The wrap was designed to be worn immediately postpartum up to around 8 weeks
...or until you have restored the ability to generate tension in your abdominal wall. A pelvic floor physiotherapist can be an essential part of your recovery and will help determine this.
You MUST wrap from the bottom up. (See the video below)
Wrapping from top down will increase pressure on the uterus and pelvic organs causing a downward descent (prolapse)
You are aiming for a light compression (gentle hug) and allow for involution of the uterus.
Too much compression will increase IAP (intra abdominal pressure) and compromise the pelvic floor.
Belly wrapping alone is not enough!
You should do the appropriate exercises to restore the core from the inside out. Better yet, we recommend you do the Core Confidence exercises while you are still pregnant to help prepare your core for birth.