Where to spend and save on maternity clothes

Being pregnant a second time around really puts some perspective on things. Especially all things relating to my closet. Before you’re preggo, you look at the pregnant celebrities in magazines and walk by the maternity stores and think, wow – when I’m pregnant, I’m going to look sooooooo cuteeeee. And then you get pregnant for the first time and you realize…holy crap, maternity clothes are EXPENSIVE. By the time you’re pregnant for the second time around, you’ve learned your lesson: some items you have to splurge on. They’re just pregnancy necessities. But a lot of things..well, there are some GREAT ways to save. And now that I have the knowledge, I’m going to share. You’re welcome, my friends.

Where to start:
When you’re first pregnant, you will probably start getting a little belly before the end of the first trimester. It comes earlier with subsequent pregnancies – I was muffin topping out of my jeans by six weeks this time. That’s not actually your baby. That’s body bloat! Sexy, right? When this starts happening, don’t feel like you need to run out and spend a couple hundred bucks on some new pants. You should always start by working with what’s already in your closet...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project

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