36 of the Cutest Maternity Swimsuits (and Cover-Ups!)

Ready to hit the beach? Not without a super-cute pregnancy bathing suit! We've rounded up the best maternity swimwear of the season, from maternity bikinis to bump-friendly cover-ups.
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ByRose Walano
May 2019
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Summer is here, which means it’s time for you and your baby bump to hit the beach, splash in the pool or lounge lake-side. And good news, mamas: There’s plenty of stylish maternity swimwear to choose from. Even better news? The number of pregnancy bathing suits you’ll have to try on just got shorter, thanks to this curated list of the best maternity swimsuits around. From maternity bikinis to tankinis, one-pieces and more, we’ve found the cutest styles in maternity swimwear to suit any mom-to-be.

Best Maternity Bikinis

While some mamas-to-be love the coverage that a maternity one-piece swimsuit provides, others are ready to show off that bump—and there’s no better way to do that than with a maternity bikini! You might be able to shimmy into a regular bikini, but a maternity bikini is designed to be a little stretchier both on the top and on the bottom. Because your body is evolving, your maternity swimwear needs to be ready to change too! Here are five of the cutest maternity bikinis around.

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Pex D’Or Stripe Two-Piece Maternity Swimsuit

Ahoy there, cutie! This classic nautical striped maternity bikini offers low-cut bottoms designed to accommodate your changing figure, and a halter top to provide some support for your larger breasts. The bow ties on the top and bottom sides add a flirty touch. Available in red and blue.

Buy it: $85, Nordstrom.com

Photo: Courtesy Pink Blush

PinkBlush Black Scalloped High Neck Halter Maternity Bikini Set

If you’re looking for flattering, slightly sexy maternity swimwear, nothing beats a black bikini. Feminine touches, like the scalloped trim and side ties, help this maternity bathing suit from PinkBlush stand out from the crowd. Plus, it’s double lined and includes a removable padded bust.

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PregO Maternity Wear Women’s Maternity Roll Waist Dot Bikini Set

We’re dotty for this polka dot maternity swimsuit. If you’re not a fan of low-waisted bikini bottoms, this one is for you: you can keep the waist high for more belly coverage or roll it down beneath your baby bump. The halter top has an adjustable back and an adjustable front tie to help you get the perfect fit. Best of all, you can wear this cute bikini even after pregnancy.

Buy it: Starting at $68, Amazon.com

Seraphine Nautical Stripe Adjustable Maternity Bikini

The best thing about this Seraphine maternity bikini, which comes in three prints, is its bottom half, which can be unfolded for a little more support or folded over for a more classic bikini look.

Buy it: $65, Seraphine.com

A Pea in the Pod Twist Front Maternity Bikini Top

Pair this solid, twisted maternity bikini top, featuring removable straps, with a pair of printed bottoms to add a little sass to your closet of maternity swimwear.

Buy it: $48, APeainthePod.com

Best Maternity Tankinis

Next up, the maternity tankini—or, as we like to call it, the best of both worlds. Just like in the non-maternity swimwear world, a tankini gives you the coverage of a one-piece but with easy-to-remove bottoms—all the more crucial if you’re pregnant and frequently need the ladies’ room! Check out our favorite maternity tankinis from top maternity swimsuit brands.

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Isabel Maternity By Ingrid & Isabel Maternity Printed Bandeau Tankini Top

This maternity tankini top is vacation-ready. Not only is the tropical palm print totally on-trend, but the maternity swimsuit is built for comfort. The stretchy spandex blend comfortably hugs your bump through every stage of pregnancy, and the sewn-in cups provide coverage and shaping. For extra support, add on the adjustable halter strap.

Buy it: $25, Target.com

Photo: Courtesy Motherhood Maternity

Motherhood Scallop Trim Maternity Swim Top

Talk about chic maternity swimwear—even non-pregnant women will be asking where you got this number. The scalloped edging and sexy lace-up back make this black maternity tankini extra-special. Plus, the built-in pads offer great support and the UPF 50+ fabric will protect your sensitive pregnancy skin from the sun’s harsh rays.

