35+ weeks ... and nothing to wear! - Mothering Forums

 
Thread Tools
#1 of 4 Old 05-02-2014, 09:21 AM - Thread Starter
 
synepona's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Near Niagara Falls (Canada)
Posts: 1,026
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

6 weeks ago, I reached my 'full term' size with my previous 2 single-baby-pregnancies. Since then, finding things to wear has been getting more and more challenging! I'm at 150% of my pre-preg weight, and it does seem to (fortunately!) be all belly, which is nice, but hard to dress!

 

I hate to buy more at this point, as it won't be needed long, but I also hate to have that band of belly exposed where pant & shirt don't quite meet! It was only 8*C this morning, so not warm enough for baring much skin outside anyway.


~SynEpona~
synepona is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 4 Old 05-02-2014, 01:10 PM
 
rinap's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 466
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

This is so hard. I had similar problems. Do go out and find one or two things you can wear. It seems silly, but you need *something*. And you'll feel better if you don't feel undressed.

synepona likes this.
rinap is offline  
#3 of 4 Old 05-03-2014, 05:35 AM
 
brambleberry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: southern Indiana
Posts: 582
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)

I went on a big thrift shopping expedition at about that point in my pregnancy too.  Empire waist dresses or tunics over leggings or yoga pants was my solution.  I had a pair of xl maternity leggings and a non-maternity pair of xl yoga pants that fit up to the end, and I found a couple pairs of XXL or XXXL non-maternity elastic waisted slacks at the thrift store for just around the house.


Work at home, homesteading mom
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
 sharing child care 50/50 with my wonderful WAH DH
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
. DD1 born Jan. 2010.  
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
 March '12.   DD2 & DD3 (twins) born Feb. 2013
brambleberry is offline  
#4 of 4 Old 05-06-2014, 10:15 AM
 
eaustin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 388
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
I'm having that problem too-I have two shirts and maybe 2 pairs of pants and a skirt left. And it's so hot out here already! I have a lovely trail of veins popping out of my right leg I keep in a sleeve, so that makes me want to cover up as much as I can, but so uncomfortable! I like the old navy scrunchy sided shirts-I think I got them for about $8. I still have seven weeks to go!
eaustin is offline  
Reply


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 16,663

130 members and 16,533 guests
agilesheltie , Aillidh , Ajbaby , Annaintoronto , ashleyo , bananabee , berrypavlova , Beth41316 , bluefaery , bubbagirl , captain optimism , Catholic Mama , catladymeow , Celestical , Chelsie McDaniel Mosness , Cherry_Blossom , chickabiddy , clar5108 , Crazybean , Daffodil , Dakotacakes , Deborah , DrClaire , EmsMom , ess3 , farmermomma , frugalmama , funfunkyfantastic , girlspn , gooseberry , GraceFull01 , happyhats , healthy momma , here we are , heyxxmcfly , hillymum , IsaFrench , jaimezee , japonica , JayaSky , jojobean , joybundle , juliebird , justmama , kanaha , kateaton , kathymuggle , lalalovely , lc81002 , LeahMarieOuellette , lightheartedmom , lilmissgiggles , LiLStar , lilyofjudah , loba , LTurtle , mamabear0314 , mamamargo , mamamash , mariamadly , marilyn612 , Marumi , marziechar , Marzo , Medlar , MeepyCat , Milk8shake , Mirzam , missmink , mnj77 , momof2moogs , moominmamma , Mosquito_Chaser , MountainMamaGC , MPsSweetie , Mylie , NaturallyKait , newmamalizzy , Nonie's mom , nontoxicdiva , nwlove , oaksie68 , orangemomma , pers , philomom , primalmom , prosciencemum , rainydaywoman , Reyhan , rocky , RollerCoasterMama , rubelin , sagelove , samaxtics , SandiMae , sarafl , shantimama , Shereka Allen Booker , shoeg8rl , sidrajedi , smilingprego , sofreshsoclean , Sphinxy , spiderdust , Springshowers , spruce , ssun5 , stardogs , stellanyc , suvisade , Tigerle , TrishWSU , Turquesa , tyness , umma_gamma , winterpromise31 , xixstar , zebra15 , ZurieFleur
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.