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I have developed a horrid flabby belly (post surgery - laparatomy, not nice) to the point where people think I am pregnant. I know it will shift eventually, but in the mean time I need to get me some big tummy pants to give me a better shape. Am a size 14 round the waist at the moment due to bloating. Also sick of wearing baggy clothes to hide which makes me look even more pregnant .
Can you recommend something that is suitable to wear every day. I already have some girdle type things from M&S, but they are only suitable to wear for few hours at a time (as in they are VERY tight), and I probaby couldn't get into them now anyway. Will need to get couple of pairs too so not too pricey. Any recommendations for something strong enough to hold me, but not make me have statue posture all day and be comfy?? [Not asking too much emoticon].
I got some big support pants from matalan, they were about £6 but are not so stiff as a lot of others, I wear them most days and they just hold in my overhang where my tummy is still wobbly from pregnancy, although they don't take me down a dress size!
peppa does the vest give you support on your lower tummy though? mine needs support from below, if that make sense.
marrow I had a laparatomy three years ago too but can't remember how long it takes for tummy to go down. Also have they always cut you in the same place? (sorry if being nosey, but tbh cried when I saw my tummy post surgery, I didn't have a washboard stomach beforehand, but I just couldnt believe it was MY tummy)
I have just bought some from Primark and surprisingly they are really very good. Only £4 for the pants and they come in several lengths. I have the ones that come up under the bra and they are great, holds everything in but not too tight, and doesn't ride down.