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When can postpartum belts be worn?

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Dr. Richa Agarwal


Practicing since :1999

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Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2019 in Women's Health
Question: hi doctor, I had c section on 2 march, when can I start wearing postpartum belt and for how long in a day?
Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 54 minutes later
Brief Answer:

You can start after 4 months.

Detailed Answer:


As you had c- section 2 months before you have to wait 2 months more to start wearing a belt.

You can wear it for 10-12 hrs., remove during eating and sleeping time. It will support your uterus and helpful in the involution of the uterus.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Dr Richa Agarwal, OBGYN
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