It is understandable that you will feel a bit lost once you can no longer fit into your favorite pair of jeans or your never-fail wrap dress. Lucky for you, PB's list of all the tried-and-true maternity fashion finds (fr

Kim Grundy


It is understandable that you will feel a bit lost once you can no longer fit into your favorite pair of jeans or your never-fail wrap dress. Lucky for you, PB's list of all the tried-and-true maternity fashion finds (from both "real" moms and celebrity moms) will soon be your new go-to clothes, trust us. In fact, you may like them so much, you won't want to give them up once baby arrives!

habitual jeanA maternity essential: designer denim
The "It" pair of jeans among the celebrity set that includes Angelina Jolie and Katie Holmes is the Habitual Maternity Jeans. They have a hip underbelly fit, adjustable waistband and an ultra-slimming cut. We kid you not -- these jeans look like your favorite non-maternity jeans. If the $186 price tag scares you away, think about this: they make great post-baby or transition jeans.


whats kickinShare the news with style
It's a rite of pregnancy passage that you own at least one cute maternity graphic tee. You will love the hip vintage cotton feel as much as the cute message in the 2 Chix Maternity Tees. The blue or pink baby feet in the "What's Kickin'" tee will help you announce your baby news in style. Pick up the What's Kickin Tee for $38.00 at

stork sac

The "undiaper bag"
The Storksak Gigi Shoulder Bag in Chocolate is so cool that it's said to be Angelina Jolie's bag of choice. Made with nylon satin and trimmed with leather, this bag is as sleek and duraz2x3cble as it is functional. It features a removable insulated bottle holder, matching changing mat and tons of wipe-clean compartments to keep you organized. The Storksak Gigi bag is available at Due Maternityfor $198; add it to your shower list and let your cousins chip in for it!


layering camiLayer it, baby!
Long-layering Camis may look basic, but they are oh-so-versatile. You can wear them under low-cut shirts to conceal cleavage, under too-short shirts to extend their wear or by themselves when lounging around the house. Pick up the Maternity Long Layering Camis at Old Navy for $8.50 each (or 2 for $15).

juicy maternityJuicy digs
Dubbed her "pregnancy uniform" by actress Annabeth Gish, the Juicy Couture Maternity Velour Hoody and Drawstring Pants are the ultimate in stylish comfort. The plush velour set with the signature 'J' zipper pull is cut to accommodate your body from week one to week 40 and beyond. The Juicy Couture Maternity Velour Hoodie ($63.90 on sale) and Pants ($64.90) are available at Nordstrom.



vneck striped dressCute and casual dress that won't break the bank
Opt for the cut and the color of this Short Sleeve V-neck Striped Dress from Motherhood Maternity (on sale $19.99, originally priced at $30). Actress Naomi Watts was seen running errands in this stylish frock

Get 'em while you can still see 'em
Popular with both the pregnant and the non-pregnant set, metallic ballet flats are the perfect stylish shoe for the mom-to-be. Celebrity moms like Nicole Richie and Christina Aguilera pay $495 for a pair of Lanvin ballet flats, but we think a pair of BP 'Edie' Metallic Leather Ballet Flat($44.95) is just as cute.


klee pantYour favorite pants-to-be
When jeans feel too constricting, you need a fabulous pair of pants to pull on. The Chiarakruza Klee Pant, worn by such fashionable mamas as Madonna and Access Hollywood host Nancy O'Dell, are as hip as they are comfortable. You'll find yourself reaching for these pants day after day. The Klee Pant ($99) is available at


nom madonna comboPretty Mama
You will love the cool, funky look of the Nom Madonna Combo skirt/crop pant combo. Worn by actress Julia Roberts when she was pregnant, this combo can be paired with your favorite graphic tee or top for a fuss-free look. Pick up the Nom Madonna Combo for $98 at Belly Dance Maternity.

cap wrap topSexy comfort
Isabella Oliver has found a way of designing maternity clothes that are so sexy and stylish you will covet them long after you are pregnant. Their secret is in the design and details (wrapping, ruching and shirring) that keep you looking sleek and stylish. The Cap Wrap Around Top can be dressed up or dressed down and features Isabella's signature wrapping to ensure a perfect fit throughout pregnancy.

maternity flared skirtFlared and fabulous
The Maternity Flared Skirts ($12) from Old Navy are a must-have addition to your maternity wardrobe. You can wear them to work, to the mall or just lounging around the house because this skirt is the ultimate in versatility and comfort. Did I mention they are only $12?

belly basicsAll-inclusive chic maternity wear
Working moms-to-be don't have to stress about spending a lot of money on a stylish wardrobe. The Belly Basics Warm Weather Kit ($152) contains four essential items you need to get your work wardrobe started. It features a stylish dress, top, pants and skirt that can easily be mixed and matched with other pieces in your wardrobe for endless possibilities. This pregnancy kit is available in black, chocolate and blue at Belly Basics.

