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Pregnancy Support Belt to Ease Lower Back Pain

Wearing a pregnancy support belt can make a massive difference to your comfort and health during the time you are carrying your baby.

If you’ve been pregnant before, you’ll understand how uncomfortable and downright painful it can be on your back, especially the lower back, while in the later stages of pregnancy. I’ve lost count at the number of pregnant women I see reaching round to their lower back with both hands and literally pulling themselves upright to relieve the pressure caused by the baby’s weight.

This intense pressure placed on the lower spinal area is not just uncomfortable it can cause real pain and possibly injury to the mother. The pain can radiate to areas further up the back and down into the upper legs and hamstrings.

The natural body response to this condition is to sit or lie down and relax. While this is an ideal solution, in this day and age it may not be very practical. Let’s face it, there’s always something that needs doing, and although putting your feet up and relaxing is preferable, there will be times when you just have to get on and do stuff.

There’s nothing that can be done about the weight of a baby, but there is a solution to help ease the pressure exerted on the lower back and almost eliminate the back pain.

A pregnancy support belt is the perfect solution to this problem. It is simply a large belt or band that fits under the bump and slightly above the hips and pelvis area. The belt is designed to take the full weight of the baby, which is supported from the hips rather from than the lower back.

Like most brilliant designs, simplicity is usually the key and in this case it is absolutely spot on. As soon as you put the belt on, the back pressure is instantly relieved allowing you to walk more naturally and in total comfort.

No more stretching upward to relieve the pain or walking with one hand placed on your lower back like an old woman! Now you can enjoy the later stages of your pregnancy in comfort and injury free.

There are several designs of pregnancy or maternity support belts on the market. Most of them are neutral in color and designed to fit under your normal clothes and look invisible. But you can also buy modern, trendy support belts that fit outside your clothes and come in cool looking styles and colors to match your outfit.

Now you know how essential a pregnancy support belt is, there’s no excuse for you not to have one. If you can’t borrow one from someone you know, they come in a range of prices and are cheap enough for anyone’s budget.

If you would like to read more about the advantages of a pregnancy support belt and check out the different styles currently available, visit my site: http://www.maternitysupportbelt.org

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