The Medical 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).
Take precaution when adjusting the Abdominal Support Band maternity belt. 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 rank.
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.
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 :
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.