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Belly Bandit®
Original Postpartum Belly Wrap
$49.95
 
Belly Bandit®
Original Postpartum Belly Wrap
$49.95
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When to Wear
AFTER PREGNANCY
Support
Compression

Low

High

Description

Over a decade ago, we introduced our doctor-recommended Belly Bandit® Belly Wraps to help slim and support your belly, waist and hips post-delivery. We were inspired by the centuries-old tradition of postpartum belly binding and modernized this age-old practice for today's moms

Our world famous Belly Wraps are designed to help you look and feel your absolute best after delivery – because when you deliver, so do we!

*Belly Bandit® is the premiere FDA Registered Medical Device brand in Maternity Support Products and Postpartum Belly Wraps and Corsets. 

The International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics has found that abdominal binders can be an effective, simple, non‐pharmacological option of relieving pain and distress after a Cesarean delivery.

Why You'll Love It

Our Power Compress Core™ applies targeted compression, which may help:

  • Slim and support your belly, waist, and hips
  • Strengthen core muscles weakened during pregnancy (especially helpful if you have an abdominal separation, also called diastasis recti)
  • Promote mobility, helping you get back to your daily activities more quickly
  • Ease back pain
  • Provide comfort after C-section
  • Encourage better posture, especially important during breastfeeding
  • Offer support while exercising
Details Matter
  • Features our exclusive, latex-free Power Compress Core™
  • Up to 9" of adjustability so you can continue to tighten the wrap as you size down
How To Wear

The ideal fit for your Belly Bandit® Belly Wrap is a snug one, with constant pressure on the belly - but without any impact on breathing or circulation. (If discomfort occurs, remove the wrap and consult your healthcare provider.)

Note: The first time you wear your wrap, it may barely close. That's ok. You want to have the length of the Velcro® closure available so you can keep tightening your wrap as you recover and size down.

WHEN TO WEAR

We recommend wearing your Belly Wrap post-delivery as soon as your comfortable, for a minimum of 6-10 weeks. However, many women find wrapping to be effective long after this initial period. If you’re breastfeeding, the hormone relaxin may stay in your system longer, giving you even more time to benefit from postpartum compression. Some cultures bind up to a year post-delivery!

For both c-section and vaginal deliveries please check with your healthcare provider for guidance based on your individual delivery especially if you’re experiencing any post-delivery or postpartum issues.

If you have any concerns about being “too late” for the Belly Bandit Belly Wrap, we encourage you to check out our Mother Tucker® Shapewear Collection. The Mother Tucker line features our Belly Bandit compression technology in tanks, leggings, shorts, and our popular Mother Tucker Corset.

Specifications & Care
Material

Uncovered Power Compress Core™
(A blend of polyester and latex-free Spandex®)

Product Height

9"

Care

Hand wash cold
Do not bleach
Lay flat to dry
Do not iron
Do not dry clean

Insurance

The Original Belly Wrap is eligible for reimbursement from a number of US health insurance companies and your FSA (Flexible Spending Account) or HSA (Health Savings Account).
Read more about insurance reimbursement and download the claim form.
To use an FSA/HSA debit card, click here

When to Wear
AFTER PREGNANCY
Support
Compression

Low

High

Over a decade ago, we introduced our doctor-recommended Belly Bandit® Belly Wraps to help slim and support your belly, waist and hips post-delivery. We were inspired by the centuries-old tradition of postpartum belly binding and modernized this age-old practice for today's moms

Our world famous Belly Wraps are designed to help you look and feel your absolute best after delivery – because when you deliver, so do we!

*Belly Bandit® is the premiere FDA Registered Medical Device brand in Maternity Support Products and Postpartum Belly Wraps and Corsets. 

The International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics has found that abdominal binders can be an effective, simple, non‐pharmacological option of relieving pain and distress after a Cesarean delivery.

Our Power Compress Core™ applies targeted compression, which may help:

  • Slim and support your belly, waist, and hips
  • Strengthen core muscles weakened during pregnancy (especially helpful if you have an abdominal separation, also called diastasis recti)
  • Promote mobility, helping you get back to your daily activities more quickly
  • Ease back pain
  • Provide comfort after C-section
  • Encourage better posture, especially important during breastfeeding
  • Offer support while exercising

The ideal fit for your Belly Bandit® Belly Wrap is a snug one, with constant pressure on the belly - but without any impact on breathing or circulation. (If discomfort occurs, remove the wrap and consult your healthcare provider.)

Note: The first time you wear your wrap, it may barely close. That's ok. You want to have the length of the Velcro® closure available so you can keep tightening your wrap as you recover and size down.

WHEN TO WEAR

We recommend wearing your Belly Wrap post-delivery as soon as your comfortable, for a minimum of 6-10 weeks. However, many women find wrapping to be effective long after this initial period. If you’re breastfeeding, the hormone relaxin may stay in your system longer, giving you even more time to benefit from postpartum compression. Some cultures bind up to a year post-delivery!

For both c-section and vaginal deliveries please check with your healthcare provider for guidance based on your individual delivery especially if you’re experiencing any post-delivery or postpartum issues.

If you have any concerns about being “too late” for the Belly Bandit Belly Wrap, we encourage you to check out our Mother Tucker® Shapewear Collection. The Mother Tucker line features our Belly Bandit compression technology in tanks, leggings, shorts, and our popular Mother Tucker Corset.

