Julie Kay Belly Way Author

Women have been binding their bellies after pregnancy for many decades. Many different cultures bind the abdomens of mothers after they give birth as a standard procedure. Different materials are used to create pressure on the lower abdominal area so that the stomach that has stretched quite drastically during pregnancy is encouraged to return to […]

Post-birth abdominal binding has been practiced by women for centuries. The main theory behind binding is to return a woman’s abdominal and pelvic region to its pre-pregnancy state as soon as possible after birth. Primarily through compression, binding aids in returning the internal abdominal and pelvic organs, muscle and skin to the pre-partum state. As […]

Back pain is a common ailment during pregnancy. As many as 50 to 90% of women suffer some form of back or pelvic girdle pathology or ailment because of pregnancy. Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) is defined as pain or discomfort experienced in the lumbar spine, abdomen, pelvis and thigh areas. PGP is highly common in […]