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Bellefit is the leading brand of FDA Registered Postpartum Girdles and Corsets.
Front-Closure & Side-Zipper access, ideal for recovery after C-Section or Natural
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The Dual-Closure Girdle®, also known as the “Double Corset” combines the benefits of the Corset and the Girdle with Zipper in one girdle. Its flexibility makes it one of the best postpartum girdles after C-Section or Natural Birth.
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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) – 07/20/2016
It did the job, do not like how it fastens in the crotch area. I had a second degree episiotomy so it was very uncomfortable to fasten. Therefore I only wore it when at home so I could leave it unfastened.
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I had a C-Section I ordered when i was at the hospital and got it in 3 days so I started using it the next day i got discharged from the hospital. It was my best decision on a gridle because as soon as I put it on the pain went away. I easily moved around the house with my back straight. I reduced my belly size in two weeks so i needed to order a smaller size. It’s a must have. Highly recommended!
(verified owner) – 07/25/2016
I brought three different girgle and this is the most confortable one, I use it almost every day all day. The only problem it has is that it rolles down a little bit,I have to pull it up again all day. Other than that is perfect.
(verified owner) – 07/30/2016
I have been wearing my girdle for about 2 weeks now and I really love it. It makes me feel confident in the clothes I wear and I don’t have to worry about unbottoning my pants at the end of a big meal. It’s very comfortable and easy to put on. I would highly recommend it to other moms!
I purchased this after my c-section and i used it for about 2 weeks and then i noticed that it was fitting loose it was very helpful specially with my pain. I do recommend this the only bad thing is that i no longer need it due to it fitting loose and know im using the corset in a small
(verified owner) – 08/19/2016
I heard about Bellefit from my friend who just had her baby and she only had good things to say. I was a bit hesitant because of the price but after seeing all the five-star reviews I decided to give it a try. I am SO happy I did! Sizing and recommendations were very helpful and lead me to the dual girdle. I was able to wear the girdle, with hubby’s help, five days PP and immediately felt like I was being held together. I had the biggest fear of diastasis recti because I (5’7) already had two children, started this pregnancy at 187, was 250 giving birth, and gave birth to a 9lb 6oz baby, so I worried that all the weight gain would cause disaster. Well, I have NO diastasis recti and I truly owe it to the dual girdle. At times during the day I would realize my abdominal muscles were actually working, the compression was holding my posture better, and giving my back support as well. I honestly made the best decision purchasing this dual girdle. I am so happy with the results now five weeks PP and I see great progress! Weight loss, muscles are working, and my stomach is getting back to where we began (: I recommend Bellefit, and definitely this dual girdle, to everyone!! Absolutely worth it!
(verified owner) – 08/22/2016
My bellefit didn’t fit, and I wanted to return it. Customer service worked with me and it was no hassle.
(verified owner) – 08/29/2016
I’ve got the dual close in small. I’m 5’7″ and 130 prepregnancy with a rectangular body shape. My highest weight during pregnancy was 165. The small was so tight at first (around 2 wks postpartum) that I called Bellefit to see if their sizing chart was off. The customer service rep was fantastic+ sent a couple extenders, which made all the difference in the world. It fit then and I’ve been wearing it as much as I can (it’s been an excessively hot summer, though, so I get overheated wearing it if in out in the heat+ holding my baby. Anyway I recently lost the 2 extenders when I washed the binder on a trip, and Isela from customer service arranged to send me new ones! Awesome customer service, awesome product.
(verified owner) – 11/11/2016
Fit as Expected
Excelente producto muy buena compresión y soporte
(verified owner) – 11/11/2016
Excelente producto buena comprecion y soporte
Really comfertable & I get lots of compliments will soon be ordering a size down, 3 weeks postpartum
Hands down the best girdle I’ve experienced!!! It’s done everything i’ve imagined it would. Keeps my posture straight, have lots of confidence while wearing it. Best part is I feel I can do anything while wearing it! Have a 2.5yo at home that wants me to play with her all the time. This girdle helps me be flexible in movement. I don’t even realize I’ve had it on for 10hrs!! Best decision by far!!!
i was really excited when I got my bellefit and couldn’t wait to put it on after my c section, but unfortunately when the time came it was to small. Customer service was very good at helping me and willing to refund my money, the ladies I had spoken to were very nice and willing to help me out. Hands down one of the best girdles made that I have seen out there, they’re well made and the fabric feels comfortable, I would highly recommend getting the dual closure for the extra support after a c section.
