Pregnant brides, fear not. You will look gorgeous on your wedding day!
And we are pretty sure you won’t even mind that you won’t be sharing in a bottle of bubbles with your new hubby on your wedding night (or your bridesmaids pre wedding!) knowing that there is a little one on the way.
If you find out your pregnant in the lead up to your wedding, things will need to changed. That’s a given. And no doubt it will be the dress that will be forefront of your mind.
If you are yet to decide on a dress or dressmaker, you’re obviously in the best position you can be in, but make sure it’s the first thing you divulge at your gown consultation! Everyone is different and the rate at which your bump grows will no doubt change throughout your pregnancy, but well-designed maternity wear should always have hidden stretching or fastening elements to allow for any adjustments prior to the day.
If you’re able to we even suggest waiting until 8-12 weeks before your wedding to select a dress so that you have a better guide as to what will suit your new body shape. You may find you opt to have a free flowing gown rather than a tight fitting one to allow you room to move in the lead up and on the day!
This may not be possible with the initial dressmaker you had in mind, but don’t despair. This is simply one element of your big day that you can’t be 100% in control of. But it will work out. You will be glowing. And your husband-to-be will gushing at the other end of the aisle, knowing that his soon-to-be wife and growing child are walking down the aisle towards him.
Talking about that stunning moment we must recommend a photographer and/or videographer. This is such a beautiful moment in your life, and what a perfect pregnancy shoot you could have, not only with your partner but surrounded by friends and family.
And on the journey towards your wedding day, be sure to take up any offers for wedding planning assistance. If there is anything that you feel comfortable passing on to your mother or your bridesmaids to do, offload it. Your pregnancy should be a stress-free zone!
Congratulations on your wedding and your little bundle of joy, The Bespoke Bride Team x
Photography: Urban Avenue Photography & Video