Maternity Compression Stockings
When you are pregnant hormones affects ligaments, skin and blood vessels. They expand and becomes more stretchable than normal. Therefore, the veins dilate easy to varicose veins. The large uterus presses also on the veins so that the pressure in the legs is high. It will further contribute to the development of varicose veins and swollen legs. A support stockings or compression stockings, applies pressure and facilitates the circulation in the legs. The socks also helps the veins to withstand the high pressure that is formed when you sit, stand and walk a lot. Support sock often relieves problems with swollen legs and varicose veins.