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Compression garments can help to improve your well-being during your pregnancy so that you can get on and enjoy the important things in life.
Medical compression legwear helps to reduce swelling by increasing the pressure in the tissue under the skin.This provides support to your veins and helps prevent them from becoming distended with blood. Plus, it can also help relieve vertigo and nausea.1
Compression stockings can also help prevent thrombosis, avoiding the need for additional medication – an important factor that reduces unnecessary burden on your baby.
1Mendoza E, Amsler F (2017): A randomized crossover trial on the effect of compression stockings on nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy; Int J Womens Health. 2017 Feb 22;9:89-99. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S120809. eCollection 2017. PMCID: PMC5328137, DOI 10.2147/IJWH.S120809.
Just because you’re pregnant doesn’t mean you can’t travel, even if it means sittingfor long periods. The middle of the third trimester is a good time to enjoy a vacation, and compression garments will support you when your muscles aren’t getting as much movement as usual. In addition, you should get up and walk around regularly. And make sure that you stay hydrated and drink a lot of water.
Even though you’re pregnant you can still show your usual flair. JOBST® Maternity Opaque compression stockings have been designed with your individuality and unique style in mind. Available in caramel, navy, black, anthracite and cranberry, the compression stockings can be paired with any outfit for a fresh look that’s 100% you.
As your baby develops and your body gains weight, you’ll probably also notice the strain on your belly and back.Hormonal changes affecting joints and tendons, and increased mechanical strain on ligaments, muscles and the skeleton are a commoncause for lower back painduring pregnancy.1 Below, we’ve listed a number of things you can do to help relieve this stress and bring some added lightness to your pregnancy.
to ease belly and back strain
1Berg G, Hammar M, Möller-Nielsen J, Lindén U, Thorblad J. Low back pain during pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 1988;71(1):71-5.
* Always check with your doctor as warm baths may not be suitable where there is a risk of premature birth.