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    What does a postpartum girdle do?

    A postpartum girdle compresses the tummy and uterus in order to help shrink it back to its original size-sometimes even smaller! Some are also made to shrink your hips as well. For C-section mamas, they help hold the incision in well due to the fact that some incisions tend to come apart. They also give you the support you need when using your abdominal muscles postpartum when you are still weak.

    Why should you wear a postpartum girdle?

    Many reasons: Faster bounceback rate Tummy support Flattens your tummy & hips Prevents enlargement of fat cells Straightens your spine Helps compress your uterus to not only return the uterus to its original size but to help swelling go down and extra fluid comes out. When do you start wearing a girdle? Immediately after giving birth, at the hospital! I strapped mine on 2-3 hours after I delivered.

    How long are you supposed to wear the girdle for?

    For the first 8 weeks immediately upon giving birth. This is because the hormone Relaxin stays within your system for this long!

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    • Feb 09th, 2017
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