(verified owner) – 12/20/2016
This is by far thr best girdle I have ever purchased . I am Already In a smaller size after a couple months. Thr material is very good. I wear it all day long and some.nights sleep in it. I won’t leave thr house without it. I recommend this to all my freinds. Def worth the money. I am 10 lbs lighter than when i got pregannt with my baby. I wish I knew about this with my first born .
(verified owner) – 12/28/2016
(verified owner) – 01/20/2017
Besides the great quality of this girdle, I was impressed with the prompt and very helpful customer service I was provided : )
(verified owner) – 01/24/2017
Very satisfied with my girdle. Good Material. Great customer service
The material and pieces to this corset are above and beyond any other I’ve had. But, the customer service is what has kept me so impressed with this company! When I was exchanging my small corset for a merger size was an ease. I was able to speak with a person (not a machine), and discuss the exchange via email with a personal representative. Excellent company ethics!
(verified owner) – 02/14/2017
I started wearing one week postpartum and the compression feels incredibly comfortable along my incision line. I love how it feels.
I wear this girdle all day and it’s like I don’t even have it on. I just had my baby 30th of January and I decided I just had to have one. Since this is my 7th child I really needed some post partum belly support. So glad I chose this girdle. Customer service is fantastic as well. I was sceptical of the sizing before I ordered so I contacted customer service and they answered all of my questions. I would 100% recommend this item to anyone who has just had a baby.
(verified owner) – 03/06/2017
This is my second time wearing the bellefit dual closure girdle post partum. I gave birth to twins and was diagnosed with diastis reti. There is no other postpartum girdle that I would use nor recommend – it’s the best on the market. Using the girdle was instrumental in getting my figure back during my first pregnancy- hence why I’m a repeat buyer. Well made, long lasting and delivers results.
(verified owner) – 03/21/2017
This is going to work great for me! Excellent customer service helped me find my true fit–for now, and for the later postpartum months.
(verified owner) – 03/31/2017
After giving birth my lower back was killing me, I found comfort when using the dual closure girdle. The pain literally disappeared as long as I was wearing it. Amazing support and it’s a bonus that it also helps reshape your post baby body. Two thumbs up!
I ordered this product for my first pregnancy 2+ years ago, but found it a bit uncofortable in the groin area due to my long torso. That being said, it still gave great support and helped with my recovery even when worn part-time. Fast forward to my current (second) pregnancy and I am glad that I called customer service, becuase with the extenders they can send, I anticipate being able to get much more use after this pregnancy. Customer Service was amazingly helpful and were even able to offer recommendations for use under formal attire that I will be wearing 2 months postpartum. I would highly recommend bellefit products based on the quality and if you are unsure about a product before or after you purchase, do not hesitate to give them a call!
(verified owner) – 05/26/2017
I started using this 2 weeks later my c section. I was given a band from the hospital and i thought this was good enough. But after using bellefit i realized the band they gave me in hospital is very basic. The bellefit is made of a very good material making it very comfortable to wear. I walk and go to gym wearing my bellefit. I loved it so much because it did a very good job supporting my back while walking and running. I could not have asked for anything better.
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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.
Yes! The front hook and eye closures of the Dual-Closure are designed with the incision in mind.
The main difference between the two styles is that the Dual-Closure (also known as a Double Corset) has the side zipper closure as well. Underneath the zipper are two sets of adjustable hook and eye closures (one near the top and one near the bottom).
Because it has both closure options, the Dual-Closure is able to be adjusted the most out of all of the other styles. Many moms like having the option of both closures in one girdle to also be able to choose which method is more convenient for them throughout their recovery. For example, in the beginning when your swelling is at its peak, you may find that it is easier for you to use just the front closure. Once you get a little farther along you may find that just using the zipper closure is more convenient for you.
Yes! The Dual-Closure is an excellent option for either delivery method.
The Dual-Closure is not bulky and is flush with your skin; however because of the front 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! Keep in mind though that we generally recommend a Girdle with Hooks (Corset) after an abdominal surgery that may or may not be related to pregnancy. As always, consult with your physician to make sure that a compression garment is the best choice for your recovery.
As your body transforms after your delivery, you can adjust the settings when slightly more or less compression is needed.
The Dual Closure has two rows of hook and eye closures in the front that are separated by an inch apart and a lateral zipper on the side with two sets of hook and eye closures underneath.
Since the Dual-Closure is adjustable, it is suitable for all body type shapes.
Begin wearing your Dual-Closure 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 Dual-Closure is right for you since every recovery process is so unique.