wear this dress during the entirety of your pregnancy and afterwards too.