Full torso maternity garment

  • US 8,864,551 B2
  • Filed: 08/06/2012
  • Issued: 10/21/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/29/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A garment, comprising:

  • a front portion defining at least a section of an upper peripheral edge, the upper peripheral edge section being configured to be positioned beneath and adjacent to the bust of a wearer, the front portion being positionable over, so as to cover, the belly of the wearer;

    a back portion opposite the front portion; and

    first and second side portions extending between the front portion and the back portion so as to be positionable on respective sides of the wearer,wherein at least the back portion is made of a resiliently stretchable material configured to provide compression to a portion of the body of the wearer, a first region configured to provide a first degree of compression and a second region configured to provide a second degree of compression that is different than the first degree of compression being defined within the back portion of the garment, the second region defining an X-shaped area within the first region, and being positionable so as to extend from first locations adjacent to respective hips of the wearer to second locations adjacent to respective underarms of the wearer.

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