Maternity garment

  • US 20040210987A1
  • Filed: 04/25/2003
  • Published: 10/28/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/25/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method for accommodating changes in the shape of a woman during pregnancy without the need for a series of different-sized maternity clothes, comprising:

  • providing a band of flexible, stretchable material, generally cylindrical in shape and in a size so as to be expanded and stretched to be worn around a pregnant woman'"'"'s torso approximately at the waist, and the pregnant woman'"'"'s wearing the band stretched over pants or a skirt which has become too tight to accommodate the swelling of pregnancy, by wearing the pants or skirt unfastened at an upper end, and stretching and placing the band over an upper portion and upper edge of the pants or skirt, whereby the band holds the upper end of the pants or skirt closely against the torso, retaining the pants or skirt in place and providing a neat, fitted appearance without lumpiness.

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