Our Postpartum Support Wear shorts are an essential to help you heal and recover after birth. Made from nylon and spandex, they are super soft and breathable against your skin.
Built in support and compression to help heal and recover after child birth. The mid section gentle and targeted compression helps postpartum conditions such as
- Lower back Pain
- Abdominal Separation (Diastasis Rectus)
- Perineal tearing and episiotomy wounds
- C-Section Wounds
Women have been wrapping up their torsos after delivering babies for thousands of years. Japanese women wear a “sarashi”, Latin women bind themselves with a “faja” and Malaysian women use a “bengkung”
Applying a gentle compression to the belly after delivering your baby provides support to stretched out abdominal muscles, helps your uterus contract, can reduce back pain (especially those with C-sections and abdominal wall separation), helps rid your body of excess fluids and helps pull your hips and ribcage back into their pre-baby position. The greatest benefit comes from binding during the first 8 weeks postpartum, when the hormone levels of relaxin are still very elevated. It’s a no brainer: gentle compression is a win win.
It is so important to focus on the physical benefits of postpartum compression wear. Postpartum compression can aid in back support, help with muscle memory, provide support during breastfeeding, and decrease pressure on the back and legs. Abdominal compression also speeds up the recovery process after C-section surgery.
What size should you get?
It is normally pretty safe to go by your rough pre pregnancy size if you have put on just 'baby'. If you have put on a some baby weight (which is completely normal) think about sizing up accordingly. Our beautiful model wears a size 10
Remember that they are a compression garment, so they are meant to be a very firm fit. The shorts stretch and the compression acts as a fantastic support to aide you while you recover and heal.
As with all things pregnancy, seek medical advice if you are unsure of anything. Always consult your doctor before using any compression garments.