15 Best Maternity Leggings


All my friends call me the legging queen, and for good reason. I subscribe to the notion that leggings are pants, and when you’re pregnant, they’re kind of life. The key is to choose the right leggings. Sure, there are some you shouldn’t wear as pants, but they’re poorly made and should actually be called tights. 

Why buy specific pregnancy leggings?

Comfort - As your body grows, your organs shift to new locations, and you literally grow a new organ and a human at the same time, let’s not pretend you want to wear just any pants. Support - So while comfort is key, you also need belly and hip support to keep that growing belly from destroying your pelvic floor, hips, and low back.

Kindred Bravely Louisa Maternity & Postpartum Support Leggings 

They have built-in belly support when worn over the belly, or they can fold under the belly for extra back support. They’re lightly compressive, so you can easily wear them all day everyday. 

Old Navy Full Panel Jersey Leggings

Soft Comfortable Over-the-belly Not see through, even when you bend over Budget-friendly

BaoBei Sculpt & Support Maternity Belly Support Leggings

I took my PT’s advice and tried their leggings, and I can say with 100% certainty that I will never go back. When you put the leggings on, they actually feel like they’ll be less supportive than other major brands because they don’t compress so tightly on your belly.

Ingrid & Isabel Macrame Maternity Workout Leggings with Crossover Panel 

These leggings are Okeo-tex approved, meaning they’re guaranteed to have no chemicals that can penetrate the skin. What a great feature when the waist band covers your baby belly!

STORQ Sport Pocket Leggings 

There are so many things to love about these leggings. The double fabric waist panel folds down to fit below the belly and offer enhanced lower back support, and you’ll enjoy the ever-amazing pockets.

Belly Bandit Bump Support Maternity Leggings

These leggings can be worn above or below the waist, and they’re designed to provide good support either way. One unique feature we love: the fabric is designed to help hold in moisture, so if you’re struggling with itchy skin, apply your favorite belly moisturizer and then wear these leggings over-the-belly for improved comfort all day!

Motherhood Maternity Plus Size Basic Secret Fit Belly Maternity Leggings

These Motherhood Maternity Leggings (from Target) are a great option if you’re looking for a plus size that also provides a ton of comfort and support.

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