Z maternity belt is recommended for use from the 20th
week of pregnancy or beyond.
The sizes indicated on our brochures correspond with
the patient's size during the beginning of the 2nd trimester.
To order the correct size, measure the pelvis circumference
(largest part of buttocks).
|Pelvis circumference [centimeters]
||88 - 97
||97 - 105
||105 - 119
||119 - 130
|Pelvis circumference [inches]
||34 5/8 - 38 2/8
||38 2/8 - 41 3/8
||41 3/8 - 46 7/8
||46 7/8 - 51 1/8
the pelvis circumference is close to the next larger
available size, it may be best to order that size.
Take precaution when adjusting the Abdominal Support
Band. The pressure applied need be sufficient but must
never reduce abdominal muscular movements (under normal
conditions the pressure should be between 17 and 20
mm Hg.) As the pregnancy develops, it is recommended
to lessen the pressure of the abdominal support band
every month, by moving the hook and eyes to a lower
If you have a patient who does not fall within the
measurements listed above or has special requirements,
you may order a custom made maternity belt. (Call Medical
Z at 1-800-368-7478).
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not
hesitate to call us toll free @ 1-800-368-7478.
Our fabric is used for several applications in the pressure
therapy field (such as Custom-made garments for burn
patients and plastic surgery compression). It has been
tested for its:
- color fading
- wear and tear
To preserve all qualities of your Belt, we recommend
HAND WASHING your garment in cold water, using a phosphate
free soap and AIR DRY. Do not machine wash or dry your
garment or use bleach or dyes.