Lately my belly has become a natural magnet for my hands to rest on, especially with the many tiny kicks and movements I’ve been feeling from this tiny babe. I’ve also noticed a change in my cravings to include a lot more tacos and salads with greek inspired toppings, like sun dried tomatoes, feta, and olives. In addition, my sweet tooth has completely returned, making it a bit more difficult to refuse pastries or those late night cravings for a chocolate milkshake or my current favorite–strawberry jam ice cream from Tiny’s Milk and Cookies.
During the past two weeks I’ve noticed my belly has really grown, which has made me a bit self-conscious about the way I look, especially since it has further limited the pants and overalls I am able to fit. I’ve had to mainly rely on the same two pairs of leggings, a pair of jeggings (which are tight now), and overalls. Although I’m all for a minimalist wardrobe, and have been so content with managing one in the last two years, the reality of pants no longer fitting, and the rise in temperatures, has resulted in a small decluttering of my closet and the addition of a couple of new items.
So far I have purchased three new items. I bought this top, because it has a loose feel, leaving some room for a growing belly. I also bought this pair of linen pants. They are naturally made to be a bit more roomy and they have a drawstring. The last item I bought was a long sleeve button down cotton shirt from the thrift store. It doesn’t really have the potential to fit me in the remaining months of pregnancy, but the detail was really cute, so I felt it would be nice for after the baby bump. Although I don’t really wear dresses, I’m thinking of investing in one or two linen dresses from OffOn, because they are made ethically and the beauty of their dresses may be too hard to resist.
For past baby bump posts, click here.
WHAT I WORE AT 22 WEEKS:
Outfit 3: Overalls (old from Zara, similar), Top (thrifted)
Outfit 7: Natural linen pants (Not Perfect Linen), Top (old from Anthropologie)