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14/03/2018 07:21 SAST | Updated 14/03/2018 07:21 SAST

18 Gorgeous Maternity Swimsuits That Don't Look Like Maternity Swimsuits

But, there are some clothing items you’d probably prefer to own first-hand, like swimwear. Maternity swimsuit shopping is its own personal kind of hell, but there are places to find flattering style.

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Tip: Your old two-piece bikini might work just find throughout your pregnancy -- if you don't mind showing off your baby bump. 

Pregnant women are often told not to invest too much in maternity clothing because they won't be able to wear most of it after their pregnancy, which is true. Instead of buying an entirely new wardrobe during pregnancy, many women turn to online consignment shops like Swap.com and ThredUp to find maternity wardrobe staples at wallet-friendly prices.

But, there are some clothing items you'd probably prefer to own first-hand, like swimwear. Maternity swimsuit shopping is its own personal kind of hell, but there are places to find flattering styles ― from plus-size maternity to one-piece looks you won't hate to wear.

Some tips to keep in mind when shopping for a maternity swimsuit:

  • Your old two-piece swimsuit might work just fine, if you don't mind showing your belly
  • Take a spin through the plus-size section for swim tops that'll give you the room you need
  • Consider a two-piece style instead of a one-piece look for quicker bathroom breaks
  • Halter-top styles are ideal for chest support, coverage, and will give you room to grow
  • Look for tops and bottoms with adjustable sizing and side ties ― they'll grow with you

Whether you're planning a spring-break getaway or a last-minute babymoon ahead of your due date, we've got your swimwear choices in the bag.

Below, 18 stunning maternity swimsuits that don't look like maternity swimsuits:

  • 1 Mauve Caged Front Maternity Bikini Top
    Mauve Caged Front Maternity Bikini Top
    Pink Blush
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  • 2 ASOS Maternity Floral Embroidered Frill Bardot Swimsuit
    ASOS Maternity Floral Embroidered Frill Bardot Swimsuit
    ASOS
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  • 3 Maternity Crochet Flyaway Tankini
    Maternity Crochet Flyaway Tankini
    Target
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  • 4 High-Rise Women's Maternity Bikini Bottoms
    High-Rise Women's Maternity Bikini Bottoms
    Lands End
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  • 5 Multi-Floral Print Ruffle Maternity Bikini Top
    Multi-Floral Print Ruffle Maternity Bikini Top
    Pink Blush
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  • 6 ASOS Maternity Contrast Mono Stripe Swimsuit
    ASOS Maternity Contrast Mono Stripe Swimsuit
    ASOS
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  • 7 Polka Dot Adjustable Maternity Bikini
    Polka Dot Adjustable Maternity Bikini
    Seraphine
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  • 8 Striped Maternity Swim Top
    Striped Maternity Swim Top
    Destination Maternity
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  • 9 Multi-Color Palm Wrap Front Plus Maternity Tankini Top
    Multi-Color Palm Wrap Front Plus Maternity Tankini Top
    Pink Blush
    Get it here
  • 10 Ruffle Front Maternity One Piece Swimsuit
    Ruffle Front Maternity One Piece Swimsuit
    Motherhood
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  • 11 Solid One-Piece Maternity Swimsuit
    Solid One-Piece Maternity Swimsuit
    Nordstrom
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  • 12 ASOS DESIGN Maternity High Neck Halter Tankini Top
    ASOS DESIGN Maternity High Neck Halter Tankini Top
    ASOS
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  • 13 Halter Maternity Tankini Swimsuit
    Halter Maternity Tankini Swimsuit
    Motherhood
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  • 14 HATCH x Marysia Two-Piece Bikini Swimsuit
    HATCH x Marysia Two-Piece Bikini Swimsuit
    Hatch
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  • 15 Plus Size Babydoll Maternity Swim Top
    Plus Size Babydoll Maternity Swim Top
    Motherhood
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  • 16 Maternity Rashguard Swimsuit
    Maternity Rashguard Swimsuit
    Nordstrom
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  • 17 Black Mesh Panel One-Piece Maternity Swimsuit
    Black Mesh Panel One-Piece Maternity Swimsuit
    Pink Blush
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  • 18 Polka Dot Maternity Tankini Top
    Polka Dot Maternity Tankini Top
    Thyme Maternity
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