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These Two Postpartum Binder Brands Are Recommended By C-Section Moms!
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  • Every birth story is unique. While every pregnant moms would usually wish for a normal delivery, no one knows whether they will undergo an emergency C-section.

    Just like Jennylyn Mercado, who recently gave birth to baby D via C-section after her routine check-up! 

    When I gave birth via emergency Caesarean section in 2019, I didn't know that I would need a postpartum abdominal binder. So my husband resorted to the blue binder that was available in the hospital's pharmacy at the time. 

    That's when you will appreciate being part of support groups for expecting moms and parents like the Smart Parenting Village.

    A pregnant mom asked for recommendations on what postpartum binder to buy. She says, she is scheduled to give birth via Caesarean section soon, and she is looking for an alternative to the blue binder.

    "Any suggested postnatal binder please. I-CS po ako next week. Na try ko kasi ung blue binder na makapal during my first CS nasasaktan ako. Thanks in advance po."

    Abdominal binders are proven by moms to help them in their postpartum recovery, in more ways than one

    If the question is, which is the best abdominal binder out there, C-section moms there are only two brands leading in this field.

    Abdominal binders that C-section moms recommend

    It was a long thread with 135 comments, and there are only two brands that the SPV moms recommend: Wink and Mamaway. 

    1. Wink

    Mommy Ais Talavera Uy shares, she tried a lot of binders, but Wink was the only one that worked for her. She gave birth via C-section in 2019.

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    "My family brought me different binders but only Wink helped me to not feel the pain that much. It held my tummy parts very well and helped me slim down later on."

    Moms in the comment section called Wink a "lifesaver" and said that it's worth the price.

     

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    Celebrity moms, including Coleen Garcia, swear by this brand as well. According to Wink's Instagram, Coleen was quoted saying that she loves her Wink and it helped her in her postpartum recovery.

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    What Wink offers:

    • Medical-grade binder
    • Relieves pain after a C-section
    • Relieves pain and supports the perineum after an episiotomy
    • Supports the surgical incision
    • Minimizes swelling
    • Allows you to move with ease and minimal pain
    • Shrinks the postbaby belly really fast

    Where to buy:

    Moms suggest to buy preloved Wink binders on Facebook Marketplace, since moms usually size down after 2-3 weeks.

    Wink can be bought in Mothercare stores, and Urban Essentials on Instagram and Shopee, and they will help you measure to find the right size for you.

    Tipid tips: 

     The bestselling binder of Wink is currently priced at P4,990 in their Shopee store.

    On May 6 and 7, get 10% off on all Wink binders in Urban Essentials QC. Or order online at www.urbanessentials.com.ph, and use promo code WOWMOM from May 6-8.

    2. Mamaway

    For Mommy Bianca Camil Acuña-Macaraeg, who also gave birth via C-section in 2019, Mamaway is her trusted binder brand. 

    "Mamawayph is the the best, medyo pricey lang. For me, it's better than wink kasi [it's] easy to put on and remove. You can adjust [it] easily, unlike sa Wink na kailangan mo pa i-shoot sa holes."

     

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    What Mamaway offers:

    • Recommended by Physiotherapists
    • Support your core
    • Can be worn right after delivery, safe for both vaginal birth and c-section
    • Helps stabilize incision and minimize pain for Caesarean section
    • Fully adjustable
    • Highly stretchable 
    • Uses hypoallergenic bamboo fibers
    • Breathable bamboo material

     

    PHOTO BY MAMAWAY

     

    Where to buy:

    Mamaway's bestselling binder is the Nano Bamboo Postnatal Recovery & Support Belly Band. It costs P3,368.00.

    You can buy it from their website, www.mamaway.com.ph

    Tipid tips:

    Mommy Bianca shares, her Mamaway binder became a piece that she handed down to her family members. "It was also used by my 2 cousins last year (super sulit). Now, I'm pregnant again and I'm just waiting for their Mother's Day sale so i could buy another."

    And yes! Mamaway has a Mother's Day sale from May 1-31 online and in-store! Check them out on Instagram for more details.

    Convinced yet? Read here for more benefits of using abdominal binders.

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