Do you know what a post pregnancy or postpartum girdle is?
A post pregnancy girdle is a garment that a woman wears tightly around her torso following childbirth They should fit quite snugly around the midsection to maximize the benefits. The tightness of the garment improves posture while aiding in a faster recovery after the baby is born.
Postpartum girdles are sometimes associated with the controversial binders or corsets that women wore in the early 19th century. These extreme methods still exist, however they are very different from modern postpartum girdles. Corsets are extremely restrictive and uncomfortable. Modern girdles are designed specifically for childbirth recovery. They have evolved into comfortable, safe and easy- to-wear garments.
Photos of Women Wearing Postpartum Girdles
Benefits of Wearing a Post Pregnancy Girdle or Postpartum Girdle
The benefits of wearing girdles after pregnancy are valued in cultures all over the world. Multiple generations of women consider postpartum girdles an exceptional form of support for women recovering from both natural and C-section childbirth.
- A maternity girdle supports and compresses the abdominal and lumbar regions when worn correctly.
- This results in reduced uterus swelling and improved posture.
- It also results in a significant reduction in back pain and a faster recovery.
- The steady pressure of a postpartum girdle also expels fluids.
- Postpartum girdles or abdominal binders allow for a safer and speedier postpartum recovery.
- They also help women fit into their pre-pregnancy clothes more comfortably.
- They’re able to do this much sooner than if they went through postpartum recovery without a girdle.
- Wearing an abdominal binder after surgery, especially c-section, ensures a smoother recovery.
Learn more about postpartum girdles here and to see if wearing a post pregnancy girdle after childbirth is right for you.
Watch the video below to learn how Anella recovered with a Post Pregnancy Girdle after her Fourth Pregnancy.
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Girdle with Front ZipperFront zipper closure with anti-pinch padded barrier and one row hook & eye closures. The groin flap has 3 hook and eye closures to accommodate heavy-flow postpartum pads. Recommended for Natural & C-Section childbirth recovery. Extended rear and back coverage for a "no-quad-butt" & "no-back-bulge" look.$105.00 Select options
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Bellefit Corset ThongNEW STYLE with 3 Front Row Closures for maximum adjustability. No panty line thong featuring a wide & adjustable groin flap designed to accommodate postpartum heavy-flow pads with ease. Can be used for recovery after C-Section or Natural birth.$108.00 Select options
Girdle Pull-UpClassic Postpartum Girdle with no Closures. Slip on. For natural birth postpartum support and compression only. Not recommended for use after c-sections. The triple-layered, reinforced front panel and four individually-sewn back panels evenly distribute tension for medical-grade compression and support. Faster recovery for the postpartum woman. Extended rear and back coverage for a “no-quad-butt” & “no-back-bulge” look.$72.00 Select options
Girdle with Side ZipperThe New & Redesigned Side Zipper style is completely painless with Anti-pinch padded protection. Compress swollen areas for fast healing. Improved wider groin flap with 3 levels of adjustment. No Quad-Butt! Better back coverage! Great for recovery after natural birth and c-section after the incision has healed.$101.00 Select options
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Bellefit CorsetThe corset's front closure & groin flap have 3 rows of hooks for maximum adjustability. The groin flap is shaped to easily accommodate heavy-flow postpartum pads. C-Section or Natural Birth approved. Extended rear and back coverage for a “no-quad-butt” & “no-back-bulge” look.$108.00 Select options
Dual-Closure Girdle®Most Adjustable Double Corset! Front Closure with 3 tightness settings & a side zipper with anti-pinch padded barrier. The redesigned groin flap has 3 rows of hooks for an optimal fit and to easily accommodate heavy-flow postpartum pads. C-Section or Natural Birth approved. Extended rear and back coverage for a “no-quad-butt” & “no-back-bulge” look.$145.00 Select options