Getting a good night’s sleep when you’re pregnant is no easy task but there are ways to help. If you are using a pregnancy support belt during the day, it is worth considering wearing it at night.
Yes, you can wear a maternity belt to bed.
If you are experiencing back pain and it is keeping you up at night, consider wearing a maternity belt to bed. Maternity belts offer plenty of benefits including helping to decrease lower back pain, reduce pressure on the bladder, increase circulation, decrease swelling and provide overall comfort.
Whilst some maternity belts are designed to lift the belly, others provide comfortable compression and additional support. The range is quite vast and include belts that are a simple pelvic wrap whilst others feature over-the-shoulder support.
You can even find Lycra bodysuits with built-in support.
Wearing a maternity belt will not harm your baby or cause any issues to you in bed. If you feel you need the added support give it a try. If you find that it is too uncomfortable, considerate wearing it for a couple hours in the evening before bed, and that might help alleviate the pain you are experiencing during the night. If your concerns continue however it is worth seeking professional advice.