Belly bands are designed to support the lower back and abdomen during pregnancy. Back and joint pain during pregnancy can be frustrating and make it challenging to participate in everyday activities. Wearing a belly band during pregnancy may help support your lower back and baby bump during activities, decreasing pain overall.
Pregnancy Cradles or maternity cradles consist of a belly belt that wraps around the lower body and an upper strap that extends over the top of the belly. Together, these form a cradle for the stomach. Because pregnancy is often painful, hundreds of strange accessories are designed to help alleviate some of the discomforts.