How does compression stockings help in pregnancy?
Pregnancy affects the growth of varicose veins in our legs and 30% first time mothers have to go through it, according to a Swiss Medical Weekly. Pregnant women are also much likely to develop a medical condition, referred to as DVT or Deep Vein Thrombosis.
Many pregnant women develop varicose veins. While you may notice the condition to appear overnight, the veins would have resulted due to the many changes your body undergoes from conception to delivery.
Fortunately, there are a few things that help you prevent varicose veins during pregnancy.
One of our customers shares her story. “I never thought varicose veins would affect me as my first pregnancy went smoothly. My legs were smooth. But I remember my mom had a problem with her vein in her leg. I asked everyone; from my doctor, my mother, my best friend and Googled for reasons and solutions for — will my varicose veins go away after the baby comes?”
She recalls her first pregnancy going well. Three years later, during her second pregnancy, she noticed blue bulging veins on her left calf. She also suffered from spider veins on the left thigh. All this was getting much worse towards the end of the second trimester. That is when she approached her doctor who suggested her thigh-high compression stockings.