Maternity Leggings for Pregnancy

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Leggings For Pregnancy

Super versatile, comfortable, and figure-sculpting — maternity leggings are a staple in every pregnant woman's wardrobe.

Stretchy form-fitting fabric makes leggings feel like a second skin. You can wear them with almost anything in your wardrobe, from maternity kurti for ethnic indian look to maternity cotton tunic for casual look to maternity t-shirt/tank top for athletic look.

You can easily dress them up or down for any place or occasion like the office, running errands, hanging out with friends, or casual weekend brunch.

Leggings are an essential part of any pregnant woman's wardrobe. They not only support and accommodate your growing bump, but also provides incredible back support during pregnancy!

If you are on a quest to find the best maternity leggings, checkout out our highly rated Cotton Maternity Leggings with 100+ 5-star reviews.

Commonly Asked Question

Q1. Is leggings good during pregnancy?

Yes, maternity leggings are good option. They will stretch and become easier to put on every day of your pregnancy, which means they'll feel great no matter how much weight or growth happens! There is an extra fabric to cover your belly and can provide support to your lower back.

Q2. What is the difference between maternity leggings and regular leggings?

Maternity leggings are tailored using ultra-soft and stretchy fabrics. They come with a highly breathable and flexible waistband or belly band that accommodates your growing bump at each stage of pregnancy.

Q3. When should you start wearing maternity leggings?

When you are around 3 or 4 months pregnant, you should start wearing maternity leggings. You can wear them as early as you want; there is no hard and fast rule. Most women switch to them as soon as their baby bump starts showing.

Q4. What size should I buy maternity leggings?

Maternity clothing sizes are aligned with your pre-pregnancy size, so stick to your regular size to find the perfect fit. Use your measurement along with the manufacturer’s sizing guide to get the best fit.

Q5. Should you size up in leggings when pregnant?

No, you should not size up your leggings during pregnancy. You'll only end up with oversized, unflattering leggings that slip down and have to be constantly readjusted.

Q6. Can you wear high-waisted leggings when pregnant?

Yes, they are perfect to wear during pregnancy. They have the added advantage of having extra fabric to cover your belly. You can also fold down the waistband for additional support. Just make sure you go for an elastic-free design to ensure there will be no pressure on your tender belly.

Q7. Are maternity leggings see-through?

Most maternity leggings are non-see-through. However, it also depends on the fabric and brand you choose. The thickness of the material directly affects the opacity of leggings. Choose maternity leggings with a medium thickness as they are non-see-through and keep you optimally warm.

Q8. Which leggings are not see-through?

Wobbly Walk maternity leggings are 100% non-see-through, keeping you confident as you bend, stretch, or move.

3 Expert Tips To Buy Best Maternity Leggings

Pregnant Woman Showing Bump in Green Maternity Leggings

Tip #1. BellyBand

Pregnancy leggings are available in two waistband styles:

  • A. Over-the-bump maternity leggings: These pregnancy leggings feature a stretchable fabric panel that fully covers your baby bump. It provides full coverage and extra support to your belly and back
  • B. Under-the-bump maternity leggings: These leggings have a stretchy waistband that sits under your bump. Perfect for moms-to-be who prefer low-rise jeans or pants.

Examples of Over-the-bump maternity leggings

Wobbly Walk maternity leggings length types

Tip #2. Length

Based on your style, you can choose your preferred length:

  • A. Full-length leggings: They hit your ankle. Good for covering varicose veins. You can pair it with anything from t-shirts, tanks, to kurti.
  • B. 7/8 length: These leggings are a little shorter than a full-length style. They hit right above the ankle and below the calf. Perfect for elongating your stature with an illusion of more height.
  • C. Capri length: These sit below the knee, around mid-calf. Good for summer.
  • D. Biker Shorts: These are the shortest pregnancy leggings, and you can wear them with tops and tunics. Also under skirt or dress for coverage or shape.
Pregnant woman showing maternity leggings fabric quality

Tip #3. Fabric

Leggings are available in a variety of fabrics. For pregnancy, choose a soft, breathable, stretchy fabric. Make sure it’s not see-through. Most pregnant women prefer cotton fabric; therefore, leggings made from cotton Blends such as cotton lycra (95% cotton and 5% spandex), ultra-soft fleece, rib-knit are popular.

