A belly good wrap

  • Health
  • Sunday, 04 Jul 2010

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.

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