Best Maternity Summer Dresses

If you’re welcoming a new baby into your family this year you’ll, no doubt, be on the hunt for a few summer pieces that are on trend, versatile and leave you feeling confident with your changing shape. Keeping up with the season’s trends, especially when pregnant, can be very time consuming and let’s face it you’ve got heaps of other things to focus on right now. We thought we’d help by picking out a few key pieces that will leave you feeling ready for the summer without breaking the bank!

pregnant woman kneeling on a beach in a bikini and white flowing dress

To keep up with this season’s fashion you’ll need to think sheer whites, metallics and animal print. Midi and maxi dresses are still very much in, but there’s no need to abandon shorter dresses on those hot summer days. We’ve been busy scouting around for some of the best maternity summer dresses of 2024 – why not kick off your shoes and get some inspiration for the ten pieces we have picked out for you here.  Now all we need is the sunshine!!


    They don’t come much sheerer than this stunning maxi dress. Made from soft, breathable fabric the vesatile design allows you to wear this as everyday wear or elegant evening wear. 


    Dress by nouvo-london. Reduced from £130 to £69.95

    2. Matilda Leopard Print Maternity Dress

    Matilda Leopard Print Maternity Dress

    This 46% organic cotton dress from tilbea is reduced from £60 to £36

    Unleash your wild side this summer in this statement-making animal print dress. While the leopard print stalks the fabric of this dress the elegant neckline and capped sleeve keep you looking chic. And what we love about it most is the lift up breastfeeding access which means this piece is perfect for an early stages pregnancy bump, right through to those days when you want to mix showing off your post baby “wow” factor with the convenience of easy breastfeeding.

    3. Goddiva Maternity Plunge Neck Foil Maxi

    Goddiva Maternity Plunge Neck Foil Maxi

    Goddiva Maternity Plunge Neck Foil Maxi from £112

    The Goddiva Foil maxi dress is right on trend and just perfect for those special occasions when you want to look just as stunning as everyone else in the room! With a plunging v-neckline, long sleeves and a front thigh split, this foil print dress just oozes elegance and glamour. Team up with heels (as high as you can bear whilst pregnant), hair up and a bold lip colour to complete the look of the year.

    4. Maternity Stone Strappy Frill Detail Shift Dress

    Maternity Stone Strappy Frill Detail Shift Dress

    Pretty Little Thing £18.00 Maternity Stone Strappy Frill Detail Shift Dress

    This effortlessly chic maternity stone strappy-frill-detail shift dress, is the perfect everyday look for work, meeting friends and yes, you’ve guessed it, shopping in preparation for baby’s arrival. Made from faux linen it’s easy to maintain and looks perfect with big gold hoop earrings and a pair of ballet flats.

    5. Knitted moss stitch maternity dress

    ASOS DESIGN Maternity knitted moss stitch maxi dress

      Maternity Dress by Asos Maternity £32


      Wear this maxi dress, with its contrast green and cream trims, with white trainers and denim jacket for a casual vibe, or dress it up with heels and statement earring for a night out.  This low effort, high reward dress, with its flattering v-neck and tie detail, will soon become a wardrobe staple.

      6. Maternity Crochet Tunic and Wide Leg Trouser Knitted Set


      Women's Maternity Crochet Tunic And Wide Leg Trouser Knitted Set | Boohoo UK £25.60

      Crochet is in big time – it shouts carefree summer and fits with this season’s bohemian style that takes us right back to the 70s. Now we know we’re focussing on best maternity dresses in this blog, but we couldn’t resist this tunic and trouser set. It’s bang on trend with baggy trousers that pool at the bottom and a flattering short sleeved top – both designed with extra room around your bump for the perfect snug fit. Style with chunky trainers or summer sandals for maximum impact with minimum effort!





      Named after the romantic Portuguese capital, Lisbon, this midi dress from Club L London, would make a great baby shower option, wedding or date-night outfit, for any glamorous mother-to-be. Made from premium stretch jersey to flatter your bump as well as your figure, this bodycon also features a square neckline with thick straps and plenty of ruching throughout. The Lisbon dress also comes in white, black, red, burgundy and there’s even a glamorous navy version in stretch velvet – so there’s an option for any important occasion!

      8. MAMA Flounce-trimmed dress

      MAMA Flounce-trimmed dress

      MAMA Flounce-trimmed dress by H&M £49.99

      This floral flounce dress comes in sizes XS to XXL and with its lovely colour combo of mint, lemon, pink and turquoise is a great pick for all expectant mums wanting to look feminine this summer. With a deep V-neckline, wide shoulder straps and a sheer weave this is spot on trend this season too!

      9. Gingham Shirred Maternity Midi Dress

      Gingham Shirred Maternity Midi Dress

      Shirred Maternity Dress by JoJo Maman Bebe £49.50

      Featuring a traditional gingham print in soft pink and white, the Pink Gingham Shirred Maternity Midi Dress makes the perfect summer outfit. There is a sweet frill detail on the sleeves and the midi length makes it easy to dress up or down for any occasion. 

      10. Georgina Dress in Yellow


      Georgina Dress from Bump and Milk £79

      Last but not least of our top picks for best maternity dresses this season is this simple, yet stylish Georgina Dress. It’s 100% organic cotton offers comfort, style and flexibility. The ribbed texture adds a unique and flattering dimension to the dress, enhancing your mamma curves beautifully. Perfect for summer days out whether at home or on holiday, we can guarantee you’ll get lots of wear out of this summer classic.


      Stretch Mark Prevention

      Don’t forget to wear your Secret Saviours stretch mark prevention underwear with all of your summer outfits – they will help maintain your shape and prevent stretch marks at the same time!

      Secret Saviours