05/04/2015 02:51 EDT | Updated 05/04/2015 02:59 EDT

Clothing Hacks To Avoid Buying A Whole New Maternity Wardrobe


I'm currently four and a half months pregnant with my second baby and by this point the first time around, I had excitedly amassed a collection of proper maternity clothes -- tummy panel and all -- that could rival that of Michelle Duggar's.

But this time, I don't want to go near a maternity store. I know I'm an anomaly among my friends in thinking that maternity clothes are uncomfortable, but they can also be pricey -- especially when you're buying an entire wardrobe to outfit your newfound curves (and who wants to spend a pile of money on a temporary wardrobe anyway?). I'll show you how to save a bundle while carrying your bundle with these simple wardrobe hacks.

Disclaimer: I was not (am not), one of those skinny minnie pregnant women who looks like she swallowed a basketball but stayed the same everywhere else, so these hacks can work for various body types!

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