The Best Control-Top Postpartum Leggings for After Baby

Comfortable, supportive leggings aren't just for pregnant moms—moms who just gave birth deserve soft, stretchy material that feels great to wear, too. Even better than average leggings, control-top leggings are designed for postpartum women. They have support and control panels that offer core stability, shaping and smoothing and coverage for areas that many women can feel self-conscious about post-baby. Check out these awesome postpartum leggings from Motherhood Maternity, Target, Amazon and more.

Motherhood BOUNCEBACK Post Pregnancy Leggings photo

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Motherhood BOUNCEBACK Post Pregnancy Leggings

The name says it all—these postpartum leggings are designed to help new moms bounce back after birth by providing core stability and shaping in the weeks and months after baby is born. These jersey knit leggings have light compression and a medium-high waistband to provide comfort and control. ($30; motherhood.com)

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BLANQI Everyday High Waist Postpartum + Nursing Support Leggings photo

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BLANQI Everyday High Waist Postpartum + Nursing Support Leggings

New moms will love treating themselves to something comfy and flattering post-baby that will provide gentle compression and aid nursing moms. The extra high waistband on these makes them great for breastfeeding—mamas who need to lift their tops to nurse will have coverage and support to help them feel confident and secure while nursing. ($64; blanqi.com)

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Mother Essentials High Waist Tummy Compression Control Slimming Leggings photo

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Mother Essentials High Waist Tummy Compression Control Slimming Leggings

Help support posture and stability post-baby with these great compression leggings for new moms. Moisture-wicking material keeps new moms cool and comfy, while the compression design provides smooth, shaping and support to the midsection. ($20; amazon.com)

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Seraphine Postpartum Shaping Leggings photo

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Seraphine Postpartum Shaping Leggings

These postpartum leggings were designed by a real mom after giving birth, who tested multiple compression leggings to find the perfect pair. When she couldn't find the right pair, she designed her own—these Seraphine postpartum shaping leggings! The high-waisted fit and medium compression level is ideal for moms who have just given birth. ($49; seraphine.com)

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Belly Bandit Mother Tucker Compression Leggings photo

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Belly Bandit Mother Tucker Compression Leggings

These compression leggings smooth and shape postpartum bodies from the waist down, adding tummy control and lift in the butt. Belly Bandit's Muffinology design helps to prevent the dreaded muffin top many moms experience post- (and let's be real, pre-) baby. ($80; bellybandit.com)

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Assets by Spanx High Waist Seamless Leggings photo

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Assets by Spanx High Waist Seamless Leggings

New moms can get maximum coverage and midsection support from these lightweight compression leggings. The seamless design keeps them comfortable and flattering, while the extra tummy control keeps the core feeling tight and stabilized. ($30; target.com)

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Lululemon Wunder Under High-Rise Tight photo

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Lululemon Wunder Under High-Rise Tight

Lululemon's Wunder Under leggings weren't designed with postpartum bodies in mind, but they serve the purpose wonderfully. These high-waist leggings are made with four-way stretch material to provide maximum comfort, sweat-wicking fabric to keep moms cool and support and coverage to help her feel confident after baby. ($98; lululemon.com)

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Homma Premium Thick High Waist Tummy Compression Slimming Leggings photo

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Homma Premium Thick High Waist Tummy Compression Slimming Leggings

These thick tummy compression leggings are designed to provide slimming and shaping and stay put on all body types. The material is moisture-wicking and fast drying, and the leggings comes in a variety of colors—black, gray, tan, navy, teal, olive and more. ($20; amazon.com)

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Sculpt & Recovery Postpartum Leggings photo

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Sculpt & Recovery Postpartum Leggings

These high-waisted postpartum leggings are designed to help women recover from pregnancy by providing core compression and support and have support panels designed by a physical therapist to give the right amount of compression. The sweat-wicking leggings are super soft and perfect to wear in the days, months and years after baby is born. ($118; baobeimaternity.com)

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