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Bellefit is the leading brand of FDA Registered Postpartum Girdles and Corsets.
Front-Closure access, ideal for recovery after c-section or natural birth.
FDA Registered Medical Device – Certification #D260109
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The Bellefit Corset helps new moms recover their belly after giving birth. Made with Medical-grade & Hypoallergenic Fabric, this Corset provides support and compression to help moms have a faster postpartum recovery.
Wear the Bellefit Corset to support your belly and back 24/7. The Corset’s compression helps strengthen your core after pregnancy. This strong support encourages more control of your abdomen allowing for more effortless movement while caring for yourself and your baby.
The Bellefit Corset is ideal for recovery after C-Section or Natural Birth. Equipped with two rows of hook and eye closures, the Corset provides extra room so you may adjust it depending on your compression needs.
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Doctors recommend Bellefit compression girdles and corsets for the treatment of these medical conditions which are most commonly experienced by women after childbirth.
The rectus abdominis muscles are found on the abdomen and are commonly referred to as the abs or “6 pack” muscles. There is a small band of tissue, called the linea alba, that connects the right and left side of the rectus abdominis muscles and is located at the midline of the body. Diastasis recti is a condition in which there is a weakening of the linea alba allowing for an abnormally large separation between the rectus abdominis muscles. This widening of the linea alba allows for bulging of the abdomen and an appearance of still appearing pregnant after delivery.
A hernia is the result of an organ or tissue protruding through an opening in the muscles. While a hernia can occur in many areas of the body, they most commonly develop in the abdominal and groin areas during pregnancy.
Developing a hernia during the course of your pregnancy is not always an immediate concern; in fact, most physicians recommend waiting until after you give birth to have the hernia treated. However, hernias rarely, if ever, go away on their own and must eventually be treated. Left untreated, a hernia will progressively worsen in severity and eventually become more serious can eventually lead to life-altering complications.
Back pain, especially in the lumbar or sacral regions, is a common condition experienced during pregnancy. In fact, nearly 1 out of every 2 pregnant women can expect to experience acute or chronic pain the in lumbar or sacral regions of the spine. The pain in these areas is typically temporary and a direct result of pregnancy-induced weight gain and hormonal changes, and often contributes to pain, sleep-disturbances, and other discomforts experienced during the course of the pregnancy.
Hip pain can be debilitating — especially when you are tasked with carrying a baby. The extra pressure and strain on your joints causes hip pain that pregnant women often misdiagnose and neglect to seek treatment for. Hip pain comes from various sources during pregnancy. Most women start to develop the joint pain during the second trimester, right as you start to develop a “baby bump.” The change in your walking style, the loosening of your ligaments holding together the sacroiliac joints, and sleeping on your side later in pregnancy all can add to hip pain. Another cause is pressure on your sciatic nerve, formally called Sciatica. Sciatica can cause pain, numbness, and/or tingling in the buttocks, hips, and thigh. This is where appointments with your physician are especially useful, as Sciatica can lead to serious complications.
Subluxation of symphysis is also known as symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD). This is a condition that causes excessive movement of the pubic symphysis. The symphysis is a midline, nonsynovial joint that connects the right and left superior pubic ram. Because of the misalignment of the pelvis, pain is associated with this diagnosis. Basically, this joint holds the right and left sides of the pelvic muscles together. When this joint becomes soft, pelvic muscles and bones move more freely. With the weight of a growing baby, this can become a painful condition.
The perineum is the tissue that is located between the vagina and the anus. There are layers to the tissue being skin, subcutaneous tissue, and the pelvic floor muscles. The pelvic floor muscles are important muscles in regards to the passing of stool and urine. During vaginal delivery, the perineal tissue is stretched with the passing of the baby, mainly the head and shoulders, which can lead to tears of the perineal tissue. There are different grades ranging from 1 to 4 of perineal lacerations. Grades 1 and 2 are most common. Grades 3 and 4 are more severe with tearing of muscles and the anal sphincter. An episiotomy is an intentional perineal laceration made by the physician at the time of delivery. This was performed routinely some number of years ago, but is no long a routine procedure. Episiotomies are usually performed if there is concern for grade 3 or 4 perineal laceration or if there is concern to deliver the baby quickly.
The uterus is held in place by pelvic ligaments and muscles. The muscles can become weak or stretched out leading to a lack of support for the uterus. When the muscles become weak, the uterus may sag or descend from its normal position into the vagina. A uterovaginal prolapse is classified by its stage. A complete prolapse means part of the uterus has slipped so far that it protrudes from the vaginal opening. The difference with an incomplete uterovaginal prolapse is that the uterus becomes partially displaced into the vagina, but it does not protrude out.
