round gown with detachable sleeves and bib front closure,
ca. 1803

bedgown of reserve-dyed linen, constructed following contemporary directions, combined with a woollen skirt, 1780 bis 1815

the same ensemble “without belly”, from under the bedgown peeps the pocket tied around the waist

early round gown with short train, bib front closure, ca. 1795

These garments are created from historical patterns or originals, and will grow with you during the whole pregnancy. They are easy and practical for breast feeding, and they will still fit you when you have regained your normal figure. How can this work? Please read my article about maternity wear in history.

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