The Best Maternity Summer Dresses, Because Pants In The Heat = Hell

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by Jenn Sinrich
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Maternity summer dresses are a must in hot weather. Of course, there’s no perfect time of the year to be pregnant, but any mom who’s spent the better part of her nine months of pregnancy during the summer will tell you that it’s not the easiest of seasons. This is especially true if wherever you’re living experiences some sweltering summer days. Let’s just say that selecting the right maternity (and postpartum) wardrobe for summer can make all the difference. So, if you’ve got your due date calendar out, and it’s telling you you’ll be extra pregs in the heat, get yourself a few dresses. You’ll thank us later. (Hot tip: If you’re looking for a great gift for a mom-to-be, a dress is a good choice!)

The one major plus to being pregnant in the summertime is the fact that you can throw on lightweight maternity summer dresses and don’t have to worry about fitting into pants of any kind. Summer dresses allow for maximum breathability, are usually made from super soft fabrics and are also generally flattering for you and your bump.

Luckily, there’s no shortage of maternity summer dresses on the market, seeing as most moms-to-be plan to live in them from May through September. Whether you’re looking for a casual maternity summer dress to wear to backyard barbecues or some fancier options for weddings and maybe even your baby shower or maternity photoshoot, we’ve got you covered.

Here are the best maternity summer dresses for 2021.

Best Maternity Summer Dresses

Best Casual Maternity Dresses

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