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DIY jersey maternity dress: an easy way to deal with summer heat during pregnancy

If you're pregnant this time of the year, especially in the early stages, you probably are wondering what you can wear during the summer. When I was pregnant last year, jersey dresses sounded like the best way to deal with heat — they're cool, comfy around the waist, and stretchy enough to last until late pregnancy. However, I had a weirdly hard time finding the jersey dresses I envisioned in stores — most dresses had waists that were a little too low, or they were long and heavy maxi dresses, or their fabric wasn't stretchy enough.

Comfy and CUTE maternity offerings from Etsy

It's been a minute since we've given Etsy vendors some love.. which is funny, because I spend a solid part of every day scouring shop after shop. Since a lot of in-store maternity fashion can be troubling to say the least, Etsy is always an excellent alternative. Who knew you could find something like this vintage-inspired floral number from Hellcat Mama.

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Where can butches find maternity clothing?

Can we talk about pregnant butch girls and maternity clothing? My partner of 10 years and I are expecting our first child in November. I need to go shopping for maternity clothes, but am concerned about the very feminine options that I have seen thus far.