Lightweight fabrics are suitable for summer, while heavier materials are perfect for colder months.

How to Pick the Right Maternity Leggings for You

Here are the top 12 tips to finding the perfect maternity leggings online:

  • Choose your preferred belly panel: Go for over belly leggings if you like high-rise pants or looking for extra coverage. Select underbelly if you prefer low-rise pants or don't want anything over your belly.
  • Choose cotton with some stretch to accommodate your growing bump. Make sure the fabric is four-way stretchy.
  • Select the legging's length from full to ⅞ to Capri length according to your style and body type.
  • Depending on weather and activity, choose the fabric thickness.
  • Leggings should fit you properly, i.e., snugly at your hips, thighs, and calves. It should be easy to wear and not dig in around the waist.
  • The ultimate leggings test is non-see-through. Panty or underwear lines should not be visible.
  • Invest in an elastic-free design. It ensures no pressure on your tender belly.
  • Look for extra features like side pockets, drawstring waist, and hem style.
  • For ease, machine-washable is good.
  • Maternity sizing can be tricky, especially for first-time buyers. So follow the manufacturer's size chart for the right fit. At WobblyWalk, we provide personalized service to find maternity clothes in your preferred size and style.
  • Check reviews. Wobbly Walk's maternity leggings have over 100 5-star reviews.
  • Pay attention to the return policy. At Wobbly Walk, we have a 30-days free return or exchange policy.

Are maternity leggings worth it?

Pregnancy leggings are probably the most popular maternity clothing item.

Here are the top 10 reasons why you should invest in one:

  • Leggings are comfortable, and you can wear them all-day
  • Easy to wear and have flattering-fit
  • Provide support to your back and pregnant belly
  • Stretchy fabric grows with you throughout the pregnancy
  • Compression leggings can help to reduce varicose veins
  • Your legs can move freely without any restriction
  • Great for travel and can be worn in every season
  • Leggings are versatile, and you can wear them with almost everything
  • You can wear them again and again
  • Perfect for activewear, yoga wear, and even sleepwear

10 ways to style maternity leggings

Pregnancy leggings are probably the most popular maternity clothing item.

Here are the top 10 reasons why you should invest in one:

  • For an Indian ethnic look, pair your maternity leggings with kurta/kurti and sandals.
  • Pair them with a loose-fitting long shirt or flowy top for a professional look.
  • Team them up with a long cotton high low tunic and heel sandals for an effortlessly polished look.
  • Wear them with a comfy maternity tee and sports shoes for an activewear/athleisure look.
  • Pair them with a free, flowy tiered top and sandals for a boho/bohemian chic style.
  • Team them up with a long-length top and kitten heel shoes for a casual chic outfit.
  • Wear them with a roll-up tabs tunic blouse and kitten heel shoes for an effortless everyday look.
  • Pair them with a shirtdress and mocassin shoes for a classic look.
  • For a hot-weather-appropriate look, you can try pairing them with a short summer or springy maternity dress.
  • Layer them with a cozy cashmere sweater and trench coat to stay warm during winter. They are perfect for a lagen/layering look.
Maternity cloth collection for pregnant women

The Bottom Line

There is a wide variety of maternity leggings to choose from, each with unique features designed to enhance your comfort and style during pregnancy. Whether you’re doing pregnancy workouts, running errands, hanging out with friends, or simply lounging around the house, the most crucial thing is how comfy and supported you feel while wearing them. The perfect pair of maternity leggings will have a secure, ‘second-skin’ fit, feel smooth on the skin, and keep you feeling super confident as you stretch, bend, or move.

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