July 20, 2024

Benefits of Wearing a Postpartum Girdle After Delivery

There are many benefits of wearing a postpartum girdle. Therefore, in this post, I want to share some of the information I know about postpartum girdles and their benefits for moms.

As a first-time mommy, I was lucky that my doctor advised me to use a postpartum girdle after I gave birth to my baby. Following the doctor’s advice, my husband bought an abdominal binder from the hospital pharmacy. It is true that four years ago I was not much aware of the benefits of having a girdle for me after a C-section. However, today I am glad that I used an abdominal binder!

If you are a new mom or mom to be, here are some helpful tips that explain the benefits of wearing a postpartum girdle after delivery. I used a postpartum girdle and I experienced all these benefits. So, I am sure these tips will help another mom experience all these benefits after the baby’s delivery!

Benefits of Wearing Postpartum Girdle After Delivery

A Postpartum Girdle or an abdominal binder is a special garment that also compresses and shapes your body. This is why it is helpful to get the shape back after the delivery. Especially for those who deliver the baby via C-section, sometimes it is difficult to come back to the normal shape of the body. I remember the sagging and loose tummy I had during the first few weeks after the delivery. Luckily I could get firm belly skin and an almost flat tummy in a few months. When the kid was celebrating his first birthday I was almost in my pre-pregnancy weight

Why Should You Use a Postpartum Girdle After Delivery? – Benefits of Wearing a Postpartum Girdle

The reasons are simple. A postpartum girdle will help you to get the shape. It gives muscle support after your delivery. A Postpartum Girdle will help you to tighten your abdominal muscles without giving much compression. Also, this compression of muscles will improve blood flow. As you can reduce the swelling of the muscles with a postpartum girdle, which will help you to recover and heal from the wounds after a C-section. This is the main reason for my doctor to introduce an abdominal binder for me after my C-section. That gave me comfort from the wounds and sagging muscles. Don’t forget to read helpful guides for top postpartum girdle options for more details on different types of abdominal binders available on the market.

How do you buy a Postpartum Girdle?

Postpartum girdles or abdominal binders come with a lot of features. So, if you plan to buy a girdle for you, it is better to read the features before you buy. It should fit you properly and it should be easy to use. After all, it should be a girdle that gives you comfort.

Considering the benefits you get after using a Postpartum Girdle, an abdominal binder can be the best investment for any postpartum lady!

Do you have any experience with using a Postpartum Girdle? Please share.

Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi

Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi is the founder of this blog. She shares her parenting and lifestyle experiences of raising a child in Singapore.

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16 thoughts on “Benefits of Wearing a Postpartum Girdle After Delivery

  1. These girdles are also helpful if one has had surgery near the stomach or abdominal area. My grandmother swore by girdles and encouraged us to wear them whenever possible. I have to say that her advice has helped me immensely.

  2. It’s great that there’s a hub like this for moms and moms-to-be to share helpful tips, and have a sense of community with these topics. Postpartum girdles seems like a great investment.

  3. I’m not yet at the stage in my life for children, but it’s interesting to learn of all the different items out there. Had not heard of a post partum girdle until now!


  4. Yes, I can say that personally. I used girdle for close to 3 months and it helped my abdominal strength so much apart from getting me back to shape from tummy region.

  5. Interesting. I hadn’t heard of a post partum girdle before! It definitely sounds like something that would be beneficial to so many people. Thanks for showing me this, I’ll file that bit of information away in my brain for future use. 🙂

  6. Gridles are really helpful for not only women after delivery but for those who undergoes with any surgery. I also used this after both my deliveries. And it helps me alot in gaining my shape back like before .

  7. I’m not sure these were around 30 years ago but I was lucky and back into my regular clothes in 2 weeks. Most people hate me for this. LOL

  8. It’s great that there’s a hub like this for moms and moms-to-be to share helpful tips, and have a sense of community with these topics. Thanks for sharing!

  9. I’m so glad you’re sharing these tips. I’ve never had children yet, but I’ve heard about the postpartum girdle and will definitely be using one in the future!

  10. I am not yet a mother but this is really very informative. Will bookmark this so it will remind me in the future. For the meantime, I will share this first to my mommy and soon to be mom friends.

  11. I have never been pregnant myself, so this topic is all new to me! However this is good to know for whenever the time comes. It’s always good to feel good about yourself, especially right after when the depression can kick in.

  12. I think that Postpartum girdles are one of the more controversial topics in the world of pregnancy and postpartum care. The fact is that there are very good reasons to try out a postpartum belly wrap, and I honestly believe every mama out there would benefit from using one !

  13. I had no idea about post partum girdle before! This sounds amazing for mommies to get back into the shape! Glad to know that these kinds of products are available in the market!

  14. Although post partum are definitely beneficial, my opinion is that girdles should be worn from the early teenage years. According to a national survey there are fifty percent more overweight people now compared to the nineteen sixties.

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