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Made of super light, breathable spandex, Medela's Postpartum Support provides the extra abdominal support and control moms need after delivery or abdominal surgery. Non-bunching design provides full, comfortable support in front and back. Smooth and invisible under clothing. Size S/M - 23"-27" pre-pregnancy waist.
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Manufacturer #: 67012
Product Weight:0.4 pounds
Product Dimensions (in inches):6.1 x 4.3 x 1.8
Average Customer Rating:
(based on 129 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Most Helpful Positive Review
GREAT for c-sections!
I think other reviewers (assuming normal delivery), are right. This is probably not great for general postpartum support. It is not binding or "supertight", as some complain. But...Read complete review
I think other reviewers (assuming normal delivery), are right. This is probably not great for general postpartum support. It is not binding or "supertight", as some complain. But on the flip side, it was great for me and my c-section. The fabric is soft and stretchy. It provides enough support to hold in those slack stomach muscles in the days after surgery, enough to allow you to get out of bed easily! And that is a feat after a c-section.The support is gentle enough to not irritate your incision line, and firm enough to make those long but necessary hospital hallway walks bearable or even possible. I am normally a size 6-8 and the small/medium was a little tight on me after delivery due to swelling. Now it fits great and still provides the support I need while my stomach heals.All in all, I gave it four stars, because it does occasionally curl up on the bottom due to the softness of the fabric, but I have round hips so I think that's my figure's fault. But that is not a big deal considering that it's allowed me to be functional and moving from the day after surgery on (walking really helps you heal faster!)I couldn't have survived without this! Best money I ever spent. I think Medela should market this item more as a c-section recovery aid than as a postpartum binder.
Most Helpful Critical Review
bulky shape, support in the wrong places
I bought this for support after my c-section and it didn't do the trick. I bought it (in-store) in L/XL size and though I had to stretch it to put it around...Read complete review
I bought this for support after my c-section and it didn't do the trick. I bought it (in-store) in L/XL size and though I had to stretch it to put it around me, it still somehow seemed loose. It has a big velcro section that doesn't flex with you and makes a "crinkly" sound when you try to bend it. The velcro is bulky and you can see where the closure is under your clothes. I gave it two stars because it did seem to help a bit with support at first but it always rode up eventually, pushing the top of the band and the stiff velcro closure right under my breasts. This means that the band is no longer giving the support in the area I need it most which is down lower.If you don't get the velcro lined up just right it will either have a big bulky wrinkle where you've bunched up the closure or you'll get the scratchy side of the velcro catching on stuff.During my pregnancy my doctor told me I had to get a support band because I was carrying very low and I bought the Mini Cradle elastic support that closes with bra-hook type closure. It was much less noticable under my clothes, still adjustable, and had tighter elastic giving it better support. I tried wearing the Mini Cradle after my surgery and it was the right type of support but the band wasn't wide enough, which is why I bought the Medela. I would NOT recommend this product. I would have returned it but I threw away the packaging so I couldn't. I say go to the store, take one out of the package and try it on if you still consider buying this, then make the decision.
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Made last Postpartum Support
from Stockton CA
About Me Grandparent
Comments about Medela Postpartum Support in Nude: S-M:
My daughter is using this piece due to having a c-section I looked all over Stockton and you were the only one who had the item thank you so much for saving the day she really needed this item
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I would buy this product again
from Plainfield, IL
About Me First Time Parent
I looked like I was still pregnant after having my son. I was very uncomfortable. The Medela Postpartum is giving the support I need while my stomach goes down.
Meh, didn't care for it
from Salisbury. Md
About Me Parent of Two or More Children
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When I used this product, I think I needed a bigger size but it was just uncomfortable. I preferred my other postpartum thing that fits like super high waisted granny panties but has a bra like strap at the crotch. This wrap made me buldge at the top when I sat down and dug into my ribs. (I'm 5ft and 125lbs when I bought a small/medium)
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
from Haverhill, MA
Use the product every day.
Awesome pp belt
This is just awesome ! Love the support it gives after the delivery! I had a csec and started using it immediately and this works great for the whole body support and posture! I absolutely love it and would recommend it to anybody looking for. Great pp belt
Made so much of a difference!
from Indio, Ca
I had my daughter through c-section and throughout recovery I lived the wrap. It fit nice and tight in all the right places. Gave me very good support.
Not the best post- prenatal product
By Recently pregnant
from North Carolina
The product bend too much, was too stiff instead of contouring to your body. I wouldn't recommend this product. Spend a little more for better quality and fabric.
The band doesn't cover enough of my midsection and over the course of a couple hours it bunches up. That causes spillover on top and bottom of the band. Velcro is cumbersome also.
Doesn't work, hard to use
from Charleston SC
Hard to use Velcro, doesn't stay in place, expensive for what it is
Works great for what it is for
By Jade fourth time mommy
I bought this product after having my forth baby thinking my stomach may not shrink back to what it was pre-pregnancy due to having four kids in 5 years. My last baby was also my biggest and my ab muscles tore, this band has provided me support that I need when I have to move around a lot. One down side is that I was a size 3-4 before getting pregnant and the small/medium fits a little snug and I only gained 22 lbs my whole pregnancy. It is comfortable to wear for a few hours but then you start to notice it ridding up with movement and such.
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