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The 7 best places to shop for maternity clothes now

These clothing brands are all about embracing the bump!
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Back in your mother's and grandmother's days, there were only a few clothing options for pregnant women: shapeless muumuus, big tent dresses and silly accents like large bows. Luckily, maternity fashion has come a long way.

Many top brands and popular stores are stocked with trendy, flattering and unique options that'll help you maintain your personal style throughout your pregnancy.

1. Asos

If you're looking for modern maternity items that are on trend but won't break the bank, Asos will be your new best friend. In addition to boutique brands like Mamalicious and New Look Maternity, Asos features its own in-house label with specialty-size collections for both petite and tall moms-to-be.

Asos Design Maternity Square Neck Floral Dress

This dress is both stylish and practical. The loose fit is perfect for your growing bump and it'll look equally amazing post-birth.

Asos Design Maternity Nursing T-Shirt

Along the same lines, this T-shirt will be a cozy favorite during all three trimesters and is made with a double-layered design that's said to be "ideal for on-the-go nursing" once the baby arrives.

Asos Design Maternity Mix & Match Pyjama Flippy Jersey Short

These inexpensive, soft pajama shorts will keep you happy and cool all night long. Don't forget to snag the matching tank, too.

2. H&M

From jeans to fun skirts and more, you'll find plenty of affordable pieces at H&M to add to your expanding wardrobe.

Mama Skinny Ankle Jeans

Walk comfortable all day in these skinny ankle jeans with an attached bump wrap available in nine colors.

Mama V-neck Blouse

This pretty top features a flattering empire silhouette to accentuate your growing bump and the button-up bodice makes nursing easier, too.

Mama Denim Bib Overalls

Is there anything better than a mama-to-be in a pair of overalls? This stylish pair comes in both a classic denim and a dark gray wash.

3. Macy's

You'll find a little bit of everything online and in stores with Macy's — including its own Motherhood Maternity and A Pea in the Pod collections. The designer denim assortment and great deals make this retailer a must-see shop.

A Pea in the Pod Maternity Ruched Maxi Dress

This basic and versatile maxi dress is an essential for expecting moms. Grab it in black, blue or navy with red flowers.

Motherhood Maternity Printed Maxi Dress

If you're looking for something a little less form-fitting, this jewel-toned maxi might be the answer. It was designed by Jessica Simpson for Motherhood Maternity and could be paired with cute boots or sneakers.

4. Nordstrom

This department store has amassed a well-rounded collection of contemporary maternity brands, including celebrity-favorite Isabella Oliver, uptown-preppy Rosie Pope, sweet-chic Kimi and Kai, and edgy-casual Urban Ma.

Preggo Leggings Moto Maternity Leggings

Add some flair to your regular leggings with this moto twist in one of the six colors. Thanks to the over-belly band, these can be worn in all stages of pregnancy.

Kimi and Kai Karlena Flutter Sleeve Belted Maternity Top

Want to look put together without a ton of effort? The frill detailing at the shoulders, tie waist, keyhole cutout and high neck elevate this navy top.

5. Old Navy

This national retailer helps moms-to-be with a “starter section” and even offers a way to shop by trimester. It'll be your go-to spot for basics — like empire-waist hoodies, tanks, leggings and jeans.

Maternity Ruffles Surplice Bodycon Dress

This dress is so fun year-round. The soft cotton creates a flexible fit that grows as your baby does.

Maternity Full-Panel Pixie Ankle Pants

Whether you need pants for work, running errands or playing with the kids in the park, these pants can do it all. We especially love the blush color.

6. Hotmilk Maternity and Nursing Lingerie

If you thought a nursing bra couldn’t be sexy, it's time to check out Hotmilk’s maternity lingerie, which is available at Nordstrom. From an A to a J cup, sporty sleeping bras to lace nursing nighties, there’s something for everyone.

Hotmilk Temptation Underwire Lace Maternity/Nursing Bra

Although this looks like a normal sexy bra, it actually has quick-release clips for easy nursing. Nordstrom recommends measuring no sooner than three weeks before your due date for accurate sizing.

7. PinkBlush

Active pregnant ladies will love these maternity and plus-size maternity fashions to dress your bump for yoga poses or running errands.

Light Pink Floral Leaf Print Maternity Leggings

Pregnancy shouldn't mean having to sacrifice cute workout clothes. These printed leggings feature an elastic belly band to support your growing bump.

Cowl Neck Striped Accent Terry Maternity Top

Designed to be able to be worn before, during and after pregnancy, this terry cowl neck top has a great relaxed style.

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