recommended for you


qeaqvm889 May 06, 2014
Today, the car has about 116,000 miles on it. It gets 10 miles a gallon, a figure Braeger seemed a bit sheepish about. She noted the car was built in an era when gas was cheap. She now drives very little to the grocery store, church, around town., [url=][b]Colorado Rockies Men's BP[/b][/url], [url=][b]San Francisco Giants Replica Tim Lincecum Road Jersey[/b][/url], 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice, [url=][/url], [url=][b]MICHAEL Michael Kors Hamilton Large Logo Tote [/b][/url], This latest announcement is expected to solidify the retailer's role as a serious grocery offering, and increase competition for Canadian retailers especially for the food, pharmacy and clothing chains who compete with Walmart. retailer Target Corp., which began expanding into Canada last year, and online behemoth Amazon, which started grocery delivery to Canadian customers last December., [url=][b]New York Yankees Replica Robinson Cano Road 1912 Turn Back The Clock Jersey[/b][/url], [url=][b]MICHAEL Michael Kors Hamilton Satchel[/b][/url], This is a different sort of showrooming, one that store managers and sales staff who work on commissions might not like, but one that is here to stay and from the retailer point of view, a situation that far preferably to losing the sale to a competitor. What curious is that, even as shoppers view purchasing at a brick and mortar store as the same as buying from the store website the money goes to the same place, right? in some some ways stores can view their own websites more or less as competition. have separate teams and business units for each with different approaches, offers and information and even prices, the Vibes report states., [url=][b]Barbour Jacket Sale[/b][/url], [url=][/url], [url=][b]Best Mens Barbour A7 Brass Jacket-purple[/b][/url], [url=][b]Camouflage Baseball Jerseys[/b][/url], [url=][b]New York Yankees Cheap Alex Rodriguez Home Jersey[/b][/url], With the starter fluid you will do the same thing, but you will be spraying it around the intake and throttle body while the engine is running., [url=][b]Philadelphia Phillies Men's Cheap[/b][/url], [url=][b]Michael Kors Handbags Outlet[/b][/url], We've said all along there's going to be ebbs and flows to this, said Williamsport Mayor Gabriel J. Campana, an unabashed gas industry booster. There's a real optimism here., [url=][b]Michael Kors Totes[/b][/url], A: The appearances of malnutrition can manifest differently depending on how short you are on calories or protein. Some underfed children in Africa look like stick figures, others get swollen. It's only in end stage starvation that people get that really emaciated appearance. What kind of psychological effects would such a journey have?, [url=][b]MICHAEL Michael Kors iPad Saffiano Stand[/b][/url], But alcohol taxes, which went up $1.30 a case just last month after the province decided to squeeze more revenue out of drinkers, are only partially to blame for the beer price boom., A dry sample is collected with a swab or filter paper. First a few drops of ethanol, then a few drops of reduced phenolphthalein reagent solution, and, finally, a few drops of w:hydrogen peroxide are applied to the swab. If the swab turns pink then it is a positive test. This test is nondestructive to the sample, which can be kept and used in further tests at the lab. This is typically achieved by boiling an alkaline solution of phenolphthalein with zinc powder, which acts as the reducing agent. Upon reduction, the very intense pink colour of the cationic form of phenolphthalein fades to a faint yellow colour. It is this form of phenolphthalein that is present in Kastle Meyer test kits. In order to generate the intense pink colour indicative of a positive test, the reduced phenolphthalein must be oxidised back to its normal, coloured form.Mix the following reagents in a 250 cm3 round bottomed flask:[1]Phenolphthalein 2.0 gDeionised Water 100 cm3Zinc Dust 20.0 gA few anti bumping granulesBoil under reflux for 2 3 hours until the solution has lost its pink colour. Cool and decant into a bottle containing some zinc to keep in the reduced form. Stored in a fridge, in the dark, the shelf life is 6 months.[2]The preparation can be scaled up and the low concentration solution with ethanol created in one step:Phenolphthalein 4 gSodium Hydroxide pellets 40 gZinc dust 20 gDeionised water 1000 cm3Ethanol to bring the total volume up to 1200 cm3Reflux in a 5000 cm3 round bottomed flask. After reflux, restore to 1200 cm3 with ethanol.[2]Another method[3] uses similar proportions but avoids refluxing:Deionised water 250 cm3Using a stirring hot plate, mix and heat until the solution loses its pink colour. Do not boil. This process may take 2 to 3 hours.Decant the liquid into a 500 cm3 measuring cylinder. Add ethanol to make 300 cm3 of solution.Add a small amount of zinc powder to a brown bottle, and pour the phenolphthalein solution into this bottle. Label, date, and store the bottle in a refrigerator.Safe disposal of zinc[edit]Zinc powder or dust in contact with water or damp air evolves hydrogen. The heat of the reaction is sufficient that the hydrogen may ignite. Therefore the zinc should not be discarded in the wastebasket. The following disposal procedure should be followed for less than 20 g of zinc:Follow standard laboratory procedures of wearing gloves and safety aprons. Add dilute hydrochloric acid to the zinc dust in a beaker. Allow bubbles to form and slowly add more acid till no more bubbles are seen.When all the zinc has dissolved add sodium carbonate solution to the mixture. Bubbles will be formed. Keep on adding the sodium carbonate small quantity at a time till the zinc precipitates as zinc carbonate.锘緼pplying Exterior Stucco, Oh, I think Obama and Moore think that our children are important. It is just that their children are much more important than our children. Simply put, Obama and Moore advocate for rules for thee but not for me., 16. Baby fats. Babies need fat lots of it. Adult fat restrictions should not be applied to infants. Human milk contains around 50 percent of its calories in fats. Not only do infants need more fats, they need more of the right kind of fats, especially for brain growth. Since the brain grows more in the first two years than any other time in a person life, it most important to provide the infant with the right amount of the right fats at this crucial time. Breastfeeding is your best bet for delivering exactly what the baby needs. As of 1999, infant formulas available in the United States do not contain DHA, which is the most abundant omega 3 long chain fat in breast milk.