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Bellefit is the leading brand of FDA Registered Postpartum Girdles and Corsets.
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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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(verified owner) – 11/24/2018
Fit as Expected
I wear this every day during exercise since having my third child 12mo ago. I’ve recently purchased my second one in a smaller size. Couldn’t be happier!!
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(verified owner) – 11/26/2018
I’m 5 months post partum with twins and I wish I had it when I had delivered. I thought it was a bit pricey since I wasn’t working and didn’t find it necessary. I was wrong. I feel better about going out in public and not having to wear sweat pants and baggy shirts all the time.
(verified owner) – 11/30/2018
This is an awesome product ! Supporting and durable
(verified owner) – 11/30/2018
I absolutely love this! After my c section I could move around and be comfortable
Great girdle made me feel whole. Gave me amazing support and made me feel confident.
(verified owner) – 12/04/2018
Being pregnant with twins and on bedrest for 3 months i not only gained weight but had a lot of loose skin. With bellefit i was able to get my body back. I have 3 now and plan on ordering more. These truly helped me gain confidence and comfort that i had lost.
(verified owner) – 12/07/2018
I started using bellefit 2 day postpartum. I started with size large, now I am using xsmall! I am back to my pregnancy size!! I absolutely love bellefit!
(verified owner) – 12/09/2018
I’m 5’7 and weigh 148 lbs right now. I’m two weeks postpartum. I weighted 170 when I gave birth. I love this so much and definitely plan to go to a smaller size when finished with my current!
(verified owner) – 12/10/2018
I would not have survived my first 4 weeks without this corset. It gave me the support I needed after labor. I had an emergency csection and this helped me with the pain afterwards. I ordered a XL and it was a big but I still used it anyway. I am now 4 weeks postpartum and I am ready for a smaller size. I would like the size finder to be more accurate because I would have fit in a Large. But the results are still amazing.
(verified owner) – 12/11/2018
After my griddle was too big twice, I got contacted by customer support to get a free gridle of the correct size. So happy they did that now I can’t stop wearing it
(verified owner) – 12/11/2018
Wonderful comfortable product!! Customer service was great too!
(verified owner) – 12/12/2018
Worked great really supports everything since i had n emergency c section. Should have bought the bundle though as i’m back to buy another in the size down.
(verified owner) – 12/13/2018
I had a complete hysterectomy and my Dr advised that I should get a binder. After reviewing several products I decided to try bellefit. Customer service helped me choose the right fit for me. When the product arrived it was small and I had to return the product for an exchange. I initially ordered a size large but when the exchange arrived I received an XXL and not an XL. This was much larger and did not give me a great support. The product is great it is just the fit. I bet the XL would have been a perfect fit and would have supported my pelvic area as well as my back.
All said and done it is a great product as long as you get the fit right. If you get the right size it supports your back and stomach well.
Upon returning home after giving a vaginal delivery I used it for days and nights in end and now I’m on my last on which is an XS and my son in just 2 months !!! My stomach is almost back to where it was and I’m stronger because of this girdles support. My confidence has also gone up. Thank you soo much for this creation. God bless !!!
(verified owner) – 12/15/2018
Fit like it was supposed to from the measurements given! Gave me a lot of support after my c section. Made getting out of bed easier and I felt like everything was held in! Already have to get the size down!
(verified owner) – 12/18/2018
If you are debating on getting this corset or not, do not hesitate! After just one week of use, I have noticed a HUGE difference in my body. My tummy has gone down a lot faster than with my first child and it has helped my posture as well. I feel like its helping me get into my pre pregnancy body sooner than expected. A great investment for all mommies!!!
(verified owner) – 12/18/2018
With my first baby I had an Emergency C-section that caught me completely by surprise and unprepared. With my second baby I realized I would need to be better prepared with an active toddler to take care of as well as a newborn and while doing research I read about the Bellefit girdles and decided to give it a try. Shipping was amazingly fast and their exchange process was so easy and hasslefree. The additional abdominal and lower back support provided has helped me recover and take care of my two babies. =)
(verified owner) – 12/21/2018
Bought a small and a medium corset so I can transition to get my body back to my pre-pregnancy size. Looking forward to wearing them in the spring after baby!
(verified owner) – 12/25/2018
I am smaller than I was before I got pregnant. The bellefit helped me to get my stomach and core back and it was so helpful for my confidence. I love this product and have continued to buy smaller sizes as my body has gone back into shape. I love it, and recommend it to everyone!
(verified owner) – 12/28/2018
I did a bunch of research on different girdles and this is the only one I found that used medical grade compression and had incredible before and after pictures to back up the benefits of using their girdle. I would definitely recommend using a Bellefit girdle. The corset provided so much support after my delivery. My placenta didn’t detach and after having to have it manually removed my body felt like it had been torn in half. I was so sore and everything felt out of place. I started using the girdle the day I got home from the hospital and it was life changing. It gave me so much support and made everyday activities much easier. I am a true believer, not only is the girdle supportive but it truly does help you get your body back. After only 2 days of wearing the corset I was able to move to the smaller row and saw a big difference in my stomach. It was so encouraging to see such fast change in my body and to be able to fit back into my pre-pregnancy jeans so soon.
