Many pregnant women are shocked when told they have developed a hernia. Keeping fit and maintaining a healthy weight does not always prevent a hernia from developing.
There are many types of hernia but the most common in pregnancy are:
. This occurs when part of your bowel squeezes through your lower abdomen into the groin.
Happens when fatty tissue or a part of the bowel pushes through into the groin at the top of the inner thigh
When fatty tissue or a part of the bowel pushes through the abdomen close to your belly button (navel)
Due to the obvious risks doctors are reluctant to perform surgery during pregnancy and there advice may be to “put up with it” or some may suggest hernia compression therapy.
Using the Babybellyband System for relief from hernia’s in pregnancy has been known to prevent the need for surgery, post partum.
Its gentle, but effective, support makes it the obvious choice for use during pregnancy and beyond