Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Festive Holiday: Protective Undergarments. (Fashion Corner)

Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Festive Holiday: Protective Undergarments. (Fashion Corner)

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Children with disabilities need security when wearing undergarments, and they do not want to feel like they have a diaper on. They want to be able to wear what all the other kids are wearing.

Most parents want convenience when a child needs changing. Drymids[R] Protective Undergarments make products for children with special needs up to the age of 21 and range to fit sizes from 30 to 200+ lbs. The company has recently come out with a new, patented composite fabric that is used on the sides and portions of the front and back of the garments. What makes this fabric so unique is the stretch and recovery. It is also very comfortable and discrete.

The durable fabric is made with Polyester and Lycra. It is more versatile than a knit and has more strength over a non-woven. During the production process the step that makes this fabric greater than others, is the heat that is applied after the fabric goes through the stitch-bonding machine. This heat process brings the stitching closer together and the fabric fills in more. …

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