Nigerian Traditional Maternity Dresses

The right styles for pregnant women should be comfortable and not restricting to the growing belly, but they also need to be trendy and flattering. Choosing pregnancy gowns may not be an easy challenge, but here are 20 beautiful Nigerian traditional maternity dresses for your style inspiration.


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1. Off-shoulder maternity dress

The great news is that today style for pregnant ladies doesn’t have any restrictions. If you have always loved off-shoulder gowns, there is nothing keeping you from wearing one during your pregnancy!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

2. Ankara and lace maternity gown

There is nothing more traditional than African maternity wear designs made from not one, but two of the most popular fabrics in Nigeria – Ankara and lace in a complementary colour scheme.

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

3. Halter neck maternity dress

A halter neck dress is an ideal choice if the last months of your pregnancy coincide with the hottest season. This gown will allow you to stay cool while also feeling fabulous thanks to its beautiful design.

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

4. Casual maternity dress

If you are not in a mood for high-fashion Nigerian maternity dresses and want a simple, cute gown for running errands in style, this is the first type of dress you need to check out!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

5. Ankara and chiffon

Pregnancy is an ideal time to rock the delicate and lightweight chiffon. It’s perfect for wearing with your growing belly, and, together with Ankara, it is used in hundreds of latest maternity gown styles.

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

6. Maternity gown with a cape

In case you don’t want to give up your high-end fashion sense while you’re expecting a baby, consider getting at least one dress with a cape. It can be long or short, but one thing is clear – it will make you the trendiest pregnant lady in your neighbourhood!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

7. Bodycon pregnancy dress

Being pregnant doesn’t mean you don’t want to show off your curves in a gorgeous bodycon dress! Plus, it’s perfect if you continue to work during your pregnancy and need to put in extra effort for your work wardrobe.

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

8. Maternity Aso Ebi gown

Over 9 months of your pregnancy, there will be plenty of weddings and other important events you’ll need to attend. Luckily, there are so many options when it comes to traditional dresses for pregnant ladies you can choose from, like this stunning Aso Ebi!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

9. Lace maternity gown

Even if you don’t have anywhere to go in your new beautiful lace maternity gown, you can still enjoy it – for example, by having a touching pregnancy photoshoot!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

10. A-line maternity gown

Perhaps, the most comfortable maternity gown style is an A-line dress. No belts, no restrictive pieces, just freely flowing fabric in your favourite pattern!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

11. Maternity dress with lace collar

Here is another example of cute and comfortable gowns for pregnant ladies, but this one has one important advantage – the little vintage lace collar.

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

12. One-sleeve maternity dress

Asymmetric design is one of the most popular dress trends of the past few years, and it’s also a vital part of the fashionable pregnancy wardrobe.

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

13. Mix and match maternity gown

Sometimes you want to get adventurous and play with colours in your new outfit, and in that case, a mix and match Ankara gown is exactly what you need!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

14. Office maternity dress

If you, like many women, plan to work until the late stages of your pregnancy, you will need a brand new office wardrobe. This stylish maternity dress is a great first step!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

15. Maternity coat dress

Take a cue from Kate Middleton and hundreds of Instagram celebrities who are in love with coat dresses and get a coat dress in a traditional print for your stylish pregnancy!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

16. Maternity gown with asymmetric peplum

Maternity fashion needs to be comfortable, but it doesn’t have to be boring, and this gorgeous dress with an asymmetric peplum is the best proof.

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

17. Maternity dress with keyhole

Keyhole cutouts are an easy way to make even the most basic maternity dress 100% more interesting!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

18. Stoned Ankara maternity dress

Adding stones to an already beautiful Ankara pattern will make your new maternity dress impossible to miss no matter where you’re going!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

19. Maxi maternity dress

Just imagine how cool you are going to look when you sweep into any room wearing this stunning maxi pregnancy gown!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

20. Long-sleeved maternity dress

This dress has a very versatile design: it can look equally appropriate at a wedding, in office, or anywhere you need to be!

Nigerian traditional maternity dresses

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My name is Inna. I am a content writer with an English and literature background. As a mother of a 2-year old son, I love learning about children’s health and development, as well as finding new interesting toys and activities for my little one. I am also in love with all things tech and always keep my finger on the pulse of new smartphone and gadget releases. Another big passion of mine is beauty and makeup – every day I read about new trends in skin care and makeup and always look forward to trying them. Plus, I love pop culture, travelling, crafts, and anything that can make our daily life more thrilling!