- Helps lift the weight of pregnancy while on your feet or working
Are you a working parent? Perhaps a single parent that needs to keep the money for bills coming in even during pregnancy? Wearing a pregnancy support belt during your pregnancy will help you redistribute and support the weight of your child while being on your feet for many hours.
- Supports any extra weight gained during pregnancy and reduces strain from polyhydramnios (excess amniotic fluid)
Pregnancy isn’t the same for everyone, nor should it be. Some of us gain more weight than usual or hold excess amniotic fluid. This makes pregnancy a little harder, but let a pregnancy belt will help hold the weight and support your stress.
- Carrying more than one child
The miracle of childbirth is a blessing to us all, when you get more blessings than you bargained for – any help can go a long way.
- Relieves lower back pack
When you become pregnant, your whole body shifts its center of gravity – like..whoa. Imagine what that’s doing to your back? The extra strain on your bones and muscles should be supported.
- Provide relief for the symptoms of Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD) or Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP), common issues during pregnancy
Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction is a condition of the pelvis where the bones become loose early in pregnancy instead of before the typical pregnancy. Pelvic Girdle Pain is a blanket term for any kind of pelvic/pubic pain experienced by people who are pregnant. These conditions can range from mild to severe, but using a pregnancy support belt may be helpful.
- Hip and pelvic pain caused by the release of the hormone relaxin which prepares your body for labor
You’re getting ready to enter the final weeks of pregnancy, and bam! Your hips and pelvis feel like something is coming with a vengeance. If relaxin is supposed to help so much, why does it feel like it’s beating you up? This is a great time to slip on a pregnancy support belt to shift weight away from the areas and aid in the process.
- Relief for sciatica – a common nerve pain which can spread down the back or leg
Pre-existing conditions or conditions arising from pregnancy can make it that much harder to carry on.
- Relief for round ligament pain
Round Ligament Pain is a common type of pain experienced in the lower belly and groin on one side of your stomach or both.
- Support for women who suffer from hernias in pregnancy
Hernias during pregnancy can happen, check out our other article Different Types of Hernias for more information.
- They can be used to help your muscles strengthen and be supported postpartum
Okay, you have given birth. You now have a screaming child and aches all over, wasn’t this supposed to be a blessing? Strap on a pregnancy support belt to help your body acclimate to not carrying a child. As for the screaming baby… it’s your partner’s turn.