You’ve welcomed your baby into the world and you look forward to ditching all your stretched maternity knickers and rediscovering your pre-pregnancy underwear collection, right? Think again. Here’s six of our favourite undies brands to see you through the postpartum months.
The postpartum phase (or fourth trimester) is perhaps the hardest of them all to endure, the few of months where comfort is everything while your body recovers from growing and delivering your gorgeous babe. Starting from the bottom up, being comfortable in the early days starts with your underwear.
A handy addition to your hospital bag, consider the extremely comfortable New Beginnings Disposable Pants. Ever the practical item, they can be washed up to 20 times before being tossed out.
A European favourite, Sloggi really do fit your body shape, no matter what shape that currently is. From bikini briefs to full briefs, they’ve got something for everyone.
C-section mums will have to think of their surgery dressing and waist bands rubbing against it. A great underwear option which also helps with surgery recovery is the Up Spring C-Panty.
Feel completely secure in Queen Bee postpartum high waist pelvic recovery pants, perfect for holding everything in place from long lost muscles to generously sized maternity pads.
An Aussie icon, Bonds undies always retain their shape wash after wash and they have an absolute drawer full of different styles from skimpy to full coverage, and plenty of fun fabrics on offer.
Finally, if you didn’t discover Modibodi during your pregnancy, it’s not too late! Modibodi maternity briefs fit your changing shape effortlessly and are brilliant for coping with all that a new mum can throw at them, including sweating and a weak bladder.