The best maternity pyjamas for mums-to-be

maternity pyjamas

by Stephanie Spencer |
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As soon as you find out you're pregnant, you'll also discover the joys of nightwear that you've never realised before. Pregnancy brings with it a sense of tiredness that you probably won't have experienced, and getting as much sleep as possible - or even just resting - is vital. Because as soon as baby arrives, you might still be living in your maternity pyjamas, but you won't necessarily be getting a lot of sleep... And the word 'tired' takes on a whole new meaning.

So maternity and breastfeeding pyjamas that are comfy and practical are vital, because you'll be wearing them a lot. You'll also want to pack some in your hospital bag when thinking about what to wear in labour.

We've rounded up the most comfortable and stylish maternity nightwear to see you through those sleepless nights (and days). What's more, a lot of these are suitable for nursing, which is a must when you have a hungry newborn on your hands.

For breastfeeding, accessible nightwear is important - you need to be able to get your boobs out easily when it's 2am and you can't quite see straight.

Here are our favourite sets of maternity nightwear for mamas and mums-to-be...

Black Bamboo Lounge Maternity Pyjamas is a two-piece pyjama set with a crossover V neckline and easy nursing access. It's made from soft bamboo being hypoallergenic, moisture-wicking and antibacterial.

This is a sophisticated interpretation of classic men's pyjamas. Made in super-soft cotton and modal, the set is finished with satin binding at the bust pocket and lapel collar. It's certainly the most expensive pair of PJs on the list, but it feels justifiably luxurious - and given how much time you're likely to spend in bed in the next few months, we think you deserve it.

In a gorge all-over leopard print, this shorts and shirt set is perfect for warmer weather. Designed to fit you from bump to baby it'll be a great set to add to your collection post maternity.

New York label Chelsea Peers keeps it casual with a collection of coveted loungewear with a luxurious edge. This luxurious set will keep you ultra-comfortable and stylish throughout your pregnancy and beyond.

Keep it classic with a set of tartan pyjamas. Featuring functional pockets, a button-front shirt and straight-leg trousers, this set will take you seamlessly through colder nights.

A must on your hospital bag checklist, these plush maternity PJs by Mamalicious combine comfort and practicality. Crafted from organic cotton for a soft hand feel and delicate fit, the pyjamas are styled with a black base and a contrasting polka dot print.

We love this pretty maternity and nursing nightdress with button details. It can be worn during and after pregnancy, all year round. It's made of 95% cotton, 5% spandex so it's stretchy, breathable and lightweight.

When comfort is key, opt for the Black Lace Maternity & Nursing Nightdress for lounging in at home. Designed to fit during and after pregnancy, the chic black style and delicate lace trim ensure a feminine feel while the internal shelf bra provides gentle support.

Wake up to pyjama paradise with this pink legging set. Featuring an over the bump waist and made from a super-soft jersey fabric, this set will quickly become your new favourite.

Get cosy in this black pyjama set. Perfect for seeing you through lazy days and long nights, this PJ set is bump accommodating and a steal at under £20.

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