Print our shopping checklist before you hit the stores.

By Terri Isidro-Cloudas
October 03, 2005

Summer weather is here and you'll need to update your maternity wardrobe to stay cool and look great. Your wardrobe will be easy, comfortable, and stylish with these summer maternity wardrobe essentials. Most of these items are available in maternity specialty stores or the maternity section of department stores.

Casual Basics

____ 1 pair of khaki shorts

____ 1 pair of denim shorts

____ 1 pair of capri pants

____ 3 T-shirts

____ 2 tank tops

____ 1 oxford shirt or blouse

____ 2 sundresses

____ 1 light jacket

____ 1 cardigan sweater

____ 1 maternity swimsuit

____ 1 pair of comfortable sneakers

____ 1 pair of low-heeled sandals

Office Basics

____ 1 cotton, silk, or linen skirt

____ 1 pair of cotton, silk, or linen slacks

____ 1 linen, cotton, or silk dress

____ 1 coordinating light blazer

____ 1 white button-down sweater

____ 1 silk or fine cotton T-shirt

____ 2 sleeveless shells

____ 1 blouse

____ 1 pair of low-heeled pumps

____ 1 pair of low-heeled loafers

All content here, including advice from doctors and other health professionals, should be considered as opinion only. Always seek the direct advice of your own doctor in connection with any questions or issues you may have regarding your own health or the health of others.

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