What is a Postpartum belly wrap?
A postpartum belly wrap, also known as a belly band or belly binder, helps support your body after childbirth. Typically, they are worn around the waist and made of elastic materials. Benefits of using a postpartum belly wrap can include pain relief, increased blood flow, reduced swelling from surgery, and help to get you moving more.
How does a postpartum belly wrap work?
Muscles can separate during pregnancy. To expedite the recovery process, postpartum belly bands provide light compression and support for your natural transverse abdominal. Think of it as a splint but for your abdominals. Postpartum belly wraps can be especially comforting for mothers who are recovering from a C-section. Over time your muscles will make their way back together. During the interim, belly wraps can provide support and relief.
Do belly bands help with postpartum?
Yes, belly bands can help with postpartum. They can provide support for the low back which can reduce low back or pelvic pain.
Do belly wraps and bands provide postpartum belly support?
Absolutely. Belly bands and wraps are designed to provide postpartum belly support to help your body recover. They can support abs, hips, and back during and after pregnancy. Postpartum belly bands have been around for generations, in the postpartum stage, your body may feel unfamiliar. Wearing a belly wrap can help your body feel a little more normal until you fully recover.
What is the best postpartum belly wrap?
Belly Bandit is designed for women, by women, so it’s no wonder they are a go-to brand for postpartum belly wraps. With five different postpartum belly wraps to choose from, you can find the fit the support you need. Belly Bandit postpartum belly wraps are designed to apply targeted compression which can help promote mobility, encourage better posture, provide support while exercising, slim and support your belly waist, and provide support after C-section.
Should you buy a postpartum belly wrap?
Postpartum belly wraps can offer several benefits. With a long list of benefits and little to no downside, you should try a postpartum belly wrap. While you should not wear the wrap all day, every day, it can help to wear it for 6-12 hours a day.
Do postpartum belly wraps help with body shaping?
Postpartum belly wraps can offer . compression that can slim and support your belly, waist, and hips.
How long can I wear a postpartum belly wrap per day?
Some wraps recommend you wear them 12 hours per day for at least 30 days, but recommendations can vary. The one thing that is consistent across the board is that belly wraps should not be worn all day. Experts recommend that postpartum belly wraps should be worn for at least 6 to 12 weeks. Always check with your doctor to make sure you have no pre-existing health concerns.
Benefits of Belly Bandit Postpartum Products
Belly Bandit postpartum products are designed to aid in recovery. Our Belly Wraps apply 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)
Our C-section products also provide compression and are designed to reduce post-surgical swelling and discomfort.
Features of Belly Bandit Postpartum Products
Our postpartum Belly Wraps feature our latex-free Power Compress Core™ or our Secure Stretch™ Technology to apply targeted compression to the belly, waist, and hips.