The Best Maternity Swimwear

Best Maternity Swimwear

June 13, 2019

Best Maternity Swimwear

Best Maternity Swimwear
Photo by @jessbod2
Pregnant in the summer? The best maternity swimwear including onepiece, bikini, tankini, strapless, two piece and more. Whether you like to be modest or show off your bump, these cute bathing suits will take you all the way to the third trimester.Best Maternity Swimwear

For many women, shopping for a swimsuit can be a challenge in the best of circumstances. Add a big, bold and beautiful baby bump to the situation, and finding a suit that fits and is flattering can get even tougher.

These days, though, designers are creating comfortable, supportive maternity swimsuits that will have you flaunting that bump on the beach or poolside with pride.

Here are some things to consider when shopping for your maternity swimsuit.

First, decide on a style—something that echoes your choices in non-maternity swimwear is a good place to start. If you’re team one piece all the way, there are lots of maternity options. Bikinis your thing? Give that bump some exposure. Torn? Tankinis can be a good bet, since they offer a bit of extra coverage with some room to breathe. Adding a rash guard or cover-up can keep you cool and comfy, too. Keep in mind, too, that some women opt to just get a regular swimsuit in a larger size, but that doesn’t always work for everyone. (The suit by Zazul in our featured image, above, is an example.)

In swimwear, stretch is always critical. A little Lycra or spandex will give your suit a snug fit while allowing for room to grow—critical when you’re investing in a suit that should last you through your pregnancy (and ideally beyond).

Also consider a swimsuit with built-in underwire support for your growing breasts, or nursing access if you plan to use it once baby makes their big debut.

Here are some great maternity swimsuit options.

Cool and Classic

Seraphine is known for sleek and stylish maternity wear—and their maternity swimsuit line is no exception. Clean, classic lines are the mark of their collection, which features one pieces, bikinis and cover ups. A sure bet: the navy striped nautical tankini, which shows off just a bit of skin for a sexy touch. It features adjustable straps and strategic ruching, with built-in underbelly support. Pair it with their ivory maternity caftan to complete your poolside look.

Additional Specs
Size range S-XL

Easy and Understated

Elegant and comfortable, a Pea in the Pod’s floral cross back one-piece offers comfort and elegance with a minimalist vibe. Made from stretchy nylon and spandex, it leaves plenty of room to grow for mom-to-be. It pairs perfectly with their navy maternity cover up.

Additional Specs
Size Range XS-L

A Worthy Splurge

Hatch is known for making motherhood oh-so-stylish, and their swimwear collection falls right in line. The Antigua Maillot one-piece, offered in black, soft pink and vibrant red, offers extended coverage and support, with a deep ruffled neckline that is feminie and oh-so-flattering. Made of Polyamide and Elastane, it offers UPF 50+ protection. However, this suit is definitely the priciest pick on the list.

Additional Specs
Size Range S-XL

Fierce Mama

Available in a stripes, classic black or stunning leopard print pictured here, H&M’s conscious halter suit is made partly from recycled polyester and polyamide, so you’ll be doing the Earth some good if you buy this beauty.

Fun fact: H&M has a goal of using 100% recycled or other sustainably sourced materials by 2030.

Additional Specs
Size Range S-XL

A Modern Retro Touch

Sun’s out, bumps out. If you’re in the mood to show off your tummy, this retro bikini is a great option. It’s made from super-soft microfiber fabric that keeps you supported with a comfy stretch. Pair the bikini top featured here with their ribbed bottoms to complete the look.

Additional Specs
Size Range 2-14

Room to Grow

ASOS is known for affordable fashion, and their carefully curated selection of maternity swimsuits reflects that aesthetic. This Wolf & Whistle maternity swimsuit is made of polyester and elastine and sized by the cup, so it leaves room for your expanding bust. Also adorable: Peek and Beau’s stripey swimsuit, in cup sizes up to 36H, with keyhole cutout and bow detailing.

Additional Specs
Size Range 30DD/E-36I

Sleek and Budget-Friendly

With more flounce to the ounce, Sea Angel’s sleek lace-up one-piece from Target will have all eyes on you–and your baby bump. This stretchy nylon and spandex suit offers removeable cups to customize the fit, and a cheeky bottom for a cheeky touch.

Additional Specs
Size Range S-XXL

Taste of the Tropics

If summer means tropical vibes, then Pink Blush has the perfect maternity swimsuit for you. Known for their feminine, floral prints, they specialize in maternity tankinis and bikinis, like this teal hibiscus floral suit, made from spandex and nylon with ruched sides and adjustable and convertible straps. Want less coverage? This ruffled bikini will keep you feeling the tropical vibes. PinkBlush also has a selection of tankinis in sizes 1X-3X.

Additional Specs
Size Range S-XL (plus size line: 1X-3X)

Bold and Fun

Reminiscent of the classic lifeguard suit, yet thoroughly modern, Mamagama’s tank swimsuits are fun-in-the-sun sporty, in lush, poppy colors like orange and pink, with baby-on-board messaging that will keep you smiling. With just the right ruching and made from a polyester and elastine blend, these one pieces also offer UPF 50+ protection and full coverage.

Additional Specs
Size Range S/M-L/XL

Modestly Mod

Mermaid Maternity’s feminine maternity rash guard, made of nylon and spandex, works a cute and classic vibe. It offers full coverage and SPF 50+ sun protection. Pair it with their coordinating, full-coverage swim shorts for a beach-ready look that’s both covered-up and cute.

Additional Specs
Size Range S-2X
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