Care

Hand wash cold
Do not bleach
Lay flat to dry
Do not iron
Do not dry clean

Material

Uncovered Power Compress Core™
(A blend of polyester and latex-free Spandex®)

Product Height

9"

  • Features our exclusive, latex-free Power Compress Core™
  • Up to 9" of adjustability so you can continue to tighten the wrap as you size down

The Original Belly Wrap is eligible for reimbursement from a number of US health insurance companies and your FSA (Flexible Spending Account) or HSA (Health Savings Account).
Read more about insurance reimbursement and download the claim form.
To use an FSA/HSA debit card, click here

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Belly Shield™

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Find your right size

Sizing is Key!

Measure around your belly at the largest part, which is usually around the belly button. The calculator will generate a recommended size. If you’re unsure, size down and buy an extender to give you flexibility! See our sizing tips!

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SIZE NOTE: It’s hard to predict how your belly will change after birth, especially so early in your pregnancy. Our sizing estimate is based on female averages. We recommend adding an extender to your order to make sure you get the best fit.

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HEIGHT OF WRAP 11" inches in the front, 12" in the back 9" 9" 8"
Material Ultra-thin SecureStretch® performance fabric Uncovered Power Compress Core® Power Compress Core® covered in ultra-soft viscose made from bamboo Power Compress Core® covered in ultra-soft viscose made from bamboo
Available Colors
In a Nutshell
  • The most universal fit
  • The most targeted compression & support
  • Patented corset-inspired design
  • Full coverage & invisible under clothing
  • Our most breathable technical fabrics—ideal for exercise & active days
  • Stayput® technology minimizes rolling
  • Arched back minimizes back bulge
  • Patented design features 5 levels of targeted compression
  • Dual closures made of bonded microfiber for maximum adjustability
  • Body contouring panels for core and back support
  • The Belly Wrap that started it all
  • Classic, no-frills design
  • 360-degree compression
  • Budget-friendly
  • The classic design of our Original Belly Wrap, with a soft fabric covering for added comfort
  • Covered in hypoallergenic & antimicrobial viscose from bamboo
  • Ultra-soft covering is comfortable & gentle on C-section incision
  • Patented corset-inspired design with 6 panels for support & compression
  • Body Formulated Fit (B.F.F.) ensures it hugs your body
  • 2 tab closures for customized compression & fit
  • Power Compress Core® offers targeted compression
  • Covered in hypoallergenic & antimicrobial viscose from bamboo
Best Choice For
  • Those who want it all: discreet fit, maximum coverage, compression & support
  • Active moms who want performance & comfort
  • Long & average length torsos
  • Silhouettes: hourglass, triangle, inverted triangle, column
  • Price-conscious moms
  • Fans of simple design
  • Average length torsos
  • Silhouettes: inverted triangle, column
  • Eco-conscious moms
  • Fans of simple design & extra comfort
  • Average length torsos
  • Silhouettes: inverted triangle, column
  • Moms who want a more personalized fit
  • Fans of customization & extra comfort
  • Short torsos & petite body types
  • Silhouettes: hourglass, triangle, inverted triangle, column
Price $99.95 $49.95 $69.95 $79.95
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Reviews

Customer Reviews

Based on 379 reviews
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Oscia W.
Digs in

I do appreciate that this was stiffer than other things available on the market. I used this until 10 weeks postpartum, because I have significant diastasis recti. The thing is, the model in this photo has an extremely long torso. I have a regular length torso. So whenever I sit down, the top digs in under my breasts. This is true even though the bottom is low enough to be well over my hip bones. And since I’m breast-feeding, I spend a lot of time sitting. It’s very uncomfortable. The other thing, is that after a little while of usage, it developed a distinct fold in the middle of the band in the back. So it basically folded over in the back and dug into my sides.

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Taylor R.
Loved My Experience!

I used the original belly bandit from the day I gave birth, I found it to be comfortable and incredibly supportive around my tummy which was incredibly reassuring.

Since birth I used the band intermittently (every other day) or if I go out the house just for the extra support. I find it to be incredibly discreet under clothing and again very comfortable to wear.

The first image is of my bump at 40 weeks 2 days overdue and the third image is at 10 days postpartum and I am totally amazed with the results. I love the support that the original belly bandit has given me and I feel it has helped to tighten and flatten my stomach area after birth.

I will continue to keep using my belly bandit for support and would highly recommend the original band to anyone who is curious to try the brand! I have loved my experience.

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Marissa Q.
Design is not great

Too stiff to wear comfortably with changing position standing to sitting or moving around, rides up very easily which defeats the purpose of covering my csection incision. Like some other reviews mentioned gives the “muffin top” feel (having a short torso I thought this wouldnt be as much of an issue). The level of compression and feel standing is good but the wrap is not very practical for daily wear and wish I could return, after about 2 hours I could tell I didn’t like it but am not eligible to return based on the restrictions. Disappointed

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Zia S.
Worth the price!

I should have taken before pictures. I have started using it post-pregnancy for about 2 days, but I have noticed a significant difference! I got permission to use it from my doctor. The hospital actually sent me home with a binder. I was originally using the binder for the first 4 days but it lost its stretch and did not give me the results I wanted. I started wearing the belly bandit on day 5 and it is now the end of day 7. Even though I have only been using it for 3 days, again, I see a significant difference. I purchased the small because I was, according to the website, at the very end of being considered size small (otherwise I would be a medium). I ended up getting the extension too just in case. I started off as needing it and am to the point where I won't need the extender in a few days. I am currently wearing it 24/7 including when I sleep. I take it off when I shower and for probably 20 minutes each time, I pump just to give myself a break in between.

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Tiffany P.
It works!

I really like the belly band. I got mine a week PP and my stomach noticeably shrank. I’m not sure how quickly it would have shrunken on its own though, without the use of aids. My friend sleeps in hers so I also tried to do that, only taking the band off to shower, but nights are brutal and I sweat a lot PP and this band just trapped sweat. Otherwise, really great product.

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