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

(minimum 6 characters)

Will wearing a girdle help my body bounce back from my c-section?

I have one that looks like a pair of undies. It feels SOO nice to wear. Everything feels supported and comfortable. Just wondering if it would help at all!!

 
MarlyeGirl

Asked by MarlyeGirl at 1:00 AM on Nov. 27, 2008 in Just for Fun

Level 2 (5 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (4)
  • Your incision needs to heal first. ;-)
    KnoxvilleDoula

    Answer by KnoxvilleDoula at 1:23 AM on Nov. 27, 2008

  • not really, i was told not to wear one cause it could cause my body not to heal is fast as it should
    Pooky_mommy

    Answer by Pooky_mommy at 1:02 AM on Nov. 27, 2008

  • i didn't wear one, but i know what you mean, i held a pillow up against me. i know some hospitals give out a belt-like thing for people to hold it up. i don't think it will help you bounce back any faster, but it is comfortable.
    armywife43

    Answer by armywife43 at 1:04 AM on Nov. 27, 2008

  • I would say if you want to wear it when you go out (bumpy car rides, lots of walking etc) then go for it. But the PP is right, your skin/incision needs to be able to breathe to heal well. Don't wear it all the time.
    Kimebs

    Answer by Kimebs at 1:05 AM on Nov. 27, 2008