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16/12/2013 at 08:18
I tried on some over the bump maternity jeans and felt a bit .... well, it felt a bit dramatic given how early on I am. Also I wondered how well the over the bump part would sit under more fitted tops! I couldn't find any under bump jeans to try :( Just wondered what others found the best - especially during the early stages?
16/12/2013 at 08:21
I prefer under bump. I have both and my over bump ones only really felt comfortable 20-25 weeks when I had just enough bump. Now they annoy me as they are more 'halfway over bump'. My under bump are amazing! I don't want to ever pack them away!
16/12/2013 at 08:24
I have these in several colours. They are amazing!!!! So comfortable and fit nicely like good jeans rather than looking like maternity jeans.
16/12/2013 at 08:27
I've got topshop under the bump ones. They come in loads of colours, I've got Baxter ones but they do Leigh ones too.
16/12/2013 at 08:30
Thanks Guys! I love Topshop jeans but was put off by the reviews saying that they went baggy at the knees etc very easily (think it was on the black pair!). If you guys recommend them though then I'll go for them! :)
16/12/2013 at 08:32
16/12/2013 at 08:33
Under bump all the way. I had over the bump leggings in 1st pregnancy but they drove me nuts. I think its probably a personal preference thing tho...
16/12/2013 at 08:35
I have the black ones. Yes they did look a bit worn quite early on but they are still fab now after a lot of wear and haven't got any worse. I kinda like it as they felt like old jeans early on and not all stiff like they're new or just washed!
16/12/2013 at 08:38
16/12/2013 at 08:46
I have new look under bump ones and next under bump ones both have been good, next ones are def better quality though, and are currently seeing me through a second pregnancy. They have adjustable waistband rather than just elastic so they can grow with you. Not sure if they still do them like that
16/12/2013 at 08:52
I preferred over the bump ones personally, they were more comfortable
16/12/2013 at 09:01
Another vote for Leigh under bump jeans, I had 2 pairs and wore them right up to the end of my pregnancy, so comfy. I was put off over bump stuff by the summer heat as I couldn't bear the thought of an extra layer! Might be cosy for winter though!
16/12/2013 at 09:10
I found under bump good early on as I outgrew my normal trousers quite quickly. When I had a proper bump they were annoying though and I had to keep pulling them up so definitely over bump when the bump is bigger :-) I had a pair of jeans from Mothercare and then wore Next leggings most of the time.
16/12/2013 at 09:56
I love my new look under bump jeans but have over bump black trousers and a pencil skirt for work that are also fabulous!
16/12/2013 at 10:05
Under the bump! Couldnt bare anything over, made me feel funny. Im still in my under the bump ones!
16/12/2013 at 12:38
Pep, the over bump ones you've found - are they bootcut by any chance? I'm desperate for a pair of over bump bootcut jeans and cant find any, all i can find is under bump which, being a 16-18 anyways I like to have everything covered and held in haha
16/12/2013 at 12:44
Wishful, they were skinny but I think there were bootcut options too. H&M.
16/12/2013 at 13:27
Over the bump were much more comfy.
Towards the end I would fold it down to be under the bump.
I also find over bump useful after baby is born if you are breast feeding as means when you lift your top up to bf the over bump bit covers all your stomach, saves you needing to wear a separate vest under your top.
I'm still wearing mine nine weeks on for this purpose! (And also feeling very smug about having stretchy things to wear on Xmas day to accommodate huge amounts of Xmas dinner and chocolate!)
16/12/2013 at 13:37
I went for over the bump, very comfy and fine under allntops.
However, now my bump is huge, they do slip down a bit!
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