Many times we find the newly released mothers wearing a girdle, with the aim of hiding the tummy. However, more and more celebrities are showing their natural bodies after giving birth (as in the case of the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton), with the bulging, logical abdomen of a woman who has
Many times we find the newly released mothers wearing a girdle, with the aim of hiding the tummy. However, more and more celebrities are showing their natural bodies after giving birth (as in the case of the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton), with the bulging, logical abdomen of a woman who has just given birth.
With regard to the use or not of the bands in the postpartum, there is more and more unanimity on the part of the professionals who treat women during maternity: they are not recommended as a rule salvo, except in very isolated cases and always assessing each case .Why not use the abdominal girdle after delivery
If a girdle is placed on the abdomen, the pressure increases in the area of the perineum and this damages the musculature that is more weakened and even damaged by pregnancy and childbirth, can be aggravated pelvic floor problems such as incontinence, prolapses ...
We also prevent the abdominal muscles from doing their job. During pregnancy they have been very distended due to the growth of the baby and the uterus, and it is recommended that little by little they return to perform their function: the support, they are responsible in part to maintain our upright posture, and the viscera and structures on your site
When and how to use the girdle in the postpartum period
The use of the girdle can reduce some of the typical postpartum pain, especially if the woman has given birth by caesarean section; since the belt in the immediate postoperative period greatly relieves the woman, since it presses the wound and the mother can move more easily, and decrease the discomfort that can arise each time she gets up, goes to bed, laughs or coughs. But it is not convenient to abuse it, if you use it you can do it for the first 3-5 days, then it is advisable to remove it and make it your own musculature that is taking tone. And the fabric of it must be breathable, since beneath it is the wound that has to heal.
Most women use it to reduce abdominal volume, but it is not proven that the use of these garments really do work in this regard. However, on an aesthetic level under the clothes, they can disguise the 'roundness' typical of motherhood. It is much more advisable to do controlled exercise, as long as the midwife or gynecologist gives the approval.