Start a Maternity Clothes Business

How many women get pregnant in a minute, in an hour, in a day? Could be hundreds could be thousands.

But one thing is sure: as long as there are women there will always be pregnant women. And what better businesses to establish than start a maternity clothes business.

When women starts having their monthly period and becomes sexually active then there is always the possibility of getting pregnant. And isn’t it nice to look at the lovely and colorful maternity dresses in the department stores. So why not start your own maternity clothes business?

It is important that you are passionate with your idea of starting to own your business, in this case maternity clothes business. Pregnant women will wear maternity dress for the whole duration of their pregnancy which is approximately 9 months. You may want to start with the simple and everyday use maternity dresses. You may also want to start with ready-to-wear maternity dresses and eventually cut to fit maternity dresses.

Your will need sewing machines, edging machines, shears, patterns, threads and of course the fabrics. You can choose from the different varieties of fabrics available in the market. Remember pregnant women are very sensitive, so make sure you choose the most comfortable materials for them. You need to hire a dressmaker. Some dressmaker knows hot to cut but otherwise you also may need a cutter. You may also need to hire somebody who can do beadworks for your maternity dresses.

There are different type’s maternity dresses. You can make maternity tees, maternity pants, maternity blouse, maternity pants, maternity slacks, maternity jeans, maternity skirts and a whole lot more. Classic maternity dresses are still the best option but trendy designs will make you attract more clients.

When the demand for your maternity dresses increases then you can expand to do more of the trendy stuffs. You can offer business attire maternity dress for working pregnant women who work in the corporate world. You can also offer formal wear maternity dress for pregnant women who will be attending special occasions like weddings and parties. Then add more stuff for pregnant women like maternity bras and maternity panties.

To make your business known to the public, you may want to put them on display and for sale in most of the department stores in your area. Get in touch with the marketing department of the store and inquire how you will be able to put your maternity dresses in their store. Or you may also want to put up your own boutique. Make sure you come up with a catchy easy to remember name for your business.


  • said on February 17, 2010 kerala, kannurdist. please give the details which mentioned below to start own maternity dress.
    1) to start own maternity dress what are all awareness should we take.
    2) how much we invest on this
    3) where should we start the business(location)
    4) opportunities in this field
    5) how to make long -terms
    kindly send this with details it will be highly appreciated. Thank you.
  • osian said on April 4, 2010
    i will like to start a maternity cloths business, i live in the nederland, do you know where i can get the cloths to sell in my shop. because i like to go buy it and sell at my shop greetings, osian
  • Manoj said on June 17, 2010
    Hi Osian, if you want, i can supply good quality maternity cloths from india contact me at
  • Robinson said on August 23, 2010
    Hi Manoj I live in Vanuatu , South Pacific Ocean. can you provide more details of your business in india?? DO you sell maternity clothes overseas..etc.. Cheers, robinson
  • Ziad said on February 15, 2011
    Hi,i would like to start a maternity clothes business, i live in the Beirut-Lebanon, can you advise from where can I buy good quality of maternity clothes. thx
  • pradeep thakur said on March 21, 2011
    Hi , manoj can u pls let me know the opportunity in this business , i like to enter in unique business . Baroda, gujarat ,india
  • atul said on April 10, 2011
    Please sent me the details of this business on long term basis & opportunities in this field. Also like to know the basic requirement & investment for the same. City - Pune, State - Maharashtra, Country - India. Thanks & regards.
  • Richard Otim said on April 12, 2011
    I would like to start a maternity clothes business for the rural mothers in estern Ugands. What are the basics?
  • MARIA said on May 5, 2011
    i would like to start a maternity clothes business for women in urban areas especially in the corporate world,please assist me i have no background on fashion and fabrics but i can design on the paper but what more do i need to make this business become a success?
  • rao said on May 8, 2011
    hi manoj, can u send me the details as i would like to start maternity clothes business in hyderabad, india. regards.
  • vasudha said on May 28, 2011
    Hi manoj I would like to start maternity clothes business in jammu,pls send me the complete details about ur business and how can you help me? I'm already running clothing store in jammu.
  • Melanie Trollope said on January 2, 2012
    hi, i'm thinking of opening a maternity shop, in swansea south wales. Could you give me some advice on where i could get the clothes and how much i'll need to get started? Thanks mel.
  • Aileen said on February 15, 2012
    Hi Manoj, I'd like to start a maternity dress for occasion hire service. Can you recommend suppliers? I'm co Down, N Ireland. Also can you give me advice on how to start? Thank you
  • Leti said on March 4, 2012
    Hi Manoj, I want to start a maternity business and i have seen one of your mails that you can supply good quality maternity wear from India. Could we please get in touch to proceed with this.
  • Gladys said on October 31, 2012
    Hi @Manoj, do u have a website of the clothes you sell. I am in Botswana, Southern Africa and would like to open a maternity shop and would like to find a reliable supplier.
  • Amanda said on April 23, 2013
    Hi, please advise me how to start a maternity boutique, and where to find the stock ? thanx
  • Rajesh Madhavan said on January 15, 2014
    Please do give details of how to start up this business in india, Ahmadabad. 8866066064
  • Dela said on February 13, 2014
    I am thinking of starting a maternity clothing store in Ghana, and would like to know where to get the stock at a good price. Thanks
  • Bukola said on June 10, 2014
    Hello! Please advise me on how to start maternity business and babies items in Nigeria, I want to buy in bulk and resell to end users. Thank you
  • Klara Wong said on September 29, 2014
    Business in Malaysia, KL. I would like to sell my Maternity and Nursing wear business. Goods are in Singapore and Malaysia. Please email if interested. Thanks! klara
  • Livier Cárdenas Fajardo said on October 29, 2014
    Hello, I am very interested in starting a maternity business including clothing, nursing wear and baby items in Mexico, and would like to know where to get the stock at a good price and a reliable supplier. Please help!
  • jobin said on November 11, 2014
    dear... kindly give me the address... or pls call me 9605571658
  • Anne said on December 16, 2014
    Dear Manoj, please advise me on how to source for trendy maternity clothes and accessories reliable suppliers to start this business in Nigeria as quickly as possible. Thanks.
  • Joy said on March 31, 2015
    hi I live in Ireland and am trying to source a good quality reliable source for maternity clothes not just in s/m/xl I need 8-20 uk sizes
  • Karen said on August 19, 2015
    hi, I would like to start a maternity wear business in Zimbabwe Southern Africa. I am looking for reliable suppliers with reasonable prices and material also. any other information on maternity wear would be greatly appreciated. Karen
  • pradeep said on September 27, 2015
    I want to start maternity business in my state odisha, India. So kindly please provide me all the details about this business.
  • asif said on May 8, 2016
    Hi, i would like to include maternity wears in my boutique, please let me know, how i will able to get the same in Kerala. i've some contacts. I need the exclusive suppliers. thanks and regards, Asif
  • Josephine said on May 2, 2020
    Please I want to start a maternity store in Ghana. Please help me with where I can get supplies at affordable prices
  • Kande said on September 1, 2020
    Hello, I'm kande I'll like to start a maternity shop in Ghana for both mom and baby. Please help, thank you.
  • Misdemeanour said on September 15, 2020
    I was a Lil stock in my tracks when I saw my idea out there. Where I come from in the Caribbean we do not have this business n I would like to boost this enterprise into fruition.


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