These high-performance workout clothes accommodate your changing body.

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Staying active while pregnant is not only safe—it’s encouraged by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. But anyone who has been pregnant knows that maternity shopping can be a real letdown. Besides not being able to find the perfect fit, the offerings in the maternity world are less than appealing, especially when it comes to workout clothes. We’ve highlighted a few of our favorite must-have pieces, and offered tips on what to look for when you’re shopping for maternity activewear.


Ingrid & Isabel Maternity Capri Pants

Comfort is king when you’re pregnant, and a pair of capris like these can be adjusted to suit what’s comfortable for you. Plus, these are also great post-partum because they can be folded down do adapt to your changing figure.

To buy: $78;

Thalia Top

As your belly gets bigger, you’ll need some room on top to fit your burgeoning bump. Tops with ruching on the side are a good option if you want to flatter your belly plus they will last throughout your whole pregnancy because they can stretch out.

To buy: $52;


Bravado Body Silk Seamless Yoga Maternity/Nursing Bra

Wrestling out of your sports bra to nurse is no easy feat. This medium-impact bra has quick-release clasps to make the transition from sweating to nursing a breeze.

To buy: $49;

Old Navy

Maternity Full Panel Compression Tights

These high-performance workout capris go beyond basic leggings. They feature no-chafe flatlock seams, a smooth, quick-drying compression tricot, and—of course—a panel that extends over your baby bump. Plus, the pattern is super-cute.

To buy: $33;


Cake Lingerie High-Impact Maternity Nursing Bra/High Impact Nursing Bra

Running moms and moms-to-be, rejoice–this maternity nursing bra goes up to size 40FF, keeps your breast supported, and has quick-release straps to feed your baby in a jiffy.

To buy: $63-80;

Old Navy

Maternity Go-Dry Graphic Tank

Stay dry throughout your workout with a super soft jersey top that wicks away moisture. It hits below the waist so you’ll stay covered through your whole pregnancy.

To buy: $9-11;