Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

2 Bumps

Is it safe to wear Spanx or body shaping underwear when 3 months pregnant?

My best friend's wedding is July 24th and I'm the maid of honor and I need the dress to fit. Is it safe to wear body shaping underwear/Spanx when you're almost 3 months pregnant?

Answer Question

Asked by HannaH666 at 2:25 PM on Jul. 1, 2010 in Pregnancy

Level 2 (5 Credits)
Answers (7)
  • 3 months..? Hmm.. I personally wouldn't, but there are some people that wear tight things all throughout pregnancy.. I would say ask your doctor.

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 2:26 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I would say no. I love Spanx, but not when you're pregnant.

    Answer by mompam at 2:27 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • spanx might be okay,, but nothing any tighter than that!

    Answer by kimigogo at 2:29 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • ok? probably. Comfortable? yeah, I would say no.

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 2:40 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I don't think their would be anything wrong with it at all. My biggest questions would be. Do you think it would be comfortable? I don't think anything being tight on my belly would be comfortable at all during pregnancy.

    Answer by smarie1011 at 2:47 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I would say NO!

    Answer by TsMommy428 at 3:07 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I would not wear any of their regular shapers. They do have a great maternity shaper though. If your tummy isn't quite big enough to fit into the maternity shaper, just go without for the wedding. I wouldn't risk all of that pressure on your abdomen.

    Answer by BeachGal121 at 4:03 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.