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Valentine’s Date Night Menu

As Valentine’s Day approaches, make sure all your preparations for a lovely date night are ready. Start by setting the mood with some DIY decorations, send the kids off to grandma’s house and spend the night-in with a well thought out Valentine’s date night menu for you and your sweetie that you can cook together. Here are some of our favorite recipes from inspiredtaste.net to get you started: 1. Lovely Appetizers Fresh Tomato Bruschetta Ingredients:…

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Differences Between Vaginal and C-Section Childbirth

There are many differences between having your baby vaginally and having your baby via c-section childbirth: The method of delivery is the most obvious difference. During a vaginal delivery, a woman births her baby through her vagina, pushing in accordance with her contractions. During a c-section childbirth, a woman births her baby through a surgical opening in her abdomen. C-Section Scar Emergency C-Section C-Section Bandage C-section childbirth deliveries were once reserved for emergency situations or…

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My tummy is almost flat again and it’s only been 10 weeks since I gave birth to my baby

“My tummy is almost flat again and it’s only been 10 weeks since I gave birth to my baby” “I purchased the girdle with zipper the day after my son was born and by the time a got home from the hospital, my girdle was there waiting for me. I started using it as soon I got home and have been wearing it ever since. I wore it 24/7 during the first month and after…

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Top Educational Apps For Young Children

If you have young children at home, you know first-hand that their little minds are always eager to explore and learn. Thanks to modern technology, parents today can encourage their young children’s growing minds with the help of applications for iPhones, iPads and other types of smart devices. We have filtered through thousands of apps and come up with a list of our favorite top educational games for young children. Endless Alphabet Endless Alphabet is…

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Top 10 Fitness Apps for Women

Living a healthy life when you are a mom is not only important, but it should be a priority to ensure that you at are your best for yourself and your family. With the technologies available at our fingertips on this day and age, learning to be fit is more accessible than ever before. Here is our tried and true list of top 10 women’s health apps to give you some direction in achieving a…

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Tips for Traveling While Pregnant

Traveling while pregnant doesn’t have to be complicated. Whether you want to fly, drive or anything in between, getting there and back can be a pleasant experience when you follow these simple tips. Following These Tips for Traveling While Pregnant You are Sure to Enjoy Your Trip! Talk to Your Doctor Before you travel make an appointment with your Doctor and let them know you are planning to travel. Your Doctor knows your medical history…

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Third Pregnancy Worry – Will I be able to get back in shape after this one?

Third Pregnancy Worry – Third-time Mom Brigitte B. never imagined that a Bellefit Girdle could help her recover so well after her third Pregnancy. “I had a baby in May and started to really use the Bellefit Postpartum Girdle around two months later. I got really serious about wearing it consistently because I wanted to strengthen my core muscles and close my Diastasis Recti. This was my third pregnancy and I was REALLY worried about…

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The Picky Eater Dilemma

There is one in every family, a very picky eater that throws off mom and dad at every meal of the day. It can be very frustrating for any parent when you spend time, love and energy into making delicious meals for their family and their picky eater refuses to eat. Fret not; most children go through lengths of time when they want nothing to do with certain foods, so you are definitely not alone.…

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The Great Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

Exercise during pregnancy can be challenging. Experts agree that women require a moderate amount of regular exercise during pregnancy. Gone are the days when women were advised to put up their feet and take it easy during pregnancy. If you have high-risk pregnancy, talk to doctor before beginning an exercise program. If your pregnancy is low-risk, then exercise should be part of your daily routine. Here are some of the most common forms of safe…

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The first week I wore Bellefit, I noticed a great difference

“The first week I wore it, I noticed a great difference. Not just in the size, measurement of my belly, its also the posture. My back feels better, it feels great. I feel like I could walk around a lot longer the first week. I am sitting properly just wearing it now. I don’t want to go a day without wearing the girdle.” “I’d like to give my review on the Bellefit. I’ve had the…

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The Benefits of Breastfeeding for You and Baby

In the past decade, information about the benefits of breastfeeding for you and baby have revolutionized the way moms think about how they nurture their babies. ​Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby Breast milk evolves as your baby grows. For the first 3 to 4 days, your breasts produce a thick yellow milk called colostrum. It’s a concentrated milk with antibodies and proteins to protect your baby’s newborn intestines and provide a natural immunization. Transitional milk…

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The Bellefit Girdle Really Made My C-Section Scar Feel so Much Better

About six months in my pregnancy, I started thinking about trying to get back into shape after our baby was born and after researching, I decided to try the Bellefit C-Section girdle. It was fabulous! I was optimistic and once I tried it, I started seeing results right away. I started using it the day after he was born and pretty much all day, I slept in it. I found it very easy to get…

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The Bellefit Girdle Really Helped Me Move around after My C-Section

Hi guys, I’m Norma and I wanted to talk to you about the Bellefit corset. I actually purchased this a couple months before I had my baby girl and I just had her two weeks ago and I’ve been wearing it for about ten days. Was the Bellefit Girdle Comfortable? It’s really comfortable. I found that it really helped me in doing things around the house and moving around, getting out of bed. I had…

