As a pregnant woman who’s just a few short weeks from her due date, I’m very much looking forward to the arrival of my baby. I’m also very much looking forward to not being pregnant anymore. While I know postpartum life is very demanding of me, and my body, I'm still excited to start getting back to my old self and my old clothes. Plus, I wholeheartedly believe there are things you don’t have to do when you dress yourself postpartum, and that makes the entire post-baby period all the more easier to enjoy.
New moms have enough on their minds, and most of it's far more important than trying to keep up with trends or remember the so-called rules of fashion. I could not even keep the days of the week straight when we brought my first baby home, so the chances of making any sort of grand style statements were pretty slim to absolutely zero. Actually, the chances me of having any sort of style were pretty slim in those days, and I don't think there's a damn thing wrong with that.
So regardless of how much effort you normally put into your clothes, you’ve got some flexibility during the postpartum period when you're adjusting to additional physical changes, childbirth recovery, and life with a tiny human being. By “flexibility,” of course, I mean with how you dress yourself postpartum, not actual physical flexibility because, hello, you’re recovering. Here’s a few things you definitely don’t have to do: