Best maternity workout clothes for ultimate comfort and fit

Best maternity workout clothes for ultimate comfort and fit


Shopping for maternity clothing—arduous task or fun and exciting? That probably depends on whether you can find comfortable tops, bottoms, bras, and even belly bands that fit properly and help support your growing bump. Well, shopping for the best maternity workout clothes is no different. Do you want full belly panels? Workout leggings? How about joggers? Sports bras that transition to nursing bras once baby comes? Tees? Tanks? Hoodies?

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Also, pregnancy often causes the body temperature to fluctuate, so what material feels best? Breathable cotton? Moisture-wicking polyester? And, do you prefer fitting or loose workout clothes during your pregnancy? Whatever style and fabric you choose, it’s important to invest in quality, comfortable maternity workout clothes that help you stay healthy and feel motivated to keep moving through your prenatal workout—it will thank you once baby comes!

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So, if you’re feeling overwhelmed with all the options for maternity workout clothes, don’t worry. We rounded up our top faves and covered pretty much every category you need to consider. Happy shopping, mama! And hang in there—baby will be here before you know it.

Motherly’s top picks for best maternity workout clothes

Best maternity workout tops

Nike Dri-FIT Maternity Tank



Dri-FIT Maternity Tank

Made with at least 75% recycled polyester fibers, Nike’s Dri-FIT Maternity Tank offers the ultimate combo of comfort and sustainability. This top’s 4-way stretch fabric allows it to grow with your belly and also keeps you cool and dry while working out. And, it comes in 8 beautiful colors!

Anook Athletics Devyn Maternity and Nursing Tank

Anook Athletics


Devyn Maternity and Nursing Tank

The Devyn Tank doubles as both a maternity and nursing top due it’s Dri-Release polyester / wool / spandex blend that’s both soft against your skin (and baby’s skin) and draws moisture away from the body (like sweat and breastmilk). Choose between four soft colors including pacific, thyme, berry and char.

Tek Gear Maternity Workout Tee

Tek Gear


Maternity Workout Tee

This cute and comfy tee from Tek Ger is made with a polyester / spandex blend and has flattering ruched sides that allow for plenty of stretch while maintaining the right fit. There are three pretty color choices, so why not get two?

Best maternity workout jackets and hoodies

Old Navy Maternity Dynamic Fleece Hybrid Jacket

Old Navy


Maternity Dynamic Fleece Hybrid Jacket

If you need an extra layer for warmth during your prenatal workouts, we love this fleece hybrid jacket from Old Navy. Features include a smooth, quilted woven front and back yoke, with taffeta lining and plush fill for warmth combined with a soft, breathable lightweight fleece material that lets you vent. A jacket that keeps you warm and cool? It’s every pregnant woman’s dream.


Spacedye Beyond Yoga Maternity Hoodie

Beyond Yoga


Spacedye Everyday Maternity Hoodie

Made here in the U.S., this hoodie is made from a “buttery soft” fabric that has 4-way stretch and is moisture-wicking. Add in the ruched sides, front pockets, and gorgeous aubergine-beet color, and well, you can see why we love this one.

Magnetic Me Maternity Nursing Hoodie

A Pea in the Pod


Magnetic Me X Motherhood Maternity Hoodie

This jersey knit hoodie offers magnetic side enclosures for breastfeeding access once baby arrives. But until then, enjoy working out in this super cute striped top that would look great with any leggings or joggers (or jeans and cute sneakers for a day out too!)

Best maternity workout shorts

The Girlfriend Collective Seamless Maternity Bike Short

The Girlfriend Collective


Midnight Seamless Maternity Bike Short

You’re going to want to pretty much live in these super soft bike shorts from The Girlfriend Collective—working out or not. Made from recycled fishing nets, these bike shorts provide a super lightweight feel, are breathable and moisture-wicking, and are OEKO-TEX® and bluesign® certified.

Born Primitive Maternity Shorts

Born Primitive


Maternity Short

Born Primitive is a veteran-owned and operated brand offering the ultimate in comfort and quality. Their maternity shorts are loose-fitting, which mean you can move easily through any workout, and they have a wide waist band to support and fit your growing bump.

fitglam maternity shorts



Maternity Shorts

Lounge in them. Sleep in them. Go for a walk or a run in them. Or take a nap in them! These maternity shorts are so soft and comfortable, are easy to pull on and off, and come in a huge variety of colors and patterns. Plus, they’re super affordable, so grab yourself a couple pairs.

