Cesarean birth recovery can be challenging for many women. According to Childbirth Connection’s national survey titled, New Mothers Speak Out, 79% of women, who undergo a Cesarean delivery, encounter pain at the incision site during the first two months of recovery. At six months, incision pain persists for 18% of new mothers. For some new mothers, pain at the Cesarean incision site impacted their ability to care for their newborn child. (more…)
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Richmond, California, August 18, 2009 – Cesarean births have increased dramatically in the United States, and worldwide, over the past few years. In the United States, the National Center for Health Statistics cites over 30% of all US births in 2006 were delivered by Cesarean Section. While many debate the reasons for the increase in Cesarean delivery, very little has been done to address how women recover from the surgical procedure.
Made from lightweight PowerNet fabric, this garment incorporates a targeted PowerNet Panel System for gentle, accurate support to the Cesarean incision and the postpartum abdominal area. A single layer of PowerNet provides a solid structural layer to the back of the garment. The front panel is a double layer of PowerNet that is seamless at the incision site. A third panel of PowerNet is layered over the lower abdominal area to ensure stabilized position and accurate support to the incision site to assist in recovery and provide the wearer with a sense of support and comfort.