A belly good wrap


Can a postpartum girdle really help get you back into shape after giving birth?

I HAVE to start out by saying that I have never used a postpartum girdle, but I am beginning to wish that I had. In my time, I used the bengkung (traditional Malaysian postpartum belly wraps) consising of a piece of cloth about 12 feet long that was wound tightly round my body from below my bust to the hips. After five children ... don’t ask me how I survived.

Start your ads-free experience now!

Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month

Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Health

Soothe your cough with liquorice
Can infants take cow’s milk?
What to know about getting braces for your kid
Prevent a peanut allergy by feeding your baby peanuts
Are we really ‘left-brained’ and ‘right-brained’ people?
Predicting the next pandemic with weather and disease data
How does a deaf patient communicate with a doctor?
Climate change and health: Will it just be all talk?
#Foodporn FTW when it comes to being mindful of your diet
Doctor, my boy has breasts!

Others Also Read