It’s that time of year again and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Aside from all the hearts and chocolate, the celebration offers an excuse to take a pause with your partner and indulge in a little “us” time.
For new and expectant mums, finding sexy maternity lingerie isn’t always easy as your shape changes. The good news is there is lots to choose from, with wired bras, triangle bralettes, nighties and more depending on your chosen style.
We’ve had a look for some of the loveliest maternity underwear to help you feel sexy this Valentine’s Day (and all the days after).
Here’s our pick of ten of the best sexy maternity bras, lingerie sets and slips for Valentine’s Day
1. Temptation black maternity nursing bra, £45.99 and bikini brief, £17.00
Sizes: 30C to 38J (bra), 10 to 18 (briefs)
Hot Milk’s Temptation bra has full cups and flexi wiring to offer a little more support where you might need it.
If you have a bigger bust, this design is available in up to cup size J and the straps can clip together into a racer back style, depending on what you find most comfortable.
The bra is available with matching briefs and is a best-seller for the brand. One previous customer said, “As a bustier, yet small framed lady, I am in love with the temptation!…It lets you feel shaped and sexy whilst holding everything in place.”
Bra available from: Hot Milk
Brief available from: Hot Milk
2. Momanda lightly lined wirefree maternity nursing bra, £18.00
Sizes: M to XL
This pink bralette is also wire-free but has a little padding if you prefer not to go completely without. One reviewer of this bra described it as, “Lovely soft fabric, yet giving a bit of support, very easy to breastfeed while wearing it and looks feminine.”
The long-line style and triangle cups are an alternative option to the traditional shape while the pink lace makes it both a pretty and sexy maternity bra. The front also unclips for nursing.
Available from: Amazon
3. Maternity nursing bralette, £25.99 and lace maternity briefs, £8.99
Sizes: 32B to 38C
The bralette in this lace co-ordinating set from Oysho is made from at least 25% recycled polyamide, as part of the brand’s effort to reduce its environmental impact. The non-wired bralette will provide comfort as your bump grows and the cups can also unclip for nursing once your little one is born.
The coordinating briefs have a stretch lace waistband for added comfort as you grow and there’s a 100% cotton lining for a little more breathability.
You can get the full set in either “off-white” (as pictured above) or “mauve pink”.
Bra available from: Oysho
Briefs available from: Oysho
4. Unwrap me red lace babydoll, £19.99
Sizes: one size sits 8 to 18
For super sexy maternity lingerie, this lace babydoll is fiery red and tied up with ribbons. The lace front is in two pieces, so it can drape over your middle or part to allow space for your bump.
The floaty design means it should fit most, as it’s a one-size item (the brand recommend it for sizes 8 to 18).
There are more than 150 positive reviews of the outfit with one woman stating, “It looks incredible on and was extremely easy to adjust…I felt nicely supported and it pulled me in at the waist giving a lovely look that filled me with confidence.”
Available from: Love Honey
5. Projectme nursing warrior lace strapping flexi wire balconette bra, £35.00
Sizes: 32D to 38G
This sexy strap and lace design is underwired with moulded cups and triple fastening hooks for added support during later pregnancy and into nursing.
It’s pretty also be practical, with a side-sling for skin to skin-contact and drop-down magnetic clips. The bra is designed for pregnancy through to post-birth so you should get plenty of wear out of it too.
Available from: ASOS
6. Etaoline long kimono robe silk dressing gown, £14.99
Sizes: 8 to 16
For a demure cover-up, something like this silky robe could look lovely draped over a lovely lingerie set. This design is longer than most so there should be a little more material to go around your bump and it comes in a choice of black or red.
Reviews have rated the product highly, with one buyer commenting, “I have to say it’s lovely with a nice and soft silk feel. It is well-made and the sizing is generous…and also nice and long.”
Available from: Amazon
7. Victoria lace maternity nursing bra, £38.99 and panties, £19.99
Sizes: 32C to 38E
This coral lace set is a more of a vibrant take on sexy maternity underwear and is made from stretchy lace, meaning it should be quite comfy. It’s designed especially for pregnancy and post-birth nursing, so the straps detach for practical feeding.
Despite the structured look of the bra, there’s no wiring so it shouldn’t be too rigid. The matching panties are also low cut which should fit under your bump if you’re wearing them during pregnancy.
Bra available from: envie de fraise
Briefs available from: envie de fraise
8. Lace detail maternity nursing nightdress, £35.99
Sizes: S to XL
For a cute but comfortable maternity nightdress, this lace detailed design from Oysho could be a nice choice.
The knee-length nightie comes in a soft mauve colour and has straps which can be adjusted for fit just like a bra.
There’s plenty of room for your growing bump and then the sexy lace-trimmed cups unclip for feeding, meaning this will see you through your pregnancy to post-birth nursing.
Available from: Oysho
9. Cake maternity lace plunge maternity nursing bra, £35.00
Sizes: 32B to 38F
Colours: black and brown
The scallop-edged lace makes a grown-up design of this sexy maternity bra. It also comes in two colour choices, black (as pictured above) or a soft, reddish brown.
Because it’s designed for both pregnancy and feeding, the bra should fit neatly over your bump while the drop-down cups allow for easy nursing once your little one is born.
Available from: Seraphine
10. Lacy black maternity and nursing nightie, £35.00
Sizes: XSmall to XLarge
If you prefer a nightie for your sexy maternity underwear, a slip like this could be just the thing you need. The lace details offer a sheer peek at the skin beneath, as does the low-cut V neckline.
Made from soft stretch jersey with an elasticated empire waist, the dress should be nice and comfortable while still looking glam.
The straps at the front also unfasten so you still have easy nursing access when you need it.
Available from: Seraphine