Today we have the very lovely maternity wear experts Everyday Maternity on hand to offer advice to pregnant mums anxious about choosing swimwear. Don’t be scared, you can get your bump out in a bikini and still look fabulous!
Research has proved that one of the safest exercises for a pregnant woman is swimming. It exercises major muscle groups without overstretching delicate joints or tendons, as well as giving the heart a good workout and circulating oxygen and nutrients.
However, we’re aware that there is one thing that puts many pregnant women off swimming – swimwear! But we can help by providing tips and advice on choosing the right swimsuit for you and your shape. There are different styles available to suit different body shapes, that as well as maintaining the style factor offer comfort and flexibility (as we know that comfort and flexibility is key to choosing all maternity wear throughout pregnancy!)
Large on top
If pregnancy has increased your bust size, it’s important to choose a style that will provide support as well as flatter your bust line. Choose a suit with adjustable and wider straps that will provide structure.
Small on top
If it feels like your all bump, halter neck styles are the perfect way to enhance the bust line. Ruffles and different textures across the bust line draws focus to the cleavage, creating the illusion of curves and accentuating the area.
The best choice for pear-shaped women is a swimsuit rich with eye-grabbing detail. Halterneck swimsuit are a great choice as they widen the shoulders and draw attention away from the hips. Dress your bottom half in a darker high-cut style to slim the hips and thighs. Read the rest of this entry »