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Maternity Belly Band

Updated on September 9, 2013

What are maternity belly bands? Simply put, they are a staple of your maternity wardrobe. Or at least they should be. If they aren't yet, read on.

A belly band is a multifunctional piece of wardrobe made out of elastic material that offers many benefits. Here are just some of them:

  • Support and comfort - they offer back support and belly support
  • Style - they come in many different colors and patterns
  • Elegance - they help you look better
  • Flexibility - they can be worn throughout your pregnancy and beyond
  • Affordability - they are a very economical solution

Maternity belly band in its primary function
Maternity belly band in its primary function
The same belly band worn under a shirt
The same belly band worn under a shirt

Maternity Belly Bands

A belly band is actually a great investment - it can save you a lot of money simply by enabling you to wear your normal clothing much longer than you normally would. You will probably agree that it's not very prudent to invest a lot of money in maternity clothes that you will only wear for a short period of time. Maternity wardrobe can cost you quite a lot of money.

Belly bands on the other hand are very affordable. How much do they cost? You can get them for around $20, sometimes even less. Where to get them? You can get them at most maternity shops, but if you want more variety in colors and patterns, you may want to shop online. Check and see what's available. They have very stylish and elegant pieces.

When buying belly bands, look for the ones that offer more than just comfort and support. Look for style and elegance, because you know what - you'll be wearing them long after your pregnancy is over. Hey, you don't even have to be pregnant in the first place. Not only are they comfortable and convenient, they can also be very stylish. You can wear them as a tube top or just under your shirts. Yes, a belly band is an extremely versatile piece of wardrobe.

What do you think about belly bands?

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    • tectonic profile image

      tectonic 6 years ago from Singapore

      Handy write-up you’ve got.

      Waiting to see your other articles

    • worldgrandeur profile image

      worldgrandeur 7 years ago from The Moon

      this is very nice idea...