The Best Maternity Loungewear to Cozy Up in at Home

The COVID-19 lockdown calls for ultra-comfy clothes.
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ByMarygrace Taylor
Updated
Aug 2020
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When you’re pregnant, pretty much the only clothes you want to wear are pieces that are ultra-comfortable. After all, your body is constantly changing, your skin is super-sensitive and you’ve got a million things on your mind other than figuring out your outfit of the day. This truth has merely tripled during the coronavirus pandemic, now that you’re stuck at home and have little reason to change out of your pajamas. But let’s be honest: There are only so many days in a row you can wear the same pair of leggings. So what’s an expectant mom to do? Stock up on the slinkiest, coziest maternity loungewear, of course!

You may not be able to venture out to your favorite stores and peruse through the racks, but you can easily (and safely) shop online for your new must-have WFH looks. From maternity sweatpants and sweatshirts to tanks, tees and jammies, here’s a roundup of our favorite maternity loungewear items that are still in stock (and in many cases, on major sale!).

Maternity Leggings

Maternity leggings are a pregnancy staple during normal times, but with the level of use they’re getting during lockdown, it goes without saying you need a couple extra pairs. Here are some of our top picks.

Photo: Courtesy Kindred Bravely

Kindred Bravely The Louisa Ultra High-Waisted Over the Bump Maternity Leggings

You’ll live in these ultrasoft leggings that can be worn over your bump or folded down. The premium fabric stretches but doesn’t bunch or sag, and it’s 100 percent NOT see-through. A no-brainer for any maternity loungewear collection.

Buy it: $90, Amazon.com

Photo: Courtesy Zella

Zella Live In Maternity Crop Leggings

It really is the little things that make life more fun when you’re stuck at home indefinitely—like the cute camo print on these stretchy, supportive leggings. If you’ve been wearing the same black leggings over and over and need a change of pace, these are the answer.

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Buy it: $65, Nordstrom.com

Photo: Courtesy Beyond Yoga

Beyond Yoga Spacedye Love The Bump Capri Maternity Legging

If it’s starting to warm up where you live (or you’re just running a little warm these days), try these cropped leggings.With an over-the-belly panel that feels like a supportive hug, crazy-soft fabric in trendy colors (hello, rose quartz!), you’ll want to wear these, well, all the time. Even if you can’t get to an IRL prenatal yoga class right now, the moisture-wicking fabric is still a nice option for at-home workouts.

Buy it: $99, BeyondYoga.com

Maternity Sweatpants

If a snug fit just isn’t the maternity loungewear look you’re going for, you’ve got plenty of loose, comfy options among these must-have maternity sweatpants.

Photo: Courtesy Angel Maternity

Angel Maternity Tapered Maternity Lounge Pants

These jogger-legging hybrids have a streamlined shape that manages to be both 100 percent comfy and 100 percent stylish at the same time. The extra-wide waistband sits over your bump, but you can also fold it down to wear under your belly now or later on postpartum. Maternity sweatpants you can lounge in well after baby arrives? Yes, please.

Buy it: $50, Nordstrom.com

Photo: Courtesy Pink Blush

PinkBlush Lavender Tie Dye Maternity Joggers

Tiedye is having a major comeback moment right now. If you want to lounge around the house in maximum comfort but without sacrificing on style, go for these cheery lavender maternity sweatpants with cuffed ankles, pockets and a drawstring closure.

Buy it: $43, PinkBlush.com

Photo: Courtesy Gap

Gap Maternity Drawstring Joggers

The ultrasoft tencel fabric feels like heaven on your skin, which is what you want in the best maternity loungewear. Also nice: An adjustable drawstring waistband to give you the perfect fit all the way up until your due date (and beyond).

Buy it: $70, Gap.com

Maternity Tees and Tanks

Your maternity loungewear look isn’t complete without several stretchy, buttery-soft tops to pair with your sweats or leggings. Here are some of our favorites.

