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#1 Kaylaballerina

Posted 20 December 2012 - 09:36 PM

I am 29 weeks with my second pregnancy and feeling very heavy and sore when standing up or walking. Can anyone recommend a support band or pants? Thanks

#2 Koobie83

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:29 AM

Have you tried a belly band? I bought mine from Big W online and this seems to help. Plus I bought a pair or maternity jeans from Jeanswest - they have the band sewn in to support your belly - plus no zips or buttons, they are pulls ups! I love them.

#3 Kaylaballerina

Posted 21 December 2012 - 12:03 PM

I bought a belly band from target yesterday, it does help a bit but still need more support - absolutely kills to bend down or pick something up off the floor (which I am doing a lot of with a 3 year old around).


#4 NastyMuddyPuddles

Posted 21 December 2012 - 12:38 PM

Some chemists will stock them, I had one from the chiro for my first pregnancy and have it ready to use again this time if needed. Made such a difference. It's interstate at my mums at the moment but will check the brand when she returns and let you know

#5 password123

Posted 21 December 2012 - 12:46 PM

There are loads on eBay of all places. Search pregnancy support. I bought one of the ones like a brace around the back, belt under the bump, and belt over the bump. It was a god-send and cost me $25. Physio wanted $80 and it was exactly the same.

Edited by Mrs_Snorks, 21 December 2012 - 12:48 PM.

#6 password123

Posted 21 December 2012 - 12:46 PM


Edited by Mrs_Snorks, 21 December 2012 - 12:47 PM.

#7 Kaylaballerina

Posted 22 December 2012 - 09:41 PM

cool thanks will check it out

#8 fooiesmum

Posted 23 December 2012 - 06:39 AM

Birth Partner sell 2 different types - http://birthpartner.com.au/Pregnancy_%26_Maternity_Shop.html

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