Buy it: $30, Motherhood.com

Photo: Courtesy Seraphine

Seraphine Palm Print Maternity Swimwear Tankini

Continuing the palm leaf trend, this cute maternity swimsuit from Seraphine is ruched at the sides for a comfortable and flattering fit throughout pregnancy. There’s even a supportive band hidden under the bust, as well as optional cup padding.

Buy it: $65, Seraphine.com

Kimi and Kai Maternity Rashguard Swimsuit

Just because you’re pregnant doesn’t mean you’re ditching your sportier side! If this sounds like you, then you’re probably in the market for a rash guard. This one has a touch of spunk, thanks to its pretty peach embroidery.

Buy it: $68, Nordstrom.com

PinkBlush Black Tropical Cutout Maternity Tankini Top

Whether you’re lounging by the pool or hitting the beach, this tropical-print maternity tankini top, designed by PinkBlush, will put you in a summer state of mind. And that sheer detail at the top of the bodice? Hello, sizzle.

Best Maternity One-Piece Swimsuits

When pregnant in the summer, maternity one-piece swimsuits offer great bump-friendly coverage. Plus, the lining of many maternity one-piece swimsuits are designed to offer you extra support. And lucky for you, this swim silhouette is enjoying a serious return to the spotlight. You might just feel like a retro goddess on the beach.

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Hatch The Antigua Malliot

For a fun, flirty vibe, look no further than this maternity swimsuit from Hatch. The deep ruffled scoop neck and sweet pink hue have us swooning. Plus, the convertible straps that criss-cross or halter tie and gathering at the side seams keep you comfy all beach day long. We love that all of Hatch’s maternity swimwear is fully lined and UPF 50+.

Buy it: $218, HatchCollection.com

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JoJo Maman Bebe Palm Print Ruffle Maternity Bathing Suit

You can’t go wrong with this gorgeous pregnancy bathing suit, with its trend-led palm print and ruffle detail. The straps are removable, in case you want to rock a bandeau look. Best of all, it offers ultimate support for your belly so you look and feel great while enjoying the sun and water.

Buy it: $59, JoJoMamanBebe.com

Photo: Courtesy Pez D'or

Pez D’Or San Marino Floral Print One-Piece Maternity Swimsuit

The bright floral print and wide halter style give this maternity bathing suit an impeccable retro-chic look. And you can bet this beauty has all the features you’d want from top-of-the-line maternity swimwear, like ruched sides, an elasticized and lined shelf bra with removable pads and adjustable neck closure.

Buy it: $99, Nordstrom.com

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ASOS Design Maternity Recycled Color Block Frill Neck Swimsuit

Nothing screams summer like a bold pop of color—and this strawberry pink pregnancy bathing suit sure does the trick. The V neck and yellow ruffles give the maternity one-piece swimsuit some extra oomph. ASOS is a go-to spot for cheap maternity swimwear that still looks and feels like a million bucks.

Buy it: $45, us.asos.com

Photo: Courtesy Motherhood Maternity

Motherhood Striped Halter One-Piece Maternity Swimsuit

Here’s a super-slimming maternity bathing suit that makes a statement, thanks to bold black and white stripes. You’ll love the halter-style neck, UPF 50+ fabric and roomy bodice for a late pregnancy bump.

Buy it: $40, Motherhood.com

Best Maternity Swim Dresses

Looking for something even more full-coverage than a maternity one-piece swimsuit or a maternity tankini? Get acquainted with the maternity swim dress. Not only does it completely cover your baby bump, but it also covers a bit of your upper thigh too—perfect for those who appreciate more modest maternity swimwear.

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Momo Maternity One Piece Halter Swimdress

With nautical navy and white stripes, this maternity swimdress hits all the right notes. Its soft, stretchy fabric is UPF 50+ and the adjustable shoulder straps and sewn-in cups ensure a comfy fit. Plus, the price point is hard to beat.

Buy it: Starting at $30, Amazon.com

Mermaid Maternity Dresskini Swim Top

Here’s one for the retro lovers: a polka-dotted maternity swimdress. The print is sweet, and the insert at the neckline adds a modest touch, especially if you’re looking for extra cleavage coverage.

