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Oct 31, 2010

Preggers by Therafirm Review & Giveaway CLOSED

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Preggers is a unique line of maternity support hose and compression products developed by future moms for future moms. With Preggers there is no more stigma of the old, “yucky” compression that is available in only a few styles, off-trend colors, is uncomfortable, hard to get on, and expensive. They believe you can wear compression, get the benefits it provides and still be fashionable. They want to you to feel AND look great! A light compression helps to energize tired and achy legs, and what busy mom couldn’t use a little extra energy, improved circulation, and shaping support?
My Take
When I was on bed rest with the twins, the doctor suggested I wear compression stockings. They gave me a pair from the hospital that was so ugly I couldn't wear them in public in anything but a super long skirt. Yes, I usually wear super long skirts anyway, but it would've been nice to have stockings, tights or pantyhose that I could wear with a shorter skirt and still get the compression.

True gradient compression, which is the best kind to have, delivers a controlled amount of pressure that is greatest at the ankle and gradually decreases towards the top of the stocking to promote better blood flow. Preggers Maternity Pantyhose has approximately 10-15mmHg gradient compression in their stockings. They also have a unique top that will fit during all stages of pregnancy, even though the pantyhose is sized according to a person's pre-pregnancy weight. The built-in tummy support panel provides a sense of stability and can be worn folded under belly or unfolded to cover belly. The super soft material is breathable and provides shaping support, and the toe is reinforced for durability and rounded for a comfortable fit. The pantyhose has smooth seams that will not dig into your tummy or show under clothes, which is great for me because I can't stand taking off stockings and seeing a huge, ugly indentation down the front of my belly. It also has a Micro-Cool® process, which creates a wicking effect so moisture evaporates from the skin quickly, providing a comfortable coolness.

All in all, I was very impressed with the quality of the pantyhose, the amount of compression and how comfortable I felt in them. Usually I can't wait to take off my pantyhose at the end of the day, but I could actually wear these without discomfort. The stockings also come in four colors (black, cocoa, natural, and sand) to match with any outfit or skin type. I think I'm going to trade in my regular maternity pantyhose for Preggers!

Cost: Preggers Maternity Pantyhose is $24.95 + shipping per pair. ($$$$$)

Overall: We give Preggers a 9/10!

Three very lucky readers will each win a pair of Preggers Maternity Pantyhose! (I have one pair of black, size small pantyhose for one winner and Preggers will send two winners their choice of color and size.)

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We were sent a pair of Preggers Maternity Pantyhose free of charge for the sole purpose of this review; no other compensation was received. All opinions expressed are my own.

This product was a free giveaway sponsored by Tomoson.com.

24 comments:

Mirm said...

I would try the maternity pantyhose
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Kim said...

I love- Maternity Tights
10-15mmHg*
Gradient Compression

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Nell said...

Another product I'd love to try is the Maternity Knee Highs!

shala_darkstone said...

Hi, I'd love to try the Maternity Trouser Socks. Thanks for the great giveaway!
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Tati said...

I'd love to try the Maternity Footless Tights

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