Photo: Courtesy Motherhood Maternity

Motherhood Maternity Long Sleeve Side Ruched Maternity T-Shirt

Slim-cut and stretchy with a flattering V-neck and side-ruching, this is everything you ever wanted from a long sleeved shirt at a great price. You’ve got loads of fun color and print choices too.

Photo: Courtesy Pink Blush

PinkBlush Basic V-Neck Pocket Maternity Top

This is the best possible version of the basic slouchy T-shirt we all not-so-secretly want to wear every single day. It features a flattering V-neck, a front pocket and cuffed sleeves for cute, subtle detailing. There are a ton of color options too, so treat yourself to a few.

Buy it: $29, PinkBlush.com

Photo: Courtesy Bela Bum Bum

Belabumbum Maternity Nursing Layered Sleep Tank

This deliciously soft maternity loungewear top is about to be your new go-to. Not only will this scoop-neck tee take you from first trimester to third trimester in total comfort, but it’ll also serve you well postpartum as an easy-access nursing top.

Buy it: $51, Nordstrom.com

Maternity Sweatshirts

For full-on pregnancy lounge mode, you can’t beat a cozy pullover. Whether you’re curling up on the couch with a steaming mug or venturing outside for a breath of (socially distanced) fresh air, these are the best maternity sweatshirts in our book.

Photo: Courtesy ASOS

ASOS Maternity Nursing Button Side Sweat

The tortoiseshell side buttons on this gray crewneck add a serious dose of style as well as function; after baby arrives, just unfasten for easy nursing. And c’mon, who doesn’t love a good MAMA shoutout—on maternity loungewear, no less?

Buy it: $45, ASOS.com

Photo: Courtesy Pea in the Pod

Splendid Super Soft Maternity Pull Over

Meet the most stylish version of a maternity sweatshirt you’ve ever seen, with cool bell sleeves, a cozy cowl neck and a cute drawstring bottom to emphasize your bump. The megasoft modal/jersey fabric doesn’t hurt, either. If there was ever a time to spring for designer maternity loungewear, this is definitely it.

Buy it: Starting at $118, APeainthePod.com

Photo: Courtesy Teat & Cosset

Teat & Cossett Gemma Sweatshirt 2.0

Here’s a versatile cotton crewneck with a pretty twist: Not only is this a comfy option during pregnancy, but the front V design hides zippers for easy-access nursing and pumping, if you ultimately choose to breastfeed. The bevy of neutral color options—pink, black, gray, white, and coffee—are pretty gush-worthy too.

Buy it: $88, TeatandCossett.com

Maternity Pajamas

During the COVID-19 self-quarantine, maternity pajamas and maternity loungewear are practically one and the same—you’re not really leaving the house anyway, right? You might as well make the most of it with these cute, comfy options.

Photo: Courtesy Angel Maternity

Angel Maternity Nursing Dress, Robe & Baby Blanket Set

Just because you’re not stepping out in public doesn’t mean you can’t rock beautiful pajamas (#treatyoself). This lightweight nightgown will keep you cool (er, cooler) while you sleep (and is breastfeeding-friendly for the postpartum period), and the sweet lace-trimmed robe is perfect for when you’re making coffee or breakfast. Stick the striped baby wrap in the nursery until your little one arrives, then use it as a receiving blanket or swaddle.

Buy it: $$99, Nordstrom.com

Photo: Courtesy Cosabella

Cosabella Bella Nursing Pajama Set

It’s your favorite slinky pant, tank and robe combo made functional for pregnancy and breastfeeding. The camisole has clip on/off straps for easy nursing access, plus slinged cups for a supportive fit. The ultra-stretchy waistband works for now and later too.

Buy it: $159, Cosabella.com

Photo: Courtesy Storq

Storq 3-Piece Lounge Set

Wear the comfy wide leg pants, roomy tank and belted kimono together as a set, or mix and match each item with other pieces in your maternity loungewear set. The only question is which color you’ll pick: The pale pink, icy blue and camel are all so good.

Buy it: $145, Storq.com Plus, more from The Bump:

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