The 13 Best Maternity Jeans for Every Style

Your bulging belly prevents you from wearing your favorite jeans? Don’t worry: whatever the size of your bump, your denim days are far from over. That’s because denim brands and the world of maternity have collided to give us jeans that work wonders on our new, growing silhouettes. In fact, maternity jeans are likely to become the heart of our maternity wardrobe. And while shopping for jeans is never an easy task – especially when you have a growing baby inside you – you can and will be find the perfect pair that will accompany you until birth in style.

Grab one of our favorites obsession-worthy maternity brands, Hatch, for example. They just launched a brand new line of in-house maternity denim that’s so good it might even make your non-pregnant friends jealous. The collection includes three basic but better styles (cropped, slim and boyfriend!) which all feature their brilliant ‘wedge’ design, allowing the jeans to sit snugly under your belly. (There’s also an incredibly adorable overall style that you can’t miss!) And to make them even more special, each piece is completed with a custom-designed interior panel to record your due date.

To help you in your hunt, we have linked them here and scoured the internet for other top-rated favorites. From skinnies to overalls, here are 13 of the best maternity jeans for every body shape and budget. Spoiler alert: they’re so comfortable you might consider wearing them after baby is born.

Madewell

$138

Pound for pound, one of my best clothing investments has been a pair of distressed black jeans from Madewell. The style is super versatile, allowing you to pair it with everything from draped tops and heels to distressed tees and cute sneakers. And let’s be real: this is the perfect wash for any mom who already has a toddler with grimy hands. Reviewers love this pair for the comfortable stomach panel, stretchy construction that doesn’t too much elongated and overall look that does not look like a maternity compromise. (Note that they tend to run a little big so you may need to size down!)

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Joe’s jeans

$188

Love the look without the rips? We love this pair from premium denim brand Joe’s. It’s a staple in their non-maternity range with its classic skinny fit and perfectly placed back pockets that do amazing things for your booty. The maternity version is also ideal for mums who don’t like the belly panel. These sit under your belly and feature elasticated side panels to give you room to grow instead. (Alternatively, check out a similar style from 1822 Denim that’s less than 1/3 the price!)

1822 Denim Ankle Skinny Maternity Jean

John 1822

$59

It’s a pretty bold claim for any type of denim to be called “butter,” but this pair definitely delivers. Soft and flexible with lots of stretch, these jeans have exactly what you need during pregnancy with a fit that looks just like your favorite pair of leggings. The length is just a bit short, which admittedly might be too short for those with longer legs, but for petite and medium mums they are ideal.

H&M

$49.99

Nothing fancy, just super comfy, super stretchy skinny jeans from H&M to prove you wrong: you can sport a bowling ball AND keep wearing your beloved skinnies. Bonus points for the fact that you don’t have to break the bank to stay true to your style throughout pregnancy and let them come in four washes to stock up.

Articles of association

$98

You can do it. You can step out of skinnies and re-embrace styles from decades past! Take these sleek, flared numbers from the company’s ware, for example. They look super gorg with pointy heels and are sure to garner all the compliments.

HER

$198

Since its launch in 2000, Los Angeles-based AG jeans has been a leader in premium denim with pieces focused on fit and construction. While expensive white jeans can be risky if you already have a toddler with sticky hands, there’s no denying that a pair of snow-white denim is a must-have for fashionistas. Take the risk, mom. It’s worth it.

J Crew Factory maternity jeans in white

J. Crew Factory

$49.95

If you want to get the look without blowing the budget (or don’t want to worry about sticky hands), J. Crew Factory has you covered. This premium style features a full white belly panel that stretches right through each phase of bump development and conforms to the waist, making it easy to get the right pair the first time around.

Good American Honeymoon Mid-Rise Maternity Jean

good american

$159

With sizes ranging from 00 to 24, Good American is a size-inclusive brand on a mission to empower moms wearing jeans of all shapes and sizes. For those who don’t like a full panel, this timeless style features elasticated sides and a button closure that sits below the belly.

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River Island Maternity

$84

Relax, mom! The casual chic look of this relaxed pair from River Island Maternity redefines “mom jeans”. The low rise is accompanied by a protective band in stretch jersey for more comfort.

Isabelle Maternity

$29.99

The Ingrid Maternity line is always an economical solution. This flattering bootcut style currently stands out with high marks for comfort, in part due to the clever crossover panel. It sits high on the stomach but low on the back for better support.

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