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Top 10 Maternity-Friendly Dresses

The Best Maternity-Friendly Dresses You Can Wear Before, During, and After Pregnancy

The Best Maternity-Friendly Dresses You Can Wear Before, During, and After Pregnancy

Pregnancy may last for 9 months, but there's plenty of time after giving birth in which you want to look (and feel) your best while you recuperate with your little one. We've found the 10 best maternity-friendly dresses that you'll love to have in your wardrobe—pregnant or not. Think super cool dresses that don't sacrifice style but do accommodate your changing body. Some of them even take into consideration your nursing needs, with designs specifically made to make that process hassle-free for both you and baby. You won't be disappointed by adding any one of these looks to your arsenal, so take a look at these top dresses you can wear now or later and enjoy the experience! Opening Image: asos.com

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August 10, 2017

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The Rankings


Ingrid & Isabel Off The Shoulder Midi Dress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: The flirty off-the-shoulder flounce

WHERE TO WEAR: A babymoon to a beach destination


J.Crew Chambray Shirt Dress

Our Score

BEST FOR: A cool-girl dress you can wear before, during, and after pregnancy

STYLE WITH: A pair of raffia sandals and a beachy updo.


ASOS Maternity T-Shirt Dress With Ruffle Hem

Our Score

LOVED FOR: It's a t-shirt dress but looks like so much more. 

WHERE TO WEAR: When meeting your non-pregnant friends out for drinks


Loft Maternity Sleeveless Swing Dress

Our Score

BEST FOR: It's super simple without sacrificing style, thanks to the fun swing cut. 

USERS SAID: "It is light, soft, and airy. It is so comfortable, I want to live in this dress... [I]t is a casual dress that is perfect for everyday use."


Maeve Tatum Embroidered Tunic Dress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: This is yet another style-packed dress (equally as good as a tunic) that can be worn pregnant or not.

STYLE WITH: Maternity jeans, when you're looking to layer


Lou & Grey Signaturesoft Hoodie Dress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: Even the most fashionable gals need some time off to lounge. Keep your stylish identity by slipping into this hoodie dress. 

BEST FOR: Pretty much anything—whether at home, covering up after the beach, throwing on after prenatal yoga, etc. 


Madewell Chambray Tie-Back Dress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: Its darling tie-back detail

STYLE WITH: A bright slide sandal


Loyal Hana Cybelle Maternity And Nursing Dress

Our Score

BEST FOR: After you've given birth to your baby and are nursing—hidden zipper gussets allow for easy and discreet access.

USERS SAID: "Only wish I had purchased this sooner - would have been great while I was pregnant, and am loving it now that I am nursing. I think it's hard to find nursing clothes that don't look like nursing clothes - but this is it!"


Eri + Ali Briella Tunic Dress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: This fabric feels substantial against the skin and looks extremely flattering on the body.

USERS SAID: "Love this dress. Best dress I've worn in years. The color is divine. The quality and fit of this dress is spot on. It's sexy and lays beautifully. I'm a mama of 3, and I can chase my littles around in this dress and still look put together. Love It!"


Gap Short Sleeve Ribbed Dress

Our Score

BEST FOR: Hugging that beautiful belly and other pregnancy curves.

STYLE WITH: A lightweight scarf and simple sneakers 

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