25 Flattering Swimsuits for All Post-Baby Body Types

Post-baby bodies aren’t created equally, yet  we can all be uniquely challenged when it comes to bathing suit season. For many women, the post-baby body — whether it’s 3 months or 3 years later — can be difficult to dress because it’s a new body.

Some women are carrying around extra baby weight.

Others are back to their pre-baby size, but are feeling self-conscious about a puckered stomach and new cup size.

And the lucky ones are only concerned about covering up a splash of stretch marks.

Whether you’re petite or plus-size, you can find perfectly flattering swimsuits for your post-baby body. I promise!

Here’s 25 to choose from:

  • Swimsuits for Moms 1 of 26

    Click through for stylish swimsuits that don't scream MOM...

  • Beach Blanket Bingo One Piece in Red 2 of 26
    suit04 calls this the "holy grail of swimwear" for its flattering cut in a variety of sizes — including plus-size.

    ModCloth, $89.99


  • Coupe of Tea One Piece in Nautical Dots 3 of 26

    Or here's a specifically plus-size suit that is SO CRAZY CUTE.

    ModCloth, $89.99


  • Wade My Day One Piece in Black 4 of 26

    This retro-style suit has full-coverage up front (where you might need it most), with a sexy open back.

    ModCloth, $149.99


  • Target Clean Water 1-Piece Swim Dress 5 of 26

    An affordable suit with flattering ruching — plus it comes in 5 colors.

    Target, $35.99


  • Halter One-Piece Swimsuit 6 of 26

    A hot look-at-me plus size swimsuit and an especially attractive price point.

    Forever 21, $24.80


  • Twisted Front Swimsuit 7 of 26

    If your tummy is the trouble zone, this plus-size suit has a slimming side ruching.

    Forever 21, $24.80


  • Bathing Beauty Two Piece in Emerald 8 of 26

    If your lower stomach is the only post-baby issue, these retro-style swimsuits are flattering and trendy.

     ModCloth, $89.99


  • Twisted-Bandeau Control Max Swimsuits 9 of 26

    If you're shopping in Old Navy, they have a line of control-top bathing suits with padding and ruched sides. Like shapewear for the pool.

    Old Navy, $29


  • Striped Twist-Front Tankini 10 of 26

    Or try on this basic tankini, which might give you the coverage you want at a price you need.

    Old Navy, $18


  • ASOS Curve Exclusive Plunge Swimsuit 11 of 26

    This va-va-voom plus-size suit has stretch swim fabric, flattering ruched side panels, and full-cut brief bottoms.

    ASOS, $42.43


  • River Island Urban Chevron Bustier Bikini Top 12 of 26

     For the new mom who just needs to cover up a few stretch marks on her stomach — yet still wants to looks sexy and stylish.

    ASOS, $27.15 + $20.36


  • Baku Spliced Underwire Cutaway Swimsuit 13 of 26

    Another suit for the lucky mom who just wants a little stretch mark cover-up.

    ASOS, $152.73


  • Womens Plus Ruched Cross-Front Swimsuits 14 of 26

     If you're carrying around a few extra pounds, this Old Navy suit might give you the confidence boost you need this summer.

    Old Navy, $55


  • J.Crew Polka-Dot Underwire Top 15 of 26

     Another trendy retro-style bikini bottom that covers up a new mom's trouble zone.

    J.Crew, $54 + $50


  • Seafolly Boyleg Maillot 16 of 26

     Probably the ultimate "mom suit" — from the full-coverage stomach to the padded top to the boy-short bottoms. 

    Anthropologie, $148


  • Sashed Dot Maillot 17 of 26

     And who doesn't like a good optical illusion?

    Anthropologie, $98


  • Tie Front One Piece 18 of 26

     Before you get all fired up, there are plenty of mom who could rock this suit — especially those looking for a "mom suit" that has some coverage yet is still youthful and cool.

    Free People, $148


  • Star in Stripes One Piece in Noir 19 of 26

    A plus-size retro suit that calls in the peplum trend for extra coverage.

    ModCloth, $112


  • Bathing Beauty One Piece in Navy 20 of 26

    Another super flattering plus-size suit for all shapes and sizes.

    ModCloth, $89.99


  • J.Crew Ruched Tank Top 21 of 26

    For the mom whose only post-baby insecurity is her tummy.

    J.Crew, $60


  • J.Crew Jersey Lomellina Asymmetrical Blouson Tank 22 of 26

    This one-shoulder swimsuit hides any extra post-baby tummy while looking fiercely glam. 

    J.Crew, $79.99 - $115


  • J.Crew Confetti Rosette Swing Top 23 of 26

    A stylish tankini top that comes in 8 different colors. 

    J.Crew, $65


  • VS Halter Tankini Top 24 of 26

     This is another shapewear-in-swimsuit option for women looking for a little control.

    Victoria's Secret, $100.50+


  • VS Rompy Romper 25 of 26

    Again, for the mom looking to cover up a little without the typical "mom suit" look. And this is another one of the VS Magicsuits, made from figure-shaping fabric.

    Victoria's Secret, $176.50 - $180.50


  • Cadence Top and Bottom 26 of 26

    And one last vintage-style suit for creative tummy hiding.

    Shabby Apple, $45 + $45


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