From growing tummy pains to simply needing some extra support, you may be in need of a great pregnancy support belt.
Pregnancy support belts, also known as maternity belts. can be worn for comfort or if you want to wear clothes that just don't fasten anymore. It's not recommended to use a pregnancy or a maternity support belt during sleep but don't worry, you'll get plenty of use for it when you're out and about!
Do you need a pregnancy support belt? If you walk a lot, are heavier than expected and/or expecting twins, you will probably want to invest in a pregnancy support belt.
How do you choose a pregnancy support belt?
When choosing your pregnancy support belt, there are three main areas to consider:
- How comfortable it feels
- Practicality and easy to clean
- The price/value for money
We've taken the above into consideration when creating our top ten list for you below, and found the best pregnancy belts in a number of categories to suit you: You can click below to navigate straight to each:
- The best for travelling
- The best for breastfeeding
- The best for twins
- The best for jeans
- The best for everyday use
- The best for running
The more you want to wear it, the more important is to buy a high-quality belt. But if you just want a little more comfort a more affordable option might be right for you.
The 10 Best Pregnancy Support Belts
Carriwell Comfort Maternity belt
This pregnancy belt gives you a stronghold and doesn't keep rolling down over your bump, what can happen with other ones. The belt ranges from sizes 10 to 22. Another good thing about this belt is that it gently increases support as your tummy grows to make you comfortable all the way through pregnancy.
This is a dedicated all-size support belt that you need to hand wash only. This pregnancy belt is specifically to be used while you’re travelling in the car and you are going to be seated for a long time. You can attach it to the car seat belt for extra safety.
This belt is designed for two things: support your belly getting you inside all those clothes that don’t quite fit during pregnancy and after your baby is born and also to support your breasts during breastfeeding on the go. It's machine washable and fits all sizes.
You can find this belt at up to 62 inches belly circumference, which makes it perfect for the bigger pregnancy. This also totally adjustable, so it will expand as you get bigger and bigger. This belt will help you correct any poor posture, with the extra benefit of a lifetime warranty on your belt.
This is one of the best-rated support belts for pregnancy and maternity. It comes in sizes 8 to 26. Besides giving all the comfort you deserve it helps minimise stretch marks, relieve bladder discomfort, increase circulation and blood flow and decreases varicose veins, hernias, and haemorrhoids.
When carrying twins, you’ll likely need more support for your abdominal area, back, hip and pelvic region. This belt comes with four support bars so it can do all the heavy lifting you need. Another advantage is Babo Care which gives you a 100-per cent money-back guarantee for their belts.
If you love wearing your jeans, this maternity belt is almost invisible. Gabrialla is an American brand well-known in the USA and received a lot of favourable reviews. This belt adds a fair amount of compression while keeping you comfortable.
This is made with smooth stretch fabric which does not gives you a bulky look. It can be used for a longer time as it has elasticated fibres that stretch and relax with your body. Some mums say it’s so comfortable you can forget you are even wearing it.
This is three belts in one set, with one belly belt, one waist belt, and one pelvis belt which you wear at the same time. The advantage of wearing this set is it speeds up the postpartum healing process. During this time you need a bit more pressure to heal, but this belt still keeps you very comfortable.
If you like running and want to keep doing it during pregnancy, this support belt will make you feel much more comfortable protecting your belly and giving more support to your hips, back and pelvis. Another big advantage is designed to keep you cool.
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