FAQ’s

All Solidea products are quality tested prior to leaving the factory so you can be sure you’re getting what you paid for.  Solidea Pregnancy and Recovery garments range from 12mmHg to 18-21mmHg compression – you can see the level of compression published on the box.  If you require assistance to determine the right level of compression, speak to your healthcare provider or contact us via info@solidea.com.au

You can wear your Solidea Pregnancy shorts throughout your pregnancy.  If you would like to begin wearing your shorts before the end of your first trimester we recommend that you speak to your healthcare provider. Solidea Pregnancy shorts are designed to support your belly as your baby grows so they may feel a bit loose over the belly before you start to ‘show’.

Solidea Pregnancy shorts and stockings provide support for women when they are upright. You can wear your Solidea Pregnancy shorts and/or stockings all day long but they are usually not required overnight.  If you require support over night have a look at the Solidea Night Wellness stockings.

We would recommend that you wear Solidea Pregnancy stockings or Solidea Pregnancy leggings if you have varicose veins in the lower legs.  Both garments provide graduated medical compression to promote circulation and minimise swelling.  If you require further assistance regarding the most appropriate product please contact us at info@solidea.com.au

Following vaginal delivery some women are comfortable wearing their Recovery garments from Day 1-2. Following Caesarean delivery women often wait a few extra days for their tummy pain to subside.  Ask your Doctor, Midwife or Physiotherapist if you have any concerns.

As long as you like!

Evidence suggests that compression during the first 6 weeks after delivery is important for soft tissue healing. However, it is important to remember that your body changed over a period of months so you can continue to wear your Solidea Recovery shorts /Abdominal Band even when you have returned to normal activity as shape wear.

Absolutely not!

If you need support during pregnancy have a look at the Solidea Pregnancy shorts, leggings and stockings.

All Solidea garments are manufactured in Italy.  The selection of premium raw materials, investment in cutting-edge technology and strict quality controls ensures the quality of each garment.

Solidea Pregnancy shorts

  • Have a high waist that lifts the weight of the baby minimising back and pelvic joint pain.
  • Are tested and provide proven 12mmHg compression.
  • Provide better support for pubic symphysis pain and varicose veins.
  • Are made out of a breathable light-weight material

Solidea Recovery shorts

  • The patented material provides compression (~12mmHg) specifically designed to improve healing and recovery after childbirth.
  • The material is breathable – unlike other products made from Lycra.
  • Cost a fraction of the price

Your garment should feel firm but comfortable.  Use the sizing charts available to select the right size.  Your garment will adapt to your shape after a few wears.

As soon as you are comfortable.  Compression will help recovery and healing so the sooner you can get your Solidea Recovery shorts or Abdominal band on the better.  All Solidea garments are manufactured from high quality yarns that are extremely breathable – providing medical grade compression without making you sweat.

– Sit down when you are putting on and taking off your garment
– Be careful of your fingernails and jewellery. When fitting we suggest you wear gloves to prevent snags and pulls.
– Use a delicates bag when machine washing.
– Do not tumble dry.
– Lay flat to dry.
– Do not iron.
– Do not bleach.

Yes.  Solidea compression garments are registered on the Australia Register of Therapeutic Goods. For more information please go to www.tga.gov.au ARTG ID 195135.

All Solidea garments are manufactured by Calzificio Pinelli in a purpose factory just outside of Milan, Italy.

Yes!

Have a look at the articles published on www.solidea.com

Solidea Pregnancy and Recovery garments come in both Nude and Black.

Some of the Solidea compression stockings come in a range of different colours to suit everyones taste.

The better question is why are the other brands so expensive?

At Solidea, we do everything we can to keep costs down to ensure our garments are affordable for all women – including lower marketing budgets and celebrity endorsements so we can pass the savings back to you.