Are you looking for the best maternity pajamas to help you feel comfortable, relaxed, and stylish during your pregnancy journey? Whether you’re looking to stay comfortable during pregnancy or are planning your hospital outfits and beyond, it’s important to have maternity sleepwear that’s uber comfortable and makes you feel good. Look no further – we’ve gathered a comprehensive list of the best pregnancy pajamas for you to choose from. From tops and pants, to nightgowns, we’ve put together the best quality nightwear for mamas who want to look good and feel good – even during those 3am feeds. As usual, we prefer clothing that uses high quality materials over ‘cheap and nasties’ but you will find some bargains here too.
Do I really need to buy maternity pajamas?
From the first trimester, changes abound in that beautiful body of yours. The truth is, getting comfortable and having a good night’s sleep gets a little harder the further into your pregnancy you are. While you could use your regular pajamas during pregnancy, they may not offer the same level of comfort and support as maternity pajamas. Maternity pajamas are designed to provide maximum comfort and flexibility. Good quality maternity pajamas are also designed to be worn after childbirth, making them a smart investment for your pregnancy and postpartum period. You want to look for the best quality you can afford in terms of material. Remember, this is a time to pamper yourself.
Here’s our top 16 picks for sleepwear to help you feel amazing
Best overall rated pregnancy pajama
This top reviewed pajama set is made from bamboo and spandex, making it ultra-soft and stretchy for the ultimate comfort factor. It also offers easy nursing access with its pull-aside breastfeeding design to see you through to postpartum. With a relaxing soft fit, it gets the Mama Style tick of approval.
“Great for any stage of life. These fit wonderfully during pregnancy, even through the third trimester, yet somehow they don’t look like maternity wear when you’re back to your normal size. Must be the stretch. I bought another pair even though I don’t plan to be pregnant again. They are just so soft and comfy.”
Clea bamboo classic short sleeve pajama set Cypress
Best maternity pajamas for the hospital
Forget hospital gowns and anything uncomfortable in your hospital bag. Treat yourself with this adorable 3-piece maternity pajama set for your most important overnight stay ever. It includes a robe, camisole and pants, making it the cutest choice for your hospital stay. The soft and breathable fabric is gentle on your skin, and the robe and camisole feature easy-to-use nursing clips for convenient breastfeeding.
“I used this with my second child, now I’m expecting and reordered because the quality is lovely and it’s so comfortable. It’s also very functional for nursing mothers. I’m usually a size 14-16 so thought that a large will be my size, however turns out medium is the perfect size for me.”
Bella nursing 3 piece pajama set with robe Mandorla/Moon Ivory
Most recommended nursing pajamas
This lounge set features an ultra-soft and cozy fabric that will make you feel like you’re wrapped in a cloud. It’s made from Viscose from Bamboo that provides a stretchy, breathable fit to honor your shape and movements. You can wear it while pregnant, post-partum, nursing and beyond. The top features a button-down nursing access design that allows for easy breastfeeding access, and the pants have an elastic waistband that can be worn high or low on your belly for added comfort, making these pants perfect from bump to babe. They’re also really well-priced for the quality of material.
“I have been looking for a comfortable pj set and this is worth every penny. It is so soft and comfortable. I can see this in high rotation throughout my pregnancy and beyond. I plan to live in this in my fourth trimester.”
Clea bamboo classic long sleeve pajama set Evergreen
Top maternity pajama sets
It doesn’t need to be difficult to find well-fitting, comfortable, and fashionable sleepwear. Given its cozy and loose fit and range of sizes up to 20, the Seraphine Bamboo Lounge Pyjama is a great choice. The soft and breathable bamboo viscose fabric used to make these pajamas makes for a cool summer outfit or cozy winter vibe. Small details and considerate design make these Seraphine plus size maternity pajamas perfect for plus-size pregnant women.
Black Bamboo Lounge Maternity Pajamas
Must-have postpartum sleepwear
Kindred Bravely has a range of super comfortable and lovely maternity lounge and sleepwear. The Kindred Bravely Davy Nursing & Maternity Pajamas in Slate Blue are made from soft, breathable, and stretchy fabric that’s perfect for wearing during the postpartum period. The top features a crossover design that allows for easy breastfeeding and skin to skin contact, while the pants have a comfortable and adjustable waistband. This set has been awarded the Best of Lucie’s List, Mother & Baby Awards Finalist, Mom’s Choice Gold Award.
“These are soooo buttery soft and luxurious! And they remain soft after washing. I’m planning to buy them in every color and I know I’ll wear them long after pregnancy and nursing. Definitely recommend!”
Davy nursing & maternity pajama set Slate Blue
Make the first nights back at home after giving birth a little bit easier with a curated box of cozy sleep essentials for a good night’s rest. This set includes a stylish robe jacket, a nursing-friendly tank, and lounge pants for all-day support.
“The fit is great. Pre-pregnancy I wore a medium, after delivery the sizing worked out well for my postpartum body. The fabric is soft and stretchy. It’s also a nice balance of quality and fabric weight, it’s not too heavy or too light. Overall it’s a beautiful, useful set that is usable and functional beyond pregnancy and breastfeeding.”
