Is a postpartum belly band necessary?
A postpartum wrap can provide some much-needed support right after you give birth, but there is no reason to keep wearing one for an extended period of time. “I do like to wean women off of them fairly quickly because of the risk to the pelvic floor,” Duvall says.
What size Belly Bandit should I get?
If you are purchasing a Belly Bandit early on in your pregnancy, your best bet is to go up 1 to 2 band sizes from your pre-pregnancy belly size. In the eighth month many women will be the same size as they will be post delivery. The Belly Bandit is designed with five inches of adjustability to stay tight as you shrink.
How do you wear a maternity belly bandit belt?
The medical community, such as the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, doesn't generally support the use of waist trainers for any amount of time, much less at night. Reasons not to wear one while sleeping include: potential impact on acid reflux, hindering proper digestion.