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.
In this article:
Best maternity bikinis
Best maternity tankinis
Best maternity one-piece swimsuits
Best maternity swim dresses
Best plus size maternity swimwear
Best maternity swim shorts
Best maternity swimsuit cover-ups
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.
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
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.
Buy it: $48, PinkBlushMaternity.com
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.
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
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
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.
Buy it: $32, Pinkblushmaternity.com
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
Buy it: $46, PinkBlushMaternity.com
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
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
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
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
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.
Buy it: $39, PinkBlushMaternity.com
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
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
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
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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