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Utilizing pelvic support products is one way to help ease the pain and discomfort associated with symphysis pubis dysfunction. The belt stabilizes the joints and can help position the pelvic bone to reduce discomfort.

Pelvic Support Belts & Bands For Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction

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"Support during pregnancy saved me! During pregnancy, your body changes so much so a little support can go a LONG way. Not only did the Upsie Belly help prevent belly pain by defying gravity, it also helped ease my SPD or Symphisis Pubic Dysfunction so my pelvis stopped feeling like it was going to tear apart and the pain went away."

Sia Cooper
NASM certified personal trainer specializing in both Fitness Nutrition and Women’s Fitness

Top FAQs

Does a belly band help with Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction?

Pelvic pain during pregnancy is quite common, and wearing a belly band can help provide relief. The bands stabilize the joints and can help position the pelvic bone to reduce discomfort.

Do belly bands help with pelvic support?

Yes, wearing a pregnancy band for pelvic pain is one way to help get the pelvic support you need and reduce SPD symptoms.

Is it normal for your pelvis to hurt during pregnancy?

It is normal to have some pelvic pain during pregnancy. Of course, if the pain becomes severe, we recommend discussing relief options with your healthcare provider.

What are the signs and symptoms of SPD?

The most common symptom of SPD is difficulty when walking due to significant pain in the pelvic region. Many women describe the feeling as if their pelvis is being pulled apart! Usually, the pain is in the pubic area, but some women find that it radiates into their upper leg and worsens during weight-bearing activities.

When does SPD start in pregnancy?

Most women experience SPD onset around 12-14 weeks into their pregnancy when the hormone, relaxin, is hitting its peak. This is the time when your doctor might recommend a belly band for pubic symphysis relief.

What causes SPD in pregnancy?

Symphysis pubis dysfunction, also known as pelvic girdle pain, occurs when the ligaments that help keep your pelvic bone aligned become stretched out during pregnancy. This relaxation of the ligaments is due to the hormone relaxin that prepares a women’s body for delivery. This loosening can result in the pelvic joint (symphysis pubis) becoming unstable, causing pain and discomfort.

How long does SPD last in early pregnancy?

Most women start feeling pelvic pressure during their pregnancy in the second and third trimesters. The severity varies from woman to woman, but almost all SPD symptoms are significantly reduced or go away a few weeks after delivery.

How can I relieve pelvic discomfort during pregnancy?

One of the best ways to relieve pelvic discomfort is to wear a belly band to help support the pelvic bones and keep them in place. You can also try applying heat or ice packs, physical therapy, and avoiding trigger activities such as heavy lifting.

Do belly bands help with pelvic pressure during pregnancy in the second trimester? Third trimester?

Yes, you can start wearing a belly band to help relieve pressure as soon as your ready. Whether that’s in your first, second, or third trimester is really dependent on your overall discomfort.

What is the best maternity belt for pelvic pain?

The best maternity belt is one that stabilizes the pelvic region, supports your belly, and takes the pressure off the pubic area.

How long does it take for the pubic symphysis to heal in pregnancy?

Pubic Symphysis pain can vary throughout your pregnancy but tends to peak in the 2nd and 3rd trimester. The good news is that once you deliver, the healing begins, and most women find that their symptoms resolve 2-6 weeks postpartum.

About Pelvic Support Belts & Bands For Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction

How Do Belly Bandit Products Help With Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction?

Belly Bandit’s Upsie Belly, 2-in-1 Bandit, and V-Sling can all help relieve pelvic pain during pregnancy, known as Symphysis Pubis. These products help lift the belly and gently stabilize the joints to reduce discomfort.

Belly Bandit Product Materials For Symphysis Pubis

Our Upsie Belly is covered in a soft viscose from bamboo material, so it’s comfortable against the skin. The 2-in-1 is designed using a stretchy fabric that makes it highly adjustable. The V-Sling is made from neoprene, so it’s lightweight and comfortable with a hook and loop feature for maximum adjustability.