3-piece lounge set Cinnamon
If you like sleeping in shorts like I do, the Kindred Bravely Camille Nursing & Maternity Pajama Set in black is the choice for you. A soft, romantic pajama set for nursing and during pregnancy. Breastfeeding access, stretchy fabric, flattering drape, and flirty eyelash lace accents are all features of this lacy, lovely, and lightweight nursing cami and shorts pajama set. Have Skin-to-skin contact and simple feedings with nursing clips, soft supporting shelf bra, pockets with room for mums and a drawstring waist and he OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100 has been tested for and free of harmful substances.
“Love this set to help me feel pretty and comfortable while letting me have skin to skin with baby.”
Camille nursing & maternity pajama set Black
These adorably soft pajamas are ideal for cozy nights with a belly or babe. These long-sleeved pajamas are made with a lightweight, stretchy material, a button-down front, a high waist lounge pant with a drawstring, and a breathable, incredibly comfy modal blend fabric. Perfect for lounging or nursing while feeling snug as a bug.
“These are the most comfy jammies that I bought in a while. I’m 8 months pregnant and bought these to help with breastfeeding in a few months as well. Even at 8 months pregnant, these are a little big for me. I think if I were to order these again, I would size down.”
These cute and cozy short sleeve pajamas are ideal for summer nights. The button-down front makes skin-to-skin easy and accessible, while the stretchy fabric guarantees a snug fit. Perfect for during pregnancy and postpartum, these are great for mamas who like short sleeved pjs.
“I loved these so much I bought another set. Just waiting for the blue color to come back in stock!”
The Ultra Soft Jersey Short PJ Set, Rosewater,
This maternity pajama set makes you feel like you’re staying at a luxury hotel. Made from a buttery soft, stretchy jersey, this set is perfect for lounging or sleeping in comfort and style. Featuring a long-sleeved top paired with matching pants that have a comfortable elastic waistband, these pajamas are super luxxe. The Azalea color adds a touch of elegance to this set.
The Ultra Soft Jersey PJ Set, Azalea,
Cutest pajama dress
The Boob Design Ribbed Nursing Nightgown wins our stamp of approval for super stylish and super functional nursing nightgown. It’s made out of a rib knit modal fabric that’s so soft and comfortable, and is suitable to wear almost everywhere we think!. It’s been designed to fit just as perfectly throughout pregnancy through to breastfeeding and beyond. Take my money.
Ribbed Nursing Nightgown Pip
Best pajama shorts
The Yas Bridal Faux Feather Mini Dress is a super fun option for the non-traditional bride. We love the pearl and beaded fluffy look, while the button-keyhole back adds a touch of elegance. The dress comes in traditional white and is ideal for those who want a short, playful style for their wedding. It also makes a perfect second wedding dress – pair with party shoes (comfortable ones, mama).
Goodnight Sleep Short, Dove
Floaty, luxey and sustainable. Made with a blend of 95% LENZING ™ modal micro and 5% elastane, these pajamas are both soft and durable, and they’ll keep you cool and comfortable all night long.
“Super comfortable. Love the pants for pregnancy and after. Great material. Don’t take a size too big though. Material widens when it’s worn.”
Ribbed Maternity Pajamas Pants Pip
Sexiest pregnancy loungewear
Just because you’re pregnant doesn’t mean you can’t look and feel sexy. Keep that self-love alive with these pajamas that are here to remind you that you’re a goddess. Made with a soft and stretchy Viscose Elastane fabric, this nightie has a feminine and flattering design that will make you feel confident and beautiful. The nightie also features nursing clips for easy breastfeeding access, and plenty of room for your growing belly.
“So soft and comfortable specially while pregnant! I definitely recommend as I will be getting more.”
Dream nightie black multifit regular
Affordable maternity pajamas
Our default for affordable style, H&M delivers the goods with the MAMA Nursing Pajama Set. This set comes with a comfortable top and shorts, both made with a soft viscose-blend jersey. Best of all, this material is still high quality so won’t irritate or scratch your skin. Adding to cart right now.
“Love the material and looks cute.”
Mama Before & After Pajamas Light Pink/Striped
Do I need maternity pajamas?
Your body will change throughout your pregnancy. Yes, you can get away with regular pajamas or your hubby’s t shirt but there’s something special about dressing for your shape and feeling good. Maternity pajamas are a wise investment for your pregnancy and postpartum period because they are made to accommodate your bump, keep you comfy and help you with nursing postpartum.
What kind of pajamas to bring to the hospital after delivery?
Make sure you have some comfortable sleepwear that is easy to nurse in and provides easy access for medical examinations. We recommend bringing a couple of pairs of pajamas that you can nurse in, plus a dark colored t-short or something you don’t mind getting dirty. Also a robe for comfort and warmth as hospitals can get a little chilly. Other mamas have suggested darker colors where possible.
What is the best fabric for pregnancy sleepwear?
The best fabric for pregnancy sleepwear is one that is breathable, soft, and comfortable. We make no secret about the fact we love bamboo and organic, natural fibers such as cotton, linen and Tencel or Modal. These are great options as they allow for air circulation and wick away moisture, keeping you cool and dry. Avoid synthetic materials like polyester, nylon, and rayon, as they tend to trap heat and moisture, causing discomfort and skin irritation. The better quality the material is, the longer it will last.