Postpartum bandage: reviews, features of wearing
Recently, very often you can hear that many stars, and ordinary women helped to restore the figure (after the birth of a child) is the postpartum bandage. Reviews about its wearing today are very controversial. Some ladies say that this is a waste of money, and the figure must be restored on its own. And some women argue that without his wearing to regain the old form of the belly is simply impossible.
What is a postpartum bandage?
At its core, it is a special supporting subject of underwear, the main purpose of which is to maintain skin tone, reduce striae, and prevent the appearance of postpartum hernia.
Today, postnatal bandages of various kinds are on sale: panties, a tissue belt and some others.
It is important to understand that you can not acquire this item simply because you like the appearance or color. In order for the postpartum bandage, whose reviews are mostly positive, really did bring benefits, it is necessary that an experienced gynecologist or obstetrician helps in his choice. Only he, in accordance with information about the condition of a woman, the course of her pregnancy and her birth, will help to make the right choice.
How correctly and how much to wear this bandage?
Some women still can not regain the former form of the belly when wearing it, and often this is due to improper use. Therefore, it is best to ask the doctor to tell how to dress the postpartum bandage correctly. In this case, the probability of achieving a result at times will be higher. In any case, all its types should be worn exclusively in the prone position, in the morning immediately after awakening. Many doctors recommend that in addition, and in addition to pull in the stomach, in order to fix it more firmly.
But do not forget that even the same bandage for different women have to use a different time. On average, the total duration of wearing it is one and a half to two months. It is desirable to use it daily for 10-12 hours. Approximately every three hours it must be removed for 20-30 minutes. However, in order not to harm your health, it is best to consult with a specialist on how to wear a postpartum bandage. In any case, it should be understood that its use has both positive and negative aspects.
Advantages and disadvantages
Pros, which gives the postpartum bandage, the reviews clearly describe. Women note an increase in skin tone, a decrease in the volume of the stomach, as well as lightening of the striae. In addition, it is comfortable and comfortable in sock.
The disadvantages are mainly related to the incorrectly sized size or the purchase of a bandage made of poor-quality materials that prevent the skin from breathing.
Apparently, there are more positive sides than negative ones. The main thing to remember is that to select a postpartum bandage (reviews about which in most cases are positive) should be consulted with a doctor. And for the results of his socks to be positive, do not over tighten it or wear more than recommended by a specialist. Otherwise, you can get health problems, which is already weakened after the birth of a baby.
Of particular note is the wearing of a bandage by women who had a cesarean section. This category of ladies, he can be appointed only a specialist. This is due to the fact that in some cases this kind of delivery can be prohibited.