The main function of prenatal band is supporting the abdomen of a pregnant women and ensuring the correct position of the child in the womb. The correct band, provided that it is worn by all the rules, will take the load off the spine of the woman and prevent the appearance of stretch marks on the belly.
There are categories of women who are always shown wearing bandages. First of all, it is the mothers, leading an active lifestyle, spending more of their day on their feet. The bandages must be worn women with a multiple pregnancy, with repeated pregnancies, because in these cases the skin on the abdomen is stretched much stronger. The band around the stomach will also help relieve back pain, relieve low back pain.
Contraindications to wear band practically does not exist. Doctors only raise questions about the appropriateness of its use. Among doctors, there are both opponents and supporters of bandages.
Apply a bandage is better, starting from the fourth month of pregnancy when the belly is rapidly begins to grow. To wear a bandage you up to the birth.
The bandage must be worn correctly, he in no case should not drag the stomach and create excessive pressure on the fetus. Every 3-4 hours from the band better off to wear it all day is not recommended.
Today there are several types of tires, and each woman can choose it to his liking:
1. Bandage-briefs. This brace is made in the form of regular panties. Supporting elastic insert is located in the abdomen and waist. This brace is comfortable to use, its easy to put on. Cons it has. Bandage-briefs have much more washing than a conventional tire, as they are underwear. The belly is constantly growing, so you will need several sizes of this tire.
2. Bandages lace-up - is perhaps the oldest type of bandage. Such bandages are very uncomfortable in their use and virtually no stretch, therefore, they practically do not support the abdomen. Increasingly bandages lace-up replaced with bands of elastic material without lacing. They are regulated depending on the size of the belly Velcro.
3. Bandage-belt. This is perhaps the most popular today kind of bandages. He looks like a ribbon with Velcro flap. Many models have two additional valve. This brace can be worn from both vertical and horizontal position. This is perhaps the most popular today kind of bandages. He looks like a ribbon with Velcro flap. Many models have two additional valve. This brace can be worn from both vertical and horizontal position.