Maternity support belts are designed to offer pregnant women some relief by taking the weight of the growing belly.

The main advantages of wearing a maternity support belt include:

  • Encourages better posture: by helping to stabilize a pregnant woman’s abdomen and lower back by taking some of the weight and improving her centre of gravity. A study carried out in 2018 that involved 90 pregnant women found that wearing a maternity support belt slightly improved posture during all trimesters.
  • May lower the risk of falls: by stabilising the pelvis and improving the balance.
  • Make it easier to exercise: Studies have shown that wearing a belt during the later stages of pregnancy may help make some activities, such as running or walking, more comfortable. They may also help avoid injury while exercising.
  • May help reduce some aches and pains: A maternity support belt may alleviate some of the aches and pains that can occur during pregnancy by taking some of the weight and helping stabilise the body. In a 2017 study, it was shown that the women who wore pregnancy belts frequently for short periods seemed to reduce the intensity of pain and make daily tasks more manageable.

Are there any disadvantages of wearing a Maternity Support Belt?

They may be unsuitable for prolonged use: It is recommended that women should not wear belts, for too long at any one time because they may decrease blood flow to the abdomen and growing baby. Wearing a belly belt for too long could cancel out the benefits of wearing one. in hot, humid, or elevated environments


A dual purpose support belt that is suitable to be used before and after pregnancy. During pregnancy the belt helps support the foetus by providing light compression underneath the abdomen as well as gentle relief to the lumbar spine. It is suitable for using after delivery by simply reversing the belt and it will help to reduce back pain. and deformation while the body regains its original shape.

Maternity Support Belt
Maternity Support Belt


Provides sacroiliac support throughout all stages of pregnancy. It has an elastic back section and two padded side straps plus two-variable tension straps. Due to the slimline design of this belt, it is very comfortable while sitting. It provides strong circumferential support around the pelvis holding the two sacroiliac joints and the symphysis pubis joint firmly.

Harley Wiltshire Maternity Belt
Harley Wiltshire Maternity Belt


Trip strap belt that has been designed to allow the belt to be worn in a choice of configurations. The three straps have variable tensions. It provides sacroilic and pubic support as well as relieving general back ache and fatigue. It helps to promote the correct posture and allows you to continue an active life style

Harley Tri-Fit Maternity Belt
Harley Tri-Fit Maternity Belt
pregnacy support belts

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