(verified owner) – 12/29/2018
220 at time of delivery
This was my 3rd c section and by far the best recovery I have ever had. Started wearing corset 48 hours free delivery. Wore 23 hours a day for the first 2 weeks, then wear during the day only as sleeping with it was not comfortable. The corset really helps you feel support in tummy and lower back area. I definitely feel slimmer when I am wearing it. Worth the money.
(verified owner) – 01/01/2019
I purchased the Bellefit Corset in an XL. I called first because my sizing was all over the place. By the end of my pregnancy, I was 194. I was originally a size 4 or 6 and my hips were about 43. The lady suggested I get an XL. I ordered it Monday after I delivered, but did not receive it until Saturday.
I put it on and immediately felt more put together. I wore it all day with the exception of after washing it and showering until maybe week 3, then I stopped wearing it at night. Two weeks, I had gone down to a large. Today, four weeks later, I am 14 pounds to my pre-pregnancy weight and 19 to my goal. Outside of breastfeeding and kegel exercises, I have not done any major exercising with the exception of running around with my other children. I am debating on if I should purchase a medium. I would recommend this to any woman. You begin to feel more like a woman instead of a deflated blow-up doll. I would use it again if I became pregnant again.
(verified owner) – 01/02/2019
Love this much better than the Dual Closer Corset. I started with a size Medium and now down to a small, need to order an x-small soon.
(verified owner) – 01/04/2019
As soon as I received it I tried it on and I love it
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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.
Wearing Bellefit is beneficial for women during any stage of their recovery journey after giving birth. Depending on where you are in your journey, you can choose a postpartum girdle or an abdominal binder. This handy guide will help you choose the ideal style for you.
Girdles provide all-around coverage of your core, rear-end and groin área to support your lower abdomen.
Girdles compress front-to-back and around the core to provide support of your groin and hold heavy flow pads in place.
Girdles must be worn with underwear. They are designed with a convenient access flap so you can use the restroom, change your pads, etc.
Girdles are designed to be easier for you to put on after giving birth.
Girdles can be worn day & night.
Ab Binders cover your mid-core. They are designed to reduce your waist and give you an hourglass effect.
Ab Binders don’t support the postpartum lower abdomen area as well as Girdles.
Ab Binders don’t support the c-section incision.
Bellefit Binders are made with triple-layered fabrics which makes them fit firmly around the waist.
Ab Binders are not recommended to wear right after giving birth.
Ab Binders are recommended for daytime use only.
Girdles are best for wearing after giving birth, especially after a c-section.
Ab Binders are recommended 15-20 days after giving birth. This varies based on your unique recovery.
Ab Binders are designed with three layers of compression fabrics. This gives them a firm and smoothing fit around the waist.
Bellefit girdles have a reinforced front panel that reaches down to the lower abdomen designed to support the post-baby pooch.
Both the Girdle and Binder are effective within their purpose.
Girdles are designed to support the postpartum belly, help reduce swelling and reduce after-birth pains.
Binders are designed to instantly reduce inches off your waistline and give you a more visible hourglass figure.
Abdominal Binders can be slid up or down your core to give you proper coverage if you have a long torso.
Girdles can be slightly customized to add or remove length by adjusting the settings on the groin closure flap.
For additional length all girdles come with a free attachable extender.
The styles which are most adjustable are the:
Any Corset has 2-3 rows of hook & eye closures and an adjustable groin flap. These features allow you to tighten or loosen the girdle for a customized fit.
Dual-Closure Girdles have 2-3 rows of hook & eye closures, a side zipper closure and an adjustable groin flap. These features allow you to tighten or loosen the girdle for a customized fit.
Abdominal Binder Corset is very adjustable with 3 rows of hook-and-eye closures. It can be slid up or down to find your most comfortable coverage.
ALL GIRDLES will give you results if you wear them within the first year after giving birth. Binders can be worn during any lifestage, so if it’s been over a year since giving birth, Abdominal Binders are the right solution for shaping, waist reduction and an hourglass waist effect.
ALL GIRDLES can be worn after giving birth when you are discharged from the hospital. Wearing ANY GIRDLE day & night will provide great ‘snapback’ results if worn within a year after giving birth.
Binders are a great companion item to the Girdles when you want to shape your waistline and wear your favorite outfits.
There are two Girdle Styles designed to be safer for recovery after Hysterectomy or abdominal surgery:
If you’re not recently postpartum or have never been pregnant, Abdominal Binders are the right solution for shaping, waist reduction and an hourglass waist effect.
ALL GIRDLES can be worn for recovery of Diastasis Recti.
Girdles are designed to be easier to put on after giving birth.
Abdominal muscles affected by Diastasis are weak. Binders have very firm compression and can be more challenging to put on if you have diastasis.