Frequently Asked Questions

Belly Binder

What are the differences between 2in Belly and Pelvic Binder Set (SS02R) and Pure Cotton Anti-Allergy Binder Set (SS05)?

The 2in1 Belly and Pelvic Binder Satin Set (SS02R) is a powerful belly binder that is made of satin fabric, a soft and cooling touch suitable for outings. Our binder offers a complete 360° support across your midsection, back, and pelvic floor to redefine your waistline by improving circulation and reduces swelling (edema). 

The Pure Cotton Anti Allergy Belly Binder Set (3 Straps) (SS05) is made of pure cotton and 4 layer cotton gauze to protect over your incision and absorb moisture from the incision to prevent infection.

Which Belly Binder has the most compression?

All of the be;lly binder provide the same level of compression. However, the 2in1 Belly and Pelvic Binder Satin Set (SS02R) has the strong compression panels, allowing for a more customized fit.

Which Belly Binder is the softest?

Can I wear a Belly Binder while I'm pregnant?

No, belly binder is a postpartum recovery product that has strong compression, something that is not recommended to use during pregnancy.

If you’re looking for a support belt during pregnancy we recommended Bmama Premium Maternity Support Belt

When can I start wearing the Belly Binder?

Our belly binder is suitable for both Natural Birth and C-section mommies. However, for natural birth you can start wearing it right after delivery. C-section recovery, it’s recommended that you start wearing it during the 2nd week of postpartum or you can seek your doctor's permission if you have any doubt.

Can I wear the Belly Binder to sleep or during meals?

Belly Binder is used for a purpose, using it for other purposes than that might not be a wise choice. Also, it might make you uncomfortable while eating as well as while sleeping. So it’s not recommended to try to avoid doing that.

How tight should a Belly Binder feel?

Any belly binder you use should feel like a gentle hug around your abdomen and should not be tight as shapewear. You should feel a gentle comparison and give extra support for your back and abdomen. This will assist your core muscles to function properly and help improve your posture while reducing the aches and pain that many new mommies experience while breastfeeding and moving around.

How quickly will I see a difference after wearing a Belly Binder? How long will it last?

Every mommy is different. Many mommies report seeing results in the first 5 days and others within the first 2-3 weeks. Please keep in mind that other factors, including diet and breastfeeding, can affect your result. 

As much as we wish they could be, Bmama Belly Binder are not magical products. They were designed to assist you in your efforts to return to your pre-pregnancy size. How long the results of those efforts last is based on individual habits, and not something that we can predict or guarantee.

Can I sleep in my Belly Binder?

No, we’re not recommended to wear during nighttime.

Is the Belly Binder easy to apply?

Yes, it’s easy to apply, the directions are below:

  • Align and place the upper and lower position of the wrap on your abdomen. *Recommended to be worn lying down for a finer fit. 
  • Tuck in the tummy and secure the first strap in place. 
  • Temporarily secure the first strap and readjust the straps starting from the button till the top. (Scoop your belly upwards when securing the first strap)
  • Position the pelvic belt at the hips, and secure it accordingly. Lift and pull both garter straps forward to bind it in position.

Will the binder prevent me from breastfeeding?

No, the binder is designed to fit under the breast and will not interfere with breastfeeding.

Can I wear my binder in the shower?

No unfortunately, the binder is not designed to be worn in water.

Simply take off before getting wet

Can you wash a binder in the washing machine?

Hand wash instead of machine wash. Using a machine wash or dryer can damage the elastic as well as the velcro closure preventing the binder’s effectiveness.

Instead, hand wash your binder in the sink with mild detergent and cold water, and do not let it soak for a long period of time.

Do - Hand wash in cold water with a mild detergent.

Do - Line or air dry.

Do - For tougher stains, you can soak the white garments in water with a little hydrogen peroxide. The peroxide is a natural bleaching agent.

Do Not – Put in the washing machine or dryer.

Do Not – Use chlorine bleach. Bleach can break down the material.

Failure to properly care for your garment can cause loss of compression or performance.