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Did You Wear Granny Panties While Pregnant?

There's nothing less sexy than a big, beige pair of undies, but for expectant women who have packed on the pounds to create another lil human being, comfort may come first.

And, lacy lingerie might be left in the back of the drawer, until it's time to bring sexy back after the postpartum appointment.

Did you forgo g-strings and toss your thongs?

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luv2blazy luv2blazy 7 years
The Motherhood store had maternity thongs. Very comfortable. My but was big enough, I didn't want to worry about a pantyline too.
tlaralou tlaralou 7 years
the hanky panky one size thongs have been perfect! i've been able to wear my regular panties whole pregnancy and they're soo soo comfortable(I'm due in 2 weeks). after the birth....that's a different story.
musewings musewings 7 years
I didn't bother with maternity undies this time around... I love my gap body girl shorts and thats what I wore and am still wearing (my baby was born Saturday). I haven't had a problem with messes... my pads are pretty big!
milosmommy milosmommy 7 years
I didn't get maternity undies because I didn't want anything up on my belly. But my butt was getting way too large for my regular undies. lol So I just bought some a couple of sizes bigger and they worked perfect. They've been great after baby too since my figure is still not back yet. Oh well, it's only been 5mos.
backfat backfat 7 years
I've been wearing my regular underwear up until now. I'm tired of how they creep down now that I don't have a waist. I'm buying some granny pants this weekend.
anniekim anniekim 7 years
I am wearing a pair of granny panties right now! I am very comfortable, but not so sexy.
Mara-C Mara-C 7 years
Forget about maternity underwear that are expensive and will only be worn for a few months... I just bought big sized g-strings at Wal-Mart! Super comfy! And you can wear them AFTER baby while waiting for your figure to go back to normal! Besides, who need those visible panty lines, even if you are pregs!
Kristinh1012 Kristinh1012 7 years
I wore both. Well, I didn't wear maternity granny panties. I got a bunch of the comfy cotton briefs.
asco00 asco00 7 years
I stuck with my low waisted undies. I found it uncomfortable to have things pulled over my baby bump.
khrystena khrystena 7 years
I just wore my regular panties. they are all very low waisted... i did that with a lot of pants too just bought one size up (to account for extra hip) and wear them low! I didn't buy anything special for the pregnancy, just for after birth.
faerymagick15 faerymagick15 7 years
well, when I was pregnant (late 80's early 90's) granny panty maternity breifs were pretty much all they had. Japanese Weekend had just come out with under the belly styles and I tried one or two pairs. They were ok. I guess I just wanted comfort and coverage. Now, if I happen to get pregnant from our IVF (May or June) I will not be wearing them. I am so used to hiphugger underwear now that I am definitely going to get them or just keep wearing what I have.
lickety-split lickety-split 7 years
oh my god, mine were so horrible. i am short waisted and by #3 my tummy was so big i had no choice. everything cut my tummy in the wrong place and hurt. when i got rid of those (about 4 or 5 weeks out, it was a happy day :)
highlandshoppa highlandshoppa 7 years
I just stayed in regular low rise bikinis and thongs - although I only wore cotton ones while pregnant nothing sexy.
LaPerla2 LaPerla2 7 years
I stayed in my vs low cut bikinis - couldn't handle the thongs cause my but just popped out! and I looked weird but the cotton bikinis and boy shorts were great! I wanted my belly free...
peepshow peepshow 7 years
TOMORROW!!! Good luck to you too fjaril!
bluecat1972 bluecat1972 7 years
Boy shorts for me too...they were super comfy.
HipMom HipMom 7 years
No, actually I wore VS low-rise cotton bikinis and I found them really comfy!
fjaril fjaril 7 years
hahah, I got some just b/c of the icki after the birth stuff. I figured why ruin good ones when motherhood had clearance on undies and they were super cheap. I'm due tomorrow by the way. Good luck Peepshow!
fjaril fjaril 7 years
hahah, I got some just b/c of the icki after the birth stuff. I figured why ruin good ones when motherhood had clearance on undies and they were super cheap. I'm due tomorrow by the way. Good luck Peepshow!
peepshow peepshow 7 years
^^ was that TMI? Sorry!
peepshow peepshow 7 years
^^ was that TMI? Sorry!
peepshow peepshow 7 years
I never bought maternity underwear. What's the point? I am wearing grannies now though- but I'm also due in 3 days!! I don't want to 'mess' the good ones.
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