The pelvic region of the body is the lowest part of the abdomen between the hip bones. The perineum in women refers to the area between the vagina and anus. Pelvic and perineal pain involves discomfort in either or both areas. Because the pelvic area and perineum are located near various organs, nerves, and muscles, pelvic and perineal pain is very common in women. The pain may come and go or be constant. The quality of the pain may vary based on the cause. The pain may be sharp, burn, or ache. Depending on the cause of the pain, symptoms may worsen when you move or use the bathroom.
Lower abdominal, inguinal, and groin pain is experienced due to the stretching of ligaments around the womb. As the womb becomes larger to accommodate the baby, the ligaments that hold the uterus in place must stretch. A certain ligament known as the round ligament is the culprit of your pain. This ligament attaches the front portion of the uterus to the groin. Normally, this ligament contracts and relaxes slowly when you sneeze, cough, or make rapid movements. During pregnancy everything speeds up and more weight is applied to the ligament. Due to the enlarging of the uterus during pregnancy, the round ligament is stretched and contracts more quickly, therefore causing pain.
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The product is sturdy and looks well made. Unfortunately the item I purchased was too small. I wished so much that this would work, but much to my dismay it just didn’t work out.
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Sizing was a bit off. It seems to run small. I’m sure once my incision heals more and I go down in size it will work out fine but as of right now the size doesn’t seem right and is painful to wear.
I first put on my Bellefit corset and loved it. I had a natural childbirth with my twin boys. I followed the recommended sizing from Bellefit and ordered a Large to start. Initially it was amazing. It elevated back pain, assisted my abdominal muscles and I saw quick results in changing my waistline. Two weeks after the birth of my boys my body had changed so much that I needed to order the next size down! I was very pleased with the results. I am very hourglass shaped with a long torso and have curves on my backside but had a very small waistline pre-pregnancy. When I received my size medium but it’s not long enough. I have had such positive results initially that I think I plan to keep the medium, but I can only wear it around the house. I was happy with the initial results, but sad I won’t be able to continue to wear my corset as intended.
This is a decent product, but I’m giving it three stars. I am 11 days postpartum from a vaginal delivery and feeling great, but only wore the corset for days 3-6 postpartum. It fit ok – I sized myself with the website sizer and was surprised to see a large…I ordered a medium because that’s what the chart measurements led me to. Overall, Bellefit will get the job done but i would not purchase it again.
I think this may have benefited me more if I had purchased it right away. I bought it at 6 months postpartum. Maybe I’m just too big of a wuss for a girdle.
Fast delivery but shipping was expensive to UK. Better to use amazon uk. Used the sizing guide for fit but the bellefit is far too small for me.
I know the item is made to be snug but the boning was too tight for me.
I ordered the large but it didnt fit. I wish I ordered the x-large. I was super excited about this.
(verified owner) – 04/29/2017
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Don’t get me wrong, the product does its job. Keeps everything in place and helps with support in ways I didn’t think would be possible after my c-section.
(verified owner) – 06/06/2017
I waited the appropriate amount of weeks and took measurements but I couldn’t get it on.
(verified owner) – 07/14/2017
I can see how this would work for some, but for me, the corset was way too restrictive and not comfortable to wear….especially after recovering from a c-section! I had to return it for something else.
I used this after both of my vaginal deliveries. I love how it makes you feel thinner and tighter after birth. I was able to wear jeans without worrying about my love handles. I do feel that it makes you lose some of the water weight faster but it’s hard to say since I don’t have anything to compare to (if I didn’t wear it). It’s pretty comfortable (considering most corsets are not). I like the closure on the bottom.
I do however have a couple complaints. I wish it was more adjustable since you lose so much weight the first week I went from the loose clamps to the tighter clamps after only a week and then after week 2 it was already not that tight and pointless to wear. I’d like to be able to wear this for several months but it really is only useful for a few weeks since you slim down so fast. My other complaint is that it rolls down from the top. I wish it had a wider band on top. Also- unlike the gorgeous model in the photo- most of us postpartum moms have some rolls. This girdle ends right in my back fat roll and makes it look really bad. This is also the main reason it rolls down. Makes my back fat look 10x worse. Let me add that I am a size small, so I’m not huge. And still it really squishes my back/bra fat. I think having a thicker band at the top would help with this (and make it go up higher to the bra) instead of ending at the ribs. My
Other complaint Is that you can see I’m wearing it due to the clasps on the stomach. Made me wonder if I should have gotten the zipper one instead. But then it wouldn’t be adjustable.
Overall I liked it. I wore it all day everyday. But really wish it had some improvements. Everyday I considered sewing on a wide band on the top but with a newborn nobody has time to sew!
