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Why You Must Wear A Maternity Belt

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Pregnancy brings in lots of changes in the body and it takes lot of time to recover after pregnancy. This is true especially in the case of weight gain and loose skin around the mid section.

Is there a way to speed up the process a but? Well, maternity belts help up to an extent in helping the body get back to the original form and shape.

Also Read: How To Tighten Loose Belly Skin After Pregnancy

Here are some more facts to help you understand its role after pregnancy.


What Does A Maternity Belt Do?

It helps in slightly compressing the uterus and tummy to regain the original shape.


How Does It Help C-Section Mothers?

It helps in holding incisions firmly after C section. It also offers support to the muscles in the abdomen.

Also Read: Remedies For Sore Nipples After Breastfeeding


When To Start Using It?

After a day of the delivery or whenever your doctor allows you to.


For How Long?

It is recommended to wear it for at least 8-9 weeks after delivery.

Also Read: Foods Good For Lactating Mothers


What Else Does It Do?

It offers support to your back, helps you regain your pre-pregnancy body faster, flattens your stomach, straightens the spinal cord, stops the fat cells from growing in size and also reduces the swelling in the uterus.


Can You Avoid Wearing It?

If you hate to wear it, you can surely avoid it. But wearing it helps you regain your original shape soon.

Also Read: Facts About Baby Kicks

Read more about: pregnancy, baby, belly, stomach, fat, body
Story first published: Thursday, January 12, 2017, 14:35 [IST]
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