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Postpartum Compression Shorts & Leggings

Top FAQs

What are postpartum leggings?

Unlike pregnancy leggings, postpartum leggings are designed specifically to be worn after giving birth. They are made with breathable compression fabric to promote blood flow, support your core, and smooth your tummy, tush, and legs.

What do postpartum leggings do?

The best postpartum leggings actively support your muscles, increase circulation, and provide a smoothing effect. Belly Bandit’s Mother Tucker® postpartum leggings feature targeted compression, engage your core, and provide tummy coverage for discreet nursing.

Do postpartum compression leggings really work?

Yes! Compression can be extremely beneficial to your postpartum body, and Belly Bandit’s postpartum compression leggings help alleviate discomfort, while energizing your legs with increased blood flow.

Do compression leggings help postpartum?

Yes. Postpartum compression leggings are an amazing tool to have in your childbirth recovery arsenal. Postpartum leggings provide much-needed support and relief, and help you feel more like yourself again with a sleek and smooth silhouette.

Do you need postpartum leggings?

In our opinion, YES. Every mother can benefit from a great pair (or two) of postpartum leggings. They help you look and feel great, offer tummy coverage while nursing, and help you get around more easily while you’re healing.

How soon can you wear compression leggings after birth?

It’s always a good idea to talk to your doctor about questions related to compression leggings. Generally, we recommend wearing them as soon as you feel comfortable.

Many women pack a pair of postpartum compression leggings in their hospital bag and throw them on as soon as baby is born for added comfort. For others, it might take a few days to feel comfortable wearing postpartum compression leggings.

Can you wear leggings after giving birth?

Of course. In fact, a solid pair of postpartum compression leggings like the Mother Tucker® Capri Leggings will be your best friend after giving birth.

Your pregnancy leggings, like the B.D.A.™ Maternity Leggings, can also double as postpartum leggings by simply folding down the top panel as your belly shrinks.

What are the best postpartum compression leggings?

The best postpartum leggings are our Mother Tucker® Postpartum Compression Leggings, Mother Tucker® Capri and Active Capri Leggings, and the Mother Tucker® Moto Style Postpartum Compression Leggings.

All of these products feature a high-waist for extra coverage and support, seamless breathable knit material, and Belly Bandit’s famous compression technology.

About Postpartum Shorts & Leggings

Features of Postpartum Leggings

Postpartum leggings are designed to keep you comfortable after giving birth, and help get you back on your feet. With our Muffinology® Technology, Belly Bandit postpartum leggings support your healing muscles, tuck in your tummy, and provide crucial compression from the waist down.

Benefits of Postpartum Leggings

Postpartum leggings help moms feel secure and confident during the tumultuous fourth trimester—and beyond. Belly Bandit’s postpartum compression leggings are gentle enough for C-section recovery, but strong enough to help you navigate day-to-day demands.

Postpartum Leggings