Post partum clothes(5 Posts)
user1471518119 Mon 14-Sep-20 11:59:32
BumbleNova Mon 14-Sep-20 12:08:37
peachypetite Mon 14-Sep-20 12:55:04
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I've seen various post partum clothes advertised like support leggings, support underwear and support belts. Are these worth buying or are they a waste of time?
Now 21 weeks and want to have everything ready for post birth to ensure the best recovery.
Bit of a waste of time money/tbh. It's basically support to "hold you in" so you look less like you have had a baby. Frankly, I don't think there is anything wrong with looking like you have just done something as amazing as have a baby.
I just wore comfy things post birth. My midwife advised one week in bed, one week on the sofa.
I’d wait and see how you feel and look post birth instead of wasting money now.
I just wore my pregnancy clothes after my babies until I fitted back into my pre pregnancy clothes. About four months in I bought some normal jeans in a size or so up from my pre pregnancy size while my bum and hips settled back. The post pregnancy clothes are all a swizz in my opinion, they are just after you money! Leggings and baggy tops all the way.
It all depends on how much your body changes and how long it takes to settle into your post pregnancy body. Within a week I had lost that pregnant look and fitted back into my first trimester - early second trimester clothing. At 5 weeks pp I'm wearing a mix of fitted maternity clothes and my larger prepregnancy clothes. What I wear is pretty irrelevant as it's only on a short while before it's covered in milk, spit up or baby poo.