It’s called Mama Spanx and is a must for the divas of the show who want a body bandaged and sexy even in pregnancy. But experts warn of risks
Farewell to the traditional pace to support her baby bump during pregnancy. Marketing is everything a flourish of sheaths that make the body super sexy, shaking the hips and thighs and a curvy figure, while coming up is just the baby bump.
The most famous of these sheaths called Mama Spanx, invented in 2011 by Sarah Blakely, promises to wrap the body in all its forms giving a look extremely feminine and sexy.
The woman’s body appears thin and sinuous and emerges just the belly.
La Mama Spanx had an immediate success, especially among women in the entertainment industry, eager to show a pin up on the red carpet while pregnant
The sheath in fact smoothes hips and thighs and supports your lower back and belly.
And following the example of many pregnant women around the world have purchased this special pace.
But HealthVV took to the field in past weeks to reiterate that the use of this maternity belt is not recommended.
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Dr. Elizabeth Duff, interviewed by the Daily Mail says that “it is very important not torestrict blood flow in any part of the body of the pregnant woman because the baby needs oxygen and requires it to maternal blood. This produces an increase in the volume of blood in the body of the woman”.
Echoes Gail Johnson, a midwife at the Royal College of Midwives, which strongly discourages the use of sheathing, partly because women are pregnant need to urinate often and the sheath may be a deterrent. Hold urine can expose an increased risk of urinary tract infections. Besides these sheaths can promote muscle atrophy if worn regularly it increases the risk of injury when the woman takes away the sheath.
Defending Sara Blakely effect that a Mama Spanx is not born with the idea of wrapping the body so sexy but to properly support your belly and back: “who then face look more toned and lean is a side benefit.”