(verified owner) – 08/09/2018
I desperately want this to work but it’s a struggle to get on. It takes me like 10 mins just to get it on. Maybe cuz I’m overweight w a lot of loose skin and no abs but as I snap my way up the bottom snaps come undone so I have to start over! There’s like 3 snaps I can’t get to close so I use the extender. I also wish there was Velcro at the crotch instead of more snaps! It makes using the restroom kinda a pain especially at night. I should’ve gone with the side zipper closure corset but this was recommended on the “size finder” cuz I had a csection. Also the panty lines are horrendous , but not like I’m the epitome of sexy right now lol. It seems like a good quality product but since I’ve worn it a couple times I can’t exchange so I’m determined to make it work. If they had a thong zipper closure with Velcro at the crotch I’d be all over it when I downsize. Also, The boning digs into my ribs but so far it’s tolerable.
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How to Wear your Bellefit Corset®
Begin wearing after birth on the day that you are discharged from the hospital. It’s optimal to begin wearing Bellefit right after birth; however, you will still see results if you begin to wear your girdle at any time during the first 6 months after the delivery.
Here’s why: Still present after childbirth for up to 6 months are hormones secreted during pregnancy. These hormones, Estrogen, progesterone and relaxin loosen the abdominal muscles, the pelvic structure and supporting ligaments and joints. Bellefit works together with your body’s natural process of recovery.
As a new mother, you likely have questions about what you can and cannot do after giving birth. There will be a period of rest and recovery following the birthing process that you’ll be recommended to take. So, how do you know if a postpartum girdle is right for you or not?
Among the many benefits that comes with wearing a postpartum girdle is how well it keeps things in place. With pregnancy weight being an issue for many women who have just given birth, a postpartum girdle helps compress the abdomen, giving you a seamless look that can be worn under dresses, skinny jeans, and sweatpants.It also provides extra support for the lower back which has a tendency to hurt whenever weight is gained.
Having a garment that keeps everything in place makes it easier for you to exhibit good posture and prevent muscle strain. That means that you won’t risk injuring yourself while you work to lose the extra weight you gained while pregnant.Bellefit products are designed to maximize comfort while providing support in all the right places. We offer a variety of styles of girdles to choose from, too, making it easy to find one that you love wearing.
The fact that your hips spread while pregnant to accommodate childbirth is quite the phenomenon. Your pelvis also makes room for the birthing process which may or may not include a vaginal delivery.
With the right corset or girdle, you’ll be able to narrow the distance between your hips and go back to looking like yourself once again.
As you work to lose the pregnancy weight, you’ll feel your hips and lower back being supported by the undergarment. Binding your hips in the eight weeks after giving birth helps pelvic joints go back to where they were prior to your pregnancy. That way, you won’t feel them being as spread-out as before.
A surge of hormones is something to be expected when pregnant. Don’t be concerned if your mood swings all over the place. It’s incredibly normal to feel the highest of highs and the lowest of lows.
You will get back to your normal self soon. Even if you don’t, you’ll start to feel better about your situation. If your feelings of sadness or depression don’t go away, it’s time to speak to a licensed therapist who can help you on a clinical level. Your issue is far more complicated than just needing some extra rest or help around the house.
Your hormones will eventually settle and you’ll feel more at ease in your body. Don’t be surprised if there is a transitional period from giving birth to getting back to your pre-pregnancy self. You’ve got time, and with Bellefit, you’ve got tools! Our postpartum girdles have helped women from around the world feel more confident about their bodies after delivering.
As a pregnant woman, you’re required to follow lots of advice. The following list provides valuable insight and advice on what not to do after giving birth to a child. By following it and the suggestions given to you by your physician, you decrease the chances delaying your recovery.
– Strenuous Exercising
– Junk Food
– Certain Types of Fish
It’s important that you steer clear of these things until your body has had time to fully heal and that you’re no longer breastfeeding your child. That way, you’re not taking any chances on you or your baby’s health. Instead, you’re postponing some of the things you may really be looking forward to doing, eating or drinking.
The Corset is adjustable and has two rows of hook and eye closures in the front that are separated by an inch apart. As your body transforms after your delivery, you can adjust the setting when slightly more or less compression is needed.
This post-pregnancy corset also has a convenient crotch closure that allows you to use the restroom or change your underwear and pads comfortably without needing to take it off each time.
Yes! The front hook and eye closures of the Corset are designed with the incision in mind.
The Corset is not bulky and is flush with your skin; however because of the closure location, it may be slightly visible underneath certain fabrics or if you are wearing a fitted top. Keep in mind though that your comfort and healing process is the most important factor!
Yes! The Corset is an excellent option for either delivery method.
Yes! The Corset is recommended in the case of an abdominal surgery that may or may not be the result of a pregnancy.
Yes. There are two rows of the hook and eye closures that are separated by an inch apart so you can tighten your girdle when more or less compression is needed throughout your recovery.
Since the Corset is adjustable, it is suitable for all body shape types.
Begin wearing your Corset the day that you are discharged from the hospital or as soon as you are ready to wear it after the delivery. It’s optimal to begin wearing Bellefit right after birth; however, you will still see results if you begin to wear your girdle at any time during the first 6 months after the delivery. As always, consult with your physician to make sure the Corset is right for you since every recovery process is so unique.