If you have been following my pregnancy journey, you know I have hip and pelvic pain. I have seen a physical therapist and am currently seeing a chiropractor. My chiropractor, similar to the chiropractors in columbus ohio, has been a great help during this pregnancy. You may assume a pregnant woman, like myself, can’t visit a chiropractor, but in fact, it’s great for both myself and the baby! During pregnancy your body releases hormones, one of which is relaxin, to help prepare your hips and pelvis for delivery. I have been told this hormone is also released when you are nursing. Since I am pregnant AND nursing, I have a lot of this hormone in my body. This contributes to my hip and pelvic pain. Other than being very careful about my body’s position (no crossing my legs, try not to move my hips and shoulders separately, sit up very carefully, and more) the only other thing that can help me with this pain is a hip brace.
A hip brace is different than a maternity support belt in that a hip brace is meant to squeeze and support your hips, whereas a maternity support belt is meant to lift the load of your growing belly and takes pressure away from your legs and back. I have, and often use, a maternity support belt, but I also use and NEED my hip brace. When my pelvis and hips hurt, I run (limp) to my hip brace.
It’s You Babe Hip Brace provides compression for the pelvic cradle and the sacroiliac joints. If you are experiencing hip and pelvic pain, this is the hip brace for you! I know many of my pregnant friends have the same complaints as me and this is the product I always recommend to them.
Wearing It’s You Babe Hip Brace is very easy and comfortable. You simply slip It’s You Babe Hip Brace over your head, or step into it, whichever is easier. Then you tighten and secure the straps to your comfort level. AHHH let the pain subside and relax!