What Exactly is Maternity Compression?
So you’ve heard that you may qualify for maternity compression through insurance, but what exactly is maternity compression? They’re your new secret weapon as an expectant or recovering mom.
To be specific, maternity compression garments are medically designed by experts to provide support, relief, and stabilization for increased comfort during pregnancy and to assist with postpartum healing. It’s no secret that pregnancy takes a toll on your body, but maternity compression is able to target specific areas to help you stay on your feet during pregnancy and recover after giving birth.
There are three main types of maternity compression garments that may be recommended by your doctor depending on your individual needs and whether you’re expecting or postpartum.