Anyone else not buying new clothes in case they get pregnant?

posted 2 years ago in TTC
Post # 2
3828 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I dont buy clothes often but if i want something i will buy it. I dont know how long its going to take to get pregnant and at this point i wouldn’t be showing much until the fall, so buy away. 

Post # 3
2614 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

MRS-K:  Hmm, I gave up on that after 6 months TTC!! I buy when I need them because I will always fit into them after. I wear a lot of dresses so I’ll get 4-5 months out of them anyway and longer for some.

Post # 6
36 posts

You could not buy a single thing again. Not trying to be negative just realistic. Nothing is for certain and you shouldn’t be holding yourself back from anything until it happens. 

Post # 7
3199 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

i’ve lost weight in the last year or two, and 6 of my 9 pairs of jeans are now too big in the waist. i told my husband though that i was going to keep them and not have them altered so they can become my maternity jeans. ha!

Post # 9
2504 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

MRS-K:  I bought a few things in bigger sizes, thinking as you did! It was so nice to have some roomier t-shirts and capris, because for me there was a pretty long while when I didn’t need maternity clothes yet but my regular clothes were just not fitting right. Especially at first, I was so bloated and self-conscious and not telling yet, so having some looser fitting stuff was awesome!

Post # 10
3360 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

MRS-K:  Yeah, I’m kind of in the same spot – I think it’s mostly just being frugal (DH and I are really cutting back on all unnecessary spending this summer until he starts his new job), but I also have thoughts of “Well, how much wear will you get out of this?  Could it be worn during pregnancy?” I know it could take a long time, but on the other hand, it might not!  I don’t think it’s unreasonable to think about that possibility.

Post # 11
426 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I’m having the opposite problem!  I’m 38 weeks pregnant and I don’t want to buy any shoes just in case my shoe size is going to change permanently!  Arg!

Post # 12
856 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

You won’t show for awhile anyway! I’m 25 weeks in to my second pregnancy and can still wear some of my pp clothes. Just buy what you want. 🙂

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