How Period Undies Can Help You Postpartum

How Period Undies Can Help You Postpartum

For nine months of pregnancy, you experienced so many uncomfortable symptoms, but not having to deal with monthly periods may be one of the few physical upsides. And then you gave birth, and surprise. . . postpartum bleeding. Postpartum bleeding can begin right after birth and lasts up to six weeks. Some women also experience their first period around that six-week mark, which means even more bleeding. So, it brings up the question of how you can deal with postpartum bleeding while feeling comfortable, confident, and adjusting to a new baby and routines.

How postpartum period undies work

You may be offered mesh underwear at the hospital with a heavy flow pad. The mesh underwear is breathable and high-rise but not the most comfortable to wear. In addition, the pad has difficulty staying still and does not always adhere to the mesh underwear well. Our underwear, on the other hand, offers high-rise coverage with moisture-wicking fabric and an absorbent core, designed to pull moisture away from the body. Leaks are then locked in with our Leak-Loc® edges to ensure bleeding stays on your underwear and not on your fresh pair of postpartum pants.

Can period underwear help postpartum?

Our postpartum period underwear is available in various absorbency levels to protect against light to super heavy postpartum bleeding. Since our underwear is reusable, you can throw them in the wash with your regular laundry, and you are ready to go.

How often should you change your postpartum underwear?

Be sure to purchase period underwear with the correct absorbency for your flow to ensure you can get the most out of your underwear. Change your underwear as needed, or as you normally would, such as before bed.

How many pairs of leakproof underwear do you need?

Taking care of a new bundle of joy is a lot of work. Not to mention the amount of laundry a newborn baby produces. With that in mind, you should stock up on enough pairs that you are not rushing to do laundry multiple times a week. Allow yourself two pairs of period underwear daily, one for the daytime and one for nighttime. For example, if you have four pairs of underwear for daytime and four pairs for nighttime, that should allow you some time between laundry days for comfort and protection against bleeding.

Which leakproof undies are best postpartum?

We took the guesswork out of which period underwear is best. Discover our collection of leakproof underwear designed for all life’s leaks.

Things to consider when shopping for leakproof postpartum undies

Not sure where to begin or how to find the perfect pair of underwear? We created an easy guide when shopping for underwear. Here are a few things to consider:


It may be challenging to decide whether to go with your pre-pregnancy or your postpartum size for period underwear. Keep in mind over nine months; your uterus significantly increased in size. So, it may take some time before your uterus shrinks back to the pre-pregnancy size. Therefore, sizing up one size when purchasing your period underwear will allow accommodations for the swelling without feeling too tight.


Style and comfort go hand in hand. Especially postpartum when you are trying to look and feel confident while caring for a newborn. Your postpartum period underwear should offer proper tummy support because your abdomen will be tender and swollen after birth. In addition, save your thongs for another time. Sometimes, postpartum bleeding may be messy, so you need underwear with proper leak coverage. Our period underwear provides a Leak-Loc® technology that helps prevent leaks from transferring onto your clothing.

Do you really need postpartum leakproof underwear?

After birth, the hospital you deliver at will provide you with mesh postpartum underwear and a disposable pad. While this is an acceptable option, it is not the only option - or the most comfortable option. As you return to your new normal, some women choose to wear leakproof underwear. Postpartum leakproof underwear can protect against all kinds of leaks. Slip on our leakproof underwear and spend your extra energy on your baby as you release the worry of leaks. Enjoy buttery soft leakproof underwear that can help you feel dry and confident, day or night.

Shop Proof®

We are confident that you will love our leakproof underwear as much as we do that we offer a 60-day Money Back Guarantee from the time of receipt of the order. If, for whatever reason, you are not satisfied with your order, you can return it within 60 days for a full refund, no questions asked. However, once you try leakproof underwear, it will soon become your go-to for all of life's leaks. 

After birth, many women get overwhelmed with postpartum bleeding and how to manage it while focusing on things like their new baby. It may take some time before your bleeding is light enough to wear regular underwear with a pad. 


Let's face it, the pads needed for postpartum bleeding are bulky and slide around. In addition, the mesh underwear the hospital provides is not the most comfortable. With period underwear, you can wear buttery-soft underwear that looks and feels like regular underwear, only with powerful protection. Our team designs our underwear to deliver the protection you need and deserve. Worry a little less in the weeks following delivery with leakproof underwear.



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