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There's no question being four, five, seven months-and-counting pregnant poses a slew of daily challenges—but, you know, dressing well should never be one of them. We are so not a tribe of ladies who will settle for a tent-dress and elastic-waist jeans when pregnancy takes over. Why then do maternity lines and labels continue to make these two sad little pieces the centerpiece of their mom-to-be offerings? No pregnant women should ever have to surrender her stylish ways as her waistline expands—and these four women are evidence! Read on to see how a few fashion-forward pregnant women got creative with their outfits to not only celebrate their growing bumps but their allegiance to looking amazing, before, during, and after baby.
Photos by Mark Iantosca
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