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Postpartum Belly Recovery in Three Weeks

Bellefit is proud to announce that we are honoring Tiffany W. from Conroe, Texas as our Featured Mom for achieving amazing results with her postpartum belly. We are always so impressed when we see their postpartum belly transformations,. We wanted to take a moment to share some of these stories with the online mom community and help spread the word about how well postpartum girdles really do work! Our postpartum recovery featured mom gave birth…

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C Section Recovery Band Helps Mom Eliminate Pain & Gain Confidence

“I found out about the Bellefit c section recovery band from an internet search.  After comparing a lot of girdles, I choose Bellefit because it offered medical grade compression and the reviews were excellent.” Bellefit is proud to announce that we are honoring Sara C. from Canada as our Postpartum Recovery Featured Mom. Having had a previous C-section, Sara wanted to be prepared this time knowing that a challenging recovery was possible with a c section…

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Maternity Girdle Discovered by First Time Mom

Every day we hear the most amazing and inspiring postpartum recovery stories from moms who wear a Bellefit maternity girdle from all around the world. We are always so impressed when we see their transformations. We wanted to help spread the word about the exciting benefits of a Bellefit Maternity Girdle. What better way than by sharing these stories with the online mom community? Bellefit is proud to announce that we are honoring Laura H.…

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The Bellefit Corset Slimmed Me Instantly

“I ordered my Bellefit [corset] about seven months ago before my fourth child was born, he’s seven months old now. I got it within a week and I was very pleased with the delivery. I had looked online a lot, a lot of different reviews and Bellefit seemed to have the best postpartum corset. So I ordered it. I started wearing Bellefit about four days after my son was born and I felt so secure…

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The Bellefit Corset helped my belly shrink down faster compared to my first pregnancy

Laura discovered the Bellefit Girdles and wore one after the birth of her second baby. Bellefit helped her bounce back faster than after her first pregnancy. “Hi I am Laura and I’m here to tell you about my experience with the Bellefit maternity girdle. I have the side-zip girdle. I started wearing it a few days after I came home from giving birth to my second child. I have been wearing it for about a…

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Simple Beauty Tips for Moms

Only fellow moms understand just how little time most moms have to get ready and look presentable on a daily basis. Whether you have one, two or however many children, these little people tend to require so much time and care that simple things such as putting on make-up or combing our hair become a thing of the past. Even so, this doesn’t mean that you should completely give up on yourself and the beautiful…

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Second time mom reclaims her body shape with Bellefit. “I would and HAVE absolutely recommended this to everyone.”

Bellefit mom, Elizabeth K. feared that she may not be able to reclaim her pre-pregnancy shape after her second pregnancy. Thanks to the Bellefit Girdle, Elizabeth molded her body back to a better shape than before and built muscle tone while wearing the girdle before she was even cleared by her doctor to exercise! “I am a second time mom and was worried I couldn’t bounce back as fast with my second child. So I…

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Second Time Mom Flattens her Postpartum Tummy in Three Weeks

Second time mom, Linda A. began wearing her first Bellefit girdle upon being discharged from the Hospital. She was able to flatten her postpartum tummy in just three weeks! “I would highly recommend Bellefit” affirms Linda. “I purchased a corset in medium and I wore it as soon as I was discharged from the hospital. I wore it 24/7 and only took it off to shower. Within 3 days I was ready for the next…

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I Feel like I’ve Recovered Better This Pregnancy Because of the Bellefit Girdle

“I started using Bellefit Girdle the day after I got home from the hospital. I had an emergency C-section so we were in the hospital for about four days and the difference was incredible! The day before I was limping when I went walking anywhere, just a lot of pain and discomfort in my abdomen from the C-section to feeling like I had full support and stability from the Bellefit.” “I would recommend Bellefit to…

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Preventing and Treating a Cold During Pregnancy

Aside from morning sickness and your occasional heartburn, being pregnant is a pretty blissful time for most women…until you catch a dreaded cold! Taking medicine can be harmful during the first trimester and breathing with a big belly pushing up against your lungs is hard enough without having to deal with a stuffy nose, coughing and sneezing. Here are some tips for preventing and treating a cold during pregnancy. 1. Eat Healthy Having a healthy…

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How Long Until I Fit in my Pre-Pregnancy Clothes?

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When will I Fit into my Pre-Pregnancy Clothes Again? What a great question! Most women worry a little bit about this, and the answer is highly individual. How long it takes you to return to your pre-pregnancy clothes depends on several factors, including: How much weight you gained during pregnancy, How active you are, and what body type you have. If you eat healthy foods and get moderate exercise, you should begin to lose your…

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Postpartum Recovery Featured Mom

Aneta’s Story “I decided to purchase Bellefit when I was about 36 weeks pregnant. I bought small/corset and extra small/dual closure. Started wearing Bellefit 4 days after my c-section. I have noticed a tremendous improvement in swelling of my belly. I’m amazed with results. As of now, I’m still wearing a small one but hoping to transition to extra small soon! The after pictures were taken 3 weeks postpartum.  I look even better now 🙂 …

