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The best maternity underwear for pregnancy and beyond

When you're pregnant it can be difficult to find clothes that are comfortable and flattering and it can be even harder to find comfortable underwear! It either becomes an expensive habit having to buy a new pair the bigger your bump gets, or you can't find anything that you like and gives you and bump the best quality.

We've found the best maternity underwear that you mums will love during your pregnancy and even after you've given birth when you're wanting that extra comfort! 

Best maternity underwear:

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1) MAMA 2-pack cotton briefs, £9.99, H&M

Also available in black, these cotton briefs with lace detail are very flattering and comfortable, fitting snug over your baby bump. 
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2) No VPL maternity briefs twin pack, £25, Seraphine

These super-soft briefs are a sleek choice, with a stylish crossover front that fits comfortably under your bump. They also sit high on your back to keep you securely covered. 
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3) Nursing Comfort Tops, £14, Simply Be

This two-pack of nursing tops will not only be super comfortable and convenient for nursing, but they'll provide you with extra comfort while pregnant! 
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4) 3 Pack lace trim briefs, £9.99, Newlook

These simple briefs are an essential for your maternity wardrobe. The low rise design means it sits below you bump and will last throughout pregnancy and after! 
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5) Striped Bamboo Maternity Briefs, £12.00, Seraphine

Made from soft bamboo viscose, these maternity briefs will have you living in absolute comfortable! It's super soft, helps regulate temperature faster than cotton and even offers antibacterial properties. These are a must for a comfortable mum and bump! 
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6) 3-Pack Lace Trim Maternity Pants, £12, JoJo Maman Bebe

Made from soft cotton, this underwear is designed to fit snug under your bump during pregnancy and after. The lace detail makes a nice to change to the usual maternity underwear, whilst also being practical. 
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7) Sleep Nursing Bras, £19.99, H&M

As a new mum we know that any sleep, no matter how little, is important. This soft, non-wired nursing bras is perfect for during the night, with a wrap over front and no fasteners. The seamless, soft material makes it extra comfortable, so you won't feel like you're wearing a nursing bra. 
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8) Maternity Brief, £18, Modibodi UK

These absorbent undies are perfect for handling pregnancy leaks and are designed especially for expecting mums! It helps protect from the unexpected, helping to stay clean, dry, comfy and fresh. They sit just under the hips and the V-shaped dip means that you won't be having to buy new underwear as your bump gets bigger. 

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  • Author: Samantha Ball Samantha Ball
  • Job Title: Freelance writer

Samantha is a mum of one, in a house full of boys. Her hobbies are long hikes, coffee tasting, and being a bit of an *obsessive* cleaner.

She also runs a blog Student Mum Diaries about what it’s like to be a student mum. 


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