SRC Recovery Shorts - Pregnancy
The SRC Pregnancy Recovery Shorts provide you with the support to move more freely post-delivery and make lifting, feeding, bathing and caring for your baby much easier.
DO YOU WANT TO SPEED UP YOUR POST PREGANCY RECOVERY?
Get in shape after pregnancy with the support of the world's leading maternity compression range. Designed in consultation with an obstetrician for the ultimate in comfort and functionality, the patented Anatomical Support Panels in the SRC Recovery Shorts deliver constant gentle and targeted compression, treating multiple conditions;
Perineal trauma and episiotomy wounds
Abdominal Muscle Separation (Diastasis Rectus Abdominus Muscle DRAM) and
Lower back pain
The SRC Recovery Shorts provide you with increased stability and allow you to move more freely post-delivery, making lifting, feeding, bathing and caring for your baby much easier.
With no adjustable buttons, velcro or zips, the Recovery Shorts are like a second skin. There's no need to constantly adjust while you're wearing your recovery shorts. Recommended by health care professionals for improving mobility and pelvic muscle function postpartum, these recovery shorts have become a must-have inclusion in hospital bags of women the world over.
HOW DO RECOVERY SHORTS WORK TO PROMOTE POST-PREGNANCY RECOVERY?
1. Activate Muscles
The unique SRC garment technology promotes muscle stimulation and activation by providing gentle compression / light pressure to the pelvis, back and abdominal muscles. This is not possible if you choose a corset, girdle, or rigid support garment. From day 1 you can be confident in the knowledge that your SRC Recovery shorts Mini length are doing their job even when you're not active.
2. Reduce Swelling
Fitting like a second skin, the gentle compression in the recovery shorts helps you get mobile sooner after both a vaginal or C-section delivery.
3. Reduces Pain and Provides Wound Support
SRC compression garments provide gentle compression to a wound area. Whether you have had a C-section delivery or stitches/tears to the perineum, the SRC Recovery shorts Mini Length reduce wound swelling and pain and promote a faster and safer recovery.
HOW TO MEASURE YOUR CORRECT SIZING
Do not take your own measurement. Compression garments require accurate fit to function.
Be measured in your underwear only. Stand with your heels together and have the person measuring you keep the measuring tape straight.
They should place the tape over your hips, pubic bone and bottom at the fullest part. The tape should touch your body at all points but not be pulled tight. Please see the image and watch the video.
Recommendations for optimal results
Begin wearing your SRC Recovery Shorts Length as soon as you feel able post-delivery. It may take a few days for your SRC Recovery Shorts to feel fully comfortable because of fluid retention.
Please be advised that if you have had stitches to the perineal area following a vaginal delivery you should change your maternity pad every 2 hours. DO NOT wear a pad that has a plastic backing. This may cause the area to sweat which will increase the risk of infection. Wash the area with salt water and dry well following each pad change. Wear your recovery shorts during the day only while your perineal stitches are healing. Once the area is fully healed you can wear SRC Recovery Shorts Mini both day and night.
Your SRC Recovery Shorts should feel supportive without any feeling of restriction. During pregnancy some women find that their ribs expand to accommodate the growing foetus. If so, the elastic at the top may feel a little tight even though the garment is otherwise comfortable. This is easily resolved by putting the elastic on continuous gentle stretch for a number of hours.
It is important to note that your SRC Recovery Shorts will perform best when washed every 3 days. For continued support wear your SRC Sports Leggings or 3/4 Lengths Leggings during this time. There is also mini shorts as an option.
You can claim your shorts on your private health. ARTG listed - 341087
HEALTH FUND REBATES
Do you have private health insurance (AUS)?
Many private health insurers in Australia will provide a rebate to customers who purchase an SRC product as they are considered a medical compression garment, designed to aid with the recovery and health of expectant and new mothers.
To claim your rebate simply print the rebate form (PDF) and take this to your health care provider such as your MD or GP or specialist, and ask them to fill in the details and sign. Please note that the Provider Number must be supplied by the Health Care Professional. Once the form is completed, send the rebate letter and your invoice to your private health insurer.
Benefits for the purchase of pregnancy compression garments are payable on select Medibank products where the required conditions are met as determined by Medibank.
Your product may be claimable under one of the following categories: Aids and Appliances, Orthoses, Splints, Medical compression garments.
Please note: not all private health insurers/plans offer a rebate and we recommend talking to your fund/plan to see if it applies to you.