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Postpartum Emotional Health and Physical Symptoms

During pregnancy, first-time mothers often fixate on the physical sensations associated with labor and birth. They wonder what contractions will feel like and if they will need or want pain medication. They worry how a vaginal delivery might affect their future intimate interactions with their partners; and perhaps they may think about what factors may cause them to have a Cesarean section. Sometimes, however, women don’t think about the physical feelings they may have after…

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DIY Photographing Your Pregnancy

Have you ever seen those neat time lapse photos of pregnant women and thought to yourself “I would LOVE to do that?”. Well, now that you are pregnant you can! Take the time to catalogue the progression of your pregnancy by following these simple steps of a DIY photographing your pregnancy experience. Setup Choose a well lit area of your home where you can setup a tripod. You can leave the tripod there for the…

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Parents Need Alone Time Too – Holiday Edition

Holidays….a time for food, presents, love, and family…. lots and lots of family. It’s no secret that this can be a little overwhelming for many parents, especially since you’re dealing with so many different characters and personalities. Through it all, your best bet to keep your sanity is to spend some much-needed alone time with your spouse, so here is an array of simple tips because parents need alone time too! Run an Errand Together…

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The Bellefit Effect: Mom of 9 is Spared from Another Rough Recovery

Every day we hear amazing and inspiring postpartum recovery stories of Bellefit moms from all around the world. We are always so impressed when we see their transformations, that we wanted to take a moment to share some of these stories and help spread the word about the exciting benefits of Bellefit. Bellefit is proud to announce that we are honoring Natalie K. from Apple Valley , MN as our Postpartum Recovery Featured Mom. “About…

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Painted Baby Bump Favorites

There are many ways to commemorate the beauty of a pregnancy, and one of our favorites has got to be Pregnancy Belly Paintings! This popular art form takes personalizing a Belly to the extreme with beautiful and intricate designs that make for breathtaking photographs. From colorful birds to popular cartoons, enjoy some of our Painted Baby Bump Favorites! Logos are a great way to show love to your favorite brands! Paint popular video game characters…

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New Mommies out There, Bellefit Has Worked for Me and I Hope It Works for You Too

“Hi I’m Luisa from Texas. I’ve been using the Bellefit girdle ever since I gave delivery to my baby. It’s been 2 months now and I love it. I’ve seen the results, it works. One of the things I love about it is it helps you with your belly; it also helps you with your back support and posture.” I am actually wearing it right now, and it’s really really comfy. You can barely tell…

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“My Body Bounced Back Faster than my Other Pregnancies”

Katie R. wore a Bellefit Corset after giving birth to her third daughter and was able to recover from childbirth significantly faster than with her two previous pregnancies! “When I delivered my third daughter I wore a Bellefit [Corset] from the first day and I have to say that my body bounced back incredibly fast, faster than my other pregnancies. With my first daughter, it took me about nine months before I was able to…

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Mrs. Wisconsin, Mom of Two under Two, LOVED HER BELLEFIT!

Tiffany Konecko is a mom of two under two who proudly represents the married women of Wisconsin having won the title for Mrs. Wisconsin in 2014. Tiffany wore a Bellefit Dual-Closure Girdle and shared her review to inspire other moms. “Caring for my family is my pride, and serving my community is my passion. I am extremely blessed to have married my best friend, Robert. We have been married 2.5 years and have two sons,…

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Helpful Ways to Deal with Pregnancy Nausea Aka Morning Sickness

During pregnancy, most women experience queasiness and nausea especially during the first trimester and for some women, the nausea returns during the third trimester. There are cases when pregnant women don’t experience any nausea at all, for the rest of us; it’s a reality we have to deal with. The reason why pregnancy nausea occurs is not very clear but some believe it may be linked to higher levels of hormones during pregnancy. Plus, consider…

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What Moms Love Most About Being Pregnant

Expecting a baby is one of the most exciting experiences of a woman’s existence. How amazing is it to be able to create a human being in their womb, and day by day feel it grow until that precious moment when you finally meet face to face? It truly is a beautiful thing.  We asked moms what they love most about being pregnant and this is what they had to say: “My favorite thing about…

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Mommy Tummy Advice Post-Pregnancy

Mommy Tummy Advice So you’ve had your baby and now it’s time to do crunches to get your abs back in shape again Right? Well, actually no. Here is some sound mommy tummy advice for you: Fitness and exercise after pregnancy is a lot more complicated than that. In fact, exercises like crunches may actually do more harm than good in the initial postpartum period, especially if you have developed a condition known as diastasis-recti.…

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Mom of Twins Avoids Post Pregnancy Belly Pooch

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Bellefit mom of twins, Johanna gained 44 Lbs during her pregnancy and recalls having a big post belly pooch. To her surprise after wearing her Bellefit girdle for just a couple of weeks, she lost most of her postpartum belly fat! Here’s what Johanna had to say about her positive experience with Bellefit: “My name is Johanna and first I purchased one Bellefit Corset in a size Small.  Eight days after delivery I could not…

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Mom Blog Raves About Tighty Wifey Compression Tank Top

