The destination for moms-to-be may be a store operated by Destination Maternity, a designer and seller of mid-priced to high-end maternity apparel. Its three chains (A Pea in the Pod, Destination Maternity, and Motherhood Maternity) occupy more than 2,000 retail locations, including more than 650 company-owned sites and about 1,400 leased spaces in department and specialty stores (
) in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company is also the exclusive supplier of maternity apparel to more than 1,100
stores nationwide. Most of its merchandise is designed by the company and made by third-party contractors. The company was founded in 1982 as Mothers Work.