The 15 best maternity activewear brands

Best maternity activewear | Mum's Grapevine

Mumma’s need to remember to take some time out for themselves. Whether it’s a spot of yoga, running with the pram in tow or simply bicep curling a latte, look every bit the part in some seriously stylish activewear.

We asked our Pregnancy and Baby group members to recommend the best maternity activewear out there and these are the brands they recommend.

Active Truth

active truth Leopard maternity tight

Active Truth Mama Full-LengthPregnancy Tight ($119.99): Wow or should we say “meow”! These chic leopard print tights feature Active Truth’s signature high waisted rise and a double-layered wide band for added support.


Belabumbum nursing cami

Belabumbum Room to Flow Nursing Cami ($85.95): Everything you and your bump need. This layered nursing cami has a built-in bra with easy to move straps for pull-aside nursing access. The moisture-wicking fabric and loose perforated outer layer provide ultimate airflow too.

Cotton On

cotton on Capri Tight

Cotton On Maternity Printed Core Capri Tight ($34.99): Add a splash of watercolour to your wardrobe with these gorgeous printed tights. Designed with a curved waistband (to fit comfortably over your growing baby bump), they are highly elasticised for extra comfort.


esprit Active Sports Tank

Esprit Active Sports Tank ($74.95): Sporting a v-neckline, racerback detail and contrast side panels you’ll be working up a sweat and style following wearing this little number.


2xu prenatal tights

2XU Prenatal Active Tights ($200.00): All the performance benefits of 2XU Compression technology plus targeted panels to provide support where you need it most. The breathable and seam-free tummy panel grows with you and bump too.


Trimester Jacoba Yoga Pants

Trimester™ Jacoba Yoga Pants ($79.95): So comfortable you could live in them for the entire 40 weeks! Soft stretch fabric and a classic straight leg make these pants perfect for yoga, lounging or both.


Noppies sports maternity leggings

Noppies Fenna Cropped Sports Legging ($69.95): Simple workout style complete with speed stripes for good measure. Made from breathable, quick-drying fabric these highly functional leggings ensure you don’t get lost in the crowd.

The Active Mum

Abi and Joseph active mum maternity tank

The Active Mum Mind the Bump Maternity Tank ($60.00): This simple tank has wide straps and a ruched waist to move with your growing baby. Perfect for low to high impact activities, travel and relaxation – it’s versatility and style all in one.

SRC Health

pregnancy activewear SRC Activate Capri

Pregnancy Activewear SRC Activate Capri ($149.00): These compression leggings are designed specifically for a woman’s body. Specialised fabric technology provides maximum support to the lower abdominal, back and pelvic floor muscles to improve muscle tone and pelvic stability. Boom!

Lorna Jane

LornaJane Maternity activewear

Lorna Jane Maternity 7/8 Tights ($96.99): Sleek and sophisticated. Offering maximum comfort throughout your pregnancy (and into early motherhood), the clever waistband can be worn over or under your belly and will gradually adapt to your changing body.

Ten Active

the ten active ally tights

Ten Active The Ally ($89.00): With curves in all the right places these 3/4 leggings do all the work for you. The highly elastic Supplex fabric stretches with your changing figure to create a flattering shape. So you can enjoy wearing them from the moment you find out you’re pregnant until months after your little one arrives.

Soon Maternity

Soon Maternity Active Legging

Soon Maternity Sage 3/4 Active Legging ($99.95): Designed in Soon’s special Supplex Lycra, these leggings are breathable and allow incredible freedom of movement. The grey onyx texture will take any activewear outfit to the next level.


XOthree sammy compression leggings

XOthree Sammy Compression Leggings ($135.95): Designed to ensure the perfect fit, these postpartum compression leggings have a double, high waistband to support you in all the right places. Made from fabric derived from 100% recycled materials, they get a big thumbs up from Mother Nature too.


Bornfit Pregnancy Tight

BornFit 3/4 Length Pregnancy Tight ($89.00): The BornFit tights provide support for all stages of pregnancy. Fold the waistband to sit mid-bump during the first trimester and after the birth. Or wear it up over your bump to give that feeling of full support. There’s even a sneaky hidden pocket.

Maze Activewear

maze maternity tights

Maze Activewear 3/4 Maternity Tights ($79.95): Maze Activewear is designed for mothers, by mothers. Providing all the functionality that a soon-to-be-mum needs including Active Core Stability™ technology. The end result gives support around your tummy and back as well as super high-rise waist to avoid irritation.

Continue your search for the best maternity activewear

If you’re searching for the best maternity activewear and you’re still not sure if any of these are right for you, continue your search online. Simply jump into one of our closed Pregnancy or Baby groups and ask thousands of other Australian mums what they recommend – ‘What to buy’ is the most talked about topics, followed by MIL vents!

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