8 Fashion Pieces to Take You From Maternity to Motherhood

The movie What to Expect When Expecting shows us just how much life changes for moms-to-be, especially when it comes to your wardrobe. But who says you need to stick to "maternity" clothes? Nowadays expectant mamis can transition their pregnancy clothes to post-baby wear. Check out these pieces that you can wear even with a growing belly!

1. maternity 6

Pregnancy should be all about easy comfort -- these pants have effortless style written all over them.

H&M harem pants, $17.95, hm.com


2. Maternity 1

Even though this is actually a maternity dress, this piece will look just as good when your belly is no longer there.

Beige Studded Dress, Sale $23.19, sweetpeamaternity.com


3. maternity 7

Nowadays, even maternity clothes take post-pregnancy into consideration. These jeans stretch only on the sides to grow with you. Genius!

J Brand Pull On Style Stretch Fabric Maternity Jeans, Sale $196, destinationmaternity.com


4. maternity 8

Invest in a nice bright cardigan like this one that can be worn open while pregnant.

J. Crew Whisper linen cardigan, $59.50, jcrew.com


5. maternity 4

This dress gives you just enough space for your growing belly (without the "potato sack" look).

Flutter Top Print and Knit Dress, $59.90, express.com


6. maternity 5

Wear this loose printed dress to a cocktail party and fashionably fit in with the rest of the crowd. 

Modcloth Dot It Yourself Dress, $57.99, modcloth.com


7. maternity 3

With an elastic waistband, you can wear this trendy sheer skirt under and over your belly.

Jasmine skirt, $98, guess.com


8. maternity 2

Maxi dresses look good on everyone. Really.

Print Maxi Dress, $89, ardenb.com