Pregnant and Traveling

The news and the feeling of being pregnant is enough to suffice all worries because, for most of us, it is finding a happy place. However, we cannot ignore the changes our body witness after pregnancy and our regular clothes might not be as comfortable as they use to before.


Most of us are scared of traveling when pregnant because of uneasiness and discomfort. When pregnant, comfortable clothing is of utmost priority. There are nursing clothes available which are not only comfortable but stylish and trendy.


Traveling during pregnancy is not difficult if you wear the right kind of nursing clothes. It is not only while being pregnant but one can easily travel with their tiny toddler wearing the apt clothes suitable for breastfeeding.


The clothes are specially designed for helping new mothers feed their hungry little ones while traveling without much hassle.


Tips on What to Wear When You’re Pregnant, Post Preggers and Traveling


These are the things you want to think about before anything else!


Easy to Pull Open


The nursing top should not be complicated with a lot of chains and buttons because you wear it for the convenience of breastfeeding in one go. The clothes should be simple with easy to open clamps for feeding your baby.


It should be comfortable to wear and mostly be the right kind of clothing you choose to travel with. Always keep comfort and ease of feeding on top priority rather than style and design.


Pack Well and Comfortable


Traveling with a baby or while pregnant is not a problem if you pack the right kind of clothes and footwear. It is 2017 and there are many brands with special maternity clothing line keeping in mind the type of clothes comfortable during pregnancy.


While pregnant, the best kind of clothing that you can wear is long tops with comfortable leggings. Another very comfortable pick of clothes for ladies with a baby bump is long dresses. The dresses are comfortable, stylish, lightweight and great to flaunt the bump in style.


Ensure that the footwear you pack is flats and comfortable to wear.


Soft and Breathable material


The best clothing for nursing mothers or expecting mothers is a material that enables easy breathing. Cotton-based material is best as it is light and heat friendly, cool and breathable. Alternatively, nylon based flexible dresses are also comfortable to wear while traveling.


Try to buy maternity clothes with no clips or fasteners, easy to open and machine washable. The clothes should also be lasting since it is what you will be wearing throughout maternity and post-pregnancy.


When we talk about comfort separate layers like; tops with leggings or skirts, are also favorable. While traveling, make sure that you layer yourself properly in case it gets too windy.


Make the Right Choice for Luggage


While pregnant or traveling with your toddler, you need to ensure that the luggage used for packing is light and comfortable to carry. Never overpack and use an easy to wheel case to make your travel comfortable. Carry accessories like a pillow, vapor water bottle, medicines, etc while traveling pregnant or with your baby.


Breast Pumps


It’s also pretty mindful to pack a manual breast pump if you are close to your delivery date. Just in case you do go into labor, you want to make sure you have something you can use for the travel home.


You don’t have to be miserable while you travel if you’re pregnant! 

Christa Thompson

Christa Thompson is the Founder and Chief Editor of The Fairytale Traveler. She started traveling the world in 2003 when she attended a summer abroad study at the University of Cambridge in England. Since then, her wanderlust has been fierce. Her three passions in life are her son, traveling, and being creative. The Fairytale Traveler brand gives Christa the opportunity to do all of these things and to live intentionally every day. "It's never too late to believe in what you love and to pursue your dreams." -Christa Thompson

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