Maternity clothes for the stylish mom
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The 8 Best Places to Find Cheap Maternity Clothes

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Maternity clothes for the stylish mom
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Maternal Instincts

With its loose fabric and added breastfeeding bib, the first-of-its-kind Baroque maternity dress, dubbed the Adrienne, marked a key moment in fashion history. Rather than simply donning an apron or just making do as expecting mothers did prior to the 14th century, women had options. When it comes to maternity clothing today, we might have the opposite problem: too many choices and little time to sift through them. That's why we've done the research for you. Here are the eight best places to find cheap (and cute) maternity clothes, including plus-sized garments for people of all body types.

Oh! Mamma Maternity Women's Scoop Neck Tee with Side Seam Drawstring
Walmart

Walmart

Price of jeans: $13 to $29

Plus size: Yes

Selection: Huge

User Experience: Great

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With over 1,000 maternity garments, it's not an exaggeration to say that Walmart offers everything an expecting mother needs when it comes to affordable clothing. The online store is also exceedingly navigable thanks to a multitude of filters, from price and customer rating to color and fulfillment speed. But make sure to read the reviews, as customers frequently complain about Walmart's sizing.

Sleeveless Knit Maternity Dress - Isabel Maternity by Ingrid & Isabel™
Target

Target

Price of jeans: $24 to $108

Plus size: Yes

Collection size: Huge

User Experience: OK

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With over 1,000 results for maternity clothing, Target's vast inventory offers pretty much everything you'd need as an expecting mother. Beyond its own in-house line, Target also sells clothing from well-established brands, such as Hatch and Ingrid & Isabel, for a discounted price.

Maternity 4-Piece Essentials Kit
Old Navy

Old Navy

Price of jeans: $22 to $60

Plus size: Yes

Selection: Large

User Experience: Good

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Old Navy's maternity landing page lets shoppers conveniently shop by trimester, and its sizable inventory competes with Target's selection. But the retailer stands out thanks to its collection of inexpensive basics, some of which come in packs. The four-piece essentials kit, for example, includes one pair of leggings, two tank tops, and a pair of biker shorts for $45.

TIE FRONT KIMONO SLEEVE MATERNITY BLOUSE
Motherhood Maternity

Motherhood Maternity

Price of jeans: $25 to $78

Plus size: Yes

Selection: Large

User Experience: Great

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A one-stop shop for all things maternity, the aptly named Motherhood features an impressive array of garments, from nursing accessories to postpartum recovery leggings. The easy-to-navigate website is also a breeze to use, with plenty of filters and categories to help you find your way around. The cherry on top? Motherhood also has its own expert guides section featuring content like "Maternity Essentials for Under $50."

MAMA 2-piece T-shirt and Shorts Set
H&M

H&M

Price of jeans: $33 to $60

Plus size: No

Selection: Large

User Experience: Good

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The fast fashion giant H&M offers a combination of affordable basics and fashion-forward denim, dresses, and tops that seem more stylish than its competitors. However, some shoppers may be disappointed with the selection, as H&M is one of the few retailers on this list that doesn't offer a dedicated plus-size maternity section (though it does sell other plus-size clothing).

ASOS DESIGN Maternity crinkle scoop swimsuit in black
ASOS

ASOS

Price of jeans: $11 to $140

Plus size: Yes (limited selection)

Selection: Huge

User Experience: OK

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The trendy, online-only British retailer ASOS features a plethora of popular brands like Reebok and Calvin Klein while also offering its own affordable in-house line. This diverse, 2,000-plus inventory is the online store's greatest strength, but the site is marred by an overwhelming number of search filters and categories, some of which don't make sense. For instance, users can sort by brand, only to find that ASOS has several sub-brands. What's the difference between ASOS 4505, ASOS Design, and ASOS Maternity?

Maternity Sonoma Goods For Life® Over-the-Belly Twill Jogger Pants
Kohl's

Kohl's

Price of jeans: $10 to $50

Plus size: Yes (limited selection)

Selection: Large

User Experience: Good

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Kohl's doesn't wow in any category, though it does offer a variety of maternity clothes at reasonable prices. Many of their garments are also buy one, get one for $1, which makes Kohl's a logical choice for basics like bras, leggings, and T-shirts. Some consumers complain about sizing, so read reviews before buying.

MATERNITY NURSING CAMI - FOXY WHITE
Torrid

Torrid

Price of jeans: No jeans here. Tops range from $13 to $48.

Plus size: Yes

Selection: Small

User Experience: Poor

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Torrid's entire clothing line caters to plus-size individuals, so it's no surprise that its maternity collection is equally inclusive. Unfortunately, that collection is meager, difficult to sort through, and limited almost exclusively to tops. Nevertheless, we've kept it on our list because it's one of only a few inexpensive retailers that focuses on plus-size clothing.