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Best Swimsuits for New Mums

Best Swimsuits for New Mums

After the incredible journey of pregnancy and childbirth, new mums often find themselves faced with a new body that may feel unfamiliar and challenging to embrace. While every postpartum body is beautiful, it's natural for some new mums to feel self-conscious about donning swimwear. However, it's essential to remember that confidence is a state of mind that can be achieved by finding the right postpartum swimsuit that complements and celebrates your newfound beauty.

Best Swimsuits for New Mums

In this blog post, we'll discuss how new mums can feel confident in swimwear after giving birth, along with some recommendations for the best swimsuits for postpartum bodies.

Embracing Your Postpartum Body

The postpartum period is a time of immense change for new moms, both physically and emotionally. It's essential to give yourself grace and understanding as your body adapts to its new state. Remember that each post-baby body is unique and beautiful in its own way. Embrace the changes and remember that your body has done something extraordinary—brought a new life into the world. Celebrate your body for the miracle it is. Don’t worry if your body doesn’t look or feel the same way it did before having your baby. Your body may go back to how it was before, but also be prepared that it may not. Learn to love your new shape and you’ll feel happier for doing so.

Choosing the Right Postpartum Swimsuit

Swimsuit shopping as a new mum might seem daunting, but with the right mindset and knowledge, it can become an enjoyable experience. Look for swimsuits that offer the features you might want, such as the extra support of straps or tummy control. Choose a style that will provide the right amount of coverage and support. If you aren’t feeling confident about heading out to the shops with baby in tow, shop online with us. You can order different sizes and styles and try them on in the comfort of your own home – a sort of practice run for when you want to wear them in your local pool.

Best Postpartum Swimsuits for New Mum

A lot of new mums enroll their little ones in swimming lessons or just want to get back into the pool to increase their level of fitness after having a baby. Whatever your reason, we’ve got some fantastic swimsuits for new mums that combine style, comfort, and functionality to make you feel confident and fabulous.

Iris Longer Length Swimsuit in Grey Ombre

Swimsuits for New Mums

Our wonderful Iris Longer Length Swimsuit in Grey Ombre has a flattering design across the tummy area which when coupled with our stretchy, tummy control fabric provides the perfect combination of support and comfort for new mums getting back in the pool. This swimsuit is available in a UK size 10 to 24 and is a smart choice for regular pool-goers as this swimsuit is chlorine proof. Meaning it will last twice as long in the pool as a standard swimsuit. This style of swimsuit also offers a gentle curving u-back and adjustable wide straps, allowing it to be easily lowered on either side for mums who may easy access to breastfeed. Our Iris swimsuits are amongst our best sellers and are available in a range of colours.

Abstract Kneesuit in Black and Blue

Swimsuits for New Mums

For new mums looking for extra coverage and support from their swimwear, the Abstract Kneesuit in black and blue could be a good option. This one-piece swimsuit, with its cross back and inbuilt legs looks very sporty, whilst also being supportive in the right places and comfortable to wear. It’s ideal for mums taking their new baby on their first aquatic adventure. This full coverage swimsuit is quick drying so it's perfect for those who want to take a regular trip to the pool. There’s a lot to like about this longer-leg kneesuit, so come and take a closer look.

Lucille Longer Length Swimsuit - Black and Leopard

Swimsuits for Postpartum Mums

If you are a mum looking for a stylish swimsuit for your new postpartum body type, you’ve found it in the Lucille Longer Length Swimsuit in Black and Leopard. The all over front animal print will warrant a second look as it’s so chic. As a new mum, you’ll love the tummy control across the stomach area and flattering ruching on the body. You’ll also give a big tick to the lightly padded cups and adjustable straps which will help lift and shape your bust, giving you the best fit after giving birth. If you are going to be regularly visiting your local pool, you’ll be happy to know that our swimwear fabric will last twice as long as standard swimwear material when used in a chlorinated pool. Our Lucille swimsuits are available in a range of colours, offer great coverage and are an all-around winner when it comes to a tummy control swimsuit postpartum bathing suit. This is why this style has made the list of our favorite swimsuits for postpartum life.

Sleek Longer Length Swimsuit – Black

Postpartum Swimsuits

If you are going to be doing a more active class or perhaps you want a higher neckline, post baby, our Sleek Longer Length Zip Back Swimsuit could be just the ticket. Made from our innovative recylcyed ECONYL swimwear fabric, this swimsuit not only looks and feels great on, it’s also better for the environment. Our ECONYL fabric is made using waste plastic which may have otherwise ended up polluting the oceans. Many of our swimsuits are made from this material, so you’ll be pleased to know that when you buy a swimsuit from us, you are making a sustainable choice for you and your baby. This swimsuit is a longer length, higher neck design which is front lined. It being black, it’s also super flattering in black. It’s an ideal choice for new mums who don’t need bust support or padded cups as it doesn’t include either of these. This style doesn't offer tummy control, which those who have a more recent c-section scar, may prefer as it won't press on it in the same way as one with tummy control could. It’ll make you feel really stylish and elegant as you get back in the pool, either for a few laps or to enjoy a class with your precious little one.

Embracing the Changes

It's crucial to remember that your body has gone through significant changes, and it's okay if you still have stretch marks or loose skin. These are natural and normal parts of the postpartum experience. The right postpartum swimwear can provide the support and coverage you need to feel confident on the beach or at the pool.

Feeling Confident

While finding the perfect postpartum swimsuit is essential, feeling confident and empowered goes beyond just the right swimwear. Embrace self-love and self-care as you navigate your post-baby body journey. Surround yourself with supportive friends and family who uplift and encourage you. Don't put yourself under too much pressure as a new mum - enjoy the magic that comes from having a new addition.

Swimming after having a baby is a great way to ease yourself back into regular exercise and allow your body to recover. It’s a sport that can support your joints as your body moves back towards the way it used to be. It’s an excellent, all-round form of exercise which can be useful for providing improved fitness and helping to firm your new mum body. For those who want to swim with their little ones, it’s a lovely bonding experience for you and your baby. There are numerous baby classes and baby swimming lessons which will get you used to being back in the pool and will be confidence building for your little one. If you are taking your new bundle of joy swimming, you may find that your old swimsuit doesn’t quite sit right or that you require more coverage or support from a new bathing suit. Whatever the scenario, we’ve got a lot of swimsuits in many different styles for you to browse through, try on and feel fabulous in. If you live in the UK, our tracked delivery service is free when you spend over £40 and returns are also free – and more importantly, hassle-free. Any unworn swimsuit you don’t want to keep can be easily returned to us for a full refund. Our returns are quick and simple – take a look at our great reviews and see for yourself.

So, calling all new mums out there. You should know there's no such thing as a "perfect" postpartum body. Your body has done something incredible, and it deserves love and appreciation. Embrace the changes, and don't be too hard on yourself. Finding the right swimsuit that makes you feel comfortable and confident is the first step towards enjoying being back in the pool, with your without your new baby. Remember, the best postpartum swimsuit is the one that makes you feel like the beautiful and realistic mama you are! Happy swimming!