Carey plans to design maternity wear

London: Pop singer Mariah Carey says her pregnancy has inspired her to create a range of maternity wear.

The singer, who recently announced that she is expecting her first child with husband Nick Cannon, revealed that her changing figure has inspired her to look into designing clothing for mothers-to-be, reports.

"It makes me really want to design a maternity line," she said.

The 40-year-old star is in the process of establishing her own fashion line, with a lifestyle collection for cable channel Home Shopping Network that will include clothes and footwear.