Buy it: $69, Nordstrom.com

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Seraphine Lace Up Babydoll Maternity Tankini

Technically a maternity tankini, this pregnancy bathing suit is long enough to pass for a swimdress. The ultra-flattering maternity swimsuit was designed for a flexible fit, offering adjustable straps and built-in bust support. Best of all, the chic babydoll top offers just the right amount of coverage, while the lace-up back adds a sexy touch.

Buy it: $59, Seraphine.com

Photo: Courtesy Motherhood Maternity

Motherhood Keyhole Detail Maternity Tankini 2 Piece Swimsuit

This pregnancy bathing suit combines the comfort of a two-piece tankini with the coverage of a maternity swim dress. The top has side ruching and sewn-in pads, plus a subtle keyhole detail that’s oh-so-feminine. The bottom is an adorable skirt that, when matched with the tankini top, gives the look (and length) of a stylish swim dress. And it’s all made from stretchy UPF 50+ fabric.

Buy it: $50, Motherhood.com

Best Plus Size Maternity Swimwear

These plus size maternity bathing suits offer the support and coverage moms-to-be want, paired with unbeatable summer style. We’ve gathered both plus size one-piece swimsuits and tankinis, so you can choose the style of maternity swimwear that works best for you.

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Isabel Maternity by Ingrid & Isabel Striped Ruffle One Piece Swimsuit

Target for the win! This chic maternity one-piece swimsuit is perfect for lounging pool-side or splashing in the waves. The white and navy pinstripes run vertically for a super-flattering look, and the ruffle detail and criss-cross straps give it an extra special something. This plus size maternity bathing suit comes in sizes up to XXL.

Buy it: $35, Target.com

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PinkBlush Black Ruffle Trim Ruched One-Piece Maternity Plus Swimsuit

Yep, ruffles are totally on-trend this season, for non-maternity and maternity swimwear alike. If you love the effect but aren’t into stripes, give this solid black maternity swimsuit a try. Ruched sides, padded cups and double lining all add to your comfort, and the ruffled top is a stylish detail that discreetly adds extra arm coverage. Remove the (adjustable) straps for a sexy strapless suit.

Old Navy Maternity Ruffled V-Neck Swimsuit

Not sold on stripes but want something more vibrant than black? This fuschia maternity swimsuit is for you. You still get the lovely ruffles, this time with a revealing V neck and cut-out back—as well as ruched sides with wire support, a built-in shelf bra and removable cups. We can’t get enough of that bright, summery color! Available in sizes up to XXL.

Buy it: $47, OldNavy.Gap.com

Photo: Courtesy Motherhood Maternity

Motherhood Plus Size Printed Two Piece Maternity Tankini Swimsuit Set

If a maternity tankini is more your style, we love this gingham printed two-piece. Designed specifically as a plus size maternity swimsuit, it offers built-in cups, adjustable straps and a UPF 50+ spandex blend.

Buy it: $45, Motherhood.com

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EastElegant Maternity Floral One Piece Pregnancy Swimwear

Here’s a gorgeous one-piece maternity bathing suit sporting a tropical floral print. The halter-style top and removable chest pads mean more protection for your bust, while the peek-a-boo neck shows just a sliver of cleavage. This plus size maternity swimsuit is available in sizes up to XXXL.

Buy it: $29, Amazon.com

Best Maternity Swim Shorts

When your preferences for maternity swimwear skew toward separates but with a little more coverage on the bottom, you want maternity swim shorts. They cover your derriere completely, and, by the nature of their cut, they don’t budge. So even when you’re eight months along, you won’t have to worry about them riding up into places you don’t want them to be. Some are even high-waisted, offering extra support for your bump.

Oceanlily Women’s Ruched Boyshort Bikini Swim Bottom

Oceanlily’s maternity shorts have side ties and ruched detailing, so they can work for all stages of pregnancy—or even if you’re not pregnant at all! Which makes them an excellent investment piece.

Buy it: $20, Amazon.com

Mermaid Maternity Foldover Maternity Swim Shorts

If you’re looking for more coverage—and a higher waistline—you want Mermaid Maternity’s foldover maternity swim shorts, which can dip down to your waistline or come up as high as your belly button.