Best maternity workout pants

Bao Bei Leggings

Bao Bei


Sculpt & Support Maternity Belly Support Leggings – Luxe

Looking for a fully supportive legging that truly hugs your bump? Here it is. Bao Bei’s Sculpt & Support Maternity Leggings are made using CORE SUPPORT technology and exclusive 4-way stretch breathable fabric. You’ll feel abdominal support and pressure taken off your lower back while wearing these throughout all stages of your pregnancy.

Ripe Maternity Crissy Soft Knit Jogger

Ripe Maternity


Crissy Soft Knit Jogger

We all know you don’t need to actually jog in your joggers—they’re great for lounging around in or running errands in too. But if you are still going for runs or walks throughout your pregnancy, the Crissy Soft Knit Jogger from Ripe Maternity is a great choice. Woven together with bamboo to create the ultimate in stretchiness and softness, you’ll be wearing these pants every chance you get.

Hatch Cropped Legging



The Ultimate Before, During, and After Cropped Legging

With endless choices of maternity leggings out there, Hatch offers the cream of the crop. Their Before, During, and After Cropping Legging is made from a moisture-wicking bamboo blend that’s Oeko-Tex certified and C-section friendly, which means it won’t rub on your healing scar. Plus, they provide just the right amount of compression and sculpt for premium comfort.

Old Navy maternity yoga pants

Old Navy


Maternity Rollover-Waist PowerChill Boot-Cut Leggings

Yoga is actually one of the safest, most effective workout methods for pregnancy to stretch your muscles and keep your blood flowing. So for your next downward facing dog or warrior 1 pose, (and also for binge-ing Netflix on the couch), we love this super affordable pair of yoga pants from Old Navy with a panel that can be pulled up or rolled down—depending on your comfort.

Best maternity sports bras

The Sublime Maternity / Nursing Sports Bra from Kindred Bravely

Kindred Bravely


The Sublime Maternity / Nursing Sports Bra

The Sublime Sports Bra offers all the prenatal support you need and has nursing clips that provide easy access to the breast once baby arrives. This bra from Kindred Bravely was named a National Parenting Product Awards Winner is comes with a clear return policy—return it for free within 90 days if you don’t love it (but you probably will).

Love and Fit Maternity and Nursing Bra

Love and Fit


Athena 3 Maternity and Nursing Bra

The Athena 3 Maternity and Nursing Bra is made of silky smooth fabric and has convertible straps as well as removable cups that allow you to put nursing pads inside the bra for extra protection. If you’re looking for a bra that offers comfort and support at a time when you need it the most, here it is.

Bravado Maternity Sports Bra

Bravado! Designs


Original Nursing Maternity Bra

The Original Nursing and Maternity Bra from Bravado! Designs is said to be a must-have for the hospital bag. A Mom’s Choice Award Winner, this ultra-soft and breathable cotton-modal blend maternity and nursing bra provides the ultimate in comfort and support leading up to and after baby arrives.

Best belly bands

Blanqi Belly Band



Belly Band Maternity Support Belt

You might want to wear a belly band while you work out—especially towards the end when your bump is heavier than ever. This belly band from Blanqi is built with a knit-in anchor that reinforces lift and redistributes weight to alleviate lower back pressure and reduces overall stress. Also, the band’s X-shaped back support eases discomfort while encouraging proper posture, keeping you motivated and energized.

Belly Bandit 2-in-1 Hip Bandit Belly Support and Hip Wrap

Belly Bandit


2-in-1 Hip Bandit Belly Support Band & Hip Wrap

The 2-in-1 Bandit provides multiple options for support and pain relief, including wrapping one or both bands below your belly to alleviate pelvic pain, reduce bladder pressure, and provide support during exercise. Plus, this band offers gentle compression to stabilize the pelvic area after pregnancy too.

Cabea Baby Belly Band Maternity Belt



Baby Belly Band Maternity Belt

This ergonomically designed maternity belt from Cabea will help you stay active throughout your pregnancy by providing belly, hip and back support as you move. Made in the U.S. with a lightweight, open-cell foam, this pregnancy support belt is latex-free, keeps your body cool and is perfect for sensitive skin.

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