Lauren Fleming, Hem Support Wear

Hem Support Wear Founder

As a UT Alum and founder of Hem Support Wear, I’m thrilled to be part of the KS WELI FoundHER Program. For me, it’s not just about creating exceptional support wear; it’s about reshaping the landscape of entrepreneurship. This program aligns with our values of empowering women in all stages of life and fostering a community of support. By increasing women’s representation in entrepreneurship, we contribute to redefining leadership. It’s more than a business endeavor; it’s a commitment to pushing boundaries and creating positive change. Together, we’ll build a future where women’s voices in business thrive, echoing the same support and empowerment we provide through our innovative pelvic floor support garments.”

Lauren Fleming, Class of 2013

About the FoundHER(s)

After the birth of my daughter, I started experiencing physical symptoms that caught me by surprise. These symptoms, which included a bulge and heaviness in my vagina, made it difficult to do simple things, like hold my baby or walk around the block. Frustrated, confused, and hoping to find relief, I talked to my healthcare providers.

Eventually, I learned I had pelvic organ prolapse. I found a pelvic floor physical therapist, who recommended that I wear a pelvic floor support garment to help alleviate my symptoms.

I tried many options, but none of them seemed right. They were bulky, uncomfortable, and unsightly. Every time I put one on, I knew there had to be something better; something that would provide support and make me feel beautiful. There wasn’t, so I set out to make it myself! And Hem Support Wear was born.

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About the Company

At Hem Support Wear, we’re reimagining the pelvic floor support garment into something that women actually want to wear every day. Our beautiful and thoughtfully-designed garments provide gentle compression to support the pelvic floor and promote wellness throughout all stages of life, including pregnancy, postpartum, and menopause. 

Pelvic floor disorders, including pelvic organ prolapse, are estimated to impact one third of women at some point in their lifetime. Many women navigate their journeys alone and in silence, and we believe it shouldn’t be that way! Beyond our garments, we’re passionate about fostering a community that empowers and supports women through connection, information, and resources.

Women deserve something better, and we’re on a mission to provide it.

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Hem Support Wear’s mission is to offer thoughtful, beautiful, and carefully-designed support wear for the pelvic floor. Through the products we create, the values we embody, and the community we cultivate, Hem Support Wear stands committed to being a force for good and supporting women’s wellness in all stages of life.

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