Buy it: $50, Nordstrom.com

Photo: Courtesy Isabel Maternity

Isabel Maternity by Ingrid & Isabel Side Tie Swim Shorts

For a cute boyshort style, try these pull-on swim shorts from Isabel Maternity. They feature adjustable side ties to help you nail the perfect flexible fit. Toss on your favorite maternity tankini and you’re ready to hit the beach!

Buy it: $20, Target.com

Best Maternity Swimsuit Cover-Ups

No maternity swimwear guide would be complete without a few maternity cover-ups options too! A crucial maternity swimsuit accessory, these let you head from the pool or the beach straight to a local eatery, beach boutique or hotel lobby without the hassle of changing clothes. Cover-ups can also offer a little bit of warmth, especially after the sun sets. The only real difference between these maternity options and your standard cover-ups? A little bit more room for your baby bump! Shop our favorite maternity swim cover-ups below.

Seraphine Black Maternity Kaftan

Sheer and sexy, Seraphine’s maternity cover-up boasts lace edges and a button-up front. You can pop it over a swimsuit or pair it with a camisole and shorts.

Buy it: $63, Seraphine.com

Photo: Courtesy Pink Blush

PinkBlush Light Blue Multi Striped Maternity Swimsuit Cover Up Dress

Keep things light and airy with this maternity swimsuit cover up. The fluttery sleeves, V neckline and tassel waist ties make this a great boho-chic option for any vacation-bound mom-to-be.

Sarah Renee Designs Maternity Beach Cover-Up

You’re practically guaranteed to feel like a goddess in this flowy maternity cover-up. The Etsy seller is more than happy to customize the fit, including sleeve and hem length, and it comes in a range of bright color options. A perfect addition to your maternity swimwear collection and beyond, since you can continue wearing this beachy dress even after pregnancy.

Buy it: $60, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy ASOS

ASOS Design Maternity Kimono Sleeve Beach Cover Up

For an effortlessly cool beach look, go with this maternity swim cover-up from ASOS. The oversized kimono sleeves and relaxed fit are perfect for lazy days in the sun, and the plunge neck provides just the right amount of sexy.

Buy it: $32, us.asos.com

Photo: Courtesy A Pea in the Pod

A Pea in the Pod Under Belly Swim Cover-Up Maternity Pants

Maternity swimsuit cover-ups don’t always have to be caftans or kimono-style dresses. Take these cover-up pants, for example. The gauzy, lightweight fabric is designed to give you coverage while blowing in the breeze, and the stretchy waistband sits comfortably beneath your baby bump. Available in black and white, they’re sure to match whatever maternity bathing suit you’re rocking.

Buy it: $78, APeainthePod.com

Best Nursing Bathing Suits

Even after baby arrives, your maternity swimwear needs aren’t quite over. If you’re breastfeeding, you might consider getting a nursing bathing suit. After all, you want to be able to easily nurse your little one no matter where you are, including the beach! Here are a few nursing bathing suits we love.

Cake Maternity Squash One-Piece Swimsuit

This one-piece swimsuit comes with removable contour foam cups for modesty, plus a drawstring front for easy adjustments.

Buy it: $80, Cakematernity.com

Photo: Courtesy ASOS

ASOS Design Maternity Nursing Swimsuit

Your baby bump may be subsiding, but chances are you’ll appreciate a little extra room in the midsection. Thankfully, this nursing swimsuit has side ruching for maximum comfort. The cups feature a clasp closure, so just like with your favorite nursing bra, you can quickly undo your top when it’s time to feed baby.

Buy it: $45, us.asos.com

Cake Maternity Shake Tankini Maternity/Nursing Swimsuit

Another option from Cake, the straps on this lavender maternity tankini are detachable, making breastfeeding a breeze.

Buy it: $95, Cakematernity.com

Bikini Mama’s Maternity to Nursing Black Nursing Black Push-Up Tankini Top

This two-piece maternity swimsuit has convenient, one-handed nursing clips for breastfeeding. It can also be used as a traditional tankini, and it’s fitted to provide a little extra push up. (Who says maternity swimwear isn’t sexy?)

Buy it: $70, Bikinimamas.com

Updated May 2019

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