Expectant parents deserve to be as comfortable as possible. These maternity leggings will get you through every occasion, from lounging to exercising to running errands.

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Pregnancy only lasts nine months, so shelling out for a whole new maternity wardrobe doesn't make a lot of sense. But there are a few clothing items that'll carry you through those 40-ish weeks, including comfortable maternity leggings.

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Many parents-to-be think maternity leggings are actually a smarter investment than maternity jeans. Think about it: Between morning sickness, round ligament pain, and the general bodily strain that comes with carrying another human inside of you, pregnancy presents its fair share of discomfort. And if pandemic living taught us anything, it's that leggings far outrank jeans when it comes to coziness—so why wouldn't an expectant parent take the more enjoyable route whenever possible?

With this guide, you can find the best maternity leggings on the market for every occasion, including date nights, exercise classes, and movie marathons on the couch.

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