The best maternity jeans for petite mamas-to-be


by Emily Gilbert |
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Dressing your pregnant body isn't always the easiest job, but when you're on the petite side (that's under 5 ft 4 in, by the way), it's even harder.

We don't need to tell you that a pair of jeans is a wardrobe staple, and this doesn't change just because you're having a baby.

You're going to be pregnant for a good few months, so it's worth investing in a decent pair, even if you wouldn't usually spend much on jeans.

You want a pair that are good quality and will last, especially because then you can keep them for any future babies you may go on to have, or even pass them along to a friend who is expecting.

Don't forget, although they might not say petite in the product title, jeans usually come in short, regular and long. In this case, it's short you're after if you're a petite mama.

If you don't know where to start, take a look at our pick of the best maternity jeans for petite mums below...

Made from premium cotton with a dash of stretch for extra comfort, these maternity jeans are a typical skinny shape but with a soft fabric layer to support your growing bump.

If you prefer black jeans, these casual black jeans will look great during the day with a t-shirt and trainers or if you're heading out in the evening, throw on a nice top, some jewellery and a leather jacket.

These maternity mom jeans are made from a soft jersey cotton with added stretch to give a soft and comfortable feel. They're high waisted with an over-the-bump band to fit perfectly around your bump, with an ankle grazer cut and ripped features for a stylish, modern look.

These dark wash super stretchy jeans are the perfect length to wear with boots and can be worn casually or dressed up. They have a seamless stretch maternity panel that grows with you throughout your pregnancy so you'll be comfy from day one.

A trusty pair of black coated jeans to give that leather effect are an essential in the autumn and winter months. Pair with a chunky, oversized jumper for a real cosy feel or a nice, glitzy top for special occasi


These elasticated waist jeans are perfect for your growing bump. Buttoning just below the belly button, with elastic inserts and an adjustable internal tab, these jeans have been carefully designed to grow with you throughout your pregnancy.

Who says you can't wear ripped jeans when pregnant? Not us! These GAP jeans come in short, regular and long to ensure the perfect fit for you and your bump. Made from 80 per cent cotton so they're super soft, the full panel stretches over your belly for maximum support.

Sometimes you want all the style of a jean without the restrictions that come with a tough denim. That's why jeggings are a brilliant alternative. They're just as comfortable as a pair of maternity leggings but they look a little smarter to wear if out and about.

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