Mom of 4 and fashion Blogger, Andrea from MommainFlipFlops.com tried out Bellefit’s Tighty Wifey Compression Tank Top. She had many great things to say about her experience. Andrea is a big fan of shapewear for women, as she puts it, “I don’t see one thing wrong with wearing something that helps you feel confident and fit better into your clothing.” She adds that she’s tried many different brands of shape wear, and Bellefit’s Tighty Wifey™…

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Making a Practical Baby Registry

As you prepare yourself and your home for baby’s arrival keep in mind that a Baby Shower will be happening at some point during your pregnancy. This tradition can be quite convenient given that loved ones are always excited to take part in the preparations. To ensure that you don’t miss any necessary items, check out our useful guide to making a practical baby registry. Choosing Where to Register Choosing the right place for your…

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Lochia Postpartum Bleeding

Postpartum Bleeding Lochia Bleeding is the name given to postpartum bleeding. It is the way in which your body expels excess mucus, placental tissue, and blood after giving birth. Lochia is very similar to the bleeding you experience during your menstrual period, however, it is much heavier. It typically begins in the hours immediately following birth and usually continues for two or three weeks. However, in some women lochia can last for up to six…

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Learn Why People Say Bellefit is the Best Brand of Postpartum Girdles

Hi my name is Rachael and I been wearing Bellefit for almost 7 weeks, my daughter is almost 7 weeks old and I put it on as soon as I got out of the Hospital. Considering how much flesh and fat it had to squish together, it was very comfortable. It’s helped a lot with my posture too just because it’s so tight it keeps everything in, which helps and subconsciously makes you want to…

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Keeping Your Baby Warm During The Winter

When the cold season begins, it’s easy for adults and children to bundle up and stay warm and cozy, but keeping your baby warm during the winter is a whole other story. Thermal Undies It is important to consider all your options when deciding how to keep your baby warm during the winter without making them too warm. Layering clothing can be a very effective way to retain heat, however, keep in mind that babies…

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Medical Corset After Twins Pregnancy Helps Mom Regain Mobility After Childbirth

Today we wanted to share a fantastic testimonial from our customer and recent mother of twins, Heather! Heather used a Bellefit medical corset to help support her postpartum body and she couldn’t be more thrilled. “Hi my name is Heather and I have been using Bellefit now for 2 and a half weeks post pregnancy. I had twins and I would totally recommend Bellefit.” I wore the Bellefit Corset as soon as I got home…

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I wear my Bellefit Postpartum Girdle Day and Night

“Hi, my name is Mayla and I’m here to tell you about some of the benefits of the Bellefit postpartum girdle. I’ve been wearing the girdle for a little bit over 2 weeks postpartum and I noticed a tremendous difference. With my previous 2 pregnancies I did not wear a compression girdle and one of my friends suggested that I try the Bellefit and I did and I love it. I had gained 50 pounds…

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I Owe All My Getting Back into Shape to My Bellefit Girdle

I love my Bellefit postpartum compression girdle! I delivered my youngest child only eight weeks ago and I was able to get into my pre-pregnancy clothes only days after having him. This was not possible with my first child. My best friend told me about the Bellefit postpartum girdle. My Friend had her second child just a month before I had mine. She was wearing hers and I asked her about it, where she got…

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Benefits of Wearing an Abdominal Binder

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An abdominal binder is a special compression garment that you wear around your midsection. You may be wondering why you would need to wear an abdominal binder after having a baby. The Reasons for Wearing an Abdominal Binder Typically related to surgery or childbirth – or sometimes, both! Maybe it seems like putting extra pressure on your belly might even hurt. On the contrary, compression is a common technique used to speed healing, often after…

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Benefits of Wearing a Compression Garment after a Hysterectomy

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We are going to look at the benefits of compression garment after a hysterectomy. After major abdominal surgery, managing pain is an important element of recovery. Choosing the right compression garment will help support a healthy post-surgical recovery. Once the compression garment is on, it also helps reduce discomfort, making it easier to move. What is a Hysterectomy A hysterectomy, or TAH, is a surgical procedure performed to remove a woman’s uterus. Sometimes hysterectomies are performed…

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I started wearing my corset at the hospital and all the nurses were obsessed with it

“The Bellefit C-section corset is amazing! This is my second pregnancy but my first C-section and I was very nervous. So I looked all over the internet, I found Bellefit, ordered the Corset, got it super fast and it changed my entire experience! Honestly I don’t know how I would’ve done it without the C-section girdle. It helped me to fit into my jeans. I started wearing my corset after c-section at the hospital and…

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I Didn’t Wear Bellefit with My First Pregnancy and I Regret It so Much

“My experience with Bellefit was amazing! This was my second pregnancy, I didn’t wear Bellefit with my first pregnancy and I regret it so much now. Wearing the Bellefit girdle the day I came home from the hospital eased so much of my back pain and discomfort. It was fantastic. The rare time I took it off I couldn’t wait to put it back on to ease the discomfort from my epidural spot. Also another…

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I didn’t have to wear my maternity clothes after childbirth at all!

didn't ahve to wear maternity clothes after childbirth with a Bellefit Girdle

Ashley used a Bellefit Girdle after the birth of her second baby and didn’t have to wear maternity clothes at all after childbirth! Hi I’m Ashley, I used the Bellefit postpartum girdle for my second pregnancy. I didn’t get to use one for my first because I didn’t know it existed. A friend actually referred me to get one. It is the best thing ever got. I wish I had it with my first pregnancy; it…

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“I couldn’t have done it without my Bellefit!”: Remarkable Postpartum Recovery After Twins!!!

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Stacey H. gave birth to twin girls at almost 38 weeks of pregnancy via C-section and got exceptional support and results with a Bellefit postpartum recovery girdle. Listen to her postpartum girdle review and learn how it helped speed her recovery process! “I had an amazing experience with Bellefit. I gave birth to TWIN girls after 37 1/2 weeks pregnant, measuring 52 weeks!!” For the first 4 weeks postpartum, I was able to wear the…

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“I could actually feel the posture relief by just wearing my girdle.”

Bellefit Mom Victoria felt wonderful postpartum posture relief with the Bellefit Girdle after her C-Section. “Bellefit has absolutely been amazing part of my postpartum recovery. I’m so happy with the results from my girdle. I had a C-Section and with the help and advice from the phone consultant, based on my measurements I was able to go from a corset style girdle size Large to the size Medium within 6 weeks postpartum! The Bellefit girdle…

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“I basically have my pre-pregnancy figure back after having a baby almost 4 weeks ago!”

When Laura D. was pregnant with her first baby, her very supportive sister was determined to find a garment that would help Laura get her pre-pregnancy body back after birth. So after much online research, they discovered that Bellefit was the best choice for Laura’s recovery. “My sister began researching ways for me to get my body back after pregnancy and discovered Bellefit.” I ordered a large corset and medium girdle with side zipper for…

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How to Lose Post Pregnancy Tummy

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My Post Pregnancy Tummy Recovery Story I had a natural birth, and I started wearing the Corset girdle as soon as I got home from the hospital. I have a before and after picture that shows the dramatic results after just 2 weeks of wearing. Next time I have a baby I am definitely making sure a Bellefit is on my list of things to get. I wore it non-stop, 24/7 for 2 weeks, only…

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How Mom of Triplets Got Her Body Back

Bellefit is proud to announce that we are honoring Valerie T. from Wakefield, Massachusetts as the Postpartum Recovery Featured Mom of triplets for November 2013! Every month we hear such amazing and inspiring postpartum recovery stories from moms all around the world. We are always so impressed when we see your transformations and wanted to take a moment to share some of these stories with the mom community to help spread the word about the…

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Home Birth; Is It the Right Choice for Me?

Home Birth More and more women are turning to home birth as well. Some home births are attended by midwives, while others are just the laboring mother and her birth partner. The woman is, theoretically, in complete control during a home birth. She is free to move about in the comfort of her surroundings. Such an environment is beneficial for many women; because her surroundings are so familiar, there is little to distract her from…

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Having a Second Baby Soon After Your First One

You have a happy little family of three and your toddler is making things easier as he or she becomes more and more independent. Even more exciting is the fact that you are starting to get back in shape and feeling like yourself again. Then suddenly you wake up one day with annoying heartburn and brushing your teeth makes you gag a little bit. Without a shadow of a doubt you look at yourself in…

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Great Love Songs For Your Playlist

Everyone knows (or eventually finds out) that music is the language of love. To help you choose the best songs for you and your sweetie, we have compiled a list of some great love songs for your playlist. The Air That I Breathe – The Hollies This song was a major hit for The Hollies in early 1974. This song conveys what someone feels when they are deeply in love and all they need is…

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How to Put on a Bellefit Girdle for Women Video

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This Video Shows How Women Wear Girdles Step by Step Guide for Wearing Girdles A good place to put on your girdle is in your bedroom, because you will need to lie down to put it on properly. Begin by sitting down. Step into your girdle and pull the top up to your hips. Next, lie down. Your abdomen will flatten naturally when you do this. From this position, pull your girdle up as high…

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Fun DIY Valentine’s Day Decorations

It’s February, love is in the air and with Valentines’s day fast approaching, it’s a good idea to start giving thought to how you will set the mood for celebrating with your loved ones. Keep things interesting and go the extra mile with these fun DIY Valentines Day Decorations and other Valentine’s Day tips we gathered from Pinterest.com Wreaths Create this wreath with paint chip samples. Great DIY for your kids! Heart Shaped Ombre Wreath…

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Mom affected with Diastasis Recti avoids reparative surgery and recovers with the Bellefit Corset!

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Flatter and Tighter Belly after a 75 Lb Pregnancy “It wasn’t until my 4 week PP appointment that my OB pointed out that I had severe Diastasis. A 4″ separation in my abdomen. I just assumed that I still looked 6 months pregnant because I had given birth to an 11 Lb. baby and gained about 75 Lb. (thanks to developing Gestational Diabetes). I was basically told that there wasn’t much that I could do…

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Fitness Blogger Caroline Berg Eriksen’s Baby Belly Backlash!

Fitness Blogger Caroline Berg Eriksen’s Baby Belly Backlash

In recent new mom news, fitness blogger Caroline Berg Eriksen’s baby belly backlash has been on top. The first time mom and wife of soccer player Lars Kristian Eriksen posted a photo on her Instagram feed this week which shows her impressively fit figure. The photo is just 4 days after giving birth to her baby girl Nelia. Being that Caroline has an extensive following on her popular Norwegian blog, just minutes after posting the…

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Feeling Lonely during Pregnancy

This may sound a bit hard to believe, but being pregnant can be a lonely time for some women since generally energy is low and emotions are running high. During this time, women are sensitive to the elements in their environment and so they miss out on a lot of the fun that their friends and family are continuing to have which can leave them feeling lonely during pregnancy. Before you know it, you will…

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Featured Mom Danielle Shares her 3 Week Results with Bellefit Postpartum Belly Band

before and after sequence of woman who wore Bellefit postpartum belly band

Our July featured mom of two, Danielle B., gave birth to her second baby girl early in 2015. She proudly wore a Bellefit postpartum belly band for her recovery. Danielle experienced a very rough recovery after the birth of her first daughter 2 years ago. She wanted to make sure that this time around she’d have a more positive experience. We caught up with the sweet mom of two as she shared how the Bellefit…

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Epic Pregnancy Announcement Reactions

epic pregnancy announcement reactions

You will always remember the reactions that your loved ones have when you announce your pregnancy. In fact, it’s one of the most exciting things after finding out you’re pregnant. For a little fun, we’ve gathered our favorite and most epic pregnancy announcement reactions from around the web for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy! 1. Telling Mom and Dad is always the most exciting!!! 2. You gotta love this funny reaction! 3. The hubby in this…

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DIY Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentine’s Day is the loveliest of holidays! It is the perfect opportunity to share the love with everyone around you by finding that perfect Valentine’s Day card….but that can prove to be quite difficult. Get inspired to make your own this year with these adorable DIY Valentine’s Day Cards from Pinterest.com !!! Thumb Bunny Card What you need: Paintbrush White acrylic paint Paper plate Colored card stock Black and pink markers How to make it:…

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Corsets that Promote Weight Loss After Pregnancy

bellefit corsets that promote weight loss

A corset doesn’t burn fat, but it can promote weight loss in healthy postpartum women Wearing a compression garment postpartum is recommended, Why? During pregnancy, a woman maintains a blood volume one and a half times her normal levels. That is a lot of extra fluid! In addition, women tend to retain water later in pregnancy. Below are photo sequences showing women 1) pregnant, then 2) immediately postpartum and finally 3) after losing their pregnancy weight.…

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The compliments I received made my after labor experience remarkable!

First time mom and U.S. Marine, Destiny M., was overdue at 42 weeks of pregnancy and worried about being able to get fit after having her baby. Fortunately, with the help of a Bellefit Girdle, not only did she reclaim her fit shape, but now has a more toned and shapely figure as well. This is what Destiny had to say about her after labor experience with the Bellefit Girdle: “When I first heard the…

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What Moms Really Want for Mothers Day (and Every Day!)

With Mother’s Day fast approaching you’re probably wondering what to get for the special mothers in your life. But has anyone ever told you that flowers and chocolate for Mother’s Day are just chump change compared to what you can do to make sure she has a really great day? Here is our handy guide to what moms REALLY want for Mother’s Day (and every day!). Give the gift of peace to mom on Mother’s…

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C-Sections and Diastasis Recti Are No Match for Bellefit Girdles

Bellefit Mom, Tawanda, knew she would need help recovering after her first C-section so she purchased her Bellefit Corset early. We got in touch with this Bellefit mom to hear her post pregnancy girdle review and find out how it worked for her. “Bellefit was a life changer! Literally!” reminisced Tawanda. Her results were impressive and proof that C-sections and Diastasis Recti are no match for Bellefit Girdles. When I found out that I had…

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C-Section Recovery, a Guide to Post C Section Care

Each woman’s pregnancy, birth, c-section recovery, and motherhood experience is as unique as she is. A c-section is a surgical birth; an obstetrician makes an incision in a woman’s lower abdomen and removes the baby through this opening. A C-Section is a very different process from a vaginal birth experience. Because a c-section is major abdominal surgery, the recovery is quite different from a woman experiences after a vaginal birth. Women who have unplanned or emergency…

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C-Section Definition and Information

While you might know of it as the most popular alternative to natural birth, you might not know what C-section is exactly. During a c-section, your baby will be born through an incision in your abdomen; this is the c-section incision. C-Section Definition “Bikini Cut” C-Section Incision Your obstetrician will probably use a low, transverse incision during the surgery. Sometimes called a “bikini cut,” the incision will be well below your belly button. You will be…

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How to Buy Maternity Clothes That Fit You Well

Your body shape changes significantly when you are pregnant and knowing how to choose the right maternity clothes to enhance your maternal shape is a plus. You will see that for at least the first 12 weeks, you may still be able to wear your pre-pregnancy clothes, but once your bump begins to show, you may want to take a look at some points to show you how to buy maternity clothes that fit you…

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Bellefit compression girdles and corsets work by drawing in stretched abdominal muscles providing a 360° support structure around the torso, thus, reducing strain on ligaments and joints in the lower back, pelvis, and buttocks. Reducing stress in these areas enhances your body’s ability to return to its pre-pregnancy alignment, shape and lose the post baby tummy. As shifted and constrained organs return to their pre-pregnancy locations during the first few weeks after c-section or natural…

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The Bellefit Postpartum Girdle Makes My Tummy Look Flat

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Hi there, I’ve been wearing a Bellefit girdle for five weeks now. If you are considering any sort of postpartum belly wrap or girdle, I definitely recommend Bellefit. When I was thirty eight weeks pregnant I followed the sizing chart guide on the Bellefit website and I ordered the Pull Up style girdle. I actually had a lot of muscle pain during my first two weeks postpartum which made it pretty difficult to walk or even…

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Bellefit Girdle Helps Me with My Posture, Especially when Breast Feeding

The Bellefit has helped me in many ways Besides holding everything in together, it helps me with my posture. Especially to maintain good breastfeeding posture, I have the habit of hunching over but it reminds me I need to sit up straight. Hi I’m Allie from Michigan, my son is 9 days old today, and I put on my pre-pregnancy jeans this morning. When I ordered, I used the sizing chart on their website and…

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Bellefit Gave Stability to My Core after C-Section

“My name is Laura and I’m going to speak to you about my Bellefit experience. I had my first baby in May of 2013. Since this was my first pregnancy I wasn’t really sure what you expect. At my first OB appointment my doctor told me “Well you’re pretty small so you’re probably not going to gain more that 35 pounds.” Laura showing her bump at none months pregnant Well, 35 pounds came and went…

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How Mom of Twins Got Her Pre-Baby Body Back

Every month we hear amazing and inspiring postpartum recovery stories from moms all around the world. We are always so impressed when we see your transformations and wanted to take a moment to share some of these stories with the mom community to help spread the word about the amazing benefits of Bellefit. Bellefit is proud to announce that we are honoring Shamika N. of Summerville, SC as the Featured Mom of January 2014! Shamika’s…

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The Bellefit Corset made me Feel Put Together after Childbirth

Bellefit mom, Crystal B. wore a Bellefit corset after her second pregnancy She loved that it made her torso feel more stable and was thrilled with the results she achieved. “This was my second pregnancy and I did a little research before to find something to help myself feel better and more together after birth. After reading reviews I decided to try Bellefit. I am over the moon thrilled with how I feel after using…

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Bellefit Corset Gives New Mom Results in Two Weeks

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First-time mom, Melissa F. reclaimed her pre-pregnancy shape in just two weeks with a Bellefit Corset. “I am absolutely thrilled with my Bellefit corset! I started wearing it the day that I came home from the hospital and it allowed me to get back to my pre-pregnancy shape & size in just TWO weeks without even working out! All of my maternity clothes have been packed away! Thank you Bellefit! ~ Melissa F.” We are…

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Baby Halloween Costumes: Bellefit’s Picks!

We found some of the most adorable, original, innovative and clever Baby Halloween Costumes that we just had to share with you! Babies are cute on their own and we know you want to show them off already, but Halloween is the perfect time to express your creativity….and probably score some candy out of it too! Some of these really are just too cute for words. What costumes have you chosen for you baby in…

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Avoiding Pregnancy Weight Gain

Women worry about what pregnancy weight gain and what it will do to their bodies. Women are advised to gain 25-35 pounds during pregnancy, and sometimes underweight women need to gain more than 35 pounds. The opposite is true for overweight women; their doctors may advise to gain less. Gaining weight is an important part of a healthy pregnancy; your growing baby needs nourishment for both body and brain. On the other hand, too much…

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Why Use a Postpartum Recovery Compression Girdle

The concept of using a compression girdles and garments designed to support postpartum recovery is not new, but it is gaining attention among pregnant and new mothers. These garments are commonly referred to as “girdles” or “corsets”, and they are incredibly helpful in supporting new moms as they regain their pre-pregnancy shape following birth. Why Use Compression Girdles for Postpartum Recovery Postpartum support garments promote: recovery speed healing, and help internal organs return to their…

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Ask Belle: What is the difference between the Dual-Closure and the Corset?

Both the Corset and Dual-Closure are Bellefit’s most popular styles since they can be used after either childbirth delivery method and offer the most adjustment options,. Making them ideal for all body types: Hourglass Triangle Rectangle Hourglass Oval Similarities Between Bellefit Dual Closure and Bellefit Corset The Dual-Closure and the Corset are both adjustable and have two rows of front hook and eye closures that are separated by an inch apart.They can be adjusted so…

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I Am Already Back to Wearing My Pre-Pregnancy Jeans Which I Attribute Almost Entirely to Wearing Bellefit

Jessica explains how her Bellefit Corset has helped her get back to wearing her pre-pregnancy jeans so soon after birth. Hi my name is Jessica, I live in the South West of England. I have been wearing my Bellefit Corset since 2 days after giving birth to my daughter. It fits perfectly as per the size guidelines on the website. It’s really comfortable even when sleeping. I have also noticed a difference in my posture.…

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After Being Frustrated by the Way My Belly Looked from Having Twins, I Found Bellefit Online

“In less than one week I was able to wear a cocktail dress that I never thought I’d wear again!” “I gave birth to twins by c section in in late October of 2012. Frustrated With My Belly After Having Twins and how it looked, I Found Bellefit Online. After speaking with a helpful customer service person, I ordered the Corset. In less than one week I was able to wear a cocktail dress that…

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About Five Months Ago I Gave Birth to my Ninth Child

About five months ago I gave birth to my ninth child. After the birth of my eighth child I ended up having abdominal muscle separation and I also have a bad lower back. So I went online and was looking for something that would be really really strong and I found Bellefit. Natalie Found the Solution to Her Abdominal Muscle Separation with Bellefit. The first pair I ordered was a medium to wear right after…

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A Day in the Life of a Stay at Home Mom

Have you ever had anyone tell you “Oh, you’re a stay at home mom? must be nice to have so much free time”? We bet it made your blood boil! We know that being a stay-at-home mom is a LOT of work. Lets go ahead and take a look at an average day in the life of a stay-at-home mom.Luckily there are lots of resources for stay-at-home mom advice, including here on Bellefit. Check out the…

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9 Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

It is a known fact that Pregnancy and cravings go hand in hand which can make eating a healthy diet a bit of challenge. This is true especially when there are certain food that one cannot eat during pregnancy, as they may be harmful for women to consume during their 9 months of gestation. Here is a list of 9 Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy, the reasons why as well as some solutions so you…

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7 Things You Need to Know about the Second Trimester

So you’ve made it past your first trimester of pregnancy and are now entering the ever so blissful, second trimester! From the 13th through the 26th week your fatigue and morning sickness will subside giving you a smoother 3 months. During this time you will want to do some of your planning, decorating, and preparing since your energy levels will be up. Of course, you will also experience a whole other set of changes in…

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Third Trimester Tips – 7 Things You Need to Know

Third trimester tips, welcome to your third trimester! From weeks 27-40 your pregnancy will be at its peak of its wonder. Yes, it’s true that some of the symptoms from your second trimester such as back pain and weight gain will continue and some of the symptoms from your first trimester such as nausea and heartburn may return. On the bright side, you are closer than ever to meeting your baby and starting your new…

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7 Things You Need to Know about the First Trimester

Congratulations on your new pregnancy! As you embark on the journey of pre-motherhood for the next 9 months, you will notice a multitude of changes taking place in your daily life. Here are 7 things you need to know about the first trimester to help you have smooth beginnings during your first 12 weeks. 1. You Will Not “Look Pregnant” Yet In your first trimester it’s very likely that you will not “look pregnant” yet.…

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5 Tips for Dads-to-Be about Pregnancy

When a woman is pregnant, she is pretty much in charge of taking care of the entire baby-making process. However, men who are actively involved in their partner’s pregnancy can fulfill a very important and much appreciated role. Here are 5 tips for dads to be about pregnancy: Be a good listener to your partner and let her express herself during this time of change. 1. Be a Good Listener and Talk to Your Lady…

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5 Tips For Planning a Family Vacation

Traveling with children during the summer can be stressful for any parent. Although as adults we are aware of the way things work when traveling, children are pretty new at it, so preparing them (and yourself) as much as possible is a must. Being well prepared, involving everyone and being flexible can make the difference between making good and not so good memories for your whole family. Get organized so you can have a successful…

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10 Things You Should Not Say to a Pregnant Woman

Have you ever been pregnant? If the answer is ‘no’, then you probably don’t really know just how much work a woman’s body goes through to make a human from scratch. Yes, it’s a beautiful thing to be pregnant, but lets not ignore the fact that this beauty is often: Accompanied by body aches Morning sickness A spike in hormones that can increase emotional sensitivity in women. So before you approach a glowing pregnant woman…

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10 Pregnancy Must Haves

Aside from the obvious pregnancy essentials like prenatal vitamins and maternity books, there are a few items that are absolute must-haves for the mom-to-be.  Body Pillow Sleep can be somewhat uncomfortable for pregnant women. There is a big belly in the way to think about, so sleeping on your stomach ceases to be an option as you enter your second trimester. Thankfully, women have found much comfort in the positions that can be achieved with…

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5 Exercises to Gradually Re-Strengthen Your Core after Giving Birth

During pregnancy a woman’s mid-section — which consists of the abdomen, back and hips — goes through significant changes resulting in a temporary weakening of this core area. Diastasis Recti The diminished strength of a woman’s core becomes noticeable when she attempts to initiate intra-abdominal pressure which is necessary to keep her torso upright during daily activities. Women are generally encouraged to begin re-strengthening their core after completing the recommended